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Wine & Wineries

In Oregon, winemakers are farmers, and they get really stoked when talking about soil.

But whether you’re sampling pinot and chardonnay in the Willamette Valley or cabernet and merlot in the Gorge, you’ll notice one thing: they all taste like Oregon.

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Ask Oregon

When is harvest at the wineries?

If I could predict when harvest would be, I’d be a rich man 😉 In all seriousness though, harvest typically happens sometime between September and October every year. The weather in spring and summer will have a huge impact on how the grapes ripen. Harvest time can also be one of the best times of…