About Us

From Our Family to Yours

Experience the deep and abiding passion for wine-growing and profound dedication to our legacy – family.

Owners

Pete & Marcia Buffington

High school sweethearts Pete and Marcia Buffington discovered a late-in-life passion for growing and making wine. They raised their children on the Southwestern Oregon family cattle and sheep ranch and Pete plied the nearby ocean waters as a commercial fisherman. Seeking adventure and on the hunt for an extraordinary view and grapevines to farm, they discovered the lovely and now Abiqua Wind Vineyard on a sundrenched south slope overlooking the Willamette Valley. The rest is history…

About us - Pete and Marcia Buffington stand next to cases of wine being sent to fans overseas. Abiqua Wind Vineyard & Winery. Willamette Valley. Scotts Mills, Oregon.
Five ladybugs on grape vine. Abiqua Wind Vineyard & Winery. Willamette Valley. Scotts Mills, Oregon.
Family Heritage

A Way of Life

When we see ladybugs at the vineyard, we think of family. At Abiqua Wind, our two passions come together: family and wine. Our greatest happiness comes from participating with our children and grandchildren in caring for the land and vines we feel blessed to be stewards over. Their lives and hearts are as intertwined with the vineyard as ours.

"Drinking good wine with good food in good company is one of life's most civilized pleasures."
-Michael Broadbent

Matriarch

Gloria Anne

Pete’s incredible mother, and matriarch of the family, is honored through our off-dry Gewürztraminer. 

Lindy, Caleb, & Collier

Chuck

Two lovely grandsons, Caleb and Collier, children of our eldest son, often enjoy time at the vineyard and their names reside on the bottles of Pinot Gris and Muscat. Lindy, our daughter-in-law has been a welcome addition to the family, a truly sweet delight whose name can be found on our Pinot Noir Rosé.

Isaac & Chloe

Tiffany

Tiffany, namesake of the dessert Gewürztraminer “Sweet Tiffany” is our only daughter and mother of two lovely children, Isaac and Chloe, who adorn the bottles of our Pinot Noir and Müller Thurgau.

Sophia Grace

Aaron

Our youngest son, Aaron, immerses himself in the vineyard, and contributes to every aspect from vine to bottle. His daughter, Sophia Grace is the namesake for our deliciously sweet pink Muscat.