Layne has been a professional in the wine business for many decades as a teacher, importer, writer, competition judge, and winery CEO. He was awarded the Master Knight of the Vine for his pioneering work in the Oregon wine industry.
By Layne V. Witherell It is time to move away from the mundane and take two steps into the miraculous. The photo is your author in our study in front of an ancient gong purchased serendipito... Read more
Layne’s Wine Gig CELEBRITY WINES By Layne V. Witherell MASSTIGE: Mass produced, relatively inexpensive goods that are marketed as luxurious or prestigious. There are several reasons wh... Read more
Layne’s Wine Gig WEN AT 20: Thoughts on food and wine By Layne V. Witherell The tourist is led; the traveler seeks. -Todd Kliman, food critic We have lived in the West End long enough to try... Read more