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Oregon's Wine Industry Grew In 2016 Despite Drop In Production

Capital Press | Aug. 30, 2017 6:15 p.m.

Oregon's wine industry increased sales, planted more acres and opened more wineries in 2016, despite a drop in production.

Food | Business | Entertainment

'The Four Top': Fabulous Lady Food Bloggers | The Language Of Flavor | Online Wine Clubs

OPB | April 24, 2017 5 a.m. | Portland

Are fabulous food bloggers good or bad for the food industry? How do professional critics describe taste? And finally, online wine clubs: Should you belong to one, or are they a waste of money? Listen to Episode 17 of “The Four Top." 

Environment | local | Agriculture | News

Northwest Wine Grape Scientists And Growers Study Weather Extremes

Northwest News Network | March 3, 2017 7:11 p.m.

Wine scientists and grape growers will converge in the Tri-Cities, Washington, next week to talk about how to produce high-quality wine when the climate is getting more extreme.

Music | Sessions

opbmusic Field Session: Calexico At Edgefield Winery

opbmusic | July 23, 2015 3 p.m.

Calexico play songs in a vineyard on the grounds of historic Edgefield in Troutdale, OR and chat with us about their new album Edge Of The Sun.

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Wine Spectator Names 3 Oregon Wines In Top 100 List

OPB | Dec. 2, 2014 2:38 p.m. | Portland

Oregon winemakers have something to be especially proud of this year — three vintages from the Beaver State made Wine Spectator magazine's Top 100 Wines of the Year.

local | Food | Arts

Art Imitates Life In Oregon Wine Country

OPB | June 24, 2014 midnight

If you're a wine and art buff, you'll love the exhibit Oregon Vineyards: Through The Eyes Of An Artist. One of the 11 featured artists adds texture to his paintings by incorporating dirt, grape skins and vine cuttings right onto the canvas.

local | Family | Food

Toast The Holiday Weekend With Local Winemakers

The Register-Guard | May 20, 2014 8 p.m.

Most Lane County-area wineries will swing their doors open wide this Memorial Day weekend, and even some vineyards that normally are not open to the public will swing their gates wide to greet visitors with open houses, entertainment and tastings.

local | Food

Q&A With Wine Writer Katherine Cole

OPB | May 7, 2014 midnight

Katherine Cole believes that great wine should be accessible to everyone. That philosophy helped inspire her new book, Complete Wine Selector.

local | Food

Holiday White Wines: Oregon Offers More Than Pinot Noir

OPB | Nov. 27, 2013 midnight

Traditional red wines like Oregon Pinot Noirs are great, but a white wine can bring an unexpected twist to a Thanksgiving table. See some suggestions for Oregon holiday whites.

Communities | local | News

Smoky Air’s Toll On Rogue Valley Wines Still Unknown

OPB | Aug. 12, 2013 11:59 a.m. | Medford, Oregon

Grape growers in the Rogue Valley are waiting -- and wondering -- about the longterm effects of this year’s severe wildfire season on their harvest.

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Long-Running Umpqua Valley Wine Festival Now On Hold

OPB | July 26, 2013 12:12 p.m. | Roseburg, Oregon

A Douglas County wine festival that’s one of the longest-running in Oregon has been shelved for this summer.

local | Food

How Weather Affects Oregon Wine: What You Can Expect From 1990-1999 Vintages

OPB | June 19, 2013 7 a.m.

Sommelier Jennifer Cossey sampled 11 Pinot Noir wines that were produced from 1990–1999. Find out what she discovered about the weather’s impact on these vintages.

Think Out Loud

Talking Business

OPB | May 21, 2013 12:45 p.m.

Portland Business Journal editor Rob Smith talks about local business news.

local | Food

Eating Chevre with Cheese Expert Sasha Davies

OPB | May 8, 2013 7 a.m.

The resident cheese guru at Cyril's Clay Pigeon Winery talks about finding her passion, her wildly successful cheese club and the etiquette of eating (or not eating) the rind.

local | Food

A Conversation With Susan Sokol Blosser: Her Next Steps

OPB | April 2, 2013 7:15 a.m.

Find out how the former president of Sokol Blosser Winery got started in the wine industry and learn what she's doing now.

local | NW Life | Food

Dining in Oregon's Wine Country

OPB | March 8, 2013 7:30 a.m.

Wondering where to eat in Oregon's wine country? Sommelier Jennifer Cossey shares some of her favorite Willamette Valley restaurants.

Think Out Loud

Culture Club

OPB | March 7, 2013 12:45 p.m.

Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the week.

local | NW Life | Food

Dry Sunny Weather Makes Oregon Vintners Hopeful

OPB | Oct. 5, 2012 2:17 p.m.

The long, dry fall has Oregon vintners hoping 2012 will be an impressive year.

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The Oregon Wine Experience

OPB | May 8, 2012 9:40 a.m.

The Oregon wine industry pumps an estimated three billion dollars into the Oregon economy annually. We'll check in on the health of the industry. 

Think Out Loud

Beer at Food Carts?

OPB | March 1, 2012 9:15 a.m.

One food cart pod wants to be allowed to serve beer and wine, but Portland city officials don't like the idea.