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Introducing NEXT, a new brand from a new division of King Estate Winery

(Eugene, OR) – The King family, owners of King Estate Winery, is pleased to introduce a new division and a new brand for wine lovers who enjoy exploring the growing regions of the Pacific Northwest. King Vintners, a new division wholly owned by King Estate Winery, has been established
2013 ROCO Winery Marsh Estate Vineyard Pinot noir

2013 ROCO Winery Marsh Estate Vineyard Pinot noir

2013 ROCO Winery Marsh Estate Vineyard Pinot noir Marsh Estate Vineyard Yamhill-Carlton sub AVA Willamette Valley AVA Oregon 552 cases produced This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, we receive a tiny compensation from Amazon. Yo

Gregory V. Jones is Linfield College’s New Director of Wine Education

McMinnville, OR • June 23, 2017 • Gregory V. Jones, known globally as one of the preeminent wine climatologists, has been named director of wine education at Linfield College. Jones is a research climatologist who focuses on how terroir influences wine production. He studies in partic

Spring into Summer with these Wine Country happenings in McMinnville, Oregon, only an hour from Portland

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – The best part about Oregon summer is the endless events and happenings that give folks the chance to enjoy the few months of sunshine. Perfect for a day trip or long weekend away, the city of McMinnville is the go-to destination for getaways in the Pacific Nort

Patton Valley Vineyard Achieves B Corporation Certification

Gaston, OR (June 8, 2017) – Cherry Hill LLC dba Patton Valley Vineyard, a small producer of fine, hand-crafted wines in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, announced today that it was certified as a B Corporation.  Patton Valley joins A to Z Wineworks, Sokol Blosser Winery and Winderlea Viney
2015 Helioterra Wines Pinot blanc

2015 Helioterra Wines Pinot blanc

2015 Helioterra Wines Pinot blanc Willamette Valley Oregon 278 cases produced Cork enclosure This wine is the color of sunshine and made Winerabbler Michele’s heart happy seeing it, especially after the wet and long winter/spring we’ve had in Portland. Now she’s read
2013 Chehalem Ridgecrest Vineyard Gamay noir

2013 Chehalem Ridgecrest Vineyard Gamay noir

2013 Chehalem Ridgecrest Vineyard Gamay noir Ridgecrest Vineyard Ribbon Ridge AVA Chehalem Mountains Willamette Valley Oregon Stelvin screw cap enclosure Gamay noir is becoming a darling in the Oregon wine industry– fruity, food friendly and something similar, yet not Pinot noir. Cheh
2014 Helioterra Willamette Valley Pinot noir

2014 Helioterra Willamette Valley Pinot noir

2014 Helioterra Willamette Valley Pinot noir Willamette Valley Oregon Cork enclosure Bright cherry red, this Pinot was so pretty in the glass but the beauty didn’t end with the color! It’s no secret that the Winerabblers are fond of Anne Hubatch’s wines, finding them
2016 Chehalem Rosé of Pinot noir

2016 Chehalem Rosé of Pinot noir

2016 Chehalem Rosé of Pinot noir Willamette Valley Oregon Stelvin screw cap enclosure First we need to say that this rosé was the prettiest shade of pink in our glasses! It’s a happy color and hopefully this wine makes you just as happy as it did us. Made by skilled second gener
2015 Cameron Winery Giovanni Pinot blanc

2015 Cameron Winery Giovanni Pinot blanc

2015 Cameron Winery Giovanni Pinot blanc Do you like wines with texture and volume? If so, this wine is for you! On the nose, we found yellow fruit notes of sweet Meyer lemons, tart regular lemons and asian pears. There was also some racy minerality in the form of fresh rain on concre
2014 Love and Squalor Gamay noir

2014 Love and Squalor Gamay noir

2014 Love and Squalor Gamay noir Willamette Valley Oregon 130 cases produced Cork enclosure In case you’re not all that familiar with Gamay noir, like Pinot noir,  it’s a super-food friendly wine that pairs with many different foods. And it’s got a bit of a cult foll
2014 J. Wrigley Vineyard Proposal Block Pinot noir

2014 J. Wrigley Vineyard Proposal Block Pinot noir

2014 J. Wrigley Vineyard Proposal Block Pinot noir J. Wrigley Vineyard McMinnville AVA Willamette Valley Oregon This Pinot comes from the Proposal Block of the J. Wrigley Vineyard, named to commemorate the location that owner John Wrigley proposed to wife Jody. As you can imagine, any
2015 Winderlea Vineyard Pinot blanc

2015 Winderlea Vineyard Pinot blanc

2015 Winderlea Vineyard Pinot blanc Meredith Mitchell Vineyard McMinnville AVA Willamette Valley Oregon 359 cases produced Using a unique, three-pronged approach to aging, the wine spent 6 months in neutral French oak, stainless steel barrel and clay amphora egg. This technique result
2016 Chehalem INOX Unoaked Chardonnay

