Parra digs Oregon

Pedro Parra and Felipe Ramirez

Elaine falls for Rose & Arrow.

At the end of February, I travelled to Willamette Valley and set up a vineyard and tasting visit with winemaker Felipe Ramirez of Rose & Arrow wines for Samantha Cole-Johnson and myself. I’ve followed Rose & Arrow since before its inception, having tasted its first wines before the brand was formed. So, after the inability to visit during the pandemic, I wanted to find out how the winery was doing and introduce Sam to the team since she’s now living in Willamette Valley.

Launched with the 2016 vintage, Rose & Arrow has taken a...