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2017 Greatest Of The Grape – Winners Announced

On Saturday, March 4, 2017 the 47th Annual Greatest of the Grape event was presented by the Umpqua Valley Winegrowers Association at Seven Feathers Casino Resort. This is the oldest celebration and recognition of wine and food pairing the Northwest which began 47 years ago. The gala e

Day Wines Opens Day Camp, a New Tasting Room at Winemaking Cooperative in Oregon’s Willamette Valley

PORTLAND, OREGON (February 27, 2017). Day Wines, a natural wine producer based in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, will open Day Camp, a new tasting room at Day Wines’ winemaking cooperative in Dundee, OR on Friday, March 3rd at 21080 North Highway 99W. Day Camp owner and Day W

Don Sebastiani & Sons #Crushedit with a Portfolio of Food-Friendly, Approachable and California-Styled Wines meant for celebrating life’s most Epic Moments

Sonoma, California — February 23, 2017 — Don Sebastiani & Sons, the Sonoma-based, family-owned producer of innovative wine and food products, announces the reinvigoration of The Crusher portfolio of super-premium California wines with a new label design and new California label de

Holiday Pairings with San Simeon

December 14, 2016 (Paso Robles, Calif.) – The Riboli Family’s San Simeon collection boasts a variety of food-friendly, thoughtfully crafted wines that pair tremendously with an assortment of different holiday classics. San Simeon 2014 Viognier is a bright, luscious wine with ripe peac

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

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

Holiday Wine Shop POP UP — sample unique and hard to find wines, meet Willamette Valley winemakers and stock up for the holidays

Holiday Wine Shop POP UP takes place on Saturday, November 19 from 11–5 pm at Holocene [1001 SE Morrison]. Tickets are available for $10 in advance at cascadefoothillswine.com and include up to 24 wine samples and a logo glass.  Tickets are $15 at the door. Cascade Foothills Winegrowe

French connection drives Sidewood’s Adelaide Hills expansion

New vineyards, a bottling plant and French-inspired wines are helping an Adelaide Hills winery rapidly expand its operations. Sidewood has this year bought a 25ha vineyard to take its total plantings to 93ha across four sites in the Adelaide Hills in South Australia, making it one of

Maritime Wine Trading Collective adds Chile’s Viña Undurraga to its Portfolio Winery is a National Winemaking Pioneer

San Francisco, September 27, 2016 – Maritime Wine Trading Collective has been appointed the sole USA representative for ViñaUndurraga’s Undurraga, Sibaris, Terroir Hunter and U labeled wines that include vintage Brut and Brut Rosé sparkling wines, Carmènére, Cabernet Sauvignon,
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

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

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

Hyde de Villaine Makes Long-Term Commitment to Napa Valley

HELENA, CA (June 20, 2016) — Hyde de Villaine (HdV) purchased in May 2016 a 33.5 acre parcel at the corner of Silverado Trail and Trancas Street in Napa Valley, California. The property comprises 24 acres of vineyard, a 3,750-square-foot winery and a residence. The location has been t

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

Oregon Wine Board Releases First Statewide Touring Guide Magazine

PORTLAND, May 16, 2016 — For the first time ever, visitors to Oregon wine country will have a dedicated, comprehensive resource to help inspire and plan trips to visit wineries throughout the state. The newly published Oregon Wine Official Touring Guide is a magazine featuring beautif

Ember and Vine to Create Food Pairings with Bells Up’s Wines at Special, First Anniversary Open House Event

NEWBERG, OR (May 12, 2016) — On Saturday, May 21 from 11 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Ember and Vine—Portland’s wood fire and wine experience aficionados—will create and serve a selection of small bites paired with Bells Up Winery wines. Pitmaster Sean Martin and Sommelier Mary Cressler, co-fou

#Drinkchenin Day goes Global with Events held in Cities and Wine Regions around the world on June 17

