KGW – #Sunrise60: Wellness and wine at Dobbes Family Estate – January 2020

It’s 2020 and many of us are on a journey to wellness. But you can still mix your “cat cows” and “downward dogs” with a little fun in Oregon wine country. Dobbes Family Estate winery in Dundee treats their 35 employees like family, hosting a free yoga class every week during their work day.

“We really work to make sure everyone is taking care of themselves all the way through,” said Gretchen Boock, CEO of Dobbes.

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Wine Industry Advisor’s Most Inspiring People 2020 – January 2020

Cheers to Gretchen Boock, CEO of Dobbes Family Estate Winery, for being named one of Wine’s Most Inspiring People 2020 by Wine Industry Advisor. Those named, “inspired others with their approach to life and business, their hard earned achievements, and their attitude and values”.

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Wine Country Women, Episode: Gretchen Boock – November 2019

 Learn how this Oregonian woman with a rich family history in France, helped build wineries to pay her way through college. Discover her career path in the wine industry, which started in the cellar at Willamette Valley Vineyards, but quickly led to more than fifteen years at Dobbes Family Estate.

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New Scores by Wine Enthusiast – September 2019

Our bold and age worthy Griffin’s Cuvée Pinot Noir and our opulent and balanced 2016 Patricia’s Cuvée Pinot Noir.
90 Points: 2016 Griffin’s Cuvée Pinot Noir
92 Points: 2016 Patricia’s Cuvée Pinot Noir

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Women’s leadership seminar inspires growth, collaboration, connection – August 2019

Gretchen Boock, CEO of Wine by Joe, brought 13 winery employees to the event. She says she appreciated the effort of organizers to host speakers from outside the wine community offering new perspectives.

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Winemaker Andy McVay’s 2018 Blending Theory – August 2019

We interviewed our Winemaker, Andy McVay to get some insight into his blending theory now that the 2018 Cuvées and Single Vineyard Pinot Noirs are finalized and headed to bottle.

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Three Crisp American Whites for the Dog Days of Summer – August 2019

A color mutation from the black Grenache varietal, these wines are full bodied and frequently aged in oak to reveal complex flavors.

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Urban Bliss Life – June 2019

If you are visiting Oregon Wine Country in the Willamette Valley, be sure to stop by Dobbes Winery and check out their new fabulous Hideaway outdoor space!

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1 Wine, 3 Ways: A New Way To Look At Rosé

– May 2019

The Pinot Noir category is familiar to wine lovers in the classic “red version,” but on the west coast of the U.S. in particular, the variety is also crafted widely as rosé.

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Kansas City: Canned Wines – July 2018

“Canned wines are blowing all the other wine categories away in terms of growth,” Gretchen Boock, CEO of Oregon-based Wine by Joe told me. “They’re growing by something like 60-percent while all the other categories are in the one to two percent range or even lower.”

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Great American Wines to Drink this Summer – June 2018

This is classic Oregon pinot noir, with the spicy, brambly quality that it should have, along with bright cherry fruit.

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Kitsap Sun: Memorial Weekend Canned wines – May 2018

Dobbes recently turned over the reins to a hard-working millennial, Chief Executive Officer Gretchen Boock. She was one of Dobbes’ first hires when he opened his winery in 2002.

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SIP NW: 5 Canned Wines – May 2018

Dobbes Family Wine — also makers of Wine by Joe — now has Joe to Go, two canned renditions for the mature Oregon winery.

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Oregon’s Wine by Joe Opens up cans into 14 states as Joe to Go – March 2018

Oregon-grown star winemaker Joe Dobbes made Gretchen Boock his first hire for Dobbes Family Estate/Wine by Joe, and 15 years later, she and Kristin Rice are taking the next step with Joe to Go canned Oregon wines set to go national.

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Pamplin Media: It’s the Holiday Season – December 2017

I am delighted to share that Dobbes Family Estate has popped the corks on Elements, its first release of Oregon bubbles.

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Delicato continues its growth strategy – March 2017

Sonoma’s V2 Wine Group Makes Sales Pact with Terroir Selections
V2 Wine Group of Sonoma has signed a sales partnership with Terroir Selections, which has an office in Napa and owns three brands.

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Wine Industry Network – November 2017

Wine By Joe/Dobbes Family Estate Promotions Reflect Growing Talent from Within as the Winery Celebrates Its 15th Year

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Shanken News Daily, CEO announcement – November 2017

Dundee, Oregon’s Wine by Joe/Dobbes Family Estate has promoted chief operating officer Gretchen Boock to CEO. Boock has worked with the winery since it’s inception in 2002. Additionally, production winemaker Travis Proctor has been named director of winemaking

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