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Oregon Wine Ambassadors

As official Oregon Wine Ambassadors, Robin and Danuta have deep knowledge of the Willamette Valley's products and can discuss Oregon's terroir, soils, appellations, and history regarding this fine wine region.  They offer educational tastings and memorable experiences and are traveling the world extolling the virtues of Oregon wines.

OWB Lifetime Achievement Award

Robin and I are so very honored to have received the 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award representing the Oregon Wine Industry. Many thanks to the Oregon Wine Board, Ed King and King Estate for producing the video, and our wonderful winemaker, Bill Kremer for nominating us. We are humbled.

Press Release - March 16, 2024

Contact: Danuta Pfeiffer, 541-321-5030

Oregon Wine Ambassadors go to the Ends of the Earth

[Junction City, Oregon] - Robin and Danuta Pfeiffer, Oregon Wine Ambassadors, have recently returned from an exhilarating journey spanning from Santiago, Chile to Buenos Aires, Argentina, with stops in Montevideo, Uruguay, Ushuaia, Argentina, and even Antarctica! Their voyage was not only a breathtaking adventure but also a mission to spread the message of Oregon wine to the farthest corners of the globe.

Throughout their expedition, the Pfeiffer's explored wineries and vineyards, sharing their passion for Oregon wines and illuminating the unique winegrowing region and viticultural practices of Oregon. They hosted wine dinners and private seminars, captivating audiences with the distinct flavors and stories behind Oregon's fine wines.

This marks the fourth ambitious venture for the Pfeiffers, who have tirelessly championed Oregon's exceptional wines worldwide. Previous endeavors have seen them conducting wine clinics across Europe, Indonesia, Australia, and Latin America, garnering attention and admiration for Oregon's burgeoning wine industry.

Oregon wine producers eager to showcase their brands to a discerning global audience are encouraged to reach out to the Pfeiffer's. They can be contacted at 541-998-8141 or via email at

The Pfeiffer's commitment to sharing the allure of Oregon wine knows no bounds, and their latest expedition stands as a testament to their unwavering dedication to Oregon's wine community.

About Robin and Danuta Pfeiffer:

Officially recognized as Oregon Wine Ambassadors by the Oregon Wine industry, Robin and Danuta Pfeiffer are renowned for their passion and advocacy for Oregon wines. As one of the grape-growing pioneers in the south Willamette Valley, Robin Pfeiffer planted his seventy-acre vineyard in 1983, and with his wife, Danuta produced award-winning pinot noirs with their 2006 pinot noir served at the inauguration of President Barack Obama. With extensive experience in the wine industry and a deep-rooted connection to Oregon's wine community, they are the 2023 recipients of the industry’s Lifetime Achievement Award and have dedicated themselves to promoting Oregon's exceptional wines on a global scale.

Press Release - Thursday, March 9, 2023Contact:  Danuta Pfeiffer 541-998-8141Pfeiffer Winery and Vineyards to Close after 40 Years of OperationRobin and Danuta Pfeiffer, receive Lifetime Achievement AwardJunction City, Oregon—Pfeiffer Winery and Vineyards, one of the oldest and most revered vineyards in the South Willamette Valley, announces that it will be closing its doors on May 1, after a final estate sale the end of April.Robin Pfeiffer established the 70-acre vineyard on the family farm in 1984, and he is considered one of Oregon's grape growing pioneers. Over the years, Robin and his wife, Danuta, expanded the vineyard into a winery and hospitality center, offering non-distributed, small lot wines that were widely sought and highly esteemed.The Pfeiffer's recently sold their vineyard property to King Estate, a longtime friend in the Oregon grape growing story. While they continue to live in their home on the property, the Pfeiffers are refocusing their energies to traveling and spending more time with friends and family. Danuta plans to continue writing her highly acclaimed books, while Robin will pursue his passion for community service.Throughout their four decades of operation, the Pfeiffer’s gained a reputation as community leaders and activists. Their 2006 pinot noir was served at a pre-inaugural dinner for President Barack Obama. Their contributions were recognized in February by the Oregon wine industry with the Lifetime Achievement Award for their success, leadership and longevity.The winery will officially close its doors on May 1, 2023, but will continue to operate the downtown Eugene tasting room at 5th St. Market Alley serving their remaining inventory.The Pfeiffer’s are deeply grateful to their loyal customers and community for their support throughout the years, and are excited for the next chapter in their lives.Robin and Danuta Pfeiffer are available for interviews to discuss their journey and the decision to close the winery.For media inquiries or to schedule an interview, please contact the Pfeiffer’s at 541-998-8141 or