Oregon Wine Month

Choose True Character.

Oregon Wine Month

Oregon Wine is sourced from the power and the purpose of the place.

When people ask why grow grapes and produce wine in Oregon, we glance around at the land and the vineyards and the cellars, and we say: Because, look at it.

This is why we invite people to eat and drink at our table. Why we’ll never quit the place we’re so lucky to call home. Why we always work together to give the world our best. Why we mean what we do and do what we mean. And why we say, Here, you’ve got to try this.

Join us every May in celebrating this place and Oregon Wine Month. Find a patio, tasting room, dining room or anywhere else to share a glass of Oregon’s True Character.

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Wine & Food Getaway

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Regional Activities

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May Events

Order a Wine Country License Plate

Oregon residents can order the special wine country license plate for an additional fee. Revenue generated from the license plate will go to Travel Oregon’s Oregon Wine Country License Plates Matching Grant Program, which provides grants to tourism promotion agencies for projects that promote wine and culinary tourism.

Join the Masterclass Seminars

This Oregon Wine Month, join Master of Wine Bree Stock for a virtual exploration of Oregon’s winegrowing regions and their True Character.

Register for 2023 OWM Webinars:

Webinar #1: Sparkling Oregon – April 10, 11 a.m. PST | Register

Description: Sparkling wine production continues to expand and grow around the state. Oregon’s creative artisan producer add sparkle to everything from Aligote, Chardonnay and Riesling to Gamay, Pinot noir, even Mencia and Tannat create deliciously unique expressions in a variety of styles. Join us to learn about Oregon’s sparkling revolution!

Webinar #2: Regional Whites – April 24, 11 a.m. PST | Register

Description: As Oregon’s nested AVAs continue to expand around the state the varietal diversity and matching of grape to site continues to be refined. Master of Wine, Bree Stock will explore the distinctiveness of the major white varieties found across Oregon regions highlighting what varieties make distinctive white wine.

Webinar #3: Regional Reds – May 15, 11 a.m. PST | Register

Description: Pinot noir is the major variety grown in almost every Oregon wine region but Bordelais, Iberian, and Rhone varieties also excel. Join Master of Wine, Bree Stock, as she explores the Oregon regions and makers that create nuanced regional Pinot noir and what other red varieties are breaking new ground around Oregon.

Webinar #4: Understanding the Soils & Climate May 22, 11 a.m. PST | Register

Description: Oregon’s complex geology and temperate climate make it unique among US wine regions. 23 AVAs span the state with distinctive vineyards planted from the eastern Cascades, along the mighty Columbia River to the wide fertile valley of the Willamette and Southern Oregon AVAs. Join this webinar to learn more about the climate, geology and soils that inform some of the greatest wines in the world.

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