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04/17/15

When Napa Valley's Duckhorn Wine Co. decided to quietly create a Washington winery focusing on Cabernet Sauvignon from famed Red Mountain, it brought in enough grapes to make just 2,000 cases.

04/17/15

May is Oregon Wine Month and special tastings, wine dinn ers, open houses and a Wine Country Sweepstakes will highlight the month-long festival of Oregon's wine diversity. It is not too early to start planning your 2015 Oregon Wine Month activities.

04/16/15

Even though the Snake River Valley has a mere 10 acres of Malbec planted, the emerging Idaho wine industry is enjoying a surge in interest for the beautiful red Bordeaux variety.

04/16/15

Oregon's land use system has its critics, but a new study says farmland value has increased despite laws that limit development.

04/16/15

Freezing temperatures early the morning of April 15 may have damaged tree fruit and wine grapes.

04/16/15

Bartholomew Winery, a two-person, husband-and-wife winemaker in Seattle's SoDo neighborhood, originally named one of their Bordeaux-style blends for their only child, Jaxon. They started bottling and selling the wine in 2007, and make about 1,200 bottles a year, owners said.

04/15/15

Oregon currently has the nation's second-highest wage floor at $9.25 an hour, $2 higher than the federal minimum.

04/15/15

Roza Irrigation District decided whether to lease water. If it does, the water won't be cheap.

04/15/15

Bartholomew Winery, a two-person, husband-and-wife winemaker in Seattle's SoDo neighborhood, originally named one of their Bordeaux-style blends for their only child, Jaxon

04/15/15

Economic leaders here plan to convert an old building once used for city water facilities into an incubator for a brewery or winery

04/14/15

The proposed boundary modifications would decrease the size of the approximately 11,370,320 acre Columbia Valley viticultural area by approximately 57,020 acres

04/14/15

The proposed viticultural area lies entirely within the established Snake River Valley viticultural area.

04/14/15

Leaders in the Washington state and Oregon wine industries joined their colleagues in California's Napa Valley on Friday by voicing opposition to the proposed rule that would permit adjacent states to use American Viticultural Area names on wine labels.

04/14/15

"Oregon is a special place, and Oregon wines have a special reputation for excellence," said Ellen Brittan, who is chairwoman of the Oregon Wine Board. "And while there's a lot to love about Oregon wine at any time of the year, celebrating Oregon Wine Month is a great way to focus attention on the diverse and high-quality wines for which Oregon is now globally recognized."

04/14/15

The conference itself is an industry-only affair of speakers, seminars, lectures, workshops, demonstrations and classes

04/14/15

Move over Marcus Mariota! Oregon has a new cover boy on an influential national magazine

04/10/15

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., is asking for continued support of the federal Agricultural Research Service centers in Pendleton and Corvallis.

04/10/15

The Klamath Project is slated to receive 254,500 acre-feet of water for the 2015 irrigation season.

04/10/15

Legislation would create tax incentives for urban farms in Oregon.

04/10/15

An irrigation district that serves two-thirds of irrigated acreage in Washington's Kittitas Valley around Ellensburg will start the season at slightly more than half volume.

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