Each year a select group of 40 Oregon vintners release a rare and tiny cuvée for the annual ¡Salud! auction. This year, for the first time, wine lovers around the country can raise a digital paddle from home, call out to the auctioneer, and vie for a taste in the Summertime ¡Salud! E-Auction [...]
The Oregon wine industry made its mark among preeminent wine influencers this year at the TEXSOM International Wine Awards (TIWA). 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.
Entries were blind-tasted and judged by 66 internationally renowned tastemakers from five […]
With all new stories, photos, itineraries and more than 500 tasting room listings, the 2019 Oregon Wine Touring Guide is ready for your bedside table, carry on bag, seat-back pocket and finally, to be folded in half and crammed into your jeans pocket as you explore Oregon.
In addition to practical tips, the guide features new editorial […]
In July 2019, staff at the Oregon Wine Board were able to spend time with LA-based sommelier and wine writer Al Letizia when he came through the Willamette Valley for the International Pinot Noir Celebration (IPNC) and Portland for an urban wine tour. So impressed was Al with his time here in our state that […]
Enofiles know Oregon as consistently ranking among the top wine producing regions in the world. And now, coming on the heels of positive 2016 reviews in well-respected publications Wine Advocate and James Suckling, Wine Spectator has bestowed the Willamette Valley with six Oregon wines in its Top 100 issue for 2018. Although Oregon only produces […]
If B Corps are the wave of the future, then Oregon wineries are happily surfing the crest of that wave.
A Certified B Corp is a business that meets the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. They have gone beyond just merely turning a profit; they […]