HISTORICAL Oregon Wineries


Dundee Wine Company

“Crochad”(An early working name)
Argyle (The label & winery name)

The Dundee Wine Company (Argyle Winery) was founded in 1987 by Australian businessman Brian Croser and Oregon vineyard owner and businessman Cal Knudsen. Argyle has achieved international recognition for its sparkling wines. Rollin Soles was the original winemaker. Argyle farms three vineyards: the Knudsen and Stoller Vineyards in the Dundee Hills, and Lone Star Vineyard in the Eola Hills.

Argyle (The Dundee Wine Company)Argyle also produces award winning Pinot Noir and Chardonnay."


Fun Facts

In 2001 spirits giant Lion-Nathan acquired Argyle when it bought Petaluma, Brian Croser’s Australian company.
Oregon’s Most Acclaimed Sparkling Wine Producer