Collaborative Oregon Wine Month Events
2018 Taste Dundee
Taste Dundee will feature 20 wineries pouring their artisan-crafted wines from the Dundee Hills AVA in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. During the celebration guests can sip award-winning wines paired with delicious small bites and live music for an unforgettable afternoon in beautiful Oregon wine country. A VIP brunch with winemakers, bubbles and a mimosa + light brunch bar kicks off the vent.
A limited amount of tickets will be sold at the door.
Click here for participating wineries.
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
Pour Oregon, a Cellar 503 wine festival, is your chance to discover 40 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 from the Tamale Boy and Ember & Vine food carts.
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.
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.
If plans allow, resume your Umpqua immersion on Sunday, May 6th by visiting any of the wineries for continued Barrel Tour specials.
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: Agate Ridge Vineyard, Cliff Creek Cellars, Del Rio Vineyard, Harry & David Country Village, Kriselle Cellars, Pheasantbrook Vineyards
Throughout the Dundee Hills
Dundee Hills Winegrowers
Join participating Dundee Hills wineries as they celebrate Oregon Wine Month by pouring special Dundee Hills wine the weekend of May 12-13. There will be a special Dundee Hills wine featured at each winery, with a unique Dundee Hills story. Come celebrate the Dundee Hills. Regular hours and tasting fees apply.
For a list of participating wineries visit dundeehills.org.
11:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday, May 20
3:00 – 6:00pm
Monday, May 21
5:00 – 10:00pm
I Love Gamay
I Love Gamay is a first of its kind event that brings together adventurous wine lovers and Oregon Gamay producers for a great excuse to throw a party celebrating our favorite under-the-radar varietal.
The Nightwood will play host to two days of events that let you get to know Oregon Gamay, including a Gamay tasting salon on day one and a multi-course dinner party on day two. Local producers and wine experts will be on hand to offer up their knowledge on this lesser known gem. 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.
12:00 – 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.
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.
Willamette Valley Taste of Community
We invite you to explore the Willamette Valley AVA with A Taste of Community. These easy-to-navigate loops connect exquisite wines and good neighbors. Our wineries are strongly tied to the communities in which we grow grapes and make wine. Join us to experience the collaboration and community involvement that sets Oregon apart while giving back with your purchases.
Loop 1 – Helping Willamette Help Portland
Loop 2 – Taste McMinnville
Loop 3 – McMinnville: A Walking Wine Loop
Loop 4 – Dundee Hills AVA
Loop details can be found here.
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