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Meet Our Board

By embodying our core values of transparency, working in alignment with regional and statewide destination management and wine industry organizations, and a strong impulse to make lasting beneficial connections with both consumers and industry partners, we believe we can carve out a leadership position in a competitive wine marketplace. We aspire to become thought leaders and best practitioners in our space. Please reach out to any of us any time.

Join RVV in building a world-class wine destination.

  • Asante
  • Travel Southern Oregon
  • Travel Oregon
  • Oregon Wine Board
  • Travel Medford
  • Travel Ashland

Cal Schmidt

Board Member

Originally from Kansas, Cal moved to the area in 1992 and to Schmidt Family Vineyards in 2000. Owner of 2 family businesses, many of Cal’s family members work closely. His son, Jim, runs North Western Design which manufactures commercial cabinetry. Rene, his daughter, is Tasting Room Manager and Winemaker at SFV. Many of his grandchildren and their spouses work in both businesses. Wine and wine making have always been a passion for Cal and SFV is the realization of a lifelong dream.

Vice President, Applegate Valley Oregon Vintners Association

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Laura Naumes

Board Member

Laura Naumes, chief operating officer, is also vice president of parent company Naumes, Inc. She leads an experienced management team at Naumes Crush, serves on several ag industry-related boards, and is a member of the Oregon State University Board of Trustees. A past member of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Advisory Council, Naumes is on the boards of the Rogue Valley Family YMCA and Asante Foundation.

Owner & Chief Operations Officer, Naumes, INC
Board Member, Asante Foundation

Rogue Valley Vintners Members

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  • 2 Hawk Vineyard & Winery
  • Agate Ridge Vineyards
  • Anchor Valley LLC
  • Anderson Platt Cellars
  • Asante Foundation
  • Augustino Estate
  • Aurora Vines
  • Bar-Gem Vineyards
  • Bayer Family Estates
  • Belmont Vineyards
  • Braden Farms / Padre Properties
  • Bridgeview Winery
  • Celtic Moon Vineyards LLC
  • Cliff Creek Cellars
  • Country House Inns
  • Cowhorn Vineyard and Garden
  • Crooked Barn Vineyards
  • Cuckoo’s Nest Cellars LLC
  • Dana Campbell Vineyard
  • Dancin Vineyards, LLC
  • Del Rio Vineyards, LLC
  • Eliana Wines
  • FENCES Winery
  • Foris Vineyards Winery, LLC
  • Furiosi Vineyards, LLC
  • Goldback Wines
  • Grizzly Peak Winery, L.L.C.
  • Guzzo Family Vineyard
  • Irvine & Roberts Vineyards
  • Jacksonville Publishing
  • Jaxon Vineyards
  • Klamath Basin Equipment, Inc.
  • Knights Grapevine Nursery, Inc.
  • Kriselle Cellars
  • La Luna Contenta Farm & Vine
  • Layne Vineyard
  • Ledger David Cellars LLC
  • MacConaghy & Barnier PLC
  • Michael Donovan Consulting
  • Myron Root & Co., LLC dba EdenVale Winery
  • Naumes Crush & Fermentation LLC
  • Naumes Family Vineyards
  • Oregon Tourism Commission
  • Oregon Tourism Commission
    DBA Travel Oregon
  • OVS
  • Pacific Crest Vineyard Services LLC
  • Paschal Winery Inc
  • PayPal Deposit
  • Pearadise Orchards, LLC
  • Pearl Family Vineyards
  • Plaisance Ranch
  • Platt Anderson Cellars
  • Quady North Winery, LLC
  • QuickBooks Team
  • Relik Winery
  • RoxyAnn Winery
  • Ryan Rose  / Northwest Wine Solution
  • Schmidt Family Vineyards
  • Schultz Vineyards and Winery
  • South Stage Cellars
  • StoneRiver Vineyards
  • The Ashland Wine Cellar
  • Travel Ashland
  • Travel Grants Pass
  • Travel Jacksonville
  • Travel Medford
  • Travel Oregon
  • Travel Southern Oregon
  • Troon Vineyards
  • Valley View Winery Inc
  • Vintage Hotels Inc
  • Washington Federal
  • Weisinger Family
  • Wooldridge Creek Winery, LLC

Community Partners

Rogue Valley Vintners is grateful for the partnership of statewide and community partners lending tremendous support to our efforts.

  • Asante
  • Travel Southern Oregon
  • Travel Oregon
  • Oregon Wine Board
  • Travel Medford
  • Travel Ashland

Darius Price

Board Member

Darius helped build sales for Owen Roe before deciding to move back to Southern Oregon with his young family. He has a passion for alcoholic beverages of all types, constantly seeking to taste, describe and understand
the wide world of wine and spirits. In his free time he enjoys trying other wines, beers, and especially whiskey.

Sales & Wine Club Manager, Quady North

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Cal Schmidt

Board Member

Originally from Kansas, Cal moved to the area in 1992 and to Schmidt Family Vineyards in 2000. Owner of 2 family businesses, many of Cal’s family members work closely. His son, Jim, runs North Western Design which manufactures commercial cabinetry. Rene, his daughter, is Tasting Room Manager and Winemaker at SFV. Many of his grandchildren and their spouses work in both businesses. Wine and wine making have always been a passion for Cal and SFV is the realization of a lifelong dream.

Vice President, Applegate Valley Oregon Vintners Association

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Laura Naumes

Board Member

Laura Naumes, chief operating officer, is also vice president of parent company Naumes, Inc. She leads an experienced management team at Naumes Crush, serves on several ag industry-related boards, and is a member of the Oregon State University Board of Trustees. A past member of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Advisory Council, Naumes is on the boards of the Rogue Valley Family YMCA and Asante Foundation.

Owner & Chief Operations Officer, Naumes, INC
Board Member, Asante Foundation

Rogue Valley Vintners Members

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  • 2 Hawk Vineyard & Winery
  • Agate Ridge Vineyards
  • Anchor Valley LLC
  • Anderson Platt Cellars
  • Asante Foundation
  • Augustino Estate
  • Aurora Vines
  • Bar-Gem Vineyards
  • Bayer Family Estates
  • Belmont Vineyards
  • Braden Farms / Padre Properties
  • Bridgeview Winery
  • Celtic Moon Vineyards LLC
  • Cliff Creek Cellars
  • Country House Inns
  • Cowhorn Vineyard and Garden
  • Crooked Barn Vineyards
  • Cuckoo’s Nest Cellars LLC
  • Dana Campbell Vineyard
  • Dancin Vineyards, LLC
  • Del Rio Vineyards, LLC
  • Eliana Wines
  • FENCES Winery
  • Foris Vineyards Winery, LLC
  • Furiosi Vineyards, LLC
  • Goldback Wines
  • Grizzly Peak Winery, L.L.C.
  • Guzzo Family Vineyard
  • Irvine & Roberts Vineyards
  • Jacksonville Publishing
  • Jaxon Vineyards
  • Klamath Basin Equipment, Inc.
  • Knights Grapevine Nursery, Inc.
  • Kriselle Cellars
  • La Luna Contenta Farm & Vine
  • Layne Vineyard
  • Ledger David Cellars LLC
  • MacConaghy & Barnier PLC

  • Michael Donovan Consulting
  • Myron Root & Co., LLC dba EdenVale Winery
  • Naumes Crush & Fermentation LLC
  • Naumes Family Vineyards
  • Oregon Tourism Commission
  • Oregon Tourism Commission
    DBA Travel Oregon
  • OVS
  • Pacific Crest Vineyard Services LLC
  • Paschal Winery Inc
  • PayPal Deposit
  • Pearadise Orchards, LLC
  • Pearl Family Vineyards
  • Plaisance Ranch
  • Platt Anderson Cellars
  • Quady North Winery, LLC
  • QuickBooks Team
  • Relik Winery
  • RoxyAnn Winery
  • Ryan Rose  / Northwest Wine Solution
  • Schmidt Family Vineyards
  • Schultz Vineyards and Winery
  • South Stage Cellars
  • StoneRiver Vineyards
  • The Ashland Wine Cellar
  • Travel Ashland
  • Travel Grants Pass
  • Travel Jacksonville
  • Travel Medford
  • Travel Oregon
  • Travel Southern Oregon
  • Troon Vineyards
  • Valley View Winery Inc
  • Vintage Hotels Inc
  • Washington Federal
  • Weisinger Family
  • Wooldridge Creek Winery, LLC

Community Partners

Rogue Valley Vintners is grateful for the partnership of statewide and community partners lending tremendous support to our efforts.

