Kriselle Cellars: Gifts from an Ancient River in your Glass

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The wild and scenic Rogue River winds through Southern Oregon like a song on route to the blue Pacific. Along the way, it touches the border of Kriselle Cellars’ estate bestowing unique gifts of soil. The vineyard’s south-facing slope was molded by the river’s ancient passage, and it left alluvial remains, sedimentary layers and smooth round river rock that today shape the wines at Kriselle Cellars. Learn more about this winery:

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