News about the Willamette Valley

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Willamette Valley wine country serves up an idyllic remedy for winter’s persistent chill. Wineries welcome guests with the warmest brand of hospitality, in the form of thawing fireplaces, convivial service and an exceptionally intimate atmosphere only the winter months can provide. Read full article

Harvest & Wine in the Willamette Valley


In 1983, before the Willamette Valley was the pinot powerhouse it is today, less than a dozen winemakers worked together to plan a weekend event that would draw outsiders into their intimate workspaces. Read full article

The Oregon Trail

New York Times – September 14, 2017

The latest winemakers to settle in the region are bringing new perspectives, fresh energy and heartfelt enthusiasm to the country’s most exciting wine area. Read full article

The Sparkling Nomad


How one intrepid, roving winemaker is putting Willamette Valley sparkling wine on the world wine map. Read full article

Best Oregon Wineries to Visit

Food & Wine – September 1, 2017

That Oregon, with its wet weather and short summers, could ever be famous for wine was in doubt until as recently as 30 years ago, when it began to receive international acclaim. Read full article

The Old Vines of Oregon Wine

Wine Enthusiast Magazine – August 9, 2017

While Oregon may scream New World, a number of producers in the state are choosing to keep their focus on old-vine grapes to make high-quality wines. Read full article

Where to Drink and Eat in the Willamette Valley

Food & Wine – August 4, 2017

There’s more than just award-winning wine in Willamette Valley. Tear out our fun-packed itinerary and 
enjoy your pinot with a side of stellar views and food.
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Oregon – Pinot Noir and Life Beyond

Harper's – July 31, 2017

Oregon is home to a highly unified, friendly and supportive producer network – I would go further – in my experience, Oregon presents the most united front of any wine country or region in the world. Read full article

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