Category: Southern Oregon Winery Association News

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Pebblestone Cellars rocks Viognier again at Oregon Wine Competition

Southern Oregon winemaker Bryan Wilson continues to show his skill with Viognier as the Pebblestone Cellars 2015 Ellis Vineyards Block 8 Viognier won the award for best white at the Oregon Wine Competition, the second straight year for the Medford…

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Oregon Wine Experience Posts Oregon Wine University Class Schedule

The Oregon Wine Experience in the Rogue Valley city of Medford takes a scholarly approach to its centerpiece wine competition by having Masters of Wine serve as judges, and now it has mapped out a series of consumer classes for the month of August.

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Oregon is Latest Destination to See Its Vineyards as Tourist Draw

Oregon Is Latest Destination to See Its Vineyards as Tourist Draw

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10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2016 – Wine Enthusiast

Southern Oregon wineries are featured in recent Feb. 2016 Wine Enthusiast article. Read the article here.

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Local’s Guide to Southern Oregon Wine Country

“We can ripen anything,” Southern Oregon winemakers joke, and judging from the wide array of varieties found here—in this sprawling land of 150 microclimates across three river valleys, high desert, and mountains—it’s true. Read more on the Sunset website.

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Only Hours From Napa, but a World Away

We headed north to Oregon, not to the well-known Willamette Valley, in the state’s northwest, but about four hours to its south, a sprawling region better known for the “wild and scenic” Rogue River and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in…

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Dan Marca: Jacksonville’s Modern-Day Pinot Pioneer

Less than two miles from where Peter Britt likely first planted, crushed and bottled Oregon’s first Pinot Noir, (named Franc Pinot in the mid-1850’s) it’s back to the future for Jacksonville’s wine industry. Today, on a gently-sloped mostly north-to-northeast facing…

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Fall 2015 Annual Wine Feature

Every fall, as wineries are receiving their first fruits of the season, Southern Oregon Magazine is busy seeking out stories of what’s new and exciting in the industry we love and adore. Read on as they explore just a few…

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The Wine Enthusiast Awards Four DANCIN Vineyard wines 94 Points

Four of DANCIN Vineyards wines scored 94 points with The Wine Enthusiast.  The wines receiving the designation of “superb” include DANCIN’s 2012 Melodia Pinot Noir, 2012 Trata Pinot Noir, 2013 Chassé Chardonnay and 2013 Capriccio Chardonnay. Results are listed in the August 2015 issue.…

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Brandborg Vineyard and Winery Named Oregon Winery of the Year

Terry and Sue Brandborg are used to getting awards. In fact, Terry’s skill with cool-climate grapes such as Riesling, Pinot Noir and Gewürztraminer has led to gold medals and a couple of platinums in the last year alone. It’s this…