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How many wineries are in Southern Oregon?

How many wineries are in Southern Oregon?

There are nearly 6,000 vineyard acres and over 150 Southern Oregon wineries to visit. So, what makes southern Oregon such a unique and diverse wine growing region in the first place?

How many wineries are in Rogue Valley?

There are 88 vineyards, 33 wineries and 37 tasting rooms in the region, most of which are found along the Rogue or on one of its three tributaries.

What is rogue wine?

Rogue Vine is a project led by Leo Erazo— the winemaker for Altos Las Hormigas in Mendoza, Argentina— along with his partner Justin Decker. They make wines from two different subregions of the Itata Valley. Itata Valley’s viticulture is primarily practiced through horse plowing and hand farming.

What is the largest winery in Oregon?

King Estate
King Estate, Oregon’s biggest winery, gives smallest tour (one guide, two visitors, wow!) one recent autumn day. The winery outside Eugene was the reason the Oregon Legislature passed a law in 2011 to allow the largest wineries to offer full meal service.

What is the best wine in Oregon?

Oregon’s top wines include Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris , followed by Chardonnay, Merlot and Riesling . The valley also produces Pinot Blanc and Viognier , as well as some sparkling wines. Throughout Oregon 73 grape varieties are grown.

What is the best tasting wine to drink?

Pinot Noir. Pinot Noir is seen as the best red wine for your health and one of the healthiest wines to drink, because of how low in calories it is. Just for one serving, the healthiest Pinot Noir goes 120 calories.

Do wineries charge for wine tasting?

Some wineries will waive the tasting fee with wine purchases. A number of appointment only wineries do not charge for tasting, however their production is usually small and their livelihood in part depends on direct purchases of wine (purchases are expected).

Where is wine country in Oregon?

Umpqua Valley | Willamette Valley. Oregon’s wine country spans the state, rising up and falling over the rolling hills and gentle valleys of more than 12,000 acres (4,858 hectares) of wine grapes. Oregon’s major wine regions are the Willamette Valley, Rogue Valley , Umpqua Valley, and the Columbia Gorge.