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Willamette Valley’s Early History

A Taste of the Past: Touring Willamette Valley’s Early History Through Wine

Willamette Valley Early History Much has been written about the history of the Willamette Valley. In this article, we’ll explore the area’s founding and discuss a few key early history events that have shaped the Valley’s wine industry over the course of its history. And we’ll also delve into some of the region’s oldest vineyards …

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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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The Willamette Valley AVA

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 unique …

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The History of Oregon Wine

The History of Oregon Wine The state of Oregon has become known worldwide for its ability to produce high-quality wines. However, wine production in Oregon did not kick off until the late 1970s. Oregon ranks fourth in the amount of wine produced in the US after California, Washington, and New York. According to the Oregon …

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