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Rising Sun Farms Gorgonzola Torta - Impress holiday guests with a blend of silky Gorgonzola with cream cheese and pears, crowned with Oregon cranberries and roasted hazelnuts. The Phoenix, Ore.-based company recently took home gold at the 2012 L.A. International Dairy Competition for this popular spread. $10.95; www.madeinoregon.com

Vincent Family Dried Cranberries - Cranberry growers in Bandon since 1957, the Vincent family took a leap of faith when they pulled out of the commodity market and decided to create a higher quality product. A variety of juices and dried cranberries are all handcrafted in small batches, ensuring freshness. $7; www.vincentcranberries.com

Clear Creek Cranberry Liqueur - A savvy grower from Bandon persuaded the Portland distillery to create a liqueur with their cranberries. The results? Mouth-puckeringly fantastic. The liqueur is entirely true to the fruit: dark red, tart, lightly sweet and very fruity. Find at your local liquor store. $30 (750 ml); www.clearcreekdistillery.com

Cranberry Sweets Pates de Fruits - “The Original Cranberry Jelly Candies” were invented in 1962 in Coos Bay and have been handmade from the same recipe ever since. Taking several weeks, each batch results in an intensely flavorful, pure fruit candy. $12.50 (6-ounce box); www.cranberrysweetsandmore.com

HV Cellars Cranberry Wine - A newer player on the Oregon fruit wine scene, HV Cellars is based near Roseburg in the Umpqua Valley. Since 2004, owners Terry and Evelyn Luce have specialized in handcrafted, small-batch wines made with 100-percent fermented fruit. Cranberry — as well as Cranberry Orange and Cranberry Raspberry — are a huge hit, especially during the holidays. Terry, a retired Seattle fireman, says the Cranberry is a “knock-out with turkey and salmon.”  Other fruit wines include hand-picked Wild Blackberry — the winery’s best seller — Pomegranate and Plum. HV also makes Vitis vinifera varieties, including Pinot Noir, Baco Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris. Taste the wines for yourself at HV Cellars’ satellite tasting room located in the old Fire Engine Museum building adjacent to Ankeny Plaza, next to the Portland Saturday Market. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. $19; www.hvcellars.com

Honeywood  Holiday Cheer - Oregon’s oldest winery — established in 1934 — makes fine Vitis vinifera wines, but the Salem producer is most known for its premium fruit varieties, like Cranberry L’Orange (packaged as Holiday Cheer during the months of November and December). The wine is perfect for Turkey Day — or serve it with pasta, salads, light lunches and more — and includes cranberry juice and quality white wine seasoned with orange peel and cloves. Other fruit wines include Apricot, Blueberry, Concord Grape, Cranberry, Currant, Olallieberry, Blackberry, Boysenberry, Cherry, Crème Currant, Loganberry, Marionberry, Pear, Plum, Raspberry, Rhubarb and many more. Need a taste before you buy? Stop by Honeywood’s tasting room, 1350 Hines Street S.E., Salem. There you can taste their offerings for free and peruse the winery’s gourmet marketplace, a good place to start your holiday shopping. $12 (750 ml bottle); www.honeywoodwinery.com

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