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2017 Oregon Wine Symposium Recognizes Community Leaders

PORTLAND, Feb. 23, 2017 — The Oregon wine industry honored some of its most esteemed leaders, as nominated by their peers, during the Oregon Wine Symposium Awards Luncheon on Feb. 22. More than 1,900 wine industry professionals were in attendance to celebrate their accomplished collea

Cellar 503 Launches Pour Oregon Wine Festival

WHAT: Cellar 503, an Oregon wine club, is hosting the first annual Pour Oregon wine festival on Sunday, April 30, 2017 from 2 to 7 p.m. Located at Castaway Portland, the tasting event promises to be a fun, approachable, and interactive exploration of Oregon’s wine regions. Cellar 503’

 24th Annual SIP! McMinnville Wine & Food Classic Sponsored by Pacific Seafood date set for March 10-12 with stellar lineup of  Wine, Brews, Food, Spirits and Crafts 

McMinnville, OR – The beloved McMinnville Wine & Food Classic, which has grown to become one of the largest and most influential wine and food festivals in Oregon’s wine country, returns for its 24th year under the expansive roof of the Evergreen Space Museum in McMinnville, Orego
2014 Troon Vineyard Longue Carabine

2014 Troon Vineyard Longue Carabine

2014 Troon Vineyard Longue Carabine Applegate Valley Southern Oregon 143 cases produced Cork enclosure The back label describes this white wine as “a mysterious blend of grapes from the south of France” but a little detective work on the Troon Vineyard website reveals the

Innovation and Adapting to Long Term Challenges Drive 2017 Oregon Wine Symposium Viticulture and Enology Content

PORTLAND – Dec. 13, 2016 – Innovative techniques and new research to help growers and winemakers adapt to change will drive the conversations at the 2017 Oregon Wine Symposium, Feb. 21-22 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. The viticulture sessions will focus on ways growers

Wine Spectator Ranks Domaine Serene Chardonnay No. 1 White Wine of the Year for 2016

The Wine Spectator magazine announced today that Domaine Serene’s 2014 Evenstad Reserve Chardonnay has been ranked #2 Wine of the Year in their list of the Top 100 Wines of 2016. Commenting on the announcement, winery owner and co-founder Grace Evenstad noted the progress Oregon has m

2017 Oregon Wine Symposium Features Two Business Tracks

PORTLAND – Nov. 15, 2016 – The 2017 Oregon Wine Symposium, Feb. 21-22 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, will feature two business tracks to provide learning on best practices, solutions and strategies to all attendees. Separate direct-to-consumer and distributed channel sal

2016 Old Ebbitt Grill International Wines for Oysters Competition Results

Washington, DC – On November 7, 2016, on the eve of Election Day, a panel of judges convened in the Cabinet Room at the Old Ebbitt Grill for the final round of the Old Ebbitt Grill International Wines for Oysters Competition. Their task was to select gold medal winners from among twen

Oregon’s Willamette Valley Wins Wine Enthusiast’s Prestigious 2016 Wine Star Award for “Wine Region of the Year”

Portland, Ore. (November 10, 2016) Today, Wine Enthusiast Magazine, an esteemed, internationally-recognized wine publication for oenophiles, announced Oregon’s Willamette Valley as its 2016 Wine Region of the Year for its annual Wine Star Awards. The Wine Star Awards are viewed as som
2013 Bells Up Winery Titan Pinot noir

2013 Bells Up Winery Titan Pinot noir

2013 Bells Up Winery Titan Pinot noir Willamette Valley AVA Oregon 163 cases produced As you may know, the Winerabblers love a 2013 Oregon pinot done right. With the remnants of a typhoon smack in the middle of harvest, everyone handled harvest differently and Pinots from this vintage
2014 Troon Vineyard Vermentino-Sauvignon White Blend

2014 Troon Vineyard Vermentino

2014 Troon Vineyard Vermentino Applegate Valley Southern Oregon AVA Oregon Only 167 cases produced Screw cap closure A unique field blend of mostly Vermentino with some Sauvignon blanc, the grapes in this wine were grown, harvested and fermented together. This winemaking technique is

Angela Estate to host Trick-or-Treat Wine Pairing event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Kids shouldn’t have all the fun on Halloween. Wine not treat yourself this Halloween weekend to an Adults Only Trick-or-Treat wine-pairing event at the Angela Estate tasting room in Dundee! Join Angela Estate, Evening Land Vineyards, Le Cadeau and Tertulia Cell

SE Wine Collective hosts 5th annual Urban Thanksgiving at the urban winery on November 12

PORTLAND Ore. (October 20, 2016), Celebrate Thanksgiving with great wine and food at SE Wine Collective’s 5th Annual Urban Thanksgiving hosted at the urban winery in SE Portland. Taste through fall releases from the Collective’s 10 resident winemakers, and indulge in a delicious

King Estate Receives Demeter Certification

(Eugene, OR) – King Estate Winery is now officially the largest Biodynamic® vineyard in the United States as certified by Demeter USA. Sustainable farming is nothing new for King Estate, the 1,033-acre vineyard and winery best known for its acclaimed Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir as well

Sunset Magazine’s October 2016 issue is out and it names Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards Grüner Veltliner – Smaragd as BEST IN CLASS.

