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Oregon Wine Experience® kicks off with Medal Celebration Wednesday August 23, from 5:30-9:30 p.m.

MEDFORD, Ore.—The Oregon Wine Experience® will kick off with the Medal Celebration at historic Bigham Knoll campus in Jacksonville, Oregon on August 23. This first evening of the experience is filled with anticipation, amazing wines, and celebration. The award-winning wines will be an
2015 Girardet Serval blanc

2015 Girardet Seyval blanc

2015 Girardet Seyval blanc Shale Rock Vineyards Umpqua Valley Southern Oregon AVA Oregon 65 cases produced Marc Girardet, second generation winemaker, had this bottle tucked away under the table at a recent trade tasting and happily shared it with the Winerabblers. A suitcase clone br

It’s Everything Oregon at the 2017 Oregon Wine Experience®

MEDFORD, Ore.–The Oregon Wine Experience® is back for its fourth annual gathering to celebrate everything Oregon, especially Oregon wine. The weeklong festival returns to the familiar settings of the historic Bigham Knoll campus in beautiful Jacksonville, Oregon, with its signat
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
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

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

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-

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

This August Take Your Pick of Wine Classes

MEDFORD, Ore.— Prepare to dazzle your peers with some newfound wine knowledge this summer. The whole month of August, Oregon Wine University will be offering classes on various aspects of wine appreciation, pairing, and serving. The classes will be hosted at local venues throughout th

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

Preview Ledger David’s Newest 2015 Wine Vintage and Premiere Super Tuscan Red Blend this Memorial Day Weekend

(Central Point, Ore.) – Southern Oregon wine enthusiasts looking to sample wines from the latest vintage 2015 will get their chance this Memorial Day Weekend.  Ledger David Cellars will roll up the overhead doors to its urban-elegant ‘Le Petit Tasting Room’ in Central Point for those

Oregon Wine Experience® promises to be destination event of the Summer

MEDFORD, Ore.— Oregon Wine Experience® returns this summer, taking place August 22-28 at the historic Bigham Knoll Campus in Jacksonville, Ore. Produced by the Asante Foundation and the Southern Oregon wine industry, Oregon Wine Experience® showcases southern Oregon’s nationally

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

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

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

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
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 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

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

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
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

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

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

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

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

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

Oregon Wine Experience Promises to be Premier Wine Event

MEDFORD, Ore.—The Oregon Wine Experience, Oregon’s newest destination event, will be held August 17 to 23 at Bigham Knoll in Jacksonville, Ore. Sponsored by the Asante Foundation and Southern Oregon wineries, this will be a spectacular week of extraordinary wines and fabulous meals se