'Epic' Harvest Kickstarts Oregon Teaching Winery: Students to process Syrah from Cooper Ridge Vineyard
Weather is cooperating to deliver what vineyard managers and winemakers across Oregon are calling an “epic” harvest and “banner year,” it also is helping kick start production at the teaching winery at Umpqua Community College’s Danny Lang Teaching, Learning and Event Center.
While the college previously had a small winemaking facility in temporary quarters, the new Lang Center boasts a winery within a purpose-built teaching and research facility. Its capacity is 3,000 cases—six times that of the previous shop.
Chris Lake, director of the Southern Oregon Wine Institute that calls the Lang Center home, told Wines & Vines ...