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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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2 Cases are Off to Float the River

Chris and I are gearing up to host our Rogue River Rafting & Wine Tour with Rogue River Outfitters. Two nights, three days on the wild and scenic Rogue River.Ahhh… this will be me soon.courtesy- Rogue Wilderness AdventuresHere is what we are pack…

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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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Troon Vineyard launches new culinary program, Troon to Table

Troon Vineyard announces an innovative culinary program, Troon to Table, headed by Chef Tim Keller. Debuting Memorial Day Weekend and running through Labor Day Weekend, Troon will host a menu focused on estate grown and local ingredients paired wi…

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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 Vineyard reels in ‘Deadliest Catch’ for Astoria Wine Festival

Kado from “The Deadliest Catch” to Make Guest Appearance at Druid’s Fluid booth at Astoria Seafood & Wine FestivalKevin Davis aka Kado may be a familiar face if you watched him go overboard in Season 1 of The Deadliest Catch on the fishing bo…

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On Earth Day, a toast to Northwest wineries going greener with an option to refill bottles

Two Southern Oregon wineries, Troon Vineyard and Fiasco Winery are featured in yesterday’s Oregonian article about refilling wine bottles, just in time for Earth Day.BY RACHEL BUCCIThat wine you’re drinking tonight? Like most Oregonians, you’ll recycle…

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Spend Easter with Troon Vineyard!

Spend Easter with Troon Vineyard!Join Troon Vineyard for their annual Easter Festival featuring an Easter egg hunt, egg decorating contest, dragon bounce house and snacks from 1-3 pm. For those of you looking for more than eggs, wine tasting will be a…

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Troon 08 Reserve Zinfandel named Best of Show at Astoria Wine Festival Competition

Congratulations to Troon Vineyard for being named one of three Best of Show wines in the Astoria Seafood & Wine Festival Competition for their 2008 Reserve Zinfandel.What a year it has been for Southern Oregon wines and seafood festivals. Firs…

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