The winery in Dundee in the US state Oregon
was founded in 1987 by the Australian Brian Croser and the Texan Rollin Soles. Soles is responsible for the vinification. First, shares in the historic Knudsen vineyard were purchased and later bought additional land. The three vineyards Knudsen Vineyard, Stoller Vineyard and Lone Star Vineyard in the North Willamotte Valley cover 140 hectares of vineyards. They are planted with Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir and Riesling. The premium wines include "Nuthouse Pinot Noir", "Reserve Merlot", "Willamotte Valley Chardonnay" and "Willamotte Valley Pinot Noir". It also produces champagne according to the Champagne method, for example "Extended Tirage Brut" (Chardonnay, Pinot Noir).