Valley Treasures

THANKSGIVING 2019 – OCTOBER 22, 2019

The legacy of the Willamette Valley has a seemingly endless trunk and gently drooping branches. Read full article


Better Feasting Through Wine

THANKSGIVING 2019 – OCTOBER 9, 2019

It’s always a challenge to find the perfect wine that goes with everything on a Thanksgiving table—but that never stops wine lovers from trying. Luckily, Willamette Valley wines have the perfect characteristics for food pairing. Read full article


Rooted in Jory

THANKSGIVING 2019 – OCTOBER 1, 2019

Long nicknamed the Oregon Pine, the Doug Fir was named state tree in 1939. In 2011, Jory became the Beaver State’s official soil, much to the joy of Willamette Valley winemakers and wine enthusiasts. The distinguished family of state-centric iconography continues to evolve today. Read full article


First Encounter

THANKSGIVING 2019 – october 1, 2019

When you close your eyes and think of Oregon, it’s tough not to imagine a towering tree or two. Not just any leaf-bearing, sap-producing, bird-sheltering, bark-wearing tree. Instead, a Pseudotsuga menziesii, false hemlock, or, as we tend to dub it locally, the Douglas Fir. Read full article


Sandhill Cranes in Wine Country

THANKSGIVING 2018 – October 29, 2018

Our longtime Wine Country Thanksgiving artist, Portland-based John Fisher, took his inspiration for this year’s cover art from a somewhat unexpected bird: the Sandhill Crane. Read full article


About the Artist: John Fisher

THANKSGIVING 2017 – NOVEMBER 5, 2017

Local artist, John Fisher, has created iconic posters and imagery for many Wine Country Thanksgivings. Get to know the artist, his story, and his inspirations.. Read full article


A Community Affair – Willamette Cares Food Share

THANKSGIVING 2017 – OCTOBER 25, 2017

The Willamette Cares Food Share, a partnership between the Willamette Valley Wineries Association (WVWA) and Oregon Food Bank, devotes the months of November and December to regional hunger.. Read full article