  • Asante
  • Travel Southern Oregon
  • Travel Oregon
  • Oregon Wine Board
  • Travel Medford
  • Travel Ashland

Eric Weisinger

Board Member

Eric Weisinger grew up in the Rogue Valley wine business. From helping to plant the first vines on the property in 1978 to taking over winemaking from his father John in 1998, Eric has had a hand in everything here at the winery. Wanting to expand his experience and winemaking perspective, from 2007 to 2015 Eric split his time between Oregon and the Marlborough region of New Zealand, where his winemaking focus was on Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Today, Eric lives year round in Oregon and is the Weisinger Family Winery General Manager and Winemaker.

Owner & Winemaker, Weisinger Family Winery

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Darius Price

Board Member

Darius helped build sales for Owen Roe before deciding to move back to Southern Oregon with his young family. He has a passion for alcoholic beverages of all types, constantly seeking to taste, describe and understand
the wide world of wine and spirits. In his free time he enjoys trying other wines, beers, and especially whiskey.

Sales & Wine Club Manager, Quady North

Cal Schmidt

Board Member

Originally from Kansas, Cal moved to the area in 1992 and to Schmidt Family Vineyards in 2000. Owner of 2 family businesses, many of Cal’s family members work closely. His son, Jim, runs North Western Design which manufactures commercial cabinetry. Rene, his daughter, is Tasting Room Manager and Winemaker at SFV. Many of his grandchildren and their spouses work in both businesses. Wine and wine making have always been a passion for Cal and SFV is the realization of a lifelong dream.

Vice President, Applegate Valley Oregon Vintners Association

Laura Naumes

Board Member

Laura Naumes, chief operating officer, is also vice president of parent company Naumes, Inc. She leads an experienced management team at Naumes Crush, serves on several ag industry-related boards, and is a member of the Oregon State University Board of Trustees. A past member of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Advisory Council, Naumes is on the boards of the Rogue Valley Family YMCA and Asante Foundation.

Owner & Chief Operations Officer, Naumes, INC
Board Member, Asante Foundation

Rogue Valley Vintners Members

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  • 2 Hawk Vineyard & Winery
  • Agate Ridge Vineyards
  • Anchor Valley LLC
  • Anderson Platt Cellars
  • Asante Foundation
  • Augustino Estate
  • Aurora Vines
  • Bar-Gem Vineyards
  • Bayer Family Estates
  • Belmont Vineyards
  • Braden Farms / Padre Properties
  • Bridgeview Winery
  • Celtic Moon Vineyards LLC
  • Cliff Creek Cellars
  • Country House Inns
  • Cowhorn Vineyard and Garden
  • Crooked Barn Vineyards
  • Cuckoo’s Nest Cellars LLC
  • Dana Campbell Vineyard
  • Dancin Vineyards, LLC
  • Del Rio Vineyards, LLC
  • Eliana Wines
  • FENCES Winery
  • Foris Vineyards Winery, LLC
  • Furiosi Vineyards, LLC
  • Goldback Wines
  • Grizzly Peak Winery, L.L.C.
  • Guzzo Family Vineyard
  • Irvine & Roberts Vineyards
  • Jacksonville Publishing
  • Jaxon Vineyards
  • Klamath Basin Equipment, Inc.
  • Knights Grapevine Nursery, Inc.
  • Kriselle Cellars
  • La Luna Contenta Farm & Vine
  • Layne Vineyard
  • Ledger David Cellars LLC
  • MacConaghy & Barnier PLC

  • Michael Donovan Consulting
  • Myron Root & Co., LLC dba EdenVale Winery
  • Naumes Crush & Fermentation LLC
  • Naumes Family Vineyards
  • Oregon Tourism Commission
  • Oregon Tourism Commission
    DBA Travel Oregon
  • OVS
  • Pacific Crest Vineyard Services LLC
  • Paschal Winery Inc
  • PayPal Deposit
  • Pearadise Orchards, LLC
  • Pearl Family Vineyards
  • Plaisance Ranch
  • Platt Anderson Cellars
  • Quady North Winery, LLC
  • QuickBooks Team
  • Relik Winery
  • RoxyAnn Winery
  • Ryan Rose  / Northwest Wine Solution
  • Schmidt Family Vineyards
  • Schultz Vineyards and Winery
  • South Stage Cellars
  • StoneRiver Vineyards
  • The Ashland Wine Cellar
  • Travel Ashland
  • Travel Grants Pass
  • Travel Jacksonville
  • Travel Medford
  • Travel Oregon
  • Travel Southern Oregon
  • Troon Vineyards
  • Valley View Winery Inc
  • Vintage Hotels Inc
  • Washington Federal
  • Weisinger Family
  • Wooldridge Creek Winery, LLC

Community Partners

Rogue Valley Vintners is grateful for the partnership of statewide and community partners lending tremendous support to our efforts.

  • Asante
  • Travel Southern Oregon
  • Travel Oregon
  • Oregon Wine Board
  • Travel Medford
  • Travel Ashland

Ashley Campanella

Board Member

Ashley has been directly involved in the operations and development of EdenVale Winery from its inception. Ashley opened and managed the tasting room on its first day in 2001. Since then, she has served in numerous roles, including events coordinator for the Voorhies Mansion and Gardens, off premises sales, facilities management, and marketing. Ashley started working in wine production during EdenVale’s inaugural 2001 harvest. In 2008, she earned a promotion to head winemaker, where she has continued EdenVale’s tradition of producing premium wines.

Winemaker, Edenvale Winery
Secretary, Rogue Valley Winegrowers Association

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Eric Weisinger

Board Member

Eric Weisinger grew up in the Rogue Valley wine business. From helping to plant the first vines on the property in 1978 to taking over winemaking from his father John in 1998, Eric has had a hand in everything here at the winery. Wanting to expand his experience and winemaking perspective, from 2007 to 2015 Eric split his time between Oregon and the Marlborough region of New Zealand, where his winemaking focus was on Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Today, Eric lives year round in Oregon and is the Weisinger Family Winery General Manager and Winemaker.

Owner & Winemaker, Weisinger Family Winery

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Darius Price

Board Member

Darius helped build sales for Owen Roe before deciding to move back to Southern Oregon with his young family. He has a passion for alcoholic beverages of all types, constantly seeking to taste, describe and understand
the wide world of wine and spirits. In his free time he enjoys trying other wines, beers, and especially whiskey.

Sales & Wine Club Manager, Quady North

Cal Schmidt

Board Member

Originally from Kansas, Cal moved to the area in 1992 and to Schmidt Family Vineyards in 2000. Owner of 2 family businesses, many of Cal’s family members work closely. His son, Jim, runs North Western Design which manufactures commercial cabinetry. Rene, his daughter, is Tasting Room Manager and Winemaker at SFV. Many of his grandchildren and their spouses work in both businesses. Wine and wine making have always been a passion for Cal and SFV is the realization of a lifelong dream.

