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Two Winemakers Battle ‘Iron Chef’ Style

Winemakers Herb Quady of Quady North Winery and Rob Folin of Folin Cellars battle it out “Iron Chef” style this Saturday, June 2nd at 2 pm at Folin Cellars in Gold Hill. Will Rob have home court advantage? Will Herb crush the competition with his …

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Quady North Cab Franc Ranked "Best"

A very BIG accomplishment was awarded to Quady North Wines in the special issue of Wine & Spirits Magazine. They earned the “Best Cab Franc” title in the Top 100 Wines of 2011 article along with a well deserved 93 points.Congratulations to Herb and…

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Local Wine Benefits Fire Department

 It started with the Biscuit Fire in 2002, then the Blossom Fire in 2005, now Troon Vineyard releases their 2007 Humbug Fire Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve to support the Applegate Valley Fire District. Winemaker, Herb QuadyEach year wildfires…

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Southern Oregon gets some Indie Love

The Portland Indie Wine Festival is one of my favorite wine events of the year. Big statement. Why, you ask? Because it celebrates Oregon’s craft winemaking. The event brings together Oregon’s up-and-coming producers, where you can discover limited pro…

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Rosé Season Has Arrived!

70 degrees and sunny today here in Southern Oregon. This signals the arrival of rosé season!What is your favorite local rosé?My favorites from 2009 included Abacela Rosado, Quady North Rosé, Cowhorn Winery Grenache Rosé, Folin Cellars Tem…

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Friday Night Food Pairing with Quady North + Two Wine Releases

Join Quady North for their Friday Food Pairing with Mama Mia GelateriaFriday, April 8th 5-7pmJacksonville favorite Mama Mia Gelateria will be sampling some flavorful delicacies to be served alongside two new releases:The 2009 Ox Block Vi…

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Quady North releases 09 Ox Block Viognier this March

This month Quady North will be celebrating the release of their newest wine, the 2009 Ox Block Viognier. Highlighted by Wine Spectator as a wonderful example of the varietal, this lovely wine is the first white release from their Applegate Va…

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Only 2 Days Left Until… Dinner with Herb No. 7

There are only two days left to book your reservations for Dinner with Herb No. 7 at Chateaulin Restaurant in Ashland on February 9th at 6:30 p.m. Don’t miss your chance to dine with one of the most talented winemakers in Southern Oregon. This dinner i…

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Southern Oregon Wineries Look Ahead

I love waking up to Southern Oregon wine headlines in the press. Here is the latest from Wines & Vines covering our Southern Oregon Wine Cluster Conference.Southern Oregon Wineries Look AheadConference addresses how to build an identity separa…

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