Meet Krupp Brothers Wine

Ambiance, ambition, story, wine or a combination of these? Why does a wine & winery speak to you? Our Todd Wetzel, Krupp Brothers Wine has that “it” factor. Learn why …

Inside Wine World from a Winemaker’s Perspective – Chuck McKahn

To most of us the world of wine making is foreign and bordering on exotic, isn’t it? In this week’s blog, we share what we have learned from one of CKJY Exports’ favorite winemakers, Chuck McKahn. Recently, he took the time to share with us more on inside wine world from a winemaker’s perspective. Learning […]

Saluting – Winery Heroics

What makes a great tasting wine? Most folks will start describing what they would like to taste in their glass when asked that question. Our CKJY Exports team has a much different answer to the question “What makes a great tasting wine?” because we know that the WHO is much more important than the wine. […]

Working for Their Workers Health – Williamette Valley Wineries = AWESOME!

“We respect what they do,” Nancy Ponzi, of the pioneering Ponzi Vineyards in Sherwood, Ore said “This is not charity. It’s an obligation to protect these workers and their families” says in Eric Mortenson’s July 20th article, Willamette Valley vineyards fund health care van for workers. Bottom line = Williamette Valley wineries care about their workers and […]

Does “Star” Power help a winery?

America LOVES stars and seems to worship “star power.” In recent years America has shown itself to be stupidly infatuated with stars. So … Does Star Power help a winery? This infatuation runs so deeply that it seems to ignore HOW someone has become famous in the first place. Not that long ago, a person had […]