Vice President, Applegate Valley Oregon Vintners Association

Laura Naumes

Board Member

Laura Naumes, chief operating officer, is also vice president of parent company Naumes, Inc. She leads an experienced management team at Naumes Crush, serves on several ag industry-related boards, and is a member of the Oregon State University Board of Trustees. A past member of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Advisory Council, Naumes is on the boards of the Rogue Valley Family YMCA and Asante Foundation.

Owner & Chief Operations Officer, Naumes, INC
Board Member, Asante Foundation

Rogue Valley Vintners Members

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  • 2 Hawk Vineyard & Winery
  • Agate Ridge Vineyards
  • Anchor Valley LLC
  • Anderson Platt Cellars
  • Asante Foundation
  • Augustino Estate
  • Aurora Vines
  • Bar-Gem Vineyards
  • Bayer Family Estates
  • Belmont Vineyards
  • Braden Farms / Padre Properties
  • Bridgeview Winery
  • Celtic Moon Vineyards LLC
  • Cliff Creek Cellars
  • Country House Inns
  • Cowhorn Vineyard and Garden
  • Crooked Barn Vineyards
  • Cuckoo’s Nest Cellars LLC
  • Dana Campbell Vineyard
  • Dancin Vineyards, LLC
  • Del Rio Vineyards, LLC
  • Eliana Wines
  • FENCES Winery
  • Foris Vineyards Winery, LLC
  • Furiosi Vineyards, LLC
  • Goldback Wines
  • Grizzly Peak Winery, L.L.C.
  • Guzzo Family Vineyard
  • Irvine & Roberts Vineyards
  • Jacksonville Publishing
  • Jaxon Vineyards
  • Klamath Basin Equipment, Inc.
  • Knights Grapevine Nursery, Inc.
  • Kriselle Cellars
  • La Luna Contenta Farm & Vine
  • Layne Vineyard
  • Ledger David Cellars LLC
  • MacConaghy & Barnier PLC

  • Michael Donovan Consulting
  • Myron Root & Co., LLC dba EdenVale Winery
  • Naumes Crush & Fermentation LLC
  • Naumes Family Vineyards
  • Oregon Tourism Commission
  • Oregon Tourism Commission
    DBA Travel Oregon
  • OVS
  • Pacific Crest Vineyard Services LLC
  • Paschal Winery Inc
  • PayPal Deposit
  • Pearadise Orchards, LLC
  • Pearl Family Vineyards
  • Plaisance Ranch
  • Platt Anderson Cellars
  • Quady North Winery, LLC
  • QuickBooks Team
  • Relik Winery
  • RoxyAnn Winery
  • Ryan Rose  / Northwest Wine Solution
  • Schmidt Family Vineyards
  • Schultz Vineyards and Winery
  • South Stage Cellars
  • StoneRiver Vineyards
  • The Ashland Wine Cellar
  • Travel Ashland
  • Travel Grants Pass
  • Travel Jacksonville
  • Travel Medford
  • Travel Oregon
  • Travel Southern Oregon
  • Troon Vineyards
  • Valley View Winery Inc
  • Vintage Hotels Inc
  • Washington Federal
  • Weisinger Family
  • Wooldridge Creek Winery, LLC

Community Partners

Rogue Valley Vintners is grateful for the partnership of statewide and community partners lending tremendous support to our efforts.

  • Asante
  • Travel Southern Oregon
  • Travel Oregon
  • Oregon Wine Board
  • Travel Medford
  • Travel Ashland

Barbara Steele

Board Member

Barbara founded Cowhorn Vineyard & Garden with her husband Bill Steele in 2002. Together, they grow and make Cowhorn wines exclusively from the Cowhorn estate vineyard. Barbara also oversees marketing and member relations. After earning her MBA, Barbara began a career in public accounting and was CFO for Academy Studios, a leading designer/fabricator of exhibits for museums and zoos. Barbara spent several years working with organic farms in California, where she developed their vision for a model agricultural business that enhances the earth and enriches the local community.

Owner & General Manager, Cowhorn Vineyard & Garden

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Ashley Campanella

Board Member

Ashley has been directly involved in the operations and development of EdenVale Winery from its inception. Ashley opened and managed the tasting room on its first day in 2001. Since then, she has served in numerous roles, including events coordinator for the Voorhies Mansion and Gardens, off premises sales, facilities management, and marketing. Ashley started working in wine production during EdenVale’s inaugural 2001 harvest. In 2008, she earned a promotion to head winemaker, where she has continued EdenVale’s tradition of producing premium wines.

Winemaker, Edenvale Winery
Secretary, Rogue Valley Winegrowers Association

Eric Weisinger

Board Member

Eric Weisinger grew up in the Rogue Valley wine business. From helping to plant the first vines on the property in 1978 to taking over winemaking from his father John in 1998, Eric has had a hand in everything here at the winery. Wanting to expand his experience and winemaking perspective, from 2007 to 2015 Eric split his time between Oregon and the Marlborough region of New Zealand, where his winemaking focus was on Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Today, Eric lives year round in Oregon and is the Weisinger Family Winery General Manager and Winemaker.

Owner & Winemaker, Weisinger Family Winery

Darius Price

Board Member

Darius helped build sales for Owen Roe before deciding to move back to Southern Oregon with his young family. He has a passion for alcoholic beverages of all types, constantly seeking to taste, describe and understand
the wide world of wine and spirits. In his free time he enjoys trying other wines, beers, and especially whiskey.

Sales & Wine Club Manager, Quady North

Cal Schmidt

Board Member

Originally from Kansas, Cal moved to the area in 1992 and to Schmidt Family Vineyards in 2000. Owner of 2 family businesses, many of Cal’s family members work closely. His son, Jim, runs North Western Design which manufactures commercial cabinetry. Rene, his daughter, is Tasting Room Manager and Winemaker at SFV. Many of his grandchildren and their spouses work in both businesses. Wine and wine making have always been a passion for Cal and SFV is the realization of a lifelong dream.

Vice President, Applegate Valley Oregon Vintners Association

Laura Naumes

Board Member

Laura Naumes, chief operating officer, is also vice president of parent company Naumes, Inc. She leads an experienced management team at Naumes Crush, serves on several ag industry-related boards, and is a member of the Oregon State University Board of Trustees. A past member of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Advisory Council, Naumes is on the boards of the Rogue Valley Family YMCA and Asante Foundation.

Owner & Chief Operations Officer, Naumes, INC
Board Member, Asante Foundation

Rogue Valley Vintners Members

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  • 2 Hawk Vineyard & Winery
  • Agate Ridge Vineyards
  • Anchor Valley LLC
  • Anderson Platt Cellars
  • Asante Foundation
  • Augustino Estate
  • Aurora Vines
  • Bar-Gem Vineyards
  • Bayer Family Estates
  • Belmont Vineyards
  • Braden Farms / Padre Properties
  • Bridgeview Winery
  • Celtic Moon Vineyards LLC
  • Cliff Creek Cellars
  • Country House Inns
  • Cowhorn Vineyard and Garden
  • Crooked Barn Vineyards
  • Cuckoo’s Nest Cellars LLC
  • Dana Campbell Vineyard
  • Dancin Vineyards, LLC
  • Del Rio Vineyards, LLC
  • Eliana Wines
  • FENCES Winery
  • Foris Vineyards Winery, LLC
  • Furiosi Vineyards, LLC
  • Goldback Wines
  • Grizzly Peak Winery, L.L.C.
  • Guzzo Family Vineyard
  • Irvine & Roberts Vineyards
  • Jacksonville Publishing
  • Jaxon Vineyards
  • Klamath Basin Equipment, Inc.
  • Knights Grapevine Nursery, Inc.
  • Kriselle Cellars
  • La Luna Contenta Farm & Vine
  • Layne Vineyard
  • Ledger David Cellars LLC
  • MacConaghy & Barnier PLC

