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Supporting Oregon’s Black-Owned Wineries, Somms and Restaurateurs

Supporting Oregon’s Black-Owned Wineries, Somms and Restaurateurs

Posted 06/20/20.Blog

Theodora Lee, owner and winemaker for Theopolis Vineyards in California’s Anderson Valley, said it best in a recent interview with Kathleen Willcox for Winesearcher: “There’s a movement, and it’s gathering force, and it can and I hope will affect all levels of business. We’ve seen this…

Our Commitment to Change

Our Commitment to Change

Posted 06/09/20.Blog

Photo Travel Portland Let us start out by stating, unequivocally: Black Lives Matter. Like you, the team and directors at the Oregon Wine Board have been processing, reflecting on and discussing our responsibility in the fight for racial equity in America. We must…

Somm stories: What are your go-to Oregon wines for guests?

Somm stories: What are your go-to Oregon wines for guests?

Posted 04/23/20.Uncategorized

Ganna Federova and Jody Petit are Certified Sommeliers on opposite U.S. coasts, sharing  beverage director titles, as well as a love of Oregon wine. While Ganna serves as the national beverage director of City Winery in New York, with seven eastern locations offering music, food and wine, Jody is…

Let’s Stay Connected

Let’s Stay Connected

Posted 03/20/20.Uncategorized

There’s no clever turn of phrase appropriate here. We can all simply agree it’s been a startling few days and weeks. When life and work are nearly one and the same – as they are for so many vineyard farmers and small business owners in Oregon’s wine community –…

Oregon winemakers score big in most recent JamesSuckling.com Oregon report

Oregon winemakers score big in most recent JamesSuckling.com Oregon report

Posted 02/03/20.Blog

Fresh off the heels of a January 2020 tasting of more than 450 Oregon wines, Nick Stock, executive editor of JamesSuckling.com, has published his Oregon report with glowing reviews of the state’s Nick Stock tastes Oregon 2018 Pinot noir Pinot noirs and Chardonnays. Of note and nabbbing the top…

Oregon wines fare exceedingly well in the newest 2019 James Suckling tasting report

Oregon wines fare exceedingly well in the newest 2019 James Suckling tasting report

Posted 10/11/19.Blog

Oregon wines claimed a special part in Australian wine reviewer Nick Stock’s heart in his latest Oregon report. For his second visit to our region, Stock tasted and reviewed 451 Oregon wines for the highly acclaimed James Suckling website, titling his report Oregon’s Best and Brightest Offer Great Pinots…

Summer Festivals and Festivities

Summer Festivals and Festivities

Posted 06/19/19.Blog

SUMMERTIME ¡SALUD! E-AUCTION | JULY 16-18 Each year a select group of 40 Oregon vintners release a rare and tiny cuvée of their best barrels for the annual ¡Salud! Auction in November. In July, an E-Auction allows wine lovers around the country to raise a digital paddle from home and vie for…

Oregon Wine Trail New York City Photo Round-Up

Oregon Wine Trail New York City Photo Round-Up

Posted 06/12/19.Blog

On May 6, 2019, the Oregon Wine Board hit the trail with 60 Oregon wineries and friends from Olympia Provisions, Jacobsen Salt Co., Oregon Cheese Guild, and more for a grand happening of Oregonian wine, food and personality. Want to join us next time? Sign up…