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The Loss of a Legend, Dick Troon

Today we lost Southern Oregon wine pioneer and Troon Vineyard founder, Dick Troon.From planting the first vines in the Applegate Valley in 1972, advocating for viticulture classes at the Rogue Community College, and mistakenly making ‘Druid’s Fluid,’ M…

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A Daddy of Rogue Valley wine

Dick Troon originally planted grapes in Southern Oregon because he thought he could grow them better than Calfiornia! Troon Vineyard founder, Dick Troon is the subject of the latest article by Medford Wine Examiner, Janet Eastman. In her article, …

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