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Mastering Oregon with Bree Boskov MW and Chris Tanghe MS

Mastering Oregon with Bree Boskov MW and Chris Tanghe MS

Posted 06/06/18.Blog

Oregon hit the trail in April, bringing 50 wineries to Los Angeles for a generous pour of Oregon’s fine wine and pioneering spirit. In addition to 1,500 bottles of wine, we also brought two masters: Master of Wine Bree Boskov and Master Sommelier Chris Tanghe. Together…

Oregon Wine Wins Big at TEXSOM International Wine Awards

Oregon Wine Wins Big at TEXSOM International Wine Awards

Posted 05/23/18.Blog

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…

Oregon Wine Trail Los Angeles Photo Round-Up

Oregon Wine Trail Los Angeles Photo Round-Up

Posted 05/10/18.Blog

On April 24, 2018, the Oregon Wine Board hit the trail with 50 Oregon wineries and our friends at Olympia Provisions, Salt & Straw Ice Cream and Stumptown Coffee Roasters for a grand happening of Oregonian wine, food and personality at the Line Hotel in Los Angeles. No fun was…

Your Table is Ready

Your Table is Ready

Posted 05/08/18.Blog

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,…

Video: The Wines of Oregon by GuildSomm

Video: The Wines of Oregon by GuildSomm

Posted 04/27/18.Blog

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…

Win a Wine Flight at 10,000 Feet

Win a Wine Flight at 10,000 Feet

Posted 04/19/18.Blog

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…

Developing Regional Taste Profiles

Developing Regional Taste Profiles

Posted 04/19/18.Blog

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…

100 Oregon Wineries, 3 Collaborative Events

100 Oregon Wineries, 3 Collaborative Events

Posted 02/14/18.Blog

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…

Forbes Pops the Cork on Oregon’s Sparkling Wine Industry

Forbes Pops the Cork on Oregon’s Sparkling Wine Industry

Posted 01/29/18.Blog

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…

¡Viva Oregon Tempranillo Celebration!

¡Viva Oregon Tempranillo Celebration!

Posted 01/17/18.Blog

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…