Call for Wine: 2021 McMinnville Wine Competition

September 23, 2020|Calls for Wine|

The 2021 McMinnville Wine & Food Classic Wine Competition is now open for wine entries. Held January 9th, 2021, for the first time in 28 years all wineries producing Oregon wines are invited to enter this annual competition. The 15-person judges' panel will include returning wine writers including Michael Alberty, The Oregonian, Eric Degerman of [...]

Call for Wine: Sip Magazine is accepting entries for their 2020 Best of the Northwest Wine awards

August 31, 2020|Calls for Wine, Media Relations|

From Kristin Ackerman Bacon, Sip Magazine publisher: I know harvest is upon us and you’re probably busy getting ready for that, but who couldn’t use a little extra recognition these days? As you might have seen in our recent announcement that this year due to the restrictions with Covid and public gatherings we will be [...]

Call for Wine: The Wine Advocate is now accepting 2018 wines for its annual Oregon Report

August 27, 2020|Calls for Wine, Media Relations|

Erin Brooks, the Wine Advocate reviewer for Oregon, will be accepting samples from all appellations beginning now through Wednesday, September 30, 2020. Due to the pandemic, Erin will not be visiting Oregon in person this year but instead will have samples shipped directly to her home in Napa and will be coordinating with winemakers via [...]

Call for Wine: Nick Stock at James Suckling opens tasting window for next Oregon Report

July 27, 2020|Calls for Wine|

Nick Stock in early 2020 Editor's note: as of 9/2/20, the window has been extended through October to submit wines, but please email Nick first. As COVID-19 keeps Oregon in a holding pattern with most media visitors, Nick Stock, executive editor at JamesSuckling.com will be tasting the next round of wines from his [...]

Wine Press Northwest seeks fortified wines for competition and editorial consideration

June 8, 2020|Calls for Wine|

Wine Press Northwest seeks fortified wines produced by Northwest wineries. Fruit from Washington, Oregon or Idaho are eligible for submission to this free competition; grape or non-grape wines and must contain at least 17% alcohol by volume. They can be either dry or sweet.They can be labeled as "Port" or "Port-style" or "dessert wine" or [...]

Submit Oregon Chardonnay to Wine & Spirits Magazine for October 2020

May 10, 2020|Calls for Wine|

Please note: the window for submissions for Oregon Chardonnay has been changed to June 8, 2020 to June 17, 2020 Wine & Spirits changed its submission format for its August 2020 issue due to the COVID-19 crisis with new mandates put in place in both Los Angeles and New York City. They were not able [...]

International Wine Report seeks Oregon Rosé and Tempranillo for Annual Reports

April 2, 2020|Calls for Wine|

International Wine Report and Washington Wine Blog writer Owen Bargreen CS is collecting rosé for his annual 2020 Rose Report, and a new request for Tempranillo from Oregon for his 2020 report. He writes: There has been a nationwide resurgence in Tempranillo wines, particularly those crafted in Washington and Oregon. Washington Wine Blog and International Wine [...]

Call for Samples: The Globe and Mail

March 30, 2020|Calls for Wine, International Marketing|

Christopher Waters, Wine and Spirits columnist with Canada's The Globe and Mail newspaper, writes: I'd like to invite members to share upcoming and existing releases for review.  I'm interested in products that have continuous, existing or upcoming releases including VINTAGES or Classics products. Upcoming themes include alternate packaging, Italian whites and south of France. Ongoing interest in rosés, sparkling wines [...]

International Wine Review seeks Oregon Rosé samples, focus on Pinot Noir

March 26, 2020|Calls for Wine, Media Relations|

The International Wine Review seeks rosé of Pinot noir for its 2020 Annual Rosé Review. In the editor's words: "This year our focus on rosé tastings and report will be on rosé of Pinot noir. We’re more than willing to taste rosé from other varieties, but our focus will be on Pinot noir. And since Oregon is [...]

Vinous accepting samples for the Oregon Report through April 17, 2020

March 26, 2020|Calls for Wine, Media Relations|

Josh Raynolds is currently accepting wines for his upcoming Oregon Report in Vinous (105,700 monthly visits), and due to shipment complications in regard to COVID-19, he will extend his deadline to Friday, April 17, 2020. There are no vintage requirements nor specific variety request for this opportunity; there are also no restrictions on amount of [...]