For 29 years, Salomon Orozco has been supporting his family picking grapes in Oregon — the last 24 of those years at Cristom in the Eola-Amity Hills. He works with his wife, son, nephews and nieces. He calls the grapes his babies; the wine industry, his family. ##Photo by Andrea Johnson

¡Salud! Celebrates Silver

Vineyard worker healthcare program stronger than ever at 25

For 29 years, Salomon Orozco has been supporting his family picking grapes in Oregon — the last 24 of those years at Cristom in the Eola-Amity Hills. He works with his wife, son, nephews and nieces. He calls the grapes his babies; the wine industry, his family. ##Photo by Andrea Johnson

¡Salud! Celebrates Silver

Chris Cullina, Argyle director of sales and marketing, presents the winning artists (from left), Lindsey Walker, Christin Engelberth and Subin Yang, all students at Pacific Northwest College of Art, and their art during the official launching of “The Art of Sparkling.”
##Photo by Greg Kozawa for Argyle Winery

Brutally Honest Art

Young artists create labels for Argyle bubbly

Chris Cullina, Argyle director of sales and marketing, presents the winning artists (from left), Lindsey Walker, Christin Engelberth and Subin Yang, all students at Pacific Northwest College of Art, and their art during the official launching of “The Art of Sparkling.”
##Photo by Greg Kozawa for Argyle Winery

Brutally Honest Art

Joe Ginet of Plaisance Ranch pulls a barrel sample for Whitman Parker, editor of The Jacksonville Review and Southern Oregon Wine Scene. ##Photo by Steven Addington Photography

As Good as Gold

Oregon Wine Experience a state treasure

Joe Ginet of Plaisance Ranch pulls a barrel sample for Whitman Parker, editor of The Jacksonville Review and Southern Oregon Wine Scene. ##Photo by Steven Addington Photography

As Good as Gold

Megan and Mark McNeilly inside the couple’s Woodinville winery, Mark Ryan, with their daughters in tow. ##Photo by Andrea Johnson

Meet Megan Anne

Mark Ryan expresses softer side in the Willamette

Megan and Mark McNeilly inside the couple’s Woodinville winery, Mark Ryan, with their daughters in tow. ##Photo by Andrea Johnson

Meet Megan Anne

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Oregon Wine Country Getaway Guide

North Willamette Valley

McMenamins Grand Lodge

McMenamins Grand Lodge

3505 Pacific Avenue
Forest Grove, OR 97116
503-992-9533 | www.mcmenamins.com
               

McMenamins Hotel Oregon

McMenamins Hotel Oregon

310 NE Evans Street
McMinnville, OR 97128
503-472-8427 | www.mcmenamins.com
                

Oregon Wine Cottage

McMinnville, OR 97128 | 503-883-1974
info@oregonwinecottage.com
www.oregonwinecottage.com
    

Wine Country Farm

Wine Country Farm

6855 NE Breyman Orchards Road
Dayton, OR 97114
800-261-3446 | www.winecountryfarm.com
        

Oregon Coast

Idyllic Beach House

Tierra del Mar, OR
(5 miles north of Pacific City)
503-662-5420 | www.idyllicbeachhouse.com
            

Ocean Front Vacation Rental

Gleneden Beach, OR
(4 miles south of Lincoln City)
503-434-5974 | www.vrbo.com/773292
        

Columbia Gorge

Best Western Plus Hood River Inn

Wine Tasting Passes Available to Guests

Hood River, OR 97031
800-828-7873 | www.hoodriverinn.com
                          

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EMPOURIUM

Dulce y Delicioso

A surprising pairing of Mexican candy and wine

Pickling Your Fancy

Fermenting cukes and other accoutrements

Wine Garden

Bring the beauty of the bottle outdoors

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COMMENTARY

Say What?

What are your sentiments about the vineyard workers who work hard throughout the year and harvest?

Last Call: James Pankow

On the horn with Jimmy

Letter to the Editor

In regard to: Wine Cynic Tells All

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