wineries Small Wineries Team Up For Big Impact By Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren • Feb 28, 2014 Wikimedia Listen Listening... / Laura Lotspeich and Al Silbowitz explain how small wineries work together as Bear Creek Boutique Wineries. When you're a small winery seeking a big impact, it helps to have friends. But OTHER wineries? That's the tale of the collective calling itself Bear Creek Boutique Wineries. In Oregon's Wine Country, Family Holds Onto Oak Tradition By Devan Schwartz • Dec 30, 2013 Listen Listening... / The Northwest wine industry has grown tremendously over the last few decades. That’s had a big economic impact but has also changed the region’s landscape.