6th Annual Southern Oregon Grape Symposium

March 10, 2020|

The Southern Oregon Grape Symposium is the premier educational event for Southern Oregon wine grape growers. Organized by Oregon State University with sponsorship from the Rogue Valley Winegrowers Association, this all-day symposium brings together scientists, extension specialists, and producers for a collection of seminars and panel discussions regarding current topics in wine grape research and [...]

2019 Oregon Vintage Report

March 2, 2020|

Join us for the 2019 Oregon Vintage Report as we take a detailed look at winegrowing trends from the most recent vintage. This year’s event will be co-hosted by Fruition Sciences, Linfield College, and ETS Labs and will include an advanced focus on the Willamette Valley. During this technical conference, we will analyze the 2019 [...]

Biochar 101 Workshop (2 days)

February 28, 2020|

Biochar 101 (2-day Workshop) February 27 - February 28 Free Learn how charred biomass (biochar) can increase soil productivity, reduce wildfire risk, and slow climate change. In a morning classroom session on Feb 27, biochar consultant Kelpie Wilson will present biochar basics and the science of biochar production. USDA ARS researchers (Kristin Trippe, Manuel Jaramillo) [...]

Biochar 101 Workshop (2 days)

February 27, 2020|

https://www.swcd.net/event/biochar-101-2-day-workshop/ Biochar 101 (2-day Workshop) February 27 - February 28 Free Learn how charred biomass (biochar) can increase soil productivity, reduce wildfire risk, and slow climate change. In a morning classroom session on Feb 27, biochar consultant Kelpie Wilson will present biochar basics and the science of biochar production. USDA ARS researchers (Kristin Trippe, Manuel [...]

Wine & Cheese: A Pairing Event at Natalie’s Estate Winery

February 22, 2020|

Join us for an Award-winning local cheesemaker, Rock Face Creamery pairing experience with Natalie’s Estate wines. We will serve 6 delicious wines, each paired with selected cheeses. A perfect pairing is when the wine, the cheese, or both enhances the tasting experience of the other. We hope to share and teach you about this. Our [...]

Online Certificate in Wine Business Management

January 16, 2020|

An advanced understanding of wine business is essential to success in an evolving industry and an ever-changing marketplace. This important industry certification was inspired by the Sonoma MBA in Wine Business to facilitate professional growth through advanced knowledge of wine business marketing, operations, and finance. Created by professionals for professionals. The Certificate in Wine Business Management is developed [...]

Crop Load Research Technical Wine Tasting

December 5, 2019|

Does low yield ensure quality? This event will feature Pinot noir wines from the Statewide Crop Load Project, a research project led by OSU in collaboration with more than twenty companies in the Willamette Valley since 2012. This event will feature 69 Pinot noir wines produced by 12 commercial winery partners from the cluster thinning [...]

Nouveau Release Party

November 21, 2019|

Traditionally, Nouveau is a red wine made from Gamay in the Beaujolais region of France to celebrate the end of harvest. Nouveau is released on the third Thursday of November every year, usually at festive release parties, and is meant to be consumed immediately after bottling. Please join us for this event, where you can taste and learn [...]

OSU Vineyard Red Blotch Workshop

November 20, 2019|

Red Blotch Disease is an increasing concern for many vineyards in Oregon and across the US. This workshop will cover recent research information about Red Blotch Disease. Presentations will cover results of Oregon-based studies investigating potential insect vectors, how the virus affects grapevine physiology, vineyard management practices to ameliorate virus effects, and effects on wine [...]

Linfield Wine Lecture Series: Assemblage Symposium panelists

November 4, 2019|

Linfield Wine Lecture Series presents "Changemakers and Tastemakers: The Assemblage Symposium Celebrates New Voices and Trends in Oregon Wine." This lecture features Assemblage Symposium founder Rachel Adams and panelists, discussing diverse voices and new trends in Oregon's growing wine scene, highlighting the important impact of women and minority communities throughout the industry. Learn about the [...]