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2011-12-06 08:00:00

20th Anniversary Celebrates Oregon Wine, Founders, History, Collaboration Hillsboro, Ore (PRWEB) December 06, 2011 The Oregon wine community and Pinot Noir collectors from across the country generously bid to the highest level in three years at the 20th anniversary of !Salud! The Oregon Pinot Noir Auction. The final total of $670,000 exceeded 2010 figures by $20,000 and brings the total raised over the course of the eventâs history to over $9 million to provide healthcare...

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2011-07-01 09:27:54

Higher temperatures could significantly impact California and other premium winegrowing regions of the United States in the next 30 years, according to a new study led by Stanford University climate scientists. Writing in the June 30 edition of Environmental Research Letters, the scientists report that by 2040, the amount of land suitable for cultivating premium wine grapes in high-value areas of northern California could shrink by 50 percent because of global warming. However, some cooler...

2011-04-21 07:20:00

NAPA VALLEY, Calif., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Curators, collectors and culinary connoisseurs, Taigan.com has partnered with prestigious boutique wineries to offer fine wines on its award-winning online e-commerce site. Already recognized for its hand-selected assemblage of fashion, accessories, gourmet food and home decor, Taigan now presents a hand-cut group of the most coveted boutique wineries. Where many online wine websites feature mass-produced wines, Taigan curates a select...

2011-04-06 02:30:00

SEATTLE, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wines of Washington Promotion, an interactive and integrated marketing and design agency based in Seattle, teamed up with Peterson Media, a media buying service based in Portland, OR, to assist Wine Yakima Valley (www.WineYakimaValley.org) on an integrated media buy with value-added promotional marketing for their annual area-wide "Red Wine & Chocolate" event. The buy required immediate and intense scrutiny given the implosion of Smooth Jazz...

2011-03-20 00:01:43

25th Anniversary IPNC unites wine and food lovers with 70 international Pinot noir winemakers and 50 Northwest chefs for three days of revelry in Oregon wine country. Mcminnville, OR (PRWEB) March 19, 2011 In honor of the 25th Anniversary, Oregon's International Pinot Noir Celebration (IPNC) will reunite world-renowned winemakers, Northwest chefs, esteemed media, wine lovers and epicures from the first event in 1987 and the following 23 Celebrations. Guests will join more than 70 premier...

2011-02-27 00:00:00

This Technical Wine Symposium is offered at three southern Oregon locations and features practical instruction from industry and academic experts committed to the growth of the Southern Oregon Wine Industry. Saint Helena, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2011 The Southern Oregon Wine Institute at Umpqua Community College is teaming up with ETS Laboratories and Oregon State University Extension Service to present a technical symposium on March 8, 9, and 10 with expert instruction on recognizing,...

2010-11-19 00:00:42

Increase credited to 2009 vintage preview, event reputation. Hillsboro, OR (PRWEB) November 18, 2010 Proceeds from the annual !Salud! Oregon Pinot Noir Auction topped $650,000 representing a significant 7% increase over 2009. The closing of a "Winery Development Dream Team" package offered online until Monday, Nov 22 will push the final total higher. !Salud! is known among Pinot noir collectors for the opportunity to acquire premier wines crafted exclusively for the auction, and within the...

2010-11-15 16:51:00

SALEM, Ore., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Willamette Valley Vineyards (Nasdaq: WVVI), a leading producer of Pinot Noir, generated a profit of $171,345 or $0.04 cents per share for the three months ending September 30, 2010. Comparable results for the comparable prior year period include a net profit of $248,021 and $0.05 cents per share. Third quarter 2010 sales revenue increased 5.5% and gross profit decreased 7.4% compared to the third quarter of 2009. The decrease in gross...

2010-10-01 12:54:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- For the twelfth consecutive year, on November 13, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) will host the Bacchanal! Wine Gala and Auction, featuring internationally distinguished winemakers and celebrity chefs. Bacchanal! 2010, Pinot on the Palette, will celebrate the best of Pinot Noir from around the world. Since its inception in 1999, Bacchanal! has garnered a national reputation as a premier wine and auction event in the Philadelphia...


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