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Check out Season 2 of our Wine Crush Podcast!
In this episode, host Heidi Moore will guide us through two stories of local winemakers. The first draws inspiration from the camaraderie of the process – the second showcases how the study of engineering can lead to winemaking.
Ian, a native of Orpington, England, has been consumed by hospitality, food, and wine his entire adult life. He has worked as a wine director, a sommelier, a chef, and a restaurant owner, in settings as far afield as Paris, London, San Francisco, and Adelaide.
Since 2007 he has worked as both a consulting and full-time sommelier in Michelin-starred restaurants, earning his Advanced Certificate from the Court of Master Sommeliers in 2009. More recently he served as Wine Director for Dominique Crenn at Atelier Crenn, San Francisco; then drawn to Oregon to assume the role of Director of Sales at Antica Terra.
Ian developed Aerea Vintners as a research-based project to enhance his understanding of farming and winery operations. Single vineyards are selected for their outstanding reputations, for minimal environmental impact, an assurance of varietal character and harmony. Aerea’s wines are naturally fermented, matured in seasoned French barrels of various capacity; hand-bottled and stoppered with Diam Origine 10 closures, and without filtration or fining. Each component of production at Aerea is considered a step toward a greater understanding of fine wine from the Pacific Northwest.
Greg Van Dyke
Heidi Moore, Wine Enthusiast
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Join us Sunday, January 13th 9th at 4 p.m. for Wine Crush: Season 2, Episode 3, featuring Ian Burrows and Greg Van Dyke. Listen live at 99.1 FM in the heart of Portland – or online anywhere at PRP.fm.
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