The Oregon wine industry made its mark among preeminent wine influencers this year at the TEXSOM International Wine Awards (TEXSOM IWA). The producers of the annual TEXSOM conference, considered by many to be the most influential wine trade education conference in the U.S., are the force behind TEXSOM IWA. In 2018, the TEXSOM IWA received the most diverse selection of […]
More than 150 restaurants across Oregon and beyond are celebrating Oregon Wine Month throughout May with Oregon wine flights, specials and pairings.
What’s more, we’ve partnered with OpenTable to make finding and reserving your spot easy. To see all 150+ restaurants, what they’re offering and to book your table, click below.
Here’s a taste of what there is […]
You know GuildSomm, right? They’re a nonprofit international membership organization for sommeliers and wine professionals that promotes education, collaboration, and healthy debate. Or more succinctly, GuildSomm is the world’s premier sommelier organization.
President Geoff Kruth spent time in Oregon recently to produce a ten minute video featuring an overview of each winegrowing region in Oregon.
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To develop a taste profile of a region, soil type or style you could visit dozens of wineries one at a time… or you could join one of the many collaborative tastings throughout May and easily explore a variety of producers.
Penner-Ash Wine Cellars by Carolyn Wells-Kramer
To celebrate Oregon Wine Month in May, ten winery groups are collaborating […]
To celebrate Oregon Wine Month in May, we’re offering an immersive 3-night wine and food getaway unlike any other. Enter now for your chance to explore the soil, sea and air of Oregon’s terroir.
One grand prize winner and guest will soar above the vines for a Willamette Valley tour by air with pilot Scott Neal, winemaker at Coeur […]
So it goes: so much wine, so little time.
Fortunately there are collaborative tastings that offer many producers pouring many bottles under one roof. Collaborative tastings not only expose you to many new wines efficiently, but they’re also a unique opportunity to explore the character of a specific region or style.
Three collaborative tastings are approaching in […]
The Forbes Magazine article Bubbles Along The Willamette: Oregon’s Sparkling Wine Renaissance is like a metaphorical popping of the cork for Oregon’s burgeoning sparkling wine industry. Author Joe Micallef, himself a domestic sparkling wine judge and a Champagne judge Europe, proclaims the Willamette Valley to be in the midst of a sparkling wine renaissance.
In his words: […]
Tempranillo grapevines have been growing in Oregon soil for more than two decades. Outside our borders Tempranillo is the fourth-most planted variety in the world.
Your opportunity to taste Oregonian expressions of the classic Rioja grape from 24 producers is almost here. Join the Oregon Tempranillo Celebration’s Grand Tasting on January 21 from 1-4 p.m. for fine wine, plentiful tapas and your own keepsake […]