PORTLAND, Ore. (May 5, 2016) – On Friday, June 17, 2016 Chenin Blanc enthusiasts around the world are invited to raise a glass and toast to celebrate the second annual #DrinkChenin Day, a day designated to honor the amazing and versatile wine varietal. Taste Chenin Blanc wines from Or
2015 Acrobat Rosé of Pinot noir

2015 Acrobat Rosé of Pinot noir

2015 Acrobat Rosé of Pinot noir Oregon k, we’ll admit we’re on a bit of a rosé kick right now! With the unusually warm, summer-like weather in Portland, we’ll find any excuse to pop open a new bottle of pink wine. Look forward to many more wines that go great with su

Bells Up Winery featured at 503 Uncorked on Wednesday, June 8

NEWBERG, OR (May 3, 2016) — On Wednesday, June 8, 2016—from 6:00–8:00 p.m.—Newberg’s Bells Up Winery will be featured at 503 Uncorked’s “Wednesday Winery Night,” a weekly event that showcases local producers. The wine bar is located in Sherwood, Oregon’s historic Old Town district at

Division Winemaking Company celebrates sixth vintage release with launch of Inaugural Wine Club

PORTLAND, Ore. (May 2, 2016) – Known for their passionate promotion of lesser-known wine varietals and minimalist manipulation winemaking, Division Winemaking Company’s (DWC) founders Kate Norris and Tom Monroe will launch a two-tiered membership-based wine club featuring all DWC wine
2015 Welsh Family Winery Pinot noir Rosé

2015 Welsh Family Winery Pinot noir Rosé

2015 Welsh Family Winery Pinot noir Rosé Bjornson Vineyards Eola-Amity Hills Willamette Valley Oregon elicate salmon pink in color, this rosé is made with premium Pinot noir grapes from the Bjornson Vineyard in the Eola-Amity Hills of the Willamette Valley. Made by recent Portland tra

Hazelfern Cellars opens barn doors of beautiful new tasting room in Newberg, Oregon Memorial Day weekend

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Standout new winery in Newberg, Oregon Hazelfern Cellars will celebrate the grand opening of their tasting room during Memorial Day weekend with a spectacular wine brunch on Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29 from 10am to 4pm. Hazelfern Cellars makes exception

King Estate on Track to Become Largest Biodynamic Vineyard in U.S.

(Eugene, OR) – The gold standard in organic agriculture is to be certified as Biodynamic® by Demeter USA, and King Estate Winery in Eugene, Ore., is now officially “in conversion” to Biodynamic status. The process should be complete later this year, making King Estate, at 1,033 acres

King Estate Winery Promotes Two in Winemaking

(Eugene, OR) — King Estate Winery Co-founder and CEO Ed King announces two key promotions in the winemaking department that will position the iconic Oregon winery for even greater growth and success. Raymond Nuclo, who has served as Director of Viticulture for the past three yea
2012 Angela Estate Pinot noir

2012 Angela Estate Pinot noir

2012 Angela Estate Pinot noir Yamhill-Carlton sub AVA Willamette Valley AVA Oregon ith aromas of cherries and sandalwood, this Pinot noir from the Willamette Valley’s Yamhill-Carlton sub AVA had a lighter, more delicate mouthfeel, yet still had nice structure and tannins. It fil

Bells Up Winery to Celebrate First Anniversary with Public Open House Hours the Weekend Before and Weekend of Memorial Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bells Up Winery to Celebrate First Anniversary with Public Open House Hours the Weekend Before and Weekend of Memorial Day NEWBERG, OR (March 28, 2016) — Bells Up Winery (www.bellsupwinery.com) will be open to the public for its first anniversary during two conse

Wine touring with a twist

(SANTA YNEZ VALLEY, Calif.) — Whether it’s your first time exploring the Santa Ynez Valley or your fifteenth, how you taste your way through wine country can be just as important as what you taste. To be sure, world-class wine awaits here. But discovering new and different ways to exp

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