Decanted, Vol. 2: How Large Is Your Pinot?

Seriously, it’s not always about size. Last week, someone informed me that Oregon lacks Pinot Noirs “big enough” for California appetites, and that we should carry a particular Napa producer. I asked the person if they had tried an Oregon Pinot Noir...

Decanted, Vol. 1: Thoughts from Syndicate, and how we got here

It was on a night like tonight about a year ago, when the inspiration for Syndicate was realized.In the Fall of 2018, we wrapped up one of several winery consulting gigs: Meeting with owners, advising on things like finance and HR, building a Web and Social...

Syndicate Wine Club?  Are you Syndicate?

Yes, you saw that correctly.  Starting in September, we will be offering three different wine club memberships designed specifically to give our followers a chance to explore wines from Oregon, regionally, and internationally. We have designed these club memberships...

Progress, even small, is still Progress

Wow, what a week.  Meetings and orders, networking and paperwork.  David and I have been crushing it every single day (including Saturday and Sunday).  Good thing we love wine, and more importantly Syndicate Wine Bar. This week we were able to accomplish a ton. ...

What inspired us to create Syndicate Wine Bar

What goes into a wine bar and bottle shop? Everything you can think of, and ten things you haven’t yet. This is my first blog post for Syndicate. Let me bring you up to speed with everything, starting with who we are. Those in the community may know us under our...