  • Michael Donovan Consulting
  • Myron Root & Co., LLC dba EdenVale Winery
  • Naumes Crush & Fermentation LLC
  • Naumes Family Vineyards
  • Oregon Tourism Commission
  • Oregon Tourism Commission
    DBA Travel Oregon
  • OVS
  • Pacific Crest Vineyard Services LLC
  • Paschal Winery Inc
  • PayPal Deposit
  • Pearadise Orchards, LLC
  • Pearl Family Vineyards
  • Plaisance Ranch
  • Platt Anderson Cellars
  • Quady North Winery, LLC
  • QuickBooks Team
  • Relik Winery
  • RoxyAnn Winery
  • Ryan Rose  / Northwest Wine Solution
  • Schmidt Family Vineyards
  • Schultz Vineyards and Winery
  • South Stage Cellars
  • StoneRiver Vineyards
  • The Ashland Wine Cellar
  • Travel Ashland
  • Travel Grants Pass
  • Travel Jacksonville
  • Travel Medford
  • Travel Oregon
  • Travel Southern Oregon
  • Troon Vineyards
  • Valley View Winery Inc
  • Vintage Hotels Inc
  • Washington Federal
  • Weisinger Family
  • Wooldridge Creek Winery, LLC

Community Partners

Rogue Valley Vintners is grateful for the partnership of statewide and community partners lending tremendous support to our efforts.

  • Asante
  • Travel Southern Oregon
  • Travel Oregon
  • Oregon Wine Board
  • Travel Medford
  • Travel Ashland

Joe Ginet

Board Member

Joe Ginet with wife Suzi are the owners of Plaisance Ranch. Joe grew up locally attending Applegate School and Grants Pass High school. He was a 1974 graduate of UC Davis, and purchased Plaisance Ranch in 1979. Established Plaisance Viticulture in 1998 and was one of the World of Wine founders in 2002.

President, Applegate Vintners Association
Owner & Winemaker, Plaisance Ranch

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Barbara Steele

Board Member

Barbara founded Cowhorn Vineyard & Garden with her husband Bill Steele in 2002. Together, they grow and make Cowhorn wines exclusively from the Cowhorn estate vineyard. Barbara also oversees marketing and member relations. After earning her MBA, Barbara began a career in public accounting and was CFO for Academy Studios, a leading designer/fabricator of exhibits for museums and zoos. Barbara spent several years working with organic farms in California, where she developed their vision for a model agricultural business that enhances the earth and enriches the local community.

Owner & General Manager, Cowhorn Vineyard & Garden

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Ashley Campanella

Board Member

Ashley has been directly involved in the operations and development of EdenVale Winery from its inception. Ashley opened and managed the tasting room on its first day in 2001. Since then, she has served in numerous roles, including events coordinator for the Voorhies Mansion and Gardens, off premises sales, facilities management, and marketing. Ashley started working in wine production during EdenVale’s inaugural 2001 harvest. In 2008, she earned a promotion to head winemaker, where she has continued EdenVale’s tradition of producing premium wines.

Winemaker, Edenvale Winery
Secretary, Rogue Valley Winegrowers Association

Eric Weisinger

Board Member

Eric Weisinger grew up in the Rogue Valley wine business. From helping to plant the first vines on the property in 1978 to taking over winemaking from his father John in 1998, Eric has had a hand in everything here at the winery. Wanting to expand his experience and winemaking perspective, from 2007 to 2015 Eric split his time between Oregon and the Marlborough region of New Zealand, where his winemaking focus was on Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Today, Eric lives year round in Oregon and is the Weisinger Family Winery General Manager and Winemaker.

Owner & Winemaker, Weisinger Family Winery

Darius Price

Board Member

Darius helped build sales for Owen Roe before deciding to move back to Southern Oregon with his young family. He has a passion for alcoholic beverages of all types, constantly seeking to taste, describe and understand
the wide world of wine and spirits. In his free time he enjoys trying other wines, beers, and especially whiskey.

Sales & Wine Club Manager, Quady North

Cal Schmidt

Board Member

Originally from Kansas, Cal moved to the area in 1992 and to Schmidt Family Vineyards in 2000. Owner of 2 family businesses, many of Cal’s family members work closely. His son, Jim, runs North Western Design which manufactures commercial cabinetry. Rene, his daughter, is Tasting Room Manager and Winemaker at SFV. Many of his grandchildren and their spouses work in both businesses. Wine and wine making have always been a passion for Cal and SFV is the realization of a lifelong dream.

Vice President, Applegate Valley Oregon Vintners Association

Laura Naumes

Board Member

Laura Naumes, chief operating officer, is also vice president of parent company Naumes, Inc. She leads an experienced management team at Naumes Crush, serves on several ag industry-related boards, and is a member of the Oregon State University Board of Trustees. A past member of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Advisory Council, Naumes is on the boards of the Rogue Valley Family YMCA and Asante Foundation.

Owner & Chief Operations Officer, Naumes, INC
Board Member, Asante Foundation

Rogue Valley Vintners Members

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  • 2 Hawk Vineyard & Winery
  • Agate Ridge Vineyards
  • Anchor Valley LLC
  • Anderson Platt Cellars
  • Asante Foundation
  • Augustino Estate
  • Aurora Vines
  • Bar-Gem Vineyards
  • Bayer Family Estates
  • Belmont Vineyards
  • Braden Farms / Padre Properties
  • Bridgeview Winery
  • Celtic Moon Vineyards LLC
  • Cliff Creek Cellars
  • Country House Inns
  • Cowhorn Vineyard and Garden
  • Crooked Barn Vineyards
  • Cuckoo’s Nest Cellars LLC
  • Dana Campbell Vineyard
  • Dancin Vineyards, LLC
  • Del Rio Vineyards, LLC
  • Eliana Wines
  • FENCES Winery
  • Foris Vineyards Winery, LLC
  • Furiosi Vineyards, LLC
  • Goldback Wines
  • Grizzly Peak Winery, L.L.C.
  • Guzzo Family Vineyard
  • Irvine & Roberts Vineyards
  • Jacksonville Publishing
  • Jaxon Vineyards
  • Klamath Basin Equipment, Inc.
  • Knights Grapevine Nursery, Inc.
  • Kriselle Cellars
  • La Luna Contenta Farm & Vine
  • Layne Vineyard
  • Ledger David Cellars LLC
  • MacConaghy & Barnier PLC

  • Michael Donovan Consulting
  • Myron Root & Co., LLC dba EdenVale Winery
  • Naumes Crush & Fermentation LLC
  • Naumes Family Vineyards
  • Oregon Tourism Commission
  • Oregon Tourism Commission
    DBA Travel Oregon
  • OVS
  • Pacific Crest Vineyard Services LLC
  • Paschal Winery Inc
  • PayPal Deposit
  • Pearadise Orchards, LLC
  • Pearl Family Vineyards
  • Plaisance Ranch
  • Platt Anderson Cellars
  • Quady North Winery, LLC
  • QuickBooks Team
  • Relik Winery
  • RoxyAnn Winery
  • Ryan Rose  / Northwest Wine Solution
  • Schmidt Family Vineyards
  • Schultz Vineyards and Winery
  • South Stage Cellars
  • StoneRiver Vineyards
  • The Ashland Wine Cellar
  • Travel Ashland
  • Travel Grants Pass
  • Travel Jacksonville
  • Travel Medford
  • Travel Oregon
  • Travel Southern Oregon
  • Troon Vineyards
  • Valley View Winery Inc
  • Vintage Hotels Inc
  • Washington Federal
  • Weisinger Family
  • Wooldridge Creek Winery, LLC

Community Partners

Rogue Valley Vintners is grateful for the partnership of statewide and community partners lending tremendous support to our efforts.

