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  • 1st Annual Community Cider Crush Update! 9/14/19 10-5PM
    We are partnering with Luckiamute Watershed Council for the first annual Community Cider Crush. We have also worked with the EE Wilson Wildlife Area manager to allow special access to the underutilized apple trees in the reserve. Starting at 10AM, teams will form up at Spiritopia and then head out to EEW with fruit baskets and a team leader. Apples Continue Reading...
  • First Annual Community Apple Crush
    Save the date! September 14, 2019 from 10-5PM. Spiritopia is partnering with the Luckiamute Watershed Council for a apple crush and cider day. We have gotten permission from ODFW to pick apples at the E. E. Wilson Wildlife area and use the proceeds of the cider to raise money for LWC. We will have baskets and fruit picking poles to Continue Reading...
  • Spiritopia voted as best distillery in the Willamette Valley
    We are proud to have been selected as making the "Best Spirits" in the 2019 "Best of the Valley" poll by Willamette Living magazine. Thank you to everyone who voted for us! We'll do our best to keep earning that honor....
  • Mecca Grade Estate Malt
    The stereotype of the farmer is not the daring, innovative entrepreneur. One guy that shatters that old mold is Seth Klann, a seventh generation farmer in Madras that is the driving force behind Mecca Grade Estate Malt. He and his father designed a one-of-a-kind, million dollar machine to malt the barley, wheat, and rye grown on the farm. It takes Continue Reading...
  • The Glad Reaper
    OK, it's an awkward joke but you must admit that the grim reaper always¬†comes to mind when you see a scythe. And I'm not grim, I'm happy to be back out in the field cutting ryegrass. It's been several years and quite different this time around. During the dark times of regulatory hell when I thought the ryegrass would never Continue Reading...