A Tale of Two Vineyards

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A bottle of Three Feathers Estate Pinot Noir perched on a vineyard wall with the town Saint-Emilion in the background, Bordeaux region, Gironde, France.

A Tale of Two Vineyards | Three Feathers Estate visits Château Pavie Macquin By Elise Prudhomme The adventure started with a neighborly “getting to know you” over coffee in our Normand vacation home, English Channel in the distance.  A dear girlfriend wished to introduce me to two childhood friends of hers, sisters, living in Normandy and vacationing in Bordeaux: “They … Read More

Why Moderate Consumption of Pinot Noir Could be Good for your Health

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Three Feathers Pinot Noir beautiful legs and view over Torio Vin

I’ll drink to that! | Resveratrol and Pinot Noir By Elise Prudhomme Resveratrol has been studied and touted as powerful antioxidant since the 1970s.  In the 1990s, when scientists tried to explain how the French were able to eat rich, fatty foods like foie gras without suffering high incidences of cardiovascular disease (“The French Paradox”), resveratrol-rich red wine was thought … Read More

Living with the Wildlife | Part 2

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A bottle of Three Feathers Blanc de Noirs at the lake in Oregon summer 2019

Living with the Wildlife | Part 2 Three Feathers is blessed with an abundance of water. We have two, year-round springs on the property. The main spring fills the man-made two acre lake that is used to irrigate during dry summers. We also use it for recreation after long days of hot work haying or working on the vines. The … Read More

Tasting Notes from Paris with Love

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Tasting notes illustrated by a photographic still life for Three Feathers 2018 Blanc de Noirs.  Photograph by Elise Prudhomme.

Tasting Notes from Paris with Love As revealed in our previous article Smuggled!, Three Feathers wines have been traveling to France for several years now. In the spirit of Pinot Noir grape vines themselves that traveled across the Atlantic in cross-agricultural exchanges between France and the United States, our wines have sallied forth in search of new horizons and new … Read More

Sipping Once, Sipping Twice

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Elise (left), Christine (middle) and Cynthia (right) pose for a portrait during the McMinnville Wine & Food Classic SIP on March 8, 2019.

Three Feathers participated in the 26th annual McMinnville Wine & Food SIP Classic at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum from 8 – 10 March and the Oregon & Washington Wine Tasting event on March 14 in London. With concentrated energy, the Stimac family and our marketing specialist Sandra Hogan and her companion, Dennis, set up a wine tasting booth under … Read More

Three Feathers Partner Highlight | Elise Prudhomme

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Christine (left), Cynthia (middle) and Elise (right) pose for a summer photoshoot in Three Feathers vineyard.

Three Feathers Partner Highlight | Elise Prudhomme The Three Feathers Estate & Vineyard management team is composed of three hard-working, talented and dynamic women devoting their energy to families, careers and this Estate and Vineyard. This month we are proud to highlight the endeavors of partner Elise Prudhomme, the creative backbone of Three Feathers.  Elise’s contribution to the marketing and … Read More