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Portland’s food trucks head to wine country

YAMHILL, Ore. — (March 14, 2016) -WillaKenzie Estate is excited to announce their 2016 season of Food Truck Weekends kicking off Memorial Day weekend. Starting at the end of May and continuing every weekend through October 2016, the winery will be hosting a different food truck

Reustle wins Best of Class Viognier, Double Gold Grüner Veltliner & Double Gold Grüner Veltliner Reserve… plus 14 other wines receive medals at Savor NW

[Roseburg, OR March 8, 2016]– Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards 2014 Viognier earned the “Best of Class” designation at the 2016 Savor NorthWest Wine Competition held in Cannon Beach, Oregon. In addition, Reustle brought home two DOUBLE GOLD Medals – one each for their 2014 Grüner Veltlin

King Estate Winery Joins Willamette Valley AVA

King Estate Winery, a long-time and leading producer of Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir, has joined Oregon’s best known wine growing region, the Willamette Valley. Located in Eugene, Ore., King Estate petitioned the federal government in 2013 to expand the 5,360-square-mile Willamette Valle
2013 Angela Estate Pinot noir

2013 Angela Estate Pinot noir

2013 Angela Estate Pinot noir Yamhill-Carlton sub AVA Willamette Valley AVA Oregon n our book, Angela Estate wines never fail to deliver! With a tasting room located rather conveniently on Hwy 99W in Dundee, it’s easy to drop in and taste their entire lineup– and we suggest that

Oregon Wine Competition® Announces Impressive Set of Judges, Becomes Statewide Competition

MEDFORD, Ore.–The Oregon Wine Experience® is pleased to announce that a panel of six exceptional judges has been finalized for this year’s Oregon Wine Competition® to be held August 6-7. These nationally renowned experts herald a significant change in the competition. Prev

Oregon Wine Industry Leaders Honored at Oregon Wine Symposium Luncheon

PORTLAND — Feb. 25, 2016 — The Oregon Wine Board (OWB) recognized the industry’s most esteemed leaders on Feb. 25 at the Oregon Wine Industry Awards Luncheon, a new component of the Oregon Wine Symposium. Six awards were presented to industry members who have demonstrated a sustained

Reustle bats a perfect 1,000

The results from the “Best of the Best” Wine Competition revealed that all 12 Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards wines invited to compete received GOLD, DOUBLE GOLD, or DOUBLE PLATINUM medals; quite a feat. The list of awards is as follows: DOUBLE PLATINUM 2013      Grüner Veltliner – SOLD
2012 D'Anu Wine Maker's Reserve Pinot noir

2012 D’Anu Wine Maker’s Reserve Pinot noir

2012 D’Anu Wine Makers Reserve Pinot noir Willamette Valley AVA Oregon 85 cases produced wner/Winemaker Joe Williams has spent most of his life in the food and wine business so it makes sense that his wines are very food-friendly. He’s rather unconventional– relying heavil

Linfield to offer a minor degree in wine studies

McMINNVILLE – Linfield College has taken the lead in wine education with the implementation of a new wine studies minor focusing on educating students from a variety of perspectives. The new minor, one of the first of its kind in the nation, will benefit the local wine industry by pro

Oregon Wine Kicks Off Portland Dining Month

PORTLAND, Feb. 10, 2016 — On Tuesday, Mar. 1, Oregon Wine A-List Award-winning restaurants across the city of Portland will host Oregon winemakers to kick off Portland Dining Month. To celebrate the first collaborative effort between the Oregon wine industry and Portland Dining Month,

2016 Oregon Wine Symposium to Highlight New Viticulture and Enology Insights

Portland, Ore. (Feb. 3, 2016) – The 2016 Oregon Wine Symposium, set for Feb. 23-24 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, will host educational sessions on new advancements and agricultural practices in viticulture and enology for vineyard workers and managers, cellar hands and

Double Platinum Times Two – Reustle Wines Dominate at Wine Press NW “Best of the Best” Invitational Wine Competition

This year’s Wine Press NW “Best of the Best” wine competition gives highest honors to two Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards wines… each winning the heralded DOUBLE PLATINUM award. This year Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards 2013 Malbec and its 2013 Grüner Veltliner BOT

2016 Oregon Wine A-List Award-Winning Restaurants Revealed

PORTLAND, Jan. 4, 2016— The winners of the 2016 Oregon Wine A-List Awards were announced today by the Oregon Wine Board and the Oregon Wine Press. The program was expanded to recognize 112 restaurants from around the world that display enthusiasm for Oregon wine and a deep appreciatio

Domaine Serene Announces Taint-Free Guarantee on All Natural Cork Closures

Dundee, Oregon <December, 2015> – Ryan Harris, President of Domaine Serene Winery in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, has announced a zero-tolerance policy against TCA and other forms of cork taint for all Domaine Serene wines starting with release of the winery’s Provence-styl
2014 Walter Scott Willamette Valley Chardonnay

2014 Walter Scott Willamette Valley Chardonnay

2014 Walter Scott Willamette Valley Chardonnay Willamette Valley AVA Oregon 350 cased produced tarted by Ken Pahlow and Erica Landon after years of pining for their own wine label, Walter Scott Wines finally became a reality in 2008. Named after Ken’s grandfather (Walter) and hi
2012 Westrey Cuveé 20 Pinot noir

2012 Westrey Cuveé 20 Pinot noir

2012 Westrey Cuveé 20 Pinot noir Dundee Hills sub AVA Willamette Valley AVA Oregon 94 cases produced estrey Wine Company was started by winemakers Amy Wesselman and David Autrey back in 1993. So to celebrate the 20th vintage of Westrey, they produced their special Cuvée 20 Pinot noir,
2014 Brooks Winery Sunset Viiew Vineyard Riesling

