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Tooling over hill and dale searching for far-flung wineries isn't everyone's glass of pinot. But you can still go wine touring over the Memorial holiday weekend by visiting some of the many urban wineries right in the heart of Portland.(Read Full Article)
Many wineries understand that consumers are looking for experiences as well as great wine, so keep your eye out for events that elevate your wine country experiences. A great place to start your search is the Oregon Wine Board's website, oregonwine.org.(Read Full Article)
Even though the weather still can’t seem to make up its mind to finally shed its misty shroud, wineries and tasting rooms up and down the Willamette Valley are gearing up for another year of Memorial Weekend in Wine Country, when more than 150 wineries will welcome visitors to their tasting rooms to sample the fruit of the gods for three days devoted to treasured Willamette Valley wine.
It’s also the time of year when a handful of small producers will be open to the public to offer a rare glimpse into the hand-crafted approach to some of ...(Read Full Article)
Dundee lands landmark tasting room: Lauded Evening Land Vineyards may make award-winning wine in Oregon, California, and Burgundy, but they've made do without a tasting room—until now. Their first tasting room is coming to downtown Dundee, next tothe Inn at Red Hills and Paulée Restaurant on Highway 99W, on Memorial Day Weekend. The kick-off party will take place on Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27 from 10 am to 5 pm.More information.
Ponzi Vineyard's modern tasting room reveals opening date: Oregon's noted multi-generation winery's third tasting room will open its doors ...(Read Full Article)
The Third Annual Oregon Pinot Gris Symposium is announced by Oak Knoll Winery, as Oregon Pinot Gris continues to gather national awareness and the effort for understanding it continues. The Third Annual Oregon Pinot Gris Symposium will be held on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at Oak Knoll Winery. This year’s focus is going to be [...] The post The Third Annual Oregon Pinot Gris Symposium is announced by Oak Knoll Winery appeared first on Wine Blog.(Read Full Article)
Chemeketa’s Northwest Viticulture Center will honor its 10th anniversary with an open house Tuesday, May 21 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. A kick-off to the Willamette Valley’s Memorial Weekend wine tasting events, the event will include a tasting of student and graduates wine, tours of the facility and a celebratory program beginning at 5:30 pm. “We will recognize students, our steadfast ...(Read Full Article)
Free Spirit Wines and the Windrose Conference Center in Newberg will offer interactive wine education classes for Willamette Valley visitors on May 25–26, during Memorial Day Weekend. Six sessions over the two days will be offered under the “Willamette Valley Wine Essentials,” wine education program developed and presented by educator Mich Nelson of Free Spirit Wines. The program ...(Read Full Article)
Oregon Wine Month kicks off Wednesday, a month-long marketing campaign for the state’s $3 billion industry.
Wine promotions, tastings and other activities are scheduled for wineries and wine retailers around the Beaver State. The celebration concludes with the annual Memorial Day Weekend Open House, which is when most of the state’s wineries are open for public tastings.
Oregon wine will be made more prominent at most of the state’s leading food and beverage retailers, who have created special promotions and pricing during the month.
One of the highlights during May will be a five-part series on Northwest ...(Read Full Article)
Wineries will also be on the lookout for Oregon Wine Country license plates. The specialty plates will celebrate their first year anniversary in May. More than 5,000 license plates have been sold so far, according to the Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles.(Read Full Article)
State’s Wineries Ready For Oregon Wine Month: Promotions, Events Highlight Focus on $3 Billion Industry
Oregon’s 450-plus wineries are preparing to kick off Oregon Wine Month, a month-long focus on the state’s $3 billion industry next week. Dozens of promotions, tasting and other activities are planned by wineries and wine retailers in the state, culminating in the annual Memorial Day Weekend Open House when most of the state’s wineries are open for public tastings.
Oregon wine will be made especially visible at the state’s leading food and beverage retailers where many are planning special promotions and pricing during the entire month of May.(Read Full Article)
There are some excellent opportunities coming up for wine enthusiasts to experience the diverse terroir, excellent wines and friendly people of Oregon’s Umpqua Valley wine region. Three geologically unique tours explore three separate areas within the region: North, Central and South. On each tour, lively Barrel Tour Buses will visit six award-winning wineries where wine tastings and food pairings will take place.
Wine lovers who choose the North tour will visit two brand new tasting rooms that will be opening for the 2013 season. The new Triple Oak tasting room is housed within a century-old bank building in historic ...(Read Full Article)
Eliana Wines, Ledger David Cellars, Kriselle Cellars, Serra Vineyards, Valley View Winery and other local wine producers will be pouring at the Rogue Valley Wine and Food Festival from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, April 19, and from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at the Medford Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Hwy.
The second-annual event will benefit Sacred Heart Catholic School in Medford and scholarships to the Southern Oregon Wine Institute. Tickets ($12 for adults, $6 for kids) can be purchased in advance (www.roguevalleywinefest.com) or at the door.Read more about Southern Oregon wine and ...
There's a special program running the month of April. It's the Dundee Hills Passport Tour. And, to fully enjoy all the passport brings you, you'll need to plan several days in the beautiful Dundee Hills wine country of Oregon.
During the month of April you can save 50% - 100% on wine tasting in the Dundee Hills wine country of Oregon. This is the 8th annualDundee Hills Passport Tour and it takes place during the entire month of April.
Passports can be purchased online ...(Read Full Article)
It’s no secret that everyone at Terroirist is a big fan of Oregon wines.
The photo that serves as the header to the site (and our Facebook page) was taken at the Wine Country Farm in Dayton. In a wine column last year, I wrote about the “charm” of Oregon’s wines. And we’ve featured a number of Oregon winemakers in our interview series — including Derek Einberger of Patton Valley Vineyard, Jon Jennison of Thistle Wines, and Dave Paige of Adelsheim.
So I’m not very happy about missing the North Willamette Vintners’ 5th annual Wine Trail ...(Read Full Article)
An historic bank building, a classic car display, and an Oregon-built Yurt are just a few of the unique tasting venues awaiting wine enthusiasts on the 2013 Umpqua Valley Barrel Tours.
Three separate and geographically distinct tours are being offered this year: The North Tour, The Central Tour, and The South Tour. On each tour, participants board lively Barrel Tour Buses bound for wine tastings and food pairings at six of The Umpqua Valley’s award-winning wineries.
Wine enthusiasts on The North Tour will be among the first to visit two brand new tasting rooms that are opening for the ...(Read Full Article)
Tickets are $45 per person, which includes the two-day Wine Trail weekend with activities, wine tastings, light food pairings, North Willamette Vintners wine glass and canvas tote bag for wine purchases.(Read Full Article)
The Gorge is the gateway to the Columbia River and also the gateway to a world of wine. From rich Italian varietals like Pinot Grigio, Barbera and Nebbiolo at Marchesi Vineyards to soft and spicy Cabernet Sauvignon and red blends at Cor Cellars, the Gorge’s wine country delivers signature options on both banks.(Read Full Article)
Whether you are a Washington wine fan or an Oregon connoisseur, taste your way through this scenic river valley and let your palate discover the variety of wine layers glass after glass.
To experience – and taste – everything the Gorge has to offer, head east and up ...
Oregon Chardonnay keeps getting noticed, nationally. Only last year, The New York Times article “Oregon Chardonnay Speaks Up” touted its potential, and in February, Sunset Magazine printed “The Great White,” a feature about Oregon’s successful take on the Burgundian varietal. The limelight on the state’s Chardonnay doesn’t show signs of dimming anytime ...(Read Full Article)
Friends of the Gorge is offering two guided “wiking” trips, April 13 and 14, in the Columbia River Gorge as part of their Play & Stay series. This special weekend of walking, wine and wildflowers coincides with the Columbia Gorge Winegrowers Passport Weekend, two days of tastings, discounts, food and music. The “wiking” event kicks off Saturday at Orchard View Farms, ...(Read Full Article)
Terry Theise will launch Oregon's International Pinot Noir Celebration: Eric Asimov and Terry Theise will introduce guests to a new approach to enjoying wine
Wine importer Terry Theise will launch Oregon’s International Pinot Noir Celebration into its 27th annual event this July 26-28. Terry Theise’s contribution to bringing small, farmer-produced wines into the United States is as inestimable as his love of Grower Champagne and Riesling (the varietal known in some circles as the white version of Pinot noir). During the weekend, world-renowned winemakers, northwest chefs, esteemed media, epicures and wine lovers will gather on the beautiful campus of Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon, for three days of exploring Pinots from all over the world, savoring unforgettable meals, and learning and celebrating ...
The first ever Wine Tourism Day is set for May 11, which is fitting as May is Oregon Wine Month.Wine Tourism Day is simply an opportunity for wineries, hotels, restaurants, and other wine-related businesses to offer special events to the public to promote the concept of wine tourism.
The organizers of the Wine Tourism Day, Zephyr Adventures, got the idea for a Wine Tourism Day Europe, where the European Network of Wine Cities has organized the European Day of Wine Tourism since 2009.
On Nov. 13-15, Portland will host the 2013 Wine Tourism Conference sponsored by the Oregon Wine ...(Read Full Article)
- Save the date, Portlandia! April 13th and 14th, the North Willamette Vintners present their 5th Annual North Willamette Wine Trail Weekend - a weekend of tastings, food pairings from local vendors and restaurants, cooking demonstrations, and more! Participating wineries open their doors from 11am to 4pm for those of us out-of-towners ready to explore the North Willamette wines in a ‘choose your own adventure’ kind of way…Pick up your tickets from the starting winery of your choice and get to tasting! Ticket tiers are offered as follows:$45 – Full Weekend Pass!* For the weekend warrior, this gets you a North ...(Read Full Article)