2016 Chehalem INOX Unoaked Chardonnay

2016 Chehalem INOX Unoaked Chardonnay Willamette Valley Oregon Stelvin screw cap enclosure 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! Are you an “AB
2014 Bells Up Winery Titan Pinot noir

2014 Bells Up Winery Titan Pinot noir

2014 Bells Up Winery Titan Pinot noir 128 cases produced Sometimes wine lovers out tasting have to make a choice between a gorgeous view and really great wine. Many tasting rooms don’t have stunning views and some that do, well let’s just say that sometimes the wine isn

Making a Case for Giving: Chehalem to Give $40k Worth of Wine to Charity

NEWBERG, Ore. (May 16, 2017) – Chehalem Winery is launching its inaugural Making a Case for Giving campaign to celebrate Oregon Wine Month. In an unprecedented move, Chehalem plans to give away at least 100 cases of wine, worth up to $40,000, to charities. It all begins today! From no
2016 Sass Winery Gamay noir rosé

2016 Sass Winery Gamay noir rosé

2016 Sass Winery Gamay noir rosé Walnut Ridge Vineyard Willamette Valley Oregon 50 cases produced This rosé was such a lovely pink and tasted of all good things red! Tart red cherries, strawberries, cherry candy and red currants swirled around in our mouths as we sipped this wine. We
2014 Chehalem Ridgecrest Vineyards Grüner Veltliner

2014 Chehalem Ridgecrest Vineyards Grüner Veltliner

2014 Chehalem Ridgecrest Vineyards Grüner Veltliner Ridgecrest Vineyards Ribbon Ridge AVA Willamette Valley AVA Oregon Stelvin screw cap enclosure Bright and tart, this Grüner Veltliner was literally mouth watering! Filled with notes of lemons and oranges, it also tasted of quince and
2011 R. Stuart & Co. Ana Vineyard Riesling

2011 R. Stuart & Co. Ana Vineyard Riesling

2011 R. Stuart & Co. Ana Vineyard Riesling Ana Vineyard Willamette Valley Oregon Glass stopper enclosure Little known fact (unless you’re really into wine), Oregon rieslings have such high acidity that they age beautifully. And this wine is a great example! So here’s t

Woven Wineworks Launches Pop-Up Series as Multi-Sensory Journey

Woven Wineworks is proud to announce a new pop-up series will launch Friday, May 19, during Oregon Wine Month. The multi-sensory driven “Woven Wine Bar” will open from 5pm to 9pm every third Friday of the month May through August. The pop-up series will kick-off with a launch party fo

Oregon Wine Month Kick Off Event… Saturday May 6! taste. learn. celebrate!

taste. learn. celebrate. — Saturday, May 6 — an educational and tasting event about wine and grape growing, presented by Willamette Valley winemakers as they kick off Oregon Wine Month  The Cascade Foothills Winegrowers are proud to present the second annual  taste. learn. celebrate!,

Bells Up Winery Debuts New Porch, 2016 Rosé During Open House Hours on Weekend Before and Weekend of Memorial Day

NEWBERG, OR (April 18, 2017) — Bells Up Winery invites the public to experience its new winery porch addition and just-released Prelude Rosé of Pinot Noir during two consecutive open house weekends in May. Rarely open to the public, the winery’s estate tasting room will welcome guests

taste. learn. celebrate. May 6 — An Oregon Wine Month event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- MARCH 26, 2017- taste. learn. celebrate. — Saturday, May 6 — an educational and tasting event about wine and grape growing, presented by local winemakers as they kick off Oregon Wine Month Cascade Foothills Winegrowers is proud to present the second annual taste

Stoller Family Estate Grows Management Team

March 20, 2017, Dayton, OR – To match growth over the last four years, Stoller Family Estate has hired two new employees and promoted two others. Jason Tosch has been named to vineyard manager and Michelle Kaufmann to communications director. Additionally, Ben Howe has been promoted t

Domaine Serene to Build Oregon’s First Dedicated White Wine Winery

DAYTON, Ore. – March 14, 2017 – Domaine Serene, the Dundee Hills winery known for consistently producing world-class Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, has started construction on a new winery dedicated solely to Chardonnay, White Pinot Noir and Sparkling Wines. The new facility, opening in t

North Willamette Wine Trail Returns for its 9th Year

North Willamette Valley, Ore. (February, 28 2017) — The annual North Willamette Vintners Wine Trail returns for its 9th year. This self-guided, wine-tasting event offers attendees rich and diverse experiences accompanied by food and wine pairings. The event takes place April 8-9

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

Truffle Farmer unearths first commercial crop of Perigord Truffles grown in Oregon

Eugene, Ore. (December 15, 2016) — Dr. Charles Lefevre, internationally renowned Mycologist and co-founder of The Oregon Truffle Festival (Jan. 20-29), has worked with growers across North America since 2000 to plant orchards of oak and hazelnut seedlings inoculated with truffles thro

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