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    Vancouver International Wine Festival to gather 60 BC wineries

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Next year, Canada will celebrate its 150th birthday, and 60 wineries from British Columbia will be in the spotlight at the Vancouver International Wine Festival. The 39th annual wine and food festival runs...

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  • Five panels of judges evaluated 561 entries at the Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition on Oct. 7-8, 2015, at the historic Columbia Gorge Hotel in Hood River, Ore.
    Judges nominations grow for Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition

    HOOD RIVER, Ore. – It’s not the easiest judging to organize, but the standards for next week’s annual Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition are simple. If one of 20 West Coast wine influentials is a fan of...

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    Joe Ginet transforms Plaisance Ranch into award-winning Oregon winery

    WILLIAMS, Ore. – After milking cows twice a day for 30 years, Southern Oregon dairyman Joe Ginet decided growing grapes and making wine seemed more appealing than ever. Besides, it was in his blood. And his family...

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    Second generation moves Williamson Vineyards along

    CALDWELL, Idaho – These days, their business name reads Williamson Orchards and Vineyards. In a decade, it might be more appropriate for the family to change it to Williamson Vineyards and Orchards. Just 15 years ago, that...

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    Oregon Wine Board seeks top Oregon-friendly restaurants

    PORTLAND – This week, the Oregon Wine Board launched its yearly search for a restaurant worthy of joining the ranks of The Joel Palmer House as part of the third annual Oregon Wine A-List Awards. “We just...

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    Oregon wine industry breaks more records in 2015

    ASHLAND Ore. – The Oregon wine industry set more records in 2015, and its annual census report shows 702 licensed wineries pulling from 28,034 acres of vineyards. This year’s Oregon Vineyard and Winery Census Report, released just...

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    2016 vintage cools down slightly in Pacific Northwest

    As predicted, the 2016 vintage would seem to indicate the start of a gradual shift from El Niño toward La Niña for much of the Pacific Northwest wine industry. Southern Oregon University researcher Greg Jones issued his...

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    Clore Center partners with wine country caterer Ethos

    PROSSER, Wash. – The Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center, a showpiece for the Washington wine industry, has taken another step in its mission by adding cuisine from Ethos Bakery and Trattoria to its tasting room each...

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    Del Rio Vineyards offers free U-pick flowers to those who give

    GOLD HILL, Ore. – Del Rio Vineyards grows its award-winning grapes for its own winery and sells to many, but the Wallace family recently started raising flowers that it is giving away. The Southern Oregon estate winery...

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    Pebblestone Cellars rocks Viognier again at Oregon Wine Competition

    JACKSONVILLE, Ore. – Southern Oregon winemaker Bryan Wilson continues to show his skill with Viognier as the Pebblestone Cellars 2015 Ellis Vineyards Block 8 Viognier won the award for best white at the Oregon Wine Competition, the...

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