Oregon Wine News

Alex Fullerton pours his eponymous brand to guests at the recent PDX Urban Wineries event.Photo by Jade Helm

Rose City Sippin’

July 01, 2014

PDX Urban Wineries hosts annual tasting event in the city

Jeff Woodard, owner of newly opened Woodard Wines, displays a selection of favorites from his inventory.Photo by Marcus Larson

Fourth on Third

July 01, 2014

McMinnville descendant adds wine to pioneer legacy

OVS Takes Stand

July 01, 2014

Willamette Valley business quits carrying suspect herbicides

Oregon Wine News Briefs

July 01, 2014
Earl Jones (center), founder of Abacela, and Jeff Stai (left), founder of Twisted Oak Winery in Calaveras County, Calif., lead a discussion during the “Aged and New Tempranillo” seminar at the 2014 TA PAS Grand Tasting. Photo by Eddie Hernandez

TAPAS by the Bay

June 01, 2014

It is April 27, the day of the seventh annual TAPAS (Tempranillo Advocates, Producers and Amigos Society) Grand Tasting of Spanish and Portuguese varietals in the Golden Gate Club at the Presidio in San Francisco. Forty wineries have gathered to celebrate their wine and regions of the West Coast.

Sarah Powell at Foris Vineyards.

Lasting Legacy

June 01, 2014

Sometimes seeing a wine label brings back memories of past wines tasted. There it was on the shelf — a 2008 Pinot Noir under the Sarah Powell Wines label.

Andrew Turner, proprietor of Valley Wine Merchants, located in downtown Newberg.

Turning It Around

June 01, 2014
Jeff Lamy

Jeff Lamy (1938–2014)

June 01, 2014

One of Oregon wine’s longtime peers, Jeffrey L. Lamy, passed away May 5, 2014, at the age of 76, after an 18-year battle with Guillain-Barré, a disorder affecting the peripheral nervous system.

Adelsheim Acquires Bryan Creek

June 01, 2014

Adelsheim Vineyard acquires of a 59-acre property in the Chehalem Mountains AVA, which includes the 20-acre Bryan Creek Vineyard.

Feds uncork ban on wine growler sales

June 01, 2014

Reversing a previous federal rule banning refillable wine containers known as growlers, the federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has now decided to allow them.