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    1. Wine Spectator: Oregon rings up another “landmark vintage”

      Explore OWB Blog (Jan 23 2013)

      Wine Spectator: Oregon rings up another “landmark vintage”

      Harvey Steiman’s annual review of Oregon wine (primarily the 2010 vintage) published this week and it’s another ringing endorsement of the quality of wine being produced in the nation’s third largest wine growing region. Steiman, a veteran reviewer for The Wine Spectator, lauded Oregon’s 2010 vintage, calling it another “landmark vintage.” Of the 552 wines reviewed for the article in the February 2013 issue, 250 were rated 90 points or higher – a spectacular showing for Oregon’s much awarded industry. Six of the wines ranked 95 or higher.

      While 90% of the highly rated wines were ...

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    2. Awards and more . . .

      Explore OWB Blog (Nov 21 2012)

      Oregon’s award-winning wine industry scored a few more kudos recently, including a mention in today’s New York Times wine column.

      Thirty-five Oregon wines scored awards at the recent American Wine Society Conference judging held in Portland. Notable were Willamette Valley Vineyards and Cottonwood Winery, both in the Salem area, for their double gold and gold awards. Willamette Valley Vineyards won a double gold for its 2011 Pinot gris and a gold for its 2009 Bernau Block Pinot noir. Cottonwood won double gold for its 2005 Brigette Catherine Pinot noir and a gold for its 2007 Raya Jade Syrah ...

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    3. Oregon Wine Newsroom (OWN) is looking for your best wine or vineyard videos

      Explore OWB Blog (May 15 2012)

      Oregon Wine Newsroom (OWN) is looking for your best wine or vineyard videos

      Welcome to the Oregon Wine Newsroom (OWN). We hope you are enjoying the Oregon Wine Board’s new interactive feature which is your one-stop destination for everything about Oregon wine. Well, just about everything about Oregon wine. I’m sure we’ll miss a few things.   But, that’s why we need your help. The new OWN site has the ability to host videos and we know that you are making videos – great videos that will help us tell the story of Oregon wine. Please send us the links to your videos, we’ll evaluate them and post them on ...

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    4. Unwine’d grand tasting kicks off Oregon Wine Month

      Explore Oregon Wine Board (Mar 20 2012)

      Top wines produced by Oregon’s wineries will be on display April 29 at the Left Bank Annex in Portland at the Oregon’s largest statewide consumer tasting ever. The Oregon Wine Board (OWB) will host 100 wineries from every region of the state to kick off Oregon Wine Month. May has been declared Oregon Wine Month in a proclamation issued earlier this year by Gov. John Kitzhaber. Tickets for the Unwine’d: Celebrate Oregon Wine tasting from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. are now on sale at http://unwined.oregonwine.org/ for $50.

      “Oregon’s wine industry ...

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