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2014 Walter Scott Cuveé Ruth Pinot noir

2014 Walter Scott Cuveé Ruth Pinot noir

2014 Walter Scott Cuveé Ruth Pinot noir Willamette Valley AVA Oregon 350 cases produced elatively new winery Walter Scott was started by Ken Pahlow and Erica Landon, both long time veterans in Oregon’s wine industry. Ken earned his stripes while working at St. Innocent Winery, P

Registration Open for the 2016 Oregon Wine Symposium

Portland, Ore. (Nov. 18, 2015) – The Oregon Wine Board announced today that registration is open for the 2016 Oregon Wine Symposium, the premier educational event and trade show for the Northwest wine community. Scheduled for Feb. 23-24 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, the
2012 Anam Cara Dry Riesling

2012 Anam Cara Dry Riesling

2012 Anam Cara Dry Riesling Chehalem Mountains sub AVA 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! Kudos to all the wineries w

799 Bottles of Craft Beer, Cider & Sparkling Wine on the wall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – McMenamins Opens New Bottle Shop on Portland’s NW 23rd Ave. – WHAT: Imagine Portland 38 years ago – before the craft beer explosion. That’s when Mike McMenamin purchased a local market in Raleigh Hills and began stocking the shelves with imported brews and fine

2015 Oregon Harvest Report

Once again, the Oregon wine industry experienced another extraordinary, nearly ideal growing season. The 2015 vintage began with warm weather conditions in the winter that continued throughout spring and summer. Yet, light scattered showers in late August and a return to normalcy in S

Penner-Ash Wine Cellars’ Thanksgiving Open House Events Welcome Guests into the Winery for Progressive Holiday Tastings

–– FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –– NEWBERG, Ore. (Nov. 2, 2015) – During the Willamette Valley’s Thanksgiving weekend wine celebration on November 27th and 28th, Penner-Ash Wine Cellars will host an open house that will walk visitors through the various stages of winemaking in the gravity-fl
2013 Ledger David Dark Night Red Wine

2013 Ledger David Dark Night Red Wine

2013 Ledger David Dark Night Red Wine Rogue Valley sub AVA Southern Oregon AVA Oregon ased in Southern Oregon, the winery Ledger David is named after the founders’ sons. Their vineyard has a number of different grape varietals planted, including Tempranillo, the primary grape in

Nouveau Division crawl returns to celebrate Oregon and Beaujolais nouveau along SE Division St. on Nov. 19

PORTLAND, Ore. (October 30, 2015) – Nouveau Division Crawl gathers Oregon and Beaujolais Nouveau wineries for a boozy beauj-y celebration of the end of Oregon’s harvest. Portland’s own Tom Monroe and Kate Norris of Division Winemaking Company are planning the second annual Nouveau cel

Celebrating Thanksgiving Weekend with Gorge Wine Gives Back

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Columbia River Gorge, OR/ WA – October 29, 2015— The wineries of the Columbia Gorge are celebrating and giving thanks for a wonderful harvest this vintage.  With so much to be grateful for this year many of them are extending very heavy discounts to t

Thanksgiving Weekend Open House at Ledger David Cellars

(Central Point, Ore.) – Elevate your holiday with Ledger David Cellars at their annual Thanksgiving Weekend Open House event, Nov. 27-29 from 12 to 5 p.m. at Le Petit Tasting Room in Central Point. Listen to the sounds of local indie folk band The Brothers Reed on Sat., Nov. 28 and lo
2012 David Hill Vineyards Estate Pinot noir

2012 David Hill Vineyards Estate Pinot noir

2012 David Hill Vineyards Estate Pinot noir Willamette Valley AVA Oregon he David Hill Vineyard is a huge property, 150 acres total, with 43 acres planted in grapevines. This Pinot noir was made using their estate fruit and was a lively wine for the vintage. It’s bright and tart
2013 ROCO Chardonnay

2013 ROCO Chardonnay

2013 ROCO Chardonnay k, we’re going to wax poetic about this wine for a moment…this is a excellent Chardonnay with a strong acidic backbone, yet a kiss of oak that creates an amazing textural mouthfeel. Winemaker Rollin Soles really hit it out of the park with this wine! M

Umpqua Valley Wines No Longer a Little Player on International Stage

––FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE–– This year, it’s not Shiraz. It’s Syrah! In a stunning defeat to home-court advantage, Australia, and the five other top New World nations in winemaking today – United States, Argentina, Chile, New Zealand, and South Africa – a small fa

2015 Vintage; One for the Books

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Columbia River Gorge, OR/ WA – October 8, 2015– The 2015 harvest was not without its challenges, but will prove to be worth them all. A unique growing season brought very early ripening and presented winemakers and growers with many difficult decision
2012 David Hill Vineyards BlackJack Pinot noir

2012 David Hill Vineyards BlackJack Pinot noir

2012 David Hill Vineyards BlackJack Pinot noir Willamette Valley AVA Oregon ucked in the northwestern corner of the Willamette Valley, the David Hill Vineyards estate is a sprawling 150 acres, with 43 planted in grapevines. The vines that grew the grapes in this particular Pinot noir
2012 Elk Cove Riesling

