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David Hill Vineyard can now list Tualatin Hills on their labels. ##Photo provided

New Northern AVAs

Tualatin Hills, Laurelwood District approved

 

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David Paige Wines has released three Pinots and one Chardonnay made by longtime winemaker David Paige. ##Photo by Andrea Johnson

Davids vs. Goliath

Two winemakers debut brands, coronavirus be damned!

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Bottles of Chenin Blanc range from still to sparkling and include producers such as (from left) Constant Crush, Patton Valley, Elkton Wine Co., Division Wine Co. and Ledger David Cellars. ##Photo by Kathryn Elsesser

Climbing Chameleon

Versatile Chenin Blanc begins its ascent

 

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The Outlook at Knudsen Vineyard welcomes guests to its outdoor living room. ##Photo by Kathryn Elsesser

Building Excitement

Construction continues despite COVID-19

 

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Cyclists enjoy a well-earned glass of Syrah at Cathedral Ridge Winery after a June ride. ##Photo by Dan Shryock

Cycling Series: Part 4

Hood River

 

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Winemaker Michael Claypool ##Photo by Joshua Chang

Pardon the Disruption

Jura-style Chardonnay a delicious diversion

 

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Oregon Wine Experience’s certified sommelier, Joseph Shaughnessy, looks at the screen to review recent virtual classes, which are a part of the Oregon Wine University component of the overall event. These classes are offered year-round. Shaughnessy oversees this portion of OWE; he also facilitates the judges and the competition portion of the event. ##Photo provided

Phase 2

Wineries adapt; Asante event tries hybrid approach

 

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Troon Renaissance

Historic Applegate vineyard goes Biodynamic

 

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Steve Robertson, founder of SJR Vineyard and Delmas Winery in The Rocks District of Milton-Freewater. ##Photo by Kathryn Elsesser

Rock Solid

Milton-Freewater’s AVA acclaimed for its singular sense of place

 

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Natalie’s Estate Vineyard outside Newberg flourishes in the spring sun.  ##Photo by Marcus Larson

Teegarden Party

Natalie’s Estate marks 20th anniversary

 

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Friends pose for a photo before starting their wine country ride. ##Melanie Griffin/www.eugenecascadescoast.org

Cycling Series: Part 3

South Willamette Valley

 

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An appreciative nurse pauses from her work to say thank you to participating wineries. ##Photo provided

Willamette Wines for the Frontlines

Group donates bottles to healthcare staff

 

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The tasting room at Varmum Vintners in Amity takes care to separate guests using barrels.  ##Photo provided

Phase 1

Oregon’s tasting rooms reopen slowly, cautiously

 

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An impromptu Ponzi family portrait in the 1970s: (from left) Luisa, Nancy, Anna Maria, Michel and Dick. ##Photo provided

Legacy of Family

Ponzi celebrates five defining decades

 

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Devium winemaker Keith Johnson. 
##Photo by Kathryn Elsesser

Gonzo Sparkler

Devium pét-nat Malbec a high-elevation hit

 

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David Adelsheim ##Photo provided

Q&A: David Adelsheim

Oregon winemaker, leader, advocate

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Oregon Wine Month Guide 2020

Celebrating the state's official month of all things Oregon wine

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Winemaker Forrest Schaad. ##Photo provided

For a Good Time, Call Leon Foch

The 2018 Schaad Cellars Leon Foch features my favorite black dog since Led Zeppelin IV. It’s an unusual blend of French-American hybrids showcasing a not-so-urban legend. A black dog dominates the ...

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Awen Winecraft owners Sean Hopkins (left) and Tom Homewood at home in the Rogue Valley. ##Photo provided

Creative Juices Flowing

Awen a symbol of inspiration

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Sebastien Marquet. ##Photo by Kathryn Elsesser

Meet Mr. Marquet

French sailor disembarks in Oregon wine biz

 

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Navigating a New World

Industry leaders examine shutdown effects, solutions

 

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