2014 Brooks Winery Sunset View Riesling

2014 Brooks Winery Sunset View Vineyard Riesling Sunset View Vineyard Eola-Amity Hills sub AVA Willamette Valley AVA Oregon 50 cases produced s many of you know, the Winerabblers are riesling fans! In fact, during our very first visit to Brooks Winery we signed up for their wine club&
2013 Reustle Vineyards Masada Bloc Syrah

2013 Reustle Vineyards Masada Bloc Syrah

2013 Reustle Vineyards Masada Bloc Syrah Prayer Rock Vineyards Umpqua Valley sub AVA Southern Oregon AVA Oregon tephen and Gloria Reustle are some of the nicest and most generous people you’ll met in Oregon’s wine industry. Wine is a second career for both of them and they
2013 Chehalem Wines Three Vineyard Pinot noir

2013 Chehalem Wines Three Vineyard Pinot noir

2013 Chehalem Wines Three Vineyard Pinot noir Willamette Valley AVA Oregon This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, we receive a tiny compensation from Amazon. Your support keeps our blog going! inery founder Harry Pederson-Nedry h
2014 51 Weeks Winemaking Pinot noir

2014 51 Weeks Winemaking Pinot noir

2014 51 Weeks Winemaking Pinot noir Willamette Valley AVA Oregon 52 cased produced ou know how it feels when you taste a wine that really blows your hair back? Well this was that wine! Although this small winery hasn’t been around long, owner-winemaker Matt Vuylsteke has 18 vint
2013 Jackalope Wine Cellars Applegate Valley Quady North Vineyard Cabernet franc

2013 Jackalope Wine Cellars Cabernet franc

2013 Jackalope Wine Cellars Cabernet franc Quady North Vineyard Applegate Valley sub AVA Southern Oregon AVA Oregon less than 70 cases produced ackalope Wine Cellars is a one man show run by easy-going Corey Schuster. In many ways, naming the winery Jackalope was a tribute to Ray, his
2014 Woven Wineworks Estate Pinot gris

2014 Woven Wineworks Estate Pinot gris (No. 4)

2014 Woven Wineworks Estate Pinot gris (No.4) Covey Ridge Vineyard Willamette Valley AVA Oregon 130 cases produced oven Wineworks is truly a family affair and labor of love. With the help of extended family members, Elaina Spring, the winery’s designated ambassador, is a lot lik
2013 Laelaps Pinot noir

2013 Laelaps Wine Pinot noir

2013 Laelaps Wine Pinot noir Holstein Vineyard Dundee Hills sub AVA Willamette Valley AVA Oregon 50 cased produced f you need to brush up on your Greek mythology, Laelaps was a dog that always caught its prey. But when charged with catching the Teumessian fox, who could never be caugh
2014 Winderlea Vineyard Rosé of Pinot noir

2014 Winderlea Vineyard Rosé of Pinot noir

2014 Winderlea Vineyard Rosé of Pinot noir Dundee Hills sub AVA Willamette Valley AVA Oregon inderlea Vineyard is perched on the side of the hill, overlooking  neatly pruned rows of grapevines and beyond, the Willamette Valley. Modern and light-filled, their tasting room is worth a vi
2013 ROCO The Stalker Pinot noir

2013 ROCO The Stalker Pinot noir

2013 ROCO The Stalker Pinot noir Willamette Valley AVA Oregon ollin Soles has played a significant role in shaping the wine culture of the Willamette Valley. He’s been making wine for over 30 years in Oregon, with a 25 year stint as Argyle Wine’s winemaker. In 2001 Rollin
2014 Three Otters Pinot noir

2014 Three Otters Pinot noir

2014 Three Otters Pinot noir Willamette Valley AVA Oregon hree Otters is the second label made by Fullerton Wines out of the SE Wine Collective in Portland, Oregon. The Fullerton family has long had ties to otters, in fact their family crest includes them, so it’s no surprise th

Celebrate the holidays with Portland made wines and festive dishes at SE Wine Collective’s “Partridge in a pear tree” cuisinierés dinner

PORTLAND, Ore. (Dec. 7, 2015) – Drink and be jolly among friends, family, and new acquaintances, at the SE Wine Collective’s “Partridge in a Pear Tree” Cuisinierés Holiday Dinner on Tuesday December 15th. Guests are invited to break bread and enjoy Chef Althea Grey Potter’s beautiful
2011 Winderlea Vineyard Pinot noir

2011 Winderlea Vineyard Pinot noir

2011 Winderlea Vineyard Pinot noir Winderlea Vineyard Dundee Hills sub AVA Willamette Valley AVA Oregon he Winderlea tasting room is a modern building perched on the side of a hill in the heart of the Dundee Hills sub AVA, overlooking their vineyard. With great views in every directio

Bon Appétit Presents Feast Portland: A Celebration Of Oregon Bounty Welcomed Record Guests and Donation to help end Hunger

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Top food and drink festival Bon Appétit Presents Feast Portland: A Celebration of Oregon Bounty, today announced the results of its 2015 event. The festival welcomed 13,793 guests and donated $69,671 to charitable partners No Kid Hungry and Partners for a Hunger
2010 Carabella Inchinnan Pinot noir

2010 Carabella Inchinnan Pinot noir

2010 Carabella Inchinnan Pinot noir Chehalem Mountains sub AVA Willamette Valley AVA Oregon 150 cases produced ounded by geologist Mike Hallock, the Carabella Vineyard site was chosen after an extensive search for the just the right property with the just the right soil types. In 1996