2012 Elk Cove Estate Riesling

2012 Elk Cove Estate Riesling lassic Oregon Dry Riesling. That’s really the best way to describe this riesling made by Elk Cove. Using grapes from three vineyards, some of these vines were planted between 1974-77, dating back to the early days of the Oregon wine industry. In gen

Nominations open for 2016 Oregon Wine A-List Awards

PORTLAND, Sept. 1, 2015 – Public nominations open today for the 2016 Oregon Wine A-List Awards, which honor restaurants that do an exceptional job of offering and promoting Oregon wine on their wine lists. Anyone who wishes to make a nomination for a restaurant or for Wine Director of

Oregon Wine Board becomes sponsor of Feast Portland

PORTLAND, Aug. 26, 2015 – The Oregon Wine Board (OWB) announced today that it is a sponsor of the annual Feast Portland event, Sept. 17-20. OWB will be a sponsor at Smoked!, Feast’s sold out marquee Saturday night event on Sept. 19. “The Oregon Wine Board is delighted by the opportuni

Labor Day Weekend Gives Locals a Rare Opportunity to Taste Nationally Recognized, Limited Production Wines

–FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE– (Central Point, Ore.) – Southern Oregon locals will get a rare opportunity to taste nationally recognized, limited production wines paired with world famous Rogue Creamery cheeses this Labor Day Weekend at Ledger David Cellars in Central Point. Come

2015 Oregon Wine Experience Judging Competition Complete Results

MEDFORD, Ore.– The 2015 Oregon Wine Experience announces the full list of award winners in the wine competition. In all, 224 wines from 50 wineries were in the competition. Three vineyards received “Best in Show” honors, and a total of 27 gold medals were awarded including six “double

2015 Oregon Wine Experience Medalists Announced

MEDFORD, Ore.– The 2015 Oregon Wine Experience announced this evening the winners of its wine competition, which featured 224 wines from 50 wineries. Best of Show honors went to Pebblestone Cellars for its 2014 Viognier, to Belle Fiore Winery for its 2012 “Numinos” red Bor

Willamette Valley Vineyards offers stock to fund two new wineries owned by wine enthusiast shareholders

August 19, 2015, Turner, OR – Willamette Valley Vineyards, the winery that made U.S. history conducting the first successful, federal Regulation A public stock offering, is doing it again. The company is offering a preferred stock providing wine enthusiasts special winery access and p

Crush Kickoff Weekend in the Columbia Gorge

Columbia River Gorge, OR and WA – August 18, 2015– Crush Kickoff is a celebration over Labor Day weekend to launch into the most romantic and exciting period of the wine calendar; the Crush. As wineries prepare for the 2015 vintage one is sure to feel the electricity in the air,

Oregon wine industry continues record-setting pace

PORTLAND, Aug. 17, 2015 – Oregon’s wine industry continues the strong momentum of recent years in 2014 as overall production in the state jumped an impressive 39% to more than 78,000 tons, according to the 2014 Oregon Vineyard and Winery Census Report released today by the Oregon Wine
2014 Stoller Family Estate Pinot noir Rosé

2014 Stoller Family Estate Pinot noir Rosé

2014 Stoller Family Estate Pinot noir Rosé Dundee Hills sub AVA Willamette Valley AVA Oregon eachy-pink in color, the Stoller Pinot noir rosé smelled like we stuck our noses in a jar of homemade strawberry jam. In our mouths, we tasted bubblegum, strawberries and a pink grapefruit tar
2014 Brooks Winery Pinot noir Rosé

2014 Brooks Winery Pinot noir Rosé

2014 Brooks Winery Pinot noir Rosé Eola-Amity Hills sub AVA Willamette Valley AVA Oregon he color of a sun-kissed peach, this rosé was made using Pinot noir grapes from the Eola-Amity Hills in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. With the first whiff, ripe, just-picked strawberries jumpe

Miracle Auction and Salmon Bake Crowns Oregon Wine Experience

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDFORD, Ore.– The crowning event of the Oregon Wine Experience– southern Oregon’s destination wine event– will be the Miracle Auction and Salmon Bake on Sat., Aug. 22 from 4:30 to 10 p.m.   One of the most important aspects of cuisine in the Pacific Northw

Statera Cellars to Become Willamette Valley’s First Chardonnay-Only Winery

Carlton, OR – Three single vineyard Chardonnay wines from Statera Cellars are in their final stages of fermentation. Established in 2014, Statera Cellars is an independent winery that focuses exclusively on Chardonnay in the Willamette Valley– an area predominantly known for pinot noi

Celebrity chef reunion at Penner-Ash Wine Cellars raises $20,000 for Children’s Cancer Association

PORTLAND, Ore. (Aug. 6, 2015) – On July 23, “Top Chef” contestants Mei Lin, Doug Adams and Gregory Gourdet, finalists in the most recent season of Bravo’s competitive cooking show (Season 12), united their culinary forces to create an outstanding meal to benefit the Children’s Cancer

Oregon Wine Experience Offers Many Classes for Wine Lovers from Novice to Expert

–– FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE–– MEDFORD, Ore. (August 1, 2015)–The Oregon Wine Experience Oregon Wine University: Wine Discovery Series will provide many excellent wine classes and wine-learning experiences throughout the week of Aug. 17-21. Classes will be held at various times each