"When a wine label is 20-plus years in the making, you have high expectations."
~ Oregon Wine Press
“Oregon has a way of finding people who were meant to be here. I fully believe there’s a magical magnetic force that once drew the pioneers out West, and that same magical magnetic force continues to draw pioneers of all industries...”
"Bright, rich and downright delicious, this awesome effort by superstar winemaker, Tony Rynders, will cellar well for a decade or more."
~ Washington Wine Blog
“Tony Rynders has made some of the Oregon wine industry’s most acclaimed wines for a variety of owners, and today marks the debut for Open Claim Vineyards—one of the Willamette Valley’s up-and-coming plantings. Open Claim Vineyards is owned by Brett and Marnie Wall, who established Open Claim Vineyards in 2012 to grow Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.”
“The Walls founded Open Claim Vineyards to grow benchmark Pinot Noir and Chardonnay on the Willamette Valley property their family now has tended for more than 20 years. Situated near Mount Pisgah in the last foothills of the Coast Range, Open Claim is a premier 55-acre site planted in 2012 on 21 acres.”
~ Lake Oswego Review
“It was a passion for food and wine that led Brett and Marnie Wall ever deeper into the Oregon wine scene. It started for them as an appreciation of Oregon wine that eventually led them to planting grapes on family-owned property in Oregon’s Willamette Valley.”
~ Life Grid Magazine (PDF)