The transition has provided clarity and better ability for me to manage people, it’s a lot less hectic for employees. A lot of people that have stayed on through all those changes, I think are really relieved. And, that's probably why they're still here is because it can be fun to work in a hard-partying place and to have sure, that's fun, but, at the end of the day people come to work. They want consistency, direction and a supportive space.
A roundup of Oregon wines would not be complete without mentioning Kate Norris, co-owner and co-winemaker of Division Winemaking Co. “I love Oregon pinot, and I also love that there is room in our wine culture and wine community here to explore other varietals,” says Norris. “We never stop adventuring and pioneering.”