  • Asante
  • Travel Southern Oregon
  • Travel Oregon
  • Oregon Wine Board
  • Travel Medford
  • Travel Ashland

Dionne Irvine

Board Member

After two decades in real estate development, Dionne and husband Doug were excited to embark on an entirely new business venture with Irvine & Roberts Vineyards. As the general manager, Dionne’s goal is to communicate the unique character manifested by their vineyard site, which holds special meaning to Dionne not only as an exceptional location to grow Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, but also as the place where they raised their three daughters and hold countless cherished memories.

Owner & GM, Irvine & Roberts Vineyards

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Joe Ginet

Board Member

Joe Ginet with wife Suzi are the owners of Plaisance Ranch. Joe grew up locally attending Applegate School and Grants Pass High school. He was a 1974 graduate of UC Davis, and purchased Plaisance Ranch in 1979. Established Plaisance Viticulture in 1998 and was one of the World of Wine founders in 2002.

President, Applegate Vintners Association
Owner & Winemaker, Plaisance Ranch

Barbara Steele

Board Member

Barbara founded Cowhorn Vineyard & Garden with her husband Bill Steele in 2002. Together, they grow and make Cowhorn wines exclusively from the Cowhorn estate vineyard. Barbara also oversees marketing and member relations. After earning her MBA, Barbara began a career in public accounting and was CFO for Academy Studios, a leading designer/fabricator of exhibits for museums and zoos. Barbara spent several years working with organic farms in California, where she developed their vision for a model agricultural business that enhances the earth and enriches the local community.

Owner & General Manager, Cowhorn Vineyard & Garden

Ashley Campanella

Board Member

Ashley has been directly involved in the operations and development of EdenVale Winery from its inception. Ashley opened and managed the tasting room on its first day in 2001. Since then, she has served in numerous roles, including events coordinator for the Voorhies Mansion and Gardens, off premises sales, facilities management, and marketing. Ashley started working in wine production during EdenVale’s inaugural 2001 harvest. In 2008, she earned a promotion to head winemaker, where she has continued EdenVale’s tradition of producing premium wines.

Winemaker, Edenvale Winery
Secretary, Rogue Valley Winegrowers Association

Eric Weisinger

Board Member

Eric Weisinger grew up in the Rogue Valley wine business. From helping to plant the first vines on the property in 1978 to taking over winemaking from his father John in 1998, Eric has had a hand in everything here at the winery. Wanting to expand his experience and winemaking perspective, from 2007 to 2015 Eric split his time between Oregon and the Marlborough region of New Zealand, where his winemaking focus was on Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Today, Eric lives year round in Oregon and is the Weisinger Family Winery General Manager and Winemaker.

Owner & Winemaker, Weisinger Family Winery

Darius Price

Board Member

Darius helped build sales for Owen Roe before deciding to move back to Southern Oregon with his young family. He has a passion for alcoholic beverages of all types, constantly seeking to taste, describe and understand
the wide world of wine and spirits. In his free time he enjoys trying other wines, beers, and especially whiskey.

Sales & Wine Club Manager, Quady North

Cal Schmidt

Board Member

Originally from Kansas, Cal moved to the area in 1992 and to Schmidt Family Vineyards in 2000. Owner of 2 family businesses, many of Cal’s family members work closely. His son, Jim, runs North Western Design which manufactures commercial cabinetry. Rene, his daughter, is Tasting Room Manager and Winemaker at SFV. Many of his grandchildren and their spouses work in both businesses. Wine and wine making have always been a passion for Cal and SFV is the realization of a lifelong dream.

Vice President, Applegate Valley Oregon Vintners Association

Laura Naumes

Board Member

Laura Naumes, chief operating officer, is also vice president of parent company Naumes, Inc. She leads an experienced management team at Naumes Crush, serves on several ag industry-related boards, and is a member of the Oregon State University Board of Trustees. A past member of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Advisory Council, Naumes is on the boards of the Rogue Valley Family YMCA and Asante Foundation.

Owner & Chief Operations Officer, Naumes, INC
Board Member, Asante Foundation

Rogue Valley Vintners Members

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  • 2 Hawk Vineyard & Winery
  • Agate Ridge Vineyards
  • Anchor Valley LLC
  • Anderson Platt Cellars
  • Asante Foundation
  • Augustino Estate
  • Aurora Vines
  • Bar-Gem Vineyards
  • Bayer Family Estates
  • Belmont Vineyards
  • Braden Farms / Padre Properties
  • Bridgeview Winery
  • Celtic Moon Vineyards LLC
  • Cliff Creek Cellars
  • Country House Inns
  • Cowhorn Vineyard and Garden
  • Crooked Barn Vineyards
  • Cuckoo’s Nest Cellars LLC
  • Dana Campbell Vineyard
  • Dancin Vineyards, LLC
  • Del Rio Vineyards, LLC
  • Eliana Wines
  • FENCES Winery
  • Foris Vineyards Winery, LLC
  • Furiosi Vineyards, LLC
  • Goldback Wines
  • Grizzly Peak Winery, L.L.C.
  • Guzzo Family Vineyard
  • Irvine & Roberts Vineyards
  • Jacksonville Publishing
  • Jaxon Vineyards
  • Klamath Basin Equipment, Inc.
  • Knights Grapevine Nursery, Inc.
  • Kriselle Cellars
  • La Luna Contenta Farm & Vine
  • Layne Vineyard
  • Ledger David Cellars LLC
  • MacConaghy & Barnier PLC

  • Michael Donovan Consulting
  • Myron Root & Co., LLC dba EdenVale Winery
  • Naumes Crush & Fermentation LLC
  • Naumes Family Vineyards
  • Oregon Tourism Commission
  • Oregon Tourism Commission
    DBA Travel Oregon
  • OVS
  • Pacific Crest Vineyard Services LLC
  • Paschal Winery Inc
  • PayPal Deposit
  • Pearadise Orchards, LLC
  • Pearl Family Vineyards
  • Plaisance Ranch
  • Platt Anderson Cellars
  • Quady North Winery, LLC
  • QuickBooks Team
  • Relik Winery
  • RoxyAnn Winery
  • Ryan Rose  / Northwest Wine Solution
  • Schmidt Family Vineyards
  • Schultz Vineyards and Winery
  • South Stage Cellars
  • StoneRiver Vineyards
  • The Ashland Wine Cellar
  • Travel Ashland
  • Travel Grants Pass
  • Travel Jacksonville
  • Travel Medford
  • Travel Oregon
  • Travel Southern Oregon
  • Troon Vineyards
  • Valley View Winery Inc
  • Vintage Hotels Inc
  • Washington Federal
  • Weisinger Family
  • Wooldridge Creek Winery, LLC

Community Partners

Rogue Valley Vintners is grateful for the partnership of statewide and community partners lending tremendous support to our efforts.

  • Asante
  • Travel Southern Oregon
  • Travel Oregon
  • Oregon Wine Board
  • Travel Medford
  • Travel Ashland

Ashley Cates

Vice President

Ashley Cates is a Sonoma valley native, raised in Germany and has been in the wine industry from a young age. She moved to Oregon in 2002 to plant and launch her family winery, Agate Ridge Vineyard. After graduating from University of Oregon in 2010, she and her husband worked in the wine industry in both Spain, New Zealand & Oregon. Ashley was pinned with the Guild of Sommeliers in 2016 and became the president of the Upper Rogue Wine trail in 2017. In 2018, she received a certificate of commission as an Oregon Tourism Professional from the American Hotel & Lodging Association and was appointed as the Creative Director for Travel Medford. This past year, Ashley and her husband, with their partners, launched their wine brand, Anchor Valley, and opened their own tasting room in Jacksonville, Oregon.

President, Upper Rogue Wine Trail
Vice President, Rogue Valley Vintners
Board of Directors, Eagle Point & Upper Rogue Chamber
Owner, Cates Consulting

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Dionne Irvine

Board Member

After two decades in real estate development, Dionne and husband Doug were excited to embark on an entirely new business venture with Irvine & Roberts Vineyards. As the general manager, Dionne’s goal is to communicate the unique character manifested by their vineyard site, which holds special meaning to Dionne not only as an exceptional location to grow Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, but also as the place where they raised their three daughters and hold countless cherished memories.

