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The Best Time of Year to Visit the Willamette Valley

What to Consider The Willamette Valley is famous for its wine, especially Pinot Noir. While it's becoming a more popular tourist destination for wine tastings, as well as delicious food, the weather in Oregon can be unpredictable. Rather, Oregon is not particularly...

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Summer Festivals and Festivities

SUMMERTIME ¡SALUD! E-AUCTION | JULY 17-19 Each year a select group of 40 Oregon vintners release a rare and tiny cuvée for the annual ¡Salud! auction. This year, for the first time, wine lovers around the country can raise a digital paddle from home, call out to the...

Harvest 2018 Reflections

Photo by Easton Richmond Bree Boskov MW / Oregon Wine Board Education Manager “The 2018 vintage in the Willamette Valley and Oregon overall is looking to make some exceptional wines. Not exactly a return to normal, as the spring and summer were some of the warmest and...

The State of Oregon Pinot Noir

Barely 50 years ago, the first Willamette Valley Pinot Noirs were released. A 1980s guide to Oregon wine listed just a couple dozen wineries statewide, many long gone. Today, Oregon has close to 800 wineries, and Pinot Noir continues to star in that success story....

Emerging New-World Destinations for Wine Lovers

There will come a time when you’ll feel the need to leave the comfort of your dining table and explore the wines you revere at their points of origin. It’s not exactly a hard sell. Iconic regions, after all, deliver magnificent scenery, exciting food, upscale lodging...

Oregon’s Iberian Connection

The impact of Iberian grapes on the Oregon wine industry can’t be measured simply by overall production. The state’s reputation for world-class Pinot Noir is well established, but those premium bottlings are anchored principally in the Willamette Valley. Southern...

Did you know Oregon has the most B Corp wineries…in the world?

If B Corps are the wave of the future, then Oregon wineries are happily surfing the crest of that wave. A Certified B Corp is a business that meets the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency and legal accountability to...

Local Meets Global in Portland, Oregon

Portland originally earned the nickname Stumptown because its rapid growth meant that freshly cut tree stumps littered empty lots. Today, the city’s food and drink scene continues apace, marked by an emphasis on locally grown and produced ingredients, and playful...

What to do with Leftover Wine

To Save or Not to Save? Once you've opened a bottle of wine, you really should drink it within 3-5 days for the freshest flavor. But, if that's not possible, you can do some things to preserve it's taste and quality once it's been opened. Note that Pinot Noir is one...

Cheese Pairings for Pinot Noir

Wine and Cheese Wine and cheese is the perfect combination! In the Willamette Valley, Pinot Noir is king. So, once you've got your bottle of Oregon Pinot Noir opened, it's time to enjoy some snacks with it. Pinot Noir is incredibly diverse and easy to drink, but there...

How to Store Wine

Keep Your Wine at its Best Now that you've got your wine, how can you store it to ensure it tastes its best? There are some cardinal rules about storing unopened bottles of wine that all wine enthusiasts should follow. Temperature Heat The worst thing for wine? Heat....