Sunset Magazine predicts Southern OR is the next big thing
Abacela is featured in V&WM
UCC is building a $7M teaching winery
What’s going on down there? Sunset Magazine says: The next big wine country = Southern Oregon Why we love it: Exciting wines, no crowds, and inexpensive tasting fees. Go now: Arm yourself with a map from the Southern Oregon Wineries Association and hit the road.
The 'it' list for 2010 travel, Sunset Magazine, Jan. ‘10 Sunset’s Favorites Foris Pinot Gris 2008 ( Rogue Valley; $14 ). Brandborg “Love Puppets” Pinot Noir 2006 ( Umpqua Valley; $30 ). Abacela South Face Block Reserve Syrah 2005 ( Southern Oregon; $45 ).
Abacela = Tempranillo Planting began in 1995 Currently a total of 75 acres planted and 52 bearing Nine different clones of Tempranillo Also: Syrah, Malbec, Merlot, Grenache, Albariño, Viognier, Graciano, Petite Verdot, Dolcetto, Bastardo, Tinta Amarela, Tinta Cao, Tinta Roriz, Touriga Nacional, Cabernet franc, Mourvedre, and Nebbiolo
Southern Oregon Wine Institute at Umpqua Community College A $7M facility with a teaching winery Construction began Sept. 15, 2010 and completion will be in Sept. 2011 One year certificate and Two year degree in Enology and Viticulture