Oregon Wine Stats Reveal the State Fights Wine Wars above its Weight

When about 50 years ago the pioneers in Oregon’s nascent wine scene planted their first vines, the state made few waves. All that changed since, as a recently released industry overview by the Oregon Wine Board attests dramatically. “Oregon in terms of...

My Elevator Speech for Oregon Wine Country Stories: Decoding the Grape

Oregon’s wine industry has passed a milestone recently, celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the first planting of Pinot Noir vines in Corvallis in the Willamette Valley. Fifty years is a blip on viticulture’s time line, spanning about five thousand years. But...