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                                                                              DOUBLE GOLD MEDALS ARE ONE OF THE HARDEST TO ACHIEVE.
              OREGON WINE EXPERIENCE                                             THIS YEAR, THOSE REACHING THE BENCHMARK INCLUDE:

                         GOES VIRTUAL                                                     Authentique Wine Cellars

                      THE 2020 EXPERIENCE                                       2016 Chehalem Mountain Vineyard Pinot Noir,
                                                                                              Willamette Valley
           nstead of a tent full of people socializing, sipping, and savoring good      Brandborg Vineyard & Winery
          Ifood, this year’s Oregon Wine Experience became a digital event        2017 Whale Song Sparkling Blanc de Noir,
          from August 14 – 23. Two online auctions and livestream programs                     Umpqua Valley
          attracted over 3,400 people to tune in and bid, generating more than
          $1.1 million. All proceeds go to Asante Foundation to benefit chil-                JAXON Vineyards
          dren’s health care and other programs in our region.                          2017 Grenache, Rogue Valley

          Congratulations to the winners, and thank you to the individuals and                RoxyAnn Winery
          businesses who donated auction items. And another thank you to the           2016 Petite Syrah, Rogue Valley
          generous folks who signed in to enjoy and support the event.
          The Virtual Medal Celebration saluted all of the participating wineries   2015 Malbec Reserve, Umpqua Valley
          (315 from across the state), 76 of which went home with at least one
          medal, silver, gold or double-gold. Attendees and sponsors enjoyed                Bryn Mawr Vineyards
          “Medal Celebration in a Box” packages, featuring award-winning           2016 Estate Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley
          Oregon wine, and delectable food from Seven Feathers Casino Resort
          chefs, and Harry & David.                                                             Rocky Knoll
                                                                                       2010 Dunbar Red, Rogue Valley
          Although the presentation definitely was a change from the usual, it
          was deemed an all-around success.                                                  Maison Jussiaume
                                                                                     2017 Blanc de Blancs, Rogue Valley
          “The future for Oregon wine is really bright,” says Liz Thach, Master of
          Wine, and one of six world-renowned, highly qualified judges.                   Dauntless Wine Company
                                                                               2018 No Man’s Land Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley

                                                                                               BEST OF SHOW
                                                                                              HONOREES INCLUDE:

                                                                                              2019 Brandborg
                                                                                  All Hands Petillant Naturel Gewurztraminer

                                                                                          2019 South Stage Cellars
                                                                                         Romeo & Juliet White Blend

                                                                                             2017 Quady North
                                                                                                Syrah, 4-2,A

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