Owner & GM, Irvine & Roberts Vineyards

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Joe Ginet

Board Member

Joe Ginet with wife Suzi are the owners of Plaisance Ranch. Joe grew up locally attending Applegate School and Grants Pass High school. He was a 1974 graduate of UC Davis, and purchased Plaisance Ranch in 1979. Established Plaisance Viticulture in 1998 and was one of the World of Wine founders in 2002.

President, Applegate Vintners Association
Owner & Winemaker, Plaisance Ranch

Barbara Steele

Board Member

Barbara founded Cowhorn Vineyard & Garden with her husband Bill Steele in 2002. Together, they grow and make Cowhorn wines exclusively from the Cowhorn estate vineyard. Barbara also oversees marketing and member relations. After earning her MBA, Barbara began a career in public accounting and was CFO for Academy Studios, a leading designer/fabricator of exhibits for museums and zoos. Barbara spent several years working with organic farms in California, where she developed their vision for a model agricultural business that enhances the earth and enriches the local community.

Owner & General Manager, Cowhorn Vineyard & Garden

Ashley Campanella

Board Member

Ashley has been directly involved in the operations and development of EdenVale Winery from its inception. Ashley opened and managed the tasting room on its first day in 2001. Since then, she has served in numerous roles, including events coordinator for the Voorhies Mansion and Gardens, off premises sales, facilities management, and marketing. Ashley started working in wine production during EdenVale’s inaugural 2001 harvest. In 2008, she earned a promotion to head winemaker, where she has continued EdenVale’s tradition of producing premium wines.

Winemaker, Edenvale Winery
Secretary, Rogue Valley Winegrowers Association

Eric Weisinger

Board Member

Eric Weisinger grew up in the Rogue Valley wine business. From helping to plant the first vines on the property in 1978 to taking over winemaking from his father John in 1998, Eric has had a hand in everything here at the winery. Wanting to expand his experience and winemaking perspective, from 2007 to 2015 Eric split his time between Oregon and the Marlborough region of New Zealand, where his winemaking focus was on Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Today, Eric lives year round in Oregon and is the Weisinger Family Winery General Manager and Winemaker.

Owner & Winemaker, Weisinger Family Winery

Darius Price

Board Member

Darius helped build sales for Owen Roe before deciding to move back to Southern Oregon with his young family. He has a passion for alcoholic beverages of all types, constantly seeking to taste, describe and understand
the wide world of wine and spirits. In his free time he enjoys trying other wines, beers, and especially whiskey.

Sales & Wine Club Manager, Quady North

Cal Schmidt

Board Member

Originally from Kansas, Cal moved to the area in 1992 and to Schmidt Family Vineyards in 2000. Owner of 2 family businesses, many of Cal’s family members work closely. His son, Jim, runs North Western Design which manufactures commercial cabinetry. Rene, his daughter, is Tasting Room Manager and Winemaker at SFV. Many of his grandchildren and their spouses work in both businesses. Wine and wine making have always been a passion for Cal and SFV is the realization of a lifelong dream.

Vice President, Applegate Valley Oregon Vintners Association

Laura Naumes

Board Member

Laura Naumes, chief operating officer, is also vice president of parent company Naumes, Inc. She leads an experienced management team at Naumes Crush, serves on several ag industry-related boards, and is a member of the Oregon State University Board of Trustees. A past member of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Advisory Council, Naumes is on the boards of the Rogue Valley Family YMCA and Asante Foundation.

Owner & Chief Operations Officer, Naumes, INC
Board Member, Asante Foundation

Rogue Valley Vintners Members

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  • 2 Hawk Vineyard & Winery
  • Agate Ridge Vineyards
  • Anchor Valley LLC
  • Anderson Platt Cellars
  • Asante Foundation
  • Augustino Estate
  • Aurora Vines
  • Bar-Gem Vineyards
  • Bayer Family Estates
  • Belmont Vineyards
  • Braden Farms / Padre Properties
  • Bridgeview Winery
  • Celtic Moon Vineyards LLC
  • Cliff Creek Cellars
  • Country House Inns
  • Cowhorn Vineyard and Garden
  • Crooked Barn Vineyards
  • Cuckoo’s Nest Cellars LLC
  • Dana Campbell Vineyard
  • Dancin Vineyards, LLC
  • Del Rio Vineyards, LLC
  • Eliana Wines
  • FENCES Winery
  • Foris Vineyards Winery, LLC
  • Furiosi Vineyards, LLC
  • Goldback Wines
  • Grizzly Peak Winery, L.L.C.
  • Guzzo Family Vineyard
  • Irvine & Roberts Vineyards
  • Jacksonville Publishing
  • Jaxon Vineyards
  • Klamath Basin Equipment, Inc.
  • Knights Grapevine Nursery, Inc.
  • Kriselle Cellars
  • La Luna Contenta Farm & Vine
  • Layne Vineyard
  • Ledger David Cellars LLC
  • MacConaghy & Barnier PLC

  • Michael Donovan Consulting
  • Myron Root & Co., LLC dba EdenVale Winery
  • Naumes Crush & Fermentation LLC
  • Naumes Family Vineyards
  • Oregon Tourism Commission
  • Oregon Tourism Commission
    DBA Travel Oregon
  • OVS
  • Pacific Crest Vineyard Services LLC
  • Paschal Winery Inc
  • PayPal Deposit
  • Pearadise Orchards, LLC
  • Pearl Family Vineyards
  • Plaisance Ranch
  • Platt Anderson Cellars
  • Quady North Winery, LLC
  • QuickBooks Team
  • Relik Winery
  • RoxyAnn Winery
  • Ryan Rose  / Northwest Wine Solution
  • Schmidt Family Vineyards
  • Schultz Vineyards and Winery
  • South Stage Cellars
  • StoneRiver Vineyards
  • The Ashland Wine Cellar
  • Travel Ashland
  • Travel Grants Pass
  • Travel Jacksonville
  • Travel Medford
  • Travel Oregon
  • Travel Southern Oregon
  • Troon Vineyards
  • Valley View Winery Inc
  • Vintage Hotels Inc
  • Washington Federal
  • Weisinger Family
  • Wooldridge Creek Winery, LLC

Community Partners

Rogue Valley Vintners is grateful for the partnership of statewide and community partners lending tremendous support to our efforts.

  • Asante
  • Travel Southern Oregon
  • Travel Oregon
  • Oregon Wine Board
  • Travel Medford
  • Travel Ashland

Chad Day

Treasurer

Chad, a fourth generation Southern Oregonian, moved his young family back to Medford for harvest of 2012 in order to take over management of RoxyAnn from his father. Chad’s background in Construction Management and his MBA from Seattle University give him a unique perspective to the winery industry.

Owner, RoxyAnn Winery
Vice President, Bear Creek Wine Trail
Treasurer, Southern Oregon Wineries Association
Treasurer, Rogue Valley Vintners [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner]

Ashley Cates

Vice President

Ashley Cates is a Sonoma valley native, raised in Germany and has been in the wine industry from a young age. She moved to Oregon in 2002 to plant and launch her family winery, Agate Ridge Vineyard. After graduating from University of Oregon in 2010, she and her husband worked in the wine industry in both Spain, New Zealand & Oregon. Ashley was pinned with the Guild of Sommeliers in 2016 and became the president of the Upper Rogue Wine trail in 2017. In 2018, she received a certificate of commission as an Oregon Tourism Professional from the American Hotel & Lodging Association and was appointed as the Creative Director for Travel Medford. This past year, Ashley and her husband, with their partners, launched their wine brand, Anchor Valley, and opened their own tasting room in Jacksonville, Oregon.

