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Why Is Willamette Valley Unique?

Why Is Willamette Valley Unique? Whether you prefer red or white wine, Willamette Valley has an award-winning version of both. This lush valley, which surrounds the Willamette River and stretches roughly from Portland in the north to Eugene in the south, is known for its unique soils and climate perfect for growing Pinot Noir. Aside […]

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Corporate Wineries in Willamette Valley

Willamette Valley AVAs

Willamette Valley AVAs Oregon started wine production in the 1840s, but the modern wine industry didn’t really begin to take off until the 1960s. Currently, Oregon is the 4th largest producer of wine in the USA and possesses 19 officially recognized wine-growing regions called American Viticultural Areas (AVAs). Each AVA region in Oregon features a

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