Mark Stock

Mark Stock

Mark Stock is a writer from Portland, Oregon. He fell into wine during the Recession and has been fixated on the stuff since. He spent years making, selling, and sipping Pinot Noir in the Dundee Hills before a full return to his journalistic roots in 2016. He's helplessly tied to European soccer, casting for trout, and grunge rock. More of his work can be found at markastock.com.

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A Silver Linings Playbook for the Pandemic

It may not seem like it, but there actually are some good things that have happened.
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How Companies Are Closing the Sustainability Loop in the Drinks Industry

Closing the loop is becoming increasingly more important. Here's what companies are doing to help.
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A Guide to the California’s Petaluma Gap Wine Appellation

The influence of the ocean is strong here.
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How to Save Leftover and Fallen Fruits During Harvest Season

By now, you may be used to the frequent thud of ripe fruit falling from the trees and hitting the ground. Harvest time is upon us, and that goes for a large part of the fruit spectrum, from apples and pears to peaches and figs. Depending on…