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Oregon

Oregon wine countryOregon is one of the largest wine producing states in the United States. It enjoys worldwide recognition for it Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris amongst other varieties. Over 793 wineries were recorded in 2018. The total wine grapes crushed in 2018 was 79,685 tons. Major grape varieties include Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Semillon for the white grapes and Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Syrah and Zinfandel for the red varieties.

There are several AVA regions to explore.

  • Willamette Valley
  • Chehalem Mountains
  • Dundee Hills
  • Eola-Amity Hills
  • McMinnville
  • Ribbon Ridge
  • Yamhill-Carlton
  • Van Duzer Corridor
  • Southern Oregon
  • Red Hill Douglas County
  • Umpqua Valley
  • Walla Walla Valley
  • Rogue Valley
  • Applegate Valley
  • Columbia Valley
  • Columbia Gorge
  • Walla Walla Valley
  • Snake River Valley

Quick Facts

  • Pinot Noir is the most widely planted grape in Oregon accounting for 57% of the grape acerage. It also accounts for 59% of the wine grape production.
  • In 2018, Oregon's wine production accounted for $200,000,000 in sales.
  • Case production was at 4,150,000 cases for 2018.
  • Oregon exports wines throughout the United States and the world. On the international scene, Canada accounts for 45% of export sales. Other areas of growth in sales include Scandinavia countries, China, Hong Kong and South Korea.

 

 


Support the following Oregon Wineries.

Civic Winery King Estate Sweet Cheeks Winery and Vineyards  
Civic Winery King Estate Sweet Cheeks Winery & Vineyard  
Rustle Prayer Rock Vineyard Youngberg Hill    
Reustle Prayer Rock Vineyard Youngberg Hill    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

               

 


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