Mike Etzel

 Mike  Etzel

Mike Etzel

Beux Freres | Newberg, OR |

Mike Etzel, the middle son of proprietor Michael G. Etzel, grew up on the Beaux Frères farm since its inception. One of the two resident families on the farm, he now lives in the 'Upper House' with his wife Lorene, 2 dogs, 2 cats, some chickens and ducks, and two new baby goats. After obtaining an Enology and Viticulture degree at Oregon State University in 2008, Mikey spent time apprenticing in Spain and New Zealand and working at various Willamette Valley operations, including: Willakenzie Estate, Brick House Vineyards, Chapter 24 Vineyards, and 00 Wines. In 2014, Mikey became the Beaux Frères Vineyard Manager before becoming the Winemaker in 2016. Beyond his pursuit of making great wine, he enjoys many things outdoors, including snowboarding and backpacking, and is always in search of the perfect taco during his travels close and far.

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