News about the Willamette Valley


The AVAs and subzones of the Willamette Valley

jancisrobinson.com – may 15, 2018

As the need to find affordable, high-quality Pinot noir increases, Oregon’s Willamette Valley has become one of the grape’s go-to regions, writes Elaine Chukan Brown.  Read full article (subscribers only)


What’s new, what’s novel in Oregon’s Willamette Valley wine country

the seattle times – may 4, 2018

An old ferry, a unique hotel, new tasting rooms await visitors to the vineyard region southwest of Portland. Read full article

 


Willamette Chardonnays Find a New Niche

Sevenfifty daily – may 1, 2018

Why Oregon producers are now championing the other Burgundian grape—and finding a growing audience. Read full article


Strong Willamette Valley Showing at TEXSOM

March 14, 2018

The results are in, and Willamette Valley wineries made an impressive showing at the prestigious TEXSOM International Wine Awards in February at the Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. Read full article


Oregon pushes the quality needle for Pinot

vinous – january 18, 2018

Recent vintages have mostly been an embarrassment of riches for Oregon’s winegrowers—in quantity as well as quality. Read full article


December Events Preview

FEATURED DECEMBER EVENTS IN THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY

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

PORTLAND MONTHLY MAGAZINE – September 23, 2017

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


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