Dancer Estates is a small Oregon Winery founded by Gary and Christine
Andrus in 2002. The winemaker, R. Gary Andrus began his career in the
wine industry in 1978 with Pine Ridge Winery in Napa Valley making Bordeaux
1995, Gary founded Archery Summit Winery in Dayton Oregon where he discovered
a deep passion for making Pinot Noir. He retired from these two successful
wineries in 2001 and started Gypsy Dancer in 2002. His intention was
to return to hands on wine making, hand crafting small lots of premium
has been a cult following of Gary’s wines with many fans boasting
a collection of every single wine he ever made.
Sadly, Gary Andrus passed away on January 30, 2009. The Gypsy Dancer
brand and inventory are still owned by Christine and the small remaining
available wines are being offered to you. The wines that are currently
available for purchase are the last wines made by R. Gary Andrus after
an amazing career in the wine industry.
To read more about gary and his career follow the link below.