Win Tickets to Savor Southern Oregon

On Sunday, September 16th, wine lovers will have the chance to sample over 100 wines and food pairings from Southern Oregon at an outdoor tasting at Director Park.

By Allison Jones September 4, 2012

Cowhorn Vineyard will be among the wineries pouring at this one-of-a-kind event.

On Sunday, September 16th, dozens of wineries and restaurants from Southern Oregon will take over Downtown Portland's Director park for an afternoon of wine education, tastings, chef collaborations, live music, and more.

Savor Southern Oregon will feature over 100 of the best wines from southern Oregon vineyards, wine education stations, artisan chocolate, cheese, and charucterie, and restaurant pairings from Portland and southern Oregon's best chefs.

The all-star list of participating wineries is set to include Abacela, Agate Ridge Vineyard, Cliff Creek Cellars, Cowhorn Vineyard & Garden, Del Rio Vineyards, Folin Cellars, Misty Oaks Vineyard, Quady North, RoxyAnn Winery, Troon Vineyard, and many more. Winemakers and winery owners will be on hand to chat about their latest vintages and their passion for southern Oregon's up-and-coming wine region.

This year, the festival isn't just about the wine! The Southern Oregon Winery Association has teamed up with Farm to Fork to bring together southern Oregon’s top culinary picks for inspired collaborations with local restaurants. Portland chefs Troy MacLarty of Bollywood Theater, David Padberg of Park Kitchen (and the forthcoming Raven & Rose), Kim Malek of Salt & Straw, and  Aaron Woo of Natural Selection will team up with Willow Witt Ranch in Ashland, Port Orford Sustainable Seafood, Rogue Valley Brambles, and Blue Fox Farm in Applegate to craft pairings for the festival. 

Tickets are $39 in advance, $50 at the door (available here, including all wine, food, and a commemorative wineglass), but we're giving away two tickets for free. 

Click here to sign up for our Eat Beat newsletter and enter to win. Contest is now closed.

Winners will be randomly selected and notified via email by Monday, September 10th. Winners must be 21+.

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