Strictly speaking, a wine can be a great value at $10 or $200, though for most of us, a steal at $200 is small consolation, like a $5 million apartment deemed an excellent deal because its price has dropped by half.
The Amigoni Urban Winery is so hot right now that even thieves have taken notice. Someone with wire cutters made off with owners Michael and Kerry Amigoni's bottle-shaped sign two weeks ago - the only hiccup in an otherwise smooth coming-out party for the couple's three-month-old tasting and event space, at 1505 Genessee.
One of Oregon's oldest vineyards was planted by Donald Olson in 1972 in the Dundee Hills in the northern Willamette Valley. Two decades later, Olson launched his winery, the now-iconic Torii Mor Winery.
For the first time in the 79-year history of its family run vineyard and winery, Tomasello Winery has begun offering "futures" on one of its wines, the 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Oak Reserve, which is scheduled for release in April 2013.