Oregon Wine License Plate Sales Top 6,000 Mark: Specialty Plate Is Second Fastest Selling First Year of Sales

Oregon’s Wine Country license plate turns a year old today and it’s turning into a big hit with Oregonians who have placed more than 6,000 sets of the specialty plates on their vehicles in the first year. Oregon’s Wine Country plates officially went on sale in May 2012. The plates…

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State’s Wineries Ready For Oregon Wine Month: Promotions, Events Highlight Focus on $3 Billion Industry

Oregon’s 450-plus wineries are preparing to kick off Oregon Wine Month, a month-long focus on the state’s $3 billion industry next week. Dozens of promotions, tasting and other activities are planned by wineries and wine retailers in the state, culminating in the annual Memorial Day Weekend Open House when most of…

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Oregon Senate approves wine growler bill

The Oregon Senate approved a bill Thursday allowing wine to be sold in refillable “growlers,” similar to the way that brewpubs sell beer today. Sen. Lee Beyer, D-Springfield, showed his colleagues on the Senate floor a pair of wine growlers, suggesting the bill would bring parity to the marketplace, treating…

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Oregon Wine Board’s team divulges wine tasting secrets!

Hello Oregon Wine Explorer! This week we polled team members working on our big kick off event, Vintage Oregon, who range from a newbie wine drinker to an oenophile that grew up on a vineyard. We asked each person, “What tip would you tell someone new to wine tasting?” Their timely advice is…

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Vintage Oregon – Exploring Oregon’s Wine Regions

Vintage Oregon will be taking place at the Leftbank Annex, a unique event space situated in the heart of Portland, Oregon. Located on all the major transportation lines and right next to the Rose Quarter, the multi-level floor plan allowed our creative team a chance to envision an interactive floor…

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