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Aramenta Cellars

Aramenta Cellars

Aramenta Cellars
17979 N.E Lewis Rogers Lane
Newberg, Oregon
USA 97132
Phone: 503-538-7230

Contact: Ed & Darlene Looney
Email: edl@aramentacellars.com

Ribbon Ridge Estate is 36+ acres. A small portion of the farm is from the original parcel owned by the Carter family. Darlene's Aunt Ethel Aramenta Evans married George Colby Carter. Over time, the intersection of Ribbon Ridge Road and Lewis Rogers Lane changed and other parcels were developed. The farm fronts Ribbon Ridge Road for approximately 130' today.

Welcome to Aramenta Cellars where rich history was born, as Ribbon Ridge was named in 1865. The Carter and Evans family have occupied Ribbon Ridge since inception. In fact, the image above was a photo of Ethel “Aramenta” Evans taken in front of the schoolhouse in 1908. Over the year’s parcels of Ribbon Ridge Estate was sold off to other families, but the heritage remains intact.

We (Ed and Darlene Looney) have been farming fruit and nut orchards for more than 41 years. On July 15, 2000 the first vines were planted on the property. In 2002 with family and friends we constructed the winery building on the footprint and foundation of our old barn. Our passion for winemaking began then, with the production of our first Pinot Noir, and it has only increased with each vintage.

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