Call for Wine: Vinous seeks wines for the annual Oregon report

March 3, 2021|Calls for Wine|

You may remember the call for wines last March which resulted in two beautiful articles in Vinous; Oregon Pinot Noir: The Winning Streak Continues and Oregon Outside the Pinot Noir Box. Reviewer Josh Raynolds is again calling for wines and asks for winemakers to send samples to reach him by Monday March 15. Please drop in [...]

Call for Wine: Wine & Spirits seeks Riesling for August 2021 issue

March 2, 2021|Calls for Wine|

For its domestic focus on Riesling, Wine & Spirits is now accepting Riesling for its August 2021 issue. The window is open from March 1, 2021 until March 19, 2021 and they ask that winemakers use the online form to submit wines. Once you have submitted your form, you will receive a confirmation email with a [...]

Call for Wine: Wine Enthusiast Spring 2021 issues

January 26, 2021|Calls for Wine|

Paul Gregutt has sent a reminder to all Oregon wineries that he is currently reviewing new releases for the upcoming Spring 2021 issues of Wine Enthusiast. You'll note a handful of Oregon's wineries are mentioned in this article, 10 Vineyards Behind the World’s Most Famous Wines, published January 25.  Deadline is March 2, 2021. If you [...]

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 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 [...]