In the Umpqua Valley, celebrate the pioneering spirit of the region and abundant recreation available for all to enjoy. Founded in 1984, the winegrowing region is celebrating its 30th anniversary. The history dates back to the 1880s when German immigrants planted the first wine grape vineyard in the valley. Today, it is home to 24 wineries, more than 40 different wine varieties, and the start of many treasured memories you’ll create while exploring the region.
Get drawn in to Ashland’s Visual Arts scene. The Ashland Gallery Association is a non-profit organization with a membership of over 30 art galleries, working studios, and dozens of individual artists. For over 20 years, the AGA has been supporting Ashland’s visual arts community through local events including, the monthly First Friday Art Walk, A Taste of Ashland, food, wine, and art festival held each April, Ashland Open Studio Tour held annually in October, as well as the March Student Exhibit, showcasing the talent of young artists in the community.
Loft Ashland is a restaurant and bar serving French-inspired cuisine with a uniquely American accent. From Rogues to Rhones, their list is a well-balanced selection of fine wines from Oregon and beyond. They support local farmers, ranchers and foragers and are devoted to using organic, free range, chemical free and genetically unaltered products whenever possible. Enjoy dining in their grand brasserie year-round. In season, dine al fresco on their rooftop terrace featuring a fire pit lounge overlooking idyllic Ashland Creek.
The Growers’ Market has become a SATURDAY MORNING TRADITION in downtown Grants Pass, Oregon. Beginning in 1980, the Grower’s Market has consistently provided fresh locally grown fruits, vegetables, plants, baked goods, specialty foods, and gourmet herbs & seasonings for 35 years. As the oldest and largest outdoor farmers’ market in Southern Oregon, it has led the region in bringing farmers and their products directly to their customers. At the Growers’ Market you’ll find the ripest and freshest local fruits and vegetables within a 100 miles. 2015 Season Every Saturday: March 7th – November 21st Hours of Operation: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Rogue Red is filled with ripe flavors of summer berries, red plums and a rich finish of vanilla mocha. Rogue Red Wine can be found at CostCo stores in Albany, Aloha, Bend, Clackamas, Eugene, Hillsboro, Medford, Portland, Salem and Tigard, Oregon and at some Trader Joe’s and Safeway stores too. You can also find Rogue Red at the Valley View Winery. Visit their tasting room and try some!