Heron Pond: First Glass of my Viento Red

Heron Pond: First Glass of my Viento Red

Here’s the beautiful ruby red color of my just siphoned first glass of the wine made from the old Viento Grape stock which was taken from the current site of Viento State Park, Oregon back in the 1980’s. The grapes were probably planted there in the 1940’s or thereabouts when my Grandfather, Gordon G. Brown owned a truck farm on the land that was later covered by waters as the Bonneville Dam filled that section of the Columbia River Gorge. He was going broke at the truck farming and so thanked his lucky stars that the government bought him out and he was able to start a pear orchard up in Dee, just south of Hood River, Oregon. Note the Airedale dog in the background, Elliott. Very Posh! as my wife would call this big wooly of a dog.



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