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A fun weekend meeting the makers at Copper Belt Winery in Keating Oregon
Enjoyed a beautiful drive to Keating Oregon to visit Copper Belt Winery in Baker County. last weekend for an evening of wine tasting and a chance to meet a couple of incredible makers, Rick DeFerrari and Andrew Beckham; the craft makers of Oregon oak wine barrels and Amphora clay vessels, learning how these vessels are made and how they influence the aging process of wine. Rick DeFerrari is Master Cooper, brought to Baker City by the Oregon Folklife Network, demonstrated the craft of making wine barrels. Andrew Beckham is an Amphora Maker and Vintner from Beckham Estate Vineyard. Andrew demonstrated the art of Amphora making, the ancient art of making clay vessels to age wine.
Copper Belt Winery is the only Oregon winery in the Snake River AVA with three vineyards located in the AVA. For more information about Copper Belt Winery visit their website at www.copperbeltwinery.com For more information about Baker County Oregon visit the Baker County Tourism website at www.travelbakercounty.com