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NOV 11 2021

METIS APPOINTS KRISTIN MARCHESI AS NEW REGIONAL DIRECTOR FOR WESTERN OREGON

METIS, llc announced today that it has appointed wine industry veteran Kristin Marchesi as Regional Director. Kristin will oversee Management Consulting... Read more >

OCT 25 2021

JOHAN VINEYARDS ACQUIRED BY COWHORN VINEYARD OWNERSHIP GROUP

A group of investors led by Katherine “Mini” Banks has acquired Johan Vineyards, a certified Organic and Biodynamic vineyard and winery located in the Van Duzer Corridor AVA in Oregon’s Willamette Valley.... Read more >

AUG 26
2021

THE CARLTON WINEMAKER'S STUDIO PURCHASED BY HAMPTON LUMBER

Hampton Lumber, owners of Fennwood Vineyard and Tall Tree Vineyard, have signed a definitive agreement to acquire The Carlton Winemakers Studio, an innovative Alternating Proprietorship winery with an on-site tasting room located... Read more >

AUG 19
2021

SOKOL BLOSSER TO ACQUIRE KALITA VINEYHARD IN THE YAMHILL-CARLTON AVA OF OREGON'S WILLAMETTE VALLEY

Sokol Blosser Winery has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the 65 acre Kalita Vineyard property from Arthur and Sherry Kalita, which includes 22 acres of planted Pinot Noir in the heart of the esteemed Yamhill-Carlton nested AVA of the Willamette Valley.  Read more >

AUG 10
2021

AVENNIA ACQUIRES FAMED TAPTEIL VINEYARD IN THE RED MOUNTAIN AVA OF WASHINGTON STATE

The team behind Avennia Winery has acquired the 45 acre Tapteil Vineyard property from Jane and Larry Pearson, which includes approximately 21 acres of planted vineyards near the top of the Red Mountain AVA. Read more >

JUL 28
2021

DUSKY GOOSE WINERY ACQUIRES NEW PRODUCTION WINERY IN DOWNTOWN
CARLTON, OR

Oregon premium wine producer Dusky Goose is pleased to announce the acquisition of a new location for its production facility, in Carlton, Oregon. Read more >

JUN 11
2021

METIS ADVISES SALE OF SOUTHWIND VINEYARD AND ICONIC "GLASS HOUSE" TO OWNERS OF SAGEMOOR VINEYARDS

METIS, the premier M&A advisory firm in the Pacific Northwest focused on the global adult beverage and hospitality industries, today announced it has advised on a transaction that will bring Southwind Vineyard and the iconic Glass House event space into the Sagemoor family. Read more >

JAN 12

2021

METIS CEO ERIK MCLAUGHLIN ON PANEL FOR 20TH ANNUAL SILICON VALLEY BANK STATE OF THE WINE INDUSTRY REPORT VIDEOCAST

Please join me, my friend Rob McMillan of Silicon Valley Bank, and a panel of esteemed industry experts for the 20th annual Silicon Valley Bank State of the Wine Industry Report videocast. Read more >

JAN 5

2021

METIS ADVISES ON THE SALE OF BASEL CELLARS ESTATE WINERY AND RESORT PROPERTY 

 

METIS, the premier M&A advisory firm in the Pacific Northwest focused on the global adult beverage and hospital industries, today announced it has advised Walla Walla based... Read more >

SEP 1

2020

METIS ADVISES VIGNETTE HOLDINGS IN THE SALE OF WEYEKIN VINEYARD TO THE INN AT ABEJA VINEYARDS

JUL 28

2020

METIS ADVISES RESOURCE LAND HOLDINGS AND ALLAN BROTHERS ON THE ACQUISITION OF SAGEMOOR VINEYARDS

JAN 16

2020

METIS ADVISES BUTY WINERY IN THE SALE OF ROCKGARDEN VINEYARD TO THE WALLAS WINERY

SEP 24

2019

METIS ADVISES OWEN ROE WINERY IN SALE TO VINTAGE WINE ESTATES

METIS announced today the sale of Owen Roe Winery, one of Washington's most highly regarded wineries, to Sonoma based Vintage Wine Estates... Read more >

APR 19

2019

METIS ADVISES HISTORIC CONNER LEE VINEYARD IN SALE TO WASHINGTON WINEGROWERS JOSH LAWRENCE AND TOM MERKLE

METIS announced today the sale of Conner Lee Vineyard, one of Washington's most highly regarded sites. The vineyard is being acquired by a partnership... Read more >

APR 30
2018

METIS ADVISES ABEJA WINERY AND INN ON THE SALE OF THE PROPERTY AND A NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH COLUMBIA HOSPITALITY

Metis, the Pacific Northwest’s leading M&A advisory firm specializing in the hospitality and beverage alcohol industries, today announced it has advised Walla Walla-based Abeja.... Read more >

FEB 8

2018

METIS UNCORKS M&A ADVISORY FIRM SPECIALIZING IN HOSPITALITY, WINE, AND BEVERAGE ALCOHOL BUSINESSES

New Company Leverages Years of Experience and Resources to Advise Pacific Northwest Hospitality and Beverage Alcohol Businesses on Capital Transactions.... Read more >

FEB 1

2018

METIS ADVISES ON ACQUISITION OF RED LION INN & SUITES WALLA WALLA

Metis announced it acted as the exclusive financial and transactional advisor on the purchase of Walla Walla’s Red Lion Inn & Suites by an undisclosed ownership group.... Read more >

JAN 16

2018

METIS ADVISES TAMARACK CELLARS IN ACQUISITION BY VINTAGE WINE ESTATES

Metis announced today that it acted as the exclusive financial and transactional advisor to Tamarack Cellars ("Tamarack"), one of Walla Walla’s pioneering wineries in its sale to  Vintage Wine Estates. The Tamarack acquisition includes all brand, inventory, real estate, leases, equipment, grower contracts and the tasting room. Financial terms of the purchase were not disclosed... Read more >