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Meet Team Compris

Our Crew

Meet our team members, learn their unique stories, and listen to their curated playlists.

The knowledgeable Compris team enjoying time in their off the beaten path vineyard with a glass of Tempranillo and Rose of Tempranillo. Ryan, Aaron, Dru, and Erin will provide a personal, one on one experience at their dog friendly tasting room.
Owner Dru Allen in the production space at Compris Vineyard, who enjoys making and sharing premium wines with our community.

Dru Allen


Born in Oregon and raised on the West Coast, Dru Allen developed a passion for Willamette Valley Pinot Noir. After building a successful business in logistics, along with his wife Erin Allen, Dru decided it was time to explore his...

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Erin Allen is inside the boutique tasting room, she enjoys the philanthropic nature of our community and small winery.

Erin Allen


An avid outdoors enthusiast, Erin grew up on the West Coast. From early on she’s been drawn to the Pacific Northwest’s diverse landscapes and unique flora and fauna. After retiring from the logistics company she founded with Dru, ...

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President Ryan Faddis inside the tasting room at Compris Vineyard

Ryan Faddis


A northwest native, Ryan joined the wine industry in 2016 but his wine story really began back in 2010 when he and his now wife, Siobhan, moved to Italy. It was there that Ryan discovered his passion for wine among the vines in Tu...

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Winemaker and viticulturist Aaron Kendall in the Compris production space.

Aaron Kendall


Aaron Kendall was born and raised in the Finger Lakes region of New York. Although it was a burgeoning wine region at the time, he possessed very little initial interest in the world of wine. It wasn't until he received the oppo...

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Vivian Shepard, Compris' new tasting room and social media associate.

Vivian Shepard

Social Media Associate

Vivian is an incoming senior at The University of Oregon. She studies public relations and public planning, policy, and management. She loves learning and gaining hands-on experience through campus involvement. Strategic, multi...

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Our Winemaking Philosophy

Authentic from start to finish, we let our grapes take center stage.

Our Vineyard

12.5 acres located in the beautiful countryside of Newberg, Oregon.