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Wine Region of the Year

Willamette Valley Wins Prestigious Award

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Oregon’s Willamette Valley Named “Wine Region of the Year”

The wine region wins Wine Enthusiast’s prestigious 2016 Wine Star Award

Wine Enthusiast magazine, an esteemed, internationally-recognized wine publication for oenophiles, announced Oregon’s Willamette Valley as its 2016 Wine Region of the Year at its annual Wine Star Awards.

The Wine Star Awards are viewed as some of the most influential in the wine industry. Each year since 2000, the editors of Wine Enthusiast recognize and celebrate individuals, companies and regions that have made exceptional achievements and contributions in the wine world.

The Tualatin Valley is located in the northern tip of this celebrated wine region, and its 30-plus wineries showcase some of the best wines of the region.

Other 2016 nominees for Wine Region of the Year included Champagne, France; Crete, Greece; Sonoma County, California and Provence, France. The region will be highlighted in the December 2016 issue of Wine Enthusiast magazine, on newsstands soon.

Visit the wineries in the Tualatin Valley and see why the Willamette Valley was named the Wine Region of the Year!

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