President, Upper Rogue Wine Trail
Vice President, Rogue Valley Vintners
Board of Directors, Eagle Point & Upper Rogue Chamber
Owner, Cates Consulting

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Dionne Irvine

Board Member

After two decades in real estate development, Dionne and husband Doug were excited to embark on an entirely new business venture with Irvine & Roberts Vineyards. As the general manager, Dionne’s goal is to communicate the unique character manifested by their vineyard site, which holds special meaning to Dionne not only as an exceptional location to grow Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, but also as the place where they raised their three daughters and hold countless cherished memories.

Owner & GM, Irvine & Roberts Vineyards

RVV_board_mbr_headshot_0003_chad_day

Joe Ginet

Board Member

Joe Ginet with wife Suzi are the owners of Plaisance Ranch. Joe grew up locally attending Applegate School and Grants Pass High school. He was a 1974 graduate of UC Davis, and purchased Plaisance Ranch in 1979. Established Plaisance Viticulture in 1998 and was one of the World of Wine founders in 2002.

President, Applegate Vintners Association
Owner & Winemaker, Plaisance Ranch

Barbara Steele

Board Member

Barbara founded Cowhorn Vineyard & Garden with her husband Bill Steele in 2002. Together, they grow and make Cowhorn wines exclusively from the Cowhorn estate vineyard. Barbara also oversees marketing and member relations. After earning her MBA, Barbara began a career in public accounting and was CFO for Academy Studios, a leading designer/fabricator of exhibits for museums and zoos. Barbara spent several years working with organic farms in California, where she developed their vision for a model agricultural business that enhances the earth and enriches the local community.

Owner & General Manager, Cowhorn Vineyard & Garden

Ashley Campanella

Board Member

Ashley has been directly involved in the operations and development of EdenVale Winery from its inception. Ashley opened and managed the tasting room on its first day in 2001. Since then, she has served in numerous roles, including events coordinator for the Voorhies Mansion and Gardens, off premises sales, facilities management, and marketing. Ashley started working in wine production during EdenVale’s inaugural 2001 harvest. In 2008, she earned a promotion to head winemaker, where she has continued EdenVale’s tradition of producing premium wines.

Winemaker, Edenvale Winery
Secretary, Rogue Valley Winegrowers Association

Eric Weisinger

Board Member

Eric Weisinger grew up in the Rogue Valley wine business. From helping to plant the first vines on the property in 1978 to taking over winemaking from his father John in 1998, Eric has had a hand in everything here at the winery. Wanting to expand his experience and winemaking perspective, from 2007 to 2015 Eric split his time between Oregon and the Marlborough region of New Zealand, where his winemaking focus was on Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Today, Eric lives year round in Oregon and is the Weisinger Family Winery General Manager and Winemaker.

Owner & Winemaker, Weisinger Family Winery

Darius Price

Board Member

Darius helped build sales for Owen Roe before deciding to move back to Southern Oregon with his young family. He has a passion for alcoholic beverages of all types, constantly seeking to taste, describe and understand
the wide world of wine and spirits. In his free time he enjoys trying other wines, beers, and especially whiskey.

Sales & Wine Club Manager, Quady North

Cal Schmidt

Board Member

Originally from Kansas, Cal moved to the area in 1992 and to Schmidt Family Vineyards in 2000. Owner of 2 family businesses, many of Cal’s family members work closely. His son, Jim, runs North Western Design which manufactures commercial cabinetry. Rene, his daughter, is Tasting Room Manager and Winemaker at SFV. Many of his grandchildren and their spouses work in both businesses. Wine and wine making have always been a passion for Cal and SFV is the realization of a lifelong dream.

Vice President, Applegate Valley Oregon Vintners Association

Laura Naumes

Board Member

Laura Naumes, chief operating officer, is also vice president of parent company Naumes, Inc. She leads an experienced management team at Naumes Crush, serves on several ag industry-related boards, and is a member of the Oregon State University Board of Trustees. A past member of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Advisory Council, Naumes is on the boards of the Rogue Valley Family YMCA and Asante Foundation.

Owner & Chief Operations Officer, Naumes, INC
Board Member, Asante Foundation

Rogue Valley Vintners Members

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  • 2 Hawk Vineyard & Winery
  • Agate Ridge Vineyards
  • Anchor Valley LLC
  • Anderson Platt Cellars
  • Asante Foundation
  • Augustino Estate
  • Aurora Vines
  • Bar-Gem Vineyards
  • Bayer Family Estates
  • Belmont Vineyards
  • Braden Farms / Padre Properties
  • Bridgeview Winery
  • Celtic Moon Vineyards LLC
  • Cliff Creek Cellars
  • Country House Inns
  • Cowhorn Vineyard and Garden
  • Crooked Barn Vineyards
  • Cuckoo’s Nest Cellars LLC
  • Dana Campbell Vineyard
  • Dancin Vineyards, LLC
  • Del Rio Vineyards, LLC
  • Eliana Wines
  • FENCES Winery
  • Foris Vineyards Winery, LLC
  • Furiosi Vineyards, LLC
  • Goldback Wines
  • Grizzly Peak Winery, L.L.C.
  • Guzzo Family Vineyard
  • Irvine & Roberts Vineyards
  • Jacksonville Publishing
  • Jaxon Vineyards
  • Klamath Basin Equipment, Inc.
  • Knights Grapevine Nursery, Inc.
  • Kriselle Cellars
  • La Luna Contenta Farm & Vine
  • Layne Vineyard
  • Ledger David Cellars LLC
  • MacConaghy & Barnier PLC

  • Michael Donovan Consulting
  • Myron Root & Co., LLC dba EdenVale Winery
  • Naumes Crush & Fermentation LLC
  • Naumes Family Vineyards
  • Oregon Tourism Commission
  • Oregon Tourism Commission
    DBA Travel Oregon
  • OVS
  • Pacific Crest Vineyard Services LLC
  • Paschal Winery Inc
  • PayPal Deposit
  • Pearadise Orchards, LLC
  • Pearl Family Vineyards
  • Plaisance Ranch
  • Platt Anderson Cellars
  • Quady North Winery, LLC
  • QuickBooks Team
  • Relik Winery
  • RoxyAnn Winery
  • Ryan Rose  / Northwest Wine Solution
  • Schmidt Family Vineyards
  • Schultz Vineyards and Winery
  • South Stage Cellars
  • StoneRiver Vineyards
  • The Ashland Wine Cellar
  • Travel Ashland
  • Travel Grants Pass
  • Travel Jacksonville
  • Travel Medford
  • Travel Oregon
  • Travel Southern Oregon
  • Troon Vineyards
  • Valley View Winery Inc
  • Vintage Hotels Inc
  • Washington Federal
  • Weisinger Family
  • Wooldridge Creek Winery, LLC

Community Partners

Rogue Valley Vintners is grateful for the partnership of statewide and community partners lending tremendous support to our efforts.

  • Asante
  • Travel Southern Oregon
  • Travel Oregon
  • Oregon Wine Board
  • Travel Medford
  • Travel Ashland

Ross Allen

President

Ross Allen is a third generation farmer raised in the San Joaquin Valley. Introduced to wine at a young age he quickly learned to appreciate a great glass of wine and what is involved to produce it. With 30 years of commercial agricultural business experience he enjoys focusing on premium fruit production.

President, Rogue Valley Vintners
Vice President, SOWA
Member, NWFC local advisor committee Board Member, Pleasant Valley Water District
Owner, 2Hawk Winery

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Chad Day

Treasurer

Chad, a fourth generation Southern Oregonian, moved his young family back to Medford for harvest of 2012 in order to take over management of RoxyAnn from his father. Chad’s background in Construction Management and his MBA from Seattle University give him a unique perspective to the winery industry.



Owner, RoxyAnn Winery
Vice President, Bear Creek Wine Trail
Treasurer, Southern Oregon Wineries Association
Treasurer, Rogue Valley Vintners

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Ashley Cates

Vice President

Ashley Cates is a Sonoma valley native, raised in Germany and has been in the wine industry from a young age. She moved to Oregon in 2002 to plant and launch her family winery, Agate Ridge Vineyard. After graduating from University of Oregon in 2010, she and her husband worked in the wine industry in both Spain, New Zealand & Oregon. Ashley was pinned with the Guild of Sommeliers in 2016 and became the president of the Upper Rogue Wine trail in 2017. In 2018, she received a certificate of commission as an Oregon Tourism Professional from the American Hotel & Lodging Association and was appointed as the Creative Director for Travel Medford. This past year, Ashley and her husband, with their partners, launched their wine brand, Anchor Valley, and opened their own tasting room in Jacksonville, Oregon.

President, Upper Rogue Wine Trail
Vice President, Rogue Valley Vintners
Board of Directors, Eagle Point & Upper Rogue Chamber
Owner, Cates Consulting

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Dionne Irvine

Board Member

After two decades in real estate development, Dionne and husband Doug were excited to embark on an entirely new business venture with Irvine & Roberts Vineyards. As the general manager, Dionne’s goal is to communicate the unique character manifested by their vineyard site, which holds special meaning to Dionne not only as an exceptional location to grow Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, but also as the place where they raised their three daughters and hold countless cherished memories.

Owner & GM, Irvine & Roberts Vineyards

RVV_board_mbr_headshot_0003_chad_day

Joe Ginet

Board Member

Joe Ginet with wife Suzi are the owners of Plaisance Ranch. Joe grew up locally attending Applegate School and Grants Pass High school. He was a 1974 graduate of UC Davis, and purchased Plaisance Ranch in 1979. Established Plaisance Viticulture in 1998 and was one of the World of Wine founders in 2002.

President, Applegate Vintners Association
Owner & Winemaker, Plaisance Ranch

Barbara Steele

Board Member

Barbara founded Cowhorn Vineyard & Garden with her husband Bill Steele in 2002. Together, they grow and make Cowhorn wines exclusively from the Cowhorn estate vineyard. Barbara also oversees marketing and member relations. After earning her MBA, Barbara began a career in public accounting and was CFO for Academy Studios, a leading designer/fabricator of exhibits for museums and zoos. Barbara spent several years working with organic farms in California, where she developed their vision for a model agricultural business that enhances the earth and enriches the local community.

Owner & General Manager, Cowhorn Vineyard & Garden

Ashley Campanella

Board Member

Ashley has been directly involved in the operations and development of EdenVale Winery from its inception. Ashley opened and managed the tasting room on its first day in 2001. Since then, she has served in numerous roles, including events coordinator for the Voorhies Mansion and Gardens, off premises sales, facilities management, and marketing. Ashley started working in wine production during EdenVale’s inaugural 2001 harvest. In 2008, she earned a promotion to head winemaker, where she has continued EdenVale’s tradition of producing premium wines.

Winemaker, Edenvale Winery
Secretary, Rogue Valley Winegrowers Association

Eric Weisinger

Board Member

Eric Weisinger grew up in the Rogue Valley wine business. From helping to plant the first vines on the property in 1978 to taking over winemaking from his father John in 1998, Eric has had a hand in everything here at the winery. Wanting to expand his experience and winemaking perspective, from 2007 to 2015 Eric split his time between Oregon and the Marlborough region of New Zealand, where his winemaking focus was on Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Today, Eric lives year round in Oregon and is the Weisinger Family Winery General Manager and Winemaker.

Owner & Winemaker, Weisinger Family Winery

Darius Price

Board Member

Darius helped build sales for Owen Roe before deciding to move back to Southern Oregon with his young family. He has a passion for alcoholic beverages of all types, constantly seeking to taste, describe and understand
the wide world of wine and spirits. In his free time he enjoys trying other wines, beers, and especially whiskey.

Sales & Wine Club Manager, Quady North

Cal Schmidt

Board Member

Originally from Kansas, Cal moved to the area in 1992 and to Schmidt Family Vineyards in 2000. Owner of 2 family businesses, many of Cal’s family members work closely. His son, Jim, runs North Western Design which manufactures commercial cabinetry. Rene, his daughter, is Tasting Room Manager and Winemaker at SFV. Many of his grandchildren and their spouses work in both businesses. Wine and wine making have always been a passion for Cal and SFV is the realization of a lifelong dream.

Vice President, Applegate Valley Oregon Vintners Association

Laura Naumes

Board Member

Laura Naumes, chief operating officer, is also vice president of parent company Naumes, Inc. She leads an experienced management team at Naumes Crush, serves on several ag industry-related boards, and is a member of the Oregon State University Board of Trustees. A past member of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Advisory Council, Naumes is on the boards of the Rogue Valley Family YMCA and Asante Foundation.

Owner & Chief Operations Officer, Naumes, INC
Board Member, Asante Foundation

Rogue Valley Vintners Members

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  • 2 Hawk Vineyard & Winery
  • Agate Ridge Vineyards
  • Anchor Valley LLC
  • Anderson Platt Cellars
  • Asante Foundation
  • Augustino Estate
  • Aurora Vines
  • Bar-Gem Vineyards
  • Bayer Family Estates
  • Belmont Vineyards
  • Braden Farms / Padre Properties
  • Bridgeview Winery
  • Celtic Moon Vineyards LLC
  • Cliff Creek Cellars
  • Country House Inns
  • Cowhorn Vineyard and Garden
  • Crooked Barn Vineyards
  • Cuckoo’s Nest Cellars LLC
  • Dana Campbell Vineyard
  • Dancin Vineyards, LLC
  • Del Rio Vineyards, LLC
  • Eliana Wines
  • FENCES Winery
  • Foris Vineyards Winery, LLC
  • Furiosi Vineyards, LLC
  • Goldback Wines
  • Grizzly Peak Winery, L.L.C.
  • Guzzo Family Vineyard
  • Irvine & Roberts Vineyards
  • Jacksonville Publishing
  • Jaxon Vineyards
  • Klamath Basin Equipment, Inc.
  • Knights Grapevine Nursery, Inc.
  • Kriselle Cellars
  • La Luna Contenta Farm & Vine
  • Layne Vineyard
  • Ledger David Cellars LLC
  • MacConaghy & Barnier PLC

  • Michael Donovan Consulting
  • Myron Root & Co., LLC dba EdenVale Winery
  • Naumes Crush & Fermentation LLC
  • Naumes Family Vineyards
  • Oregon Tourism Commission
  • Oregon Tourism Commission
    DBA Travel Oregon
  • OVS
  • Pacific Crest Vineyard Services LLC
  • Paschal Winery Inc
  • PayPal Deposit
  • Pearadise Orchards, LLC
  • Pearl Family Vineyards
  • Plaisance Ranch
  • Platt Anderson Cellars
  • Quady North Winery, LLC
  • QuickBooks Team
  • Relik Winery
  • RoxyAnn Winery
  • Ryan Rose  / Northwest Wine Solution
  • Schmidt Family Vineyards
  • Schultz Vineyards and Winery
  • South Stage Cellars
  • StoneRiver Vineyards
  • The Ashland Wine Cellar
  • Travel Ashland
  • Travel Grants Pass
  • Travel Jacksonville
  • Travel Medford
  • Travel Oregon
  • Travel Southern Oregon
  • Troon Vineyards
  • Valley View Winery Inc
  • Vintage Hotels Inc
  • Washington Federal
  • Weisinger Family
  • Wooldridge Creek Winery, LLC

Community Partners

Rogue Valley Vintners is grateful for the partnership of statewide and community partners lending tremendous support to our efforts.

  • Asante
  • Travel Southern Oregon
  • Travel Oregon
  • Oregon Wine Board
  • Travel Medford
  • Travel Ashland
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