2019 Collaborative Oregon Wine Month Events
Columbia Gorge Wine Portland Grand Tasting
The Gorge Wine tasting experience is coming to Portland. Sample award-winning wines from 20+ wineries, all pouring under the same roof for one night only. We invite you to experience the expression of 40 miles of intense geography and transitioning climates.
Admission includes complimentary tastings from all attending wineries, light hors-d’oeuvres, and a commemorative wine glass to keep.
The Greatest of the Grape
Enjoy the best of the Umpqua Valley at the Greatest of the Grape gala — Oregon’s longest running fine wine event. Taste through the wonderful bounty of the Valley with appetizers and wine pairings from Southern Oregon wineries and our area’s gourmet food artisans. Dance along to live music by Roseburg’s Flashbak, place a bid to win luxurious prizes during our silent auction and vote for your favorite wine and food pairing.
Yamhill-Carlton Spring Tasting
More than 40 wineries from the Willamette Valley’s Yamhill-Carlton AVA will convene on Willakenzie Estate.
Throughout the Tualatin Valley
North Willamette Wine Trail
The annual North Willamette Wine Trail returns for its 11th year. This self-guided wine-tasting weekend offers a myriad of rich and diverse events: wine tasting, food and wine pairings, entertainment, hands-on winegrowing and winemaking demonstrations, as well as wine education.
Ticketed participants will receive a commemorative wine glass and a portion of each ticket will be donated to Make-A-Wish Oregon.
Pour Oregon, a Cellar 503 wine festival, is your chance to discover 50+ small, artisanal wine producers from all over Oregon. There’s so much great wine in this state, from Southern Oregon’s Rogue, Applegate, and Umpqua Valleys, to the little places like Elkton and Milton-Freewater, to the rolling hills of the great Willamette Valley.
Your ticket price includes entry to the event, free wine tastes, a souvenir glass and will-call service for wine purchases. Food will be available for purchase.
Walla Walla Valley
Walla Walla Valley Spring Release Weekend
During Spring Release Weekend visitors can be among the first to enjoy newly released wines, many of which can only be found by visiting the wineries and tasting rooms themselves. It’s a fantastic opportunity to talk directly with Walla Walla Valley winemakers about the new vintage, and gain insight into the creative winemaking process. In addition to sampling and purchasing newly released wines, many wineries will offer special activities such as winemaker dinners, live music, and much more.
Taste. Learn. Celebrate!
Come taste the latest wines from the Cascade Foothills Winegrowers, learn about grape growing and wine making, enjoy live music and celebrate Oregon Wine Month with our wine growing family wineries. Entry includes a logo tasting glass.
15 participating wineries, 60+ wines: Piluso, Silver Falls, Pudding River, Vitis Ridge, AlexEli, Hanson, Wooden Shoe, Whiskey Hill, St. Josef’s, Pheasant Run, Aurora Colony, Christopher Bridge, King’s Raven, Forest Edge, Villa Catalana
Roseburg / Cottage Grove /
Umpqua Valley Winegrowers Barrel Tour
Celebrate spring renewal with a refreshing wine tour in the Umpqua Valley. Let us do the driving while you sit back with friends and tour the wineries by bus, sampling wines beautifully paired with food. Learn about the wineries and the winemaking process from our skilled winemakers and tasting room staff. Enjoy the budding vines, trees and flowers as you ride through the green rolling hills in the 100 Valleys of the Umpqua.
11:00am – 5:00pm
Gold Hill / Eagle Point /
White City, OR
Roam the Rogue
Come join us as each of the Upper Rogue Valley winemakers introduce their newest wines, paired with delicious appetizers, while sharing their creative inspiration. Each ticket includes a commemorative Reidel glass plus appetizers and wine tasting at all participating wineries.
Roam the Rogue is a self-guided tour from 11-5pm. Designated Driver tickets are also available and include appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages.
Participating wineries: Bayer Family Estate, Cliff Creek Cellars, Del Rio Vineyard, Kriselle Cellars
Locations and times vary
I Love Gamay
I Love Gamay, now in its third year, is a first of its kind festival that brings together adventurous wine lovers and Oregon Gamay producers to throw a party celebrating our favorite under-the-radar varietal.
The festival includes a Gamay Tasting Salon at The Nightwood and “Tour de Gamay”, an interactive food + wine tasting experience at the newly opened WEST. Watch for special dinners, tastings and flights from partner restaurants and retailers as part of “Gamay About Town”. Yes, Oregon Pinot noir has earned its place in wine history, but we want to blow the lid off Oregon’s other noir rouge grape.
Events include: Gamay Tasting Salon / Sunday School: Gamay Soirée / The Masters of Gamay Tasting Panel / Tour de Gamay Tasting Experience
11:00am – 4:00pm
Applegate Valley Uncorked Barrel Tour
18 wineries in Southern Oregon’s Applegate Valley participate in this self-guided tour. Each winery will offer an appetizer and a wine for tasting, plus an educational opportunity to learn more about the wine making craft. Designated drivers are welcome at no charge and are invited to sample the food. This is a great opportunity to explore new wineries in Southern Oregon.
Uncorked guests will also enjoy 15% OFF all Applegate Wine Trail wines on the day of.
Memorial Day Weekend in Wine Country
Discover new releases alongside previous vintages at events featuring food, local art, live music and picnics at wineries not usually open to the public. Hundreds of wineries statewide open their doors for one of Oregon’s biggest wine weekends.
May 25-27 / Statewide Calendar / Willamette Valley Calendar
Crush on Oregon
Join the Oregon Winegrowers Association and taste 80+ wines from more than 40 Oregon artisanal wine producers as you enjoy local fare from Oregon purveyors.
Hours vary by
Passion for Ribbon Ridge: AVA Passport Tasting
Taste through 10 Ribbon Ridge AVA wineries throughout April with the Passion for Ribbon Ridge passport and special RR AVA Pinot noir logo glass. The logo glass allows tasting at all participating wineries and 10% off purchases. Additionally, six winery passport stamps enter you into a raffle for generous discounts on drinkable goods.
Hours vary by
Bear Creek Wine Trail
Nestled in the hills along the back roads of the Bear Creek Valley, the southernmost portion of the Rogue Valley AVA, the Bear Creek Wine Trail is only minutes away from Ashland, Medford, and Jacksonville. Purchase a passport from any of the 11 participating wineries and receive 3 wine samples from each.
Participating wineries: Ledger David Cellars, DANCIN Vineyards, RoxyAnn Winery, Pebblestone Cellars, StoneRiver Vineyards, Aurora Vines, Paschal Winery, Dana Campbell Vineyards, Grizzly Peak Winery, Weisinger Family Winery, Belle Fiore Winery