Results: Veneta Wineries without Walls

Project development challenge: Assist a volunteer committee of the Fern Ridge Chamber of Commerce develop and fund a business plan for a storefront featuring local wines and specialty products as a community economic development initiative. A baker’s dozen local wineries are active partners, and many of their wines are not otherwise available at retail outlets. Write to Know worked with the volunteer planning committee and wineries to develop the feasibility analysis and business plan. The City of Veneta and Chamber provided start up capital for the venture, which opened on Labor Day Weekend, 2011.

Results: Wineries without Walls has received great recent press from Oregon Wine Press and Eugene Daily News. Here’s a link to the Wineries without Walls Facebook page as well.