Youngberg Hill with Winegrower Wayne Bailey

published 10 months ago by Austin Beeman

Wayne Bailey, Winegrower of Youngberg Hill, discusses five of the wines that he produces at Youngberg Hill in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. Youngberg Hill Pinot Gris 'Aspen' Youngberg Hill Chardonnay 'Aspen' Youngberg Hill Pinot Noir 'Cuvée' Youngberg Hill Pinot Noir 'Jordan' Youngberg Hill Pinot Noir 'Natasha' Youngberg Hill is a 50-acre estate with 20 acres of sustainably farmed vineyards in Willamette Valley. Proprietor Wayne Bailey and his family are the modern-day stewards of a property that has been cherished as a family farm since the 1850s. Wayne’s holistic and biodynamic viticulture, coupled with non-interventionist winemaking, produce a diverse array of wines with personalities as unique as their namesakes. Wayne prioritizes a non-interventionist approach, gently guiding each wine into the best version of itself that it can be. He likens his approach to raising children: you don’t make a rocket scientist out of a child with the skills of a music teacher. Wayne was selected as one of “Wine’s Most Inspiring People 2018”, by Wine Industry Network for his community support efforts and noted as “A Pillar of Oregon’s Wine Tourism Industry”. Special Thanks to Carl Giavanti Music - “Crazy Glue“ by Josh Woodward. Free download:

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