NEWS / FEATURES

College Hires Top Winemaker as Instructor

Linda Donovan is a new adjunct instructor at Umpqua Community College.
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Learn Winemaking, Vineyard Care at CCC Spring Classes

This spring students can enroll in classes related to vineyard management and winemaking.
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Eric Landon joins Hawks  View Cellars staff.

Hawks View Cellars hires Director of Hospitality and Marketing

Landon is new Director of Hospitality and Marketing at Hawks View Cellars
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Meg Hursh Murray of Raptor Ridge Winery

Hursh Murray Hired as Raptor Ridge 'Flight Operator'

Murray has a decade of wine industry experience.
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Industry Giants Honored at Classic Wine Auction

More than 700 people are expected at the annual auction on March 6
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What would a fundraiser be without wine?  Boring!  Auctions that include donated wine help support a variety of causes. But wineries receive an overwhelming number of requests. How do they decide?

Wineries Deal with Crush of Charity Requests

Each year winery owners sort through hundreds of requests for donations.
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Philomath Winery Wins Big

Spindrift wins Best of Show for Pinot Noir in Portland
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Bill Supports Wineries

Events, tasting on vineyard land debated, but allowed.
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Wineries Help NW Forests

Wineries plant a tree for every bottle sold.
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Colleges partner on winery education

Three new wine education options announced.
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Greatest of the Grape Turns 40

Wine tour shares Umpqua Valley’s wine and food with friends and neighbors.
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Spring Wine & Beer Fest

Island Theme is backdrop for Spring Fest.
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Sweet Ashland Fest

A sweet blend of chocolate, art and wine in downtown Ashland on March 5-7.
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Gorge-ous Wines Help Hospice

Gorge winegrowers include fundraiser in Passport Weekend April 9-11.
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Savor Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach hosts a Wine & Culinary Festival March 12-14
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Oregon Land Rush 2010

There's a bumper crop of winery and vineyard listings, but sellers are rarely stressed.
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Oregon-grown olives and truffles are
classing up local cuisine with delicious 
and distinctive flavors.

Essential Oils

Mint. Filberts. Tart cherries. Strawberries. Fine wines and liqueurs.

Now, to its already extensive list of premium agricultural products, Oregon is adding culinary liquid gold — oil, that is.

A handful of farmers in western and southern Oregon, including the winery-famous Red Hills, are experimenting with growing olive trees for oil production.
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Ned and Kirsten Lumpkin own the Carlton Winemakers Studio with partners Eric Hamacher and Luisa Ponzi.

Under One Innovative Roof

When Eric Hamacher and his wife Luisa Ponzi teamed up with Ned and Kirsten Lumpkin back in 2001, the business they decided to launch hadn’t been done before.
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On Your Marks, Get Set…

Carlton lands Oregon’s first wine country half marathon on Labor Day weekend and is expected to attract more than 1,500 runners.

Land-Use Dilemma

Wineries' growing on-site commerce clashes with Oregon's land-use laws. The debate is heating up in Yamhill County and stating to spread across the state.
Lynn Penner-Ash

Willamette Winemakers at Portland City Club

Pat Dudley, Lynn Penner-Ash and Susan Sokol Blosser present Oregon wine industry overview at City Club of Portland.
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