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Croft Vineyards

Croft Vineyards In 1983 a couple from Alaska started a brand new adventure, growing grapes in Oregon. While still working on their respective careers in law and education, a desire to be with the earth, honor it, and coax something lovely from its soil became a serious goal. With a free-spirited entrepreneurial spirit, they investigated the Napa Valley and its northern counterpart, the Willamette Valley. Acreage in Monmouth, Oregon proved to be the best fit for the couple and the adventure began! There were some hilarious, frightening, and light-shedding missteps along the way, all leading to years of growth and discovery. Growth and discovery for their families, the extended clan of Croft supporters, and, of course, the grapes. When asked for what reason some difficult or unusual farming decisions were made, Founder Chancy Croft was known to reply, "It's the grapes, stupid!" 'Cause in the end, it really is all about the grapes, isn't it? ?This past year Chancy and Toni sat down with their daughter Kym to record the Croft Vineyard story. In multiple interviews with her folks, Kym uncovered the joys, frustrations, and rewards of building the Croft Vineyards community into what it is today: a clan of warm, dedicated, genuine folks who know how to produce some stellar award-winning wines. Cheers to the founders and their steadfast commitment to the grapes!


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5475 River Road South, Salem, OR, US, 97302 Email:
Phone: 907-726-7188 Web:
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