As seen on page 6 of their October issue, Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards 2014 Grüner Veltliner – Smaragd, named in respect to Austria’s Wachau wine region’s highest classification of white wine, not only won a GOLD MEDAL but was named “BEST IN CLASS” durin

Making History: Oregon’s Acrobat Pinot Gris #1 on Best Buy List

Wine Enthusiast magazine has announced that Acrobat Pinot Gris is the #1 Best Buy on its Top 100 list for 2016, a first for an Oregon wine. According to Wine Enthusiast, its Best Buy designation identifies high quality wines at accessible prices for everyday drinking. The list will be
2014 Vincent Wines Armstrong Vineyard Pinot noir

2014 Vincent Wines Armstrong Vineyard Pinot noir

2014 Vincent Wines Armstrong Vineyard Pinot noir Armstrong Vineyard Ribbon Ridge Willamette Valley Oregon his Pinot noir is so terroir-focused that you can practically taste the soil in which the grapes grew! Part of the Armstrong Vineyard in the Ribbon Ridge AVA is dry farmed so the

Registration Open for the 2017 Oregon Wine Symposium

Registration is now open for the 2017 Oregon Wine Symposium, Feb. 21-22 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Presented by the Oregon Wine Board, Oregon Winegrowers Association and Pihl Excavating, the Symposium comprises two full days of industry thought leaders and experts co

Andina celebrates a decade of rosé dinners with 24 rosés from around the world Tuesday, September 20

PORTLAND, Ore., (September 12, 2016) – Join the Platt-Rodriguez family for a dinner that celebrates the spectrum of light and lively pink wines from all corners of the globe. Andina’s 10th Annual Rosé Wine Dinner will feature a variety of rosés, that offer an incredible range of flavo

Oregon Wine Competition Winners Announced

JACKSONVILLE, OREGON–The Oregon Wine Competition awards were announced Wednesday, August 24 at 6 p.m. at the Oregon Wine Experience in Jacksonville, Oregon, with Best of Show awards going to Cuckoo’s Nest Cellars, Pebblestone Cellars, and Plaisance Ranch. All of the award-

Bells Up Winery Open to Public for Labor Day Weekend

NEWBERG, OR (August 1, 2016) — Bells Up Winery (www.bellsupwinery.com) will be open to the public for Labor Day weekend, Saturday and Sunday (September 3–4). The winery’s estate tasting room will be open from noon to 4:00 p.m. each day. Located in the Chehalem Mountains AVA, Bells Up

City of McMinnville launches Wine Walk smartphone app to support recently launched passport program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Earlier this summer, the city of McMinnville, Oregon launched their Wine Walk Passport, a new way for visitors to explore McMinnville’s 20 walkable craft beverage producers year-round. As of today, July 26, 2016, wine lovers will be able to download the Wine Wa

The 2016 Oregon State Fair Fun Kicks off with Pairings! A Celebration of Oregon

SALEM, Ore. — Friday, August 19 the Oregon State Fair offers an exciting opportunity to enjoy the best of Oregon food, wine, brews, ciders, and spirits at the pre-Fair evening event Pairings! A Celebration of Oregon. This annual event features the best in Northwest culinary delights a
2015 Pike Road Pinot gris

2015 Pike Road Pinot gris

2015 Pike Road Pinot gris Willamette Valley Oregon 8000 cases produced ecently launched, Pike Road is Elk Cove’s sister winery, allowing second generation winemaker Adam Campbell the ability to work with grapes beyond those from their estate vineyards, and grown throughout the W

Willamette Valley Vineyards wins 2016 Sunset Travel Award, declared Best Vineyard/Tasting Room Experience of the West by the editors of Sunset

July 20, 2016, Turner, OR – Willamette Valley Vineyards has been declared the Best Vineyard/Tasting Room Experience by Sunset Magazine, the premier guide to living in the West. The 2016 Sunset Travel Awards honors the West’s top destinations in lodging, dining, cultural tourism,
2014 Bryn Mawr Rosé of Pinot noir

2014 Bryn Mawr Rosé of Pinot noir

2014 Bryn Mawr Rosé of Pinot noir Hamlin Vineyards Willamette Valley Oregon 325 cases produced inemaker Rachel Rose calls this wine “rosé intentional,” because, from conception, this wine was always intended to be rosé. There are several ways to make pink wine, the most co

Riesling Invasion Takes Over Portland on July 23rd

PORTLAND, OREGON. More than forty Oregon winemakers will convene on Saturday, July 23rd for the third annual Riesling Invasion. This public event celebrating riesling from across the state will take place at Jacobsen Salt Company (602 SE Salmon St.) from 5 pm to 9 pm. Riesling, Oregon

Wine Spectator Announces Winners of 2016 Restaurant Awards

New York, NY (July 7, 2016)—Great restaurants not only serve delicious food—they are also passionate about wine. Wine Spectator, the world’s leading authority on wine, has released the winners of the 2016 Restaurant Awards, which recognize outstanding wine programs. For this year’s aw

Nearly 70 Oregon Wineries to Participate in The Oregon Wine Experience®

MEDFORD, Ore.— Entry for The Oregon Wine Competition® has officially closed, with sixty seven wineries from around the state planning to be involved. A panel of highly renowned wine judges will be evaluating more than two hundred wines on August 6th and 7th, and medals will be announc

Fullerton Wines Expands Distribution with C & G Wines

Portland, Oregon – June 14, 2017 – Fullerton Wines has signed with C & G Wines to distribute their wines in both Washington and Oregon. Having successfully self-distributed in the Oregon market to date, the Fullerton family looks to the future with excitement. The well-reputed tea