Willamette Valley Vineyards
Willamette Valley Vineyards, Inc. engages in the production and sale of premium, super premium and ultra premium varietal wines. Its product brands include Willamette Valley Pinot Noir, Whole Cluster Pinot Noir, Dijon Clone, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Founders Reserve Pinot Noir, Signature Cuvee Pinot Noir, Estate Vineyard Pinot Noir and Estate Vineyard Chardonnay. The firm operates through the following segments: Direct Sales and Distributor Sales. The Direct Sales segment includes retail sales in its tasting room and remote sites, wine club sales, on-site events, kitchen and catering sales and other sales made directly to the consumer without the use of an intermediary. The Distributor Sales segment consists of all the sales through a third party where prices are given at a wholesale rate. The company was founded by James W. Bernau in May 1983 and is headquartered in Turner, OR.