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A Taste of Ashland 2013

17 Galleries, 17 Wineries, 17 Restaurants, One delicious art experience!

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Ashland, Ore. – In its twenty-fourth year, the Ashland Gallery Association’s signature fund-raising event is A Taste of Ashland. This annual walking tour of Ashland galleries pairs local restaurants and regional wineries to create Ashland’s most delicious art experience. In 2013 A Taste of Ashland is on Saturday and Sunday, April 27th and 28th from noon to 4p.m. Foodies and wine connoisseurs from all along the west coast follow a map to 17 galleries, to discover Ashland’s best restaurants and the region’s best wines. For a complete list of pairings go to

“A Taste of Ashland” is the ultimate Ashland experience!” says Jeff Jones, Event Coordinator. “Tasters get to stroll leisurely through the quaint town of Ashland all afternoon, experiencing the best of Ashland art, food and wine, then

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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 All ticket proceeds benefitting the Applegate Food Pantry and their efforts to prevent hunger in the community.

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Janet Eastman Named Wine Writer for Mail Tribune

Congratulations to Janet Eastman for being named the new wine writer for the Medford Mail Tribune! She will be taking over for Cleve Twitchell who retired after writing the column for two decades. Janet is already such a great support to our local and …

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Tune in Tonight! Southern Oregon Wine on TV

Tune in to Rogue Valley Community TV (Charter Channel 15) this evening from 6-7 p.m. to listen to Chanda Miller speak about the Southern Oregon wine region. Chanda is an exceptional source of winemaking and viticulture knowledge and I look fo…

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Oregon may add wine country license plates- excludes Southern Oregon

KTVL News Channel 10 reports that Oregon may add wine country license plates benefitting Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties. Of course, Oregon has many more counties with contributing wine countries- Linn, Lane, Douglas, Hood River, Benton, Washington, …

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Young Winemakers on the news – yep, it’s me.

Here is the link to the video featuring Cipher Cellars on Medford’s KOBI Channel 5 evening news tonight: to time constraints, it was sl…

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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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