Wine Region of the Year
We are thrilled to announce Wine Enthusiast Magazine has awarded Oregon’s Willamette Valley as its 2016 Wine Region of the Year for the annual Wine Star Awards. Meet some of Oregon's colorful characters and learn why our region has become the home of New World Pinot noir! The award was presented at the Wine Star Awards dinner in Miami on January 30, 2017.
The ultimate guide to touring and tasting in Oregon's Willamette Valley is at your fingertips with our new brochure. Plan a day trip (or a week trip!) to wine country to sample world-class wines, curate an all-day adventure and indulge in local fare at area restaurants. Request your copy of our guide and finalize your itinerary. Wine Country awaits!
Who planted the first Pinot noir vines in the Willamette Valley? Which tasting brought international attention to Oregon wines? What movie sparked widespread interest in Pinot noir? Visit our historical timeline to learn how this unique wine region has developed through the years.