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Applegate FEAST – July 14th

Join 10 wineries of the ApplegateValley for a celebration of local wine and food to benefit the Applegate Food Pantry on July 14th from 11 am – 5 pm.

Participating wineries will be partnering with a local farmer or food purveyor to showcase the flavors of the valley. A selection of partnerships include Wooldridge Creek Winery featuring Applegate Artisan Breads to make fresh pizzas, Valley View Winery pairing Salant Family Ranch naturally-raised beef with their bold red wines, Plaisance Ranch serving up Mama Terra Creamery cheese and Troon Vineyard highlighting Barking Moon Farms produce. Guests will enjoy the day sipping and sampling at your own pace.
Valley View Winery set in the rugged Applegate Valley
surrounded by local farms and ranches
Participating Wineries:

Cricket Hill Winery
Devitt Winery
Longsword Vineyards
Plaisance Ranch
Rosella’s Winery
Schmidt Family Vineyards
Soloro Vineyards
Troon Vineyard
Valley View Winery
Wooldridge Creek Winery
The event hopes to bring funds to the food pantry and awareness to the local food and wine community of the ApplegateValley.
Tickets are $25 and include complimentary wine tasting and food pairing at all participating wineries. To purchase please visit www.applegatewinetrail.com. All ticket proceeds benefitting the Applegate Food Pantry and their efforts to prevent hunger in the community.

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Cowhorn Spiral 36 named one of "America’s Best Undiscovered Wine"

Cowhorn Wines happily announced today that their 2010 Spiral 36 was named one of “America’s Best Undiscovered Wine” in the February issue of Food & Wine Magazine.I doubt it will be “undiscovered” for much longer.Spiral 36 is a Rhone-style white ble…

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Applegate Wineries Prepare Wine Thieves for Upcoming Barrel Tour

Make a special effort to join 14 of the Applegate Valley wineries on May 22nd from 11 am – 5 pm for their annual Spring UnCorked Barrel Tour when they open their doors for barrel tasting and delicious food and wine pairings.The wine thieves (the tool u…

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Troon Wines Selected for Sundance Film Festival

Can you imagine getting a call one morning requesting your wines be poured at the Opening Night Reception for the 2011 Sundance Film Festival? Well, that was the reality for Troon Vineyard this past week. And tonight hundreds of celebrities and film en…

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Red Lily Vineyards Tasting Room Sneak Peak

Rachael Martin of Red Lily Vineyards in the Applegate Valley posted a recap of her adventurous 2010 and a sneak peak of what’s in store for the winery in 2011. Currently construction is well-underway for their gorgeous tasting room facility scheduled t…

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93 Points to Cowhorn Viognier!

Wine Enthusiast rated the Cowhorn Winery 2009 Viognier a 93 points! To my knowledge, that is the highest score given to a white wine from Southern Oregon. It was also designated Editor’s Choice. The review will be published in the March issue.The 2009 …

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Troon Vineyard Pioneers Two Varietals

Southern Oregon has over 36 grape varietals growing in its soil. When you ask growers’ which grape they think Southern Oregon grows best, you will most likely hear answers like Syrah, Merlot, Tempranillo, and Viognier. If you ask Chris Martin about t…

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The Oregonian’s Holiday Wine Guide Expands to Southern Oregon

The Oregonian’s Holiday Wine Guide came out yesterday with an expanded reach beyond the Willamette Valley. The guide details out Thanksgiving Weekend Open Houses, tips about where to taste, and food and wine pairings for your holiday meals.Check o…

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