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Our Vineyard

The Irvine & Roberts Family Vineyards lie on the remnants of the ancient Klamath-Siskiyou mountain ranges that were created about 200 million years ago when the Pacific Plate collided with the North American plate. Over time, these mountains eroded into rolling hills when the great plates slipped sideways and split the ranges into large, upturned blocks, which became the water-carved canyons like the Rogue Valley in which our vineyards are planted today. Our sedimentary vineyard soils are the result of this ancient erosion and consist of Darrow, silty clay loam, which is rich in nutrients, excellent for drainage and infiltration of water and air that is ideally suited for premium grape growing.

The Irvine & Roberts Family estate vineyard sits at 2,100 feet elevation on a steep, east facing slope. Our vines are densely spaced at 4ft by 7ft with 1,556 vines per acre. The vineyard has a Mediterranean/marine climate that averages 2,200 annual growing degree days. The vineyard’s annual precipitation rate averages 20 inches (510mm). The vineyard is certified sustainable by Salmon Safe and LIVE.

Irvine & Roberts Family Vineyards is farmed by Results Partners, who has developed and manages some of the finest vineyards in Oregon’s Willamette Valley and Rogue Valley.

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Daniel Fey

Daniel FEY is President of Results Partners. Daniel was raised on a farm in Northeastern Switzerland where his family has been growing grapes since the 1930’s, dominantly Pinot Noir. His dad was a Master Vintner and taught Daniel from an early age vineyard practices and work ethics. After earning an M.S. degree in horticulture from the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, Daniel was an instructor at the Agricultural College of Canton Thurgau where he taught biology, soil science, plant nutrition and crop production before collecting his belongings and immigrated to the U.S. in 1998. He worked as a Vineyard Manager for WillaKenzie Estate in Yamhill for eleven years before joining Results Partners in 2010.

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Evan Bellingar

Evan is the General Manager of Results Partners. He earned a degree in Horticulture from Oregon State University, and was OSU’s first graduate with the Viticulture and Enology Option. Evan was the student manager at OSU’s research vineyard, learning hands on viticulture from Scott Robbins. After OSU, Evan came to Yamhill County and worked with a local vineyard development and management company as a vineyard site manager. Evan joined the RP team for the 2011 growing season. When asked about his favorite parts of the job, he had this to say: “Definitely the people. In this business, we get to meet clients from all across the world who have all chosen to be involved with growing Pinot Noir in Oregon.

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Chris Hubert

Chris Hubert is the Vineyard Manager for Irvine Family Vineyards. Chris earned his B.S. degree in Fruit Science from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, then worked as a ProfessIonal Crop Advisor for Crop Care Services in Napa before taking on the role of Vineyard Manager at Louis Martini Vineyard in St. Helena, California, then Quail Run Vineyards in Talent, Oregon. In 2010, Results Partners expanded services into southern Oregon, with Chris representing the “RP South” region. What does he like about working for RP? The “commitment to excellence that we all strive to achieve.”

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Jason Coats

Jason moved to Oregon in 2010 and became involved with the Southern Oregon Wine Institute at Umpqua Community College. His degree in Botany was a natural fit with the viticulture program at UCC and his eagerness to dive into the profession, as well as his keen tractor driving skills, led him to an internship at Abacela winery which quickly evolved into a vineyard management position. Jason joined Results Partners South in January of 2016 as the Operations Manager. Jason enjoys working with RP’s extremely knowledgeable staff and diverse cliental. Not one to sit still for very long, he enjoys the challenge and science behind managing multiple vineyards and grape varietals in different sub-regions and microclimates.