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California wineries prepping for heat wave

Santa Maria, Calif. (KEYT/CNN Newsource) – Winemaker James Murphy gave a brief tour of the sprawling Central Coast Wine Services Winery facility in Santa Maria and its vast climate controlled storage facility. Murphy said, “Ideally 55 degrees is the golden temperature for me.” …

Popular vineyard up for sale

Eagle Point, Ore., — A popular Rogue Valley vineyard is up for sale. Agate Ridge Winery in Eagle Point has been family owned and operated for the last 15 years. The owner, Kim Kinderman and her father started the business, now it’s …

Wine harvest underway in Southern Oregon

Medford, Ore. — Vineyards across the region are hard at work this month, harvesting grapes for the 2016 vintage. While a lot of factors play into good quality grapes– weather is key– and some winemakers in the valley say they got just what …

Oregon Wine Report: 2015 was a record year

Ashland, Ore. — Oregon’s wine production reached new levels in 2015. That’s according to the annual Oregon Vineyard and Winery Census Report produced by Southern Oregon University. Higher than average yields in the south Willamette and Umpqua Valleys contributed to the record …

“Flower it Forward” at Del Rio Vineyards

Gold Hill, Ore. – Del Rio Vineyards is encouraging southern Oregonians to spread joy and kindness throughout the Rogue Valley with their new “Flower it Forward” movement. The vineyard said they’re providing a free you-pick flower garden with one rule: for every …

Medford vineyard and winery expanding

Medford, Ore. — 2Hawk Winery in Medford is expanding. The owners of the vineyard and winery broke ground Wednesday on a new 14,000 square foot facility which will allow them to start producing their wines on-site. “This is going to allow us …