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About Us

Carrie Wynkoop,
Founder & CEO

Right here in Oregon, in this little magical corner of the world, we have an extraordinary range of great wines.

For nearly ten years, Carrie shared her passion for Oregon wine through her wine club, Cellar 503.  She sent thousands of bottles of small producer Oregon wine to club members all over the country.

Along the way, she discovered the challenges that small winemakers face in creating their wines — especially in those first few years.  So she took her passion for Oregon wine, her love of small producers and created AVP Wine Collective.​

Carrie Wynkoop
Corey Schuster

Corey Schuster,
Winery Director

There’s a way you’re supposed to become a winemaker. You’re expected to apprentice in France or Italy, get a graduate degree in oenology, and find a millionaire investor.

Or, if you’re Corey Schuster, you answer an ad on Craigslist for a winery assistant to work on the harvest crew and pour wine in the tasting room.

Fast-forward ten years and Corey now has his own successful label, Jackalope Wine Cellars, and has worked in wineries all over the Willamette Valley.

Corey brings his winemaking — and people-wrangling — expertise to AVP to oversee all winemaking activities.  And we couldn't be more thrilled!

Ashley Wall,
Administrative Lead

Ashley, our Administrative Lead, keeps us on track, on time, and on budget.  


After more than a decade exploring the world, which included a master's degree in Belgium, life aboard a sailboat, and working in a South African game reserve, Ashley returned home to Oregon in 2018 to be with family.


Her penchant for exploring the outdoors has not abated; Ashley spends her weekends making her way to countless nooks and crannies of the Pacific Northwest. This same curiosity and passion of the natural environment overflows into all the ways we are actively environmentally conscious here at AVP.


She feels privileged to be part of the Oregon wine community and is looking forward to meeting our winery partners !

Ashley Wall
Conn Gleason

Conn Gleason,
Warehouse Manager

Conn, our Warehouse Manager, is the king of the forklift and a jack of all trades here at AVP.  He was born and raised in Portland and has traveled to more than a dozen countries around the world.  He loves learning about other cultures.

Backpacking, camping, hiking, biking, anything outdoors that you can name he does and he loves it all!

He spent more than a decade in the hospitality industry, honing his skills in helping others and enjoyed every minute of it. 

He is new to the wine industry but is excited to learn and absorb as much as he can.


The Meaning

Alis volat propriis is Latin for "She flies with her own wings" — the state motto of Oregon.  Not only significant for the amazing place we live in, but it also represents the foundations of AVP Wine Collective — encouraging and supporting winemakers to fly with their own wings.


6433 SE Lake Road

Portland, OR 97222


Storage Access Hours

Monday – Friday  9am – 5pm

Winery Hours

By Appointment Only

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