Crack open a bottle of champagne! The Rogue Valley AVA has been nominated as one of five candidates for “Wine Region of the Year” by Wine Enthusiast Magazine.
Wine Enthusiast described our region as follows:
“The region stretching between the California-Oregon border and the southern tip of the Willamette Valley has seen an explosion in recent years of new wineries while established estates have enjoyed an infusion of new investment. One of Southern Oregon’s greatest attributes is its wide range of winemaking styles and grape varieties, thanks to a mild climate with ample sunshine and a diversity of soil types and elevations. An ever-improving infrastructure of hotels and restaurants is spreading throughout the region that remains largely free of crowds and traffic. Add in jaw-dropping scenic beauty as well as cultural attractions such as the world-famous Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Oregon, and Southern Oregon is quickly becoming a must-visit for any traveler.”
We are over the moon that this region is finally getting the recognition it deserves. So many hard-working people have contributed to its success over the years.
Our friends over at Troon Vineyard were also nominated as “American Winery of the Year!” Join us in congratulating them for their hard work and commitment to regenerative farming. Wine Enthusiast described Troon as “one of the most forward-thinking wineries in the U.S.”
Forever proud to be a part of this incredible region.