9 unique wine experiences you can enjoy in Southern Oregon

By Jillian Dara

While pinot noir tends to steal the show in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, there are a number of varieties coming out of the Southern Oregon AVA and its encompassing four appellations – Umpqua Valley, Rogue Valley, Red Hills Douglas County and Applegate Valley – that break this association.

Tempranillo, malbec, viognier and claret are just a few of the unexpected varieties found in this region, with these Southern Oregon-specific wine experiences showcasing a full-range of what the valley has to offer. From tasting wines over a luxury picnic to visiting the state’s first winery and creamery, you won’t want to miss out on any of these unique encounters – especially if it’s your first trip to the area.

Read more in 10Best: https://www.10best.com/interests/drinks/southern-oregon-best-most-unique-wine-experiences/