Category Archives: Winery

Recent sketches on the road, and memories from the past


Here are a few recent sketches, remembering Scotland, downtown Seattle, and my current trek to Sothern California, with some Japan thrown in.   Advertisements

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Sketching labels at Torii Mor


Saturday I sketched labels at Torii Mor for folks who were making their own personal blend of Pinot Noir. John, the wine maker, gave some instruction, then the tasting and blending began. Each couple then received a bottle of their … Continue reading

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Autumn wine barrels


This is a second painting of  autumn at Torii Mor Winery in Dundee. If Monet could do multiple paintings of a haystack, so can I.

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Spring is coming


Centuries ago spring started in February, our current first day of spring was the mid-point of the season. I am ready for spring, so a quick sketch thinking of budding vines, and spring festivities. 

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Spring is coming


Centuries ago spring started in February, our current first day of spring was the mid-point of the season. I am ready for spring, so a quick sketch thinking of budding vines, and spring festivities. 

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A view from Torii Mor


Torii Mor, in Yamhill wine area has views as nice as the wine.

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MacRostie tasting room, raising the bar in customer experience


We had the best winery experience ever this morning at MacRostie winery in Sonoma. As we walked from the parking lot for our 10.00am tour appointment we were greeted and handed a taste of Sauvignon Blanc. They seated us at … Continue reading

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