• Ponzi Chardonnay captured by Polara Studios

    Oregon Chardonnay Celebration 2018

    Saturday, February 24, 2018
    at The Allison Inn & Spa in Newberg, Oregon

SEMINAR  2018
The Style Council – Fashioning Oregon Chardonnay

Saturday, February 24, 2018 | 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Six of Oregon’s most esteemed winemakers comprise our “Style Council”. Join them, and moderator Patrick Comiskey, senior correspondent at Wine & Spirits, as they explore winemaking techniques that best express Oregon Chardonnay. Each winemaker takes a slightly different approach, resulting in a range of styles. Whether picking date, whole cluster fermentation, indigenous yeast, lees stirring, barrel – or no barrel, each has a different take on what contributes the most to their Chardonnay. Taste and listen as each member of our Style Council discusses their vision and how it comes to fruition.

GRAND TASTING 2018

Saturday, February 24, 2018 | 3:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Taste more than 40 Oregon Chardonnays from our 2018 Featured Wineries, sampling the breadth and depth of Oregon Chardonnay. Enjoy light Chardonnay-friendly hors d’œuvres.

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Ticket Options:

Tickets for the 2018 Oregon Chardonnay Celebration will be on-sale in November.
There will be two options available:

Seminar & Grand Tasting
Join us for a seated seminar exploring an aspect of Oregon Chardonnay. Afterwards, mingle and taste with over 45 of Oregon’s top Chardonnay producers at our Grand Tasting.

Grand Tasting
Mingle and taste with over 45 of Oregon’s top Chardonnay producers at our Grand Tasting.

Admit One
$170.00

Seminar & Grand Tasting Package

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Saturday, February 24, 2018
1:00 – 5:30 p.m.

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Admit One
$85.00

Grand Tasting

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Saturday, February 24, 2018
3:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Questions?
Contact Us.

MAKE IT A WEEKEND
Stay at The Allison Inn & Spa

Enjoy an extended wine country experience. The Allison Inn & Spa offers a special rate of $290.00 plus tax per night for guests of the Oregon Chardonnay Celebration. Please contact the hotel directly by telephone at 503 – 554 – 2525 to make your reservations. This special rate is available only until Thursday, January 25, 2018.

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ABOUT THE OREGON CHARDONNAY CELEBRATION 

The seventh annual Oregon Chardonnay Celebration takes place Saturday, February 24, 2018 at The Allison Inn & Spa in Newberg, Oregon. The Celebration educates both industry members and consumers about the varietal in a non-competitive environment. The event begins with a seated topical seminar and tasting followed by the Grