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Southeast Portland's newest urban winery and tasting room opened on September 26th.
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The tasting bar features a rotating selection of the member winemakers' goods on tap.
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With several nooks for drinking (or reading about) wine, the Collective aims to be a neighborhood go-to for a good glass.
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Founding members Kate and Thomas Monroe teamed up with local architect Joe Karman to transform an empty warehouse space into a fully modern wine production facility, cellar room, and tasting bar.
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The cellar room.
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Grapes ready for the production line.
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Helioterra's Anne Hubatch operates the forklift to maneuver the loads of grapes.
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The production line requires constant attention and quick fingers.
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The SE Wine Collective makes use of a very small space to make very good wine.
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The sorting.
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Up, up, up, up, and down into the de-stemmer/press.
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After juice is pressed, whole clusters are added to the tank for further flavor development.
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The resulting mix of juice and whole clusters.
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Tom Monroe of Division Winemaking wears his heart on his shirt.
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It's hard work, but it's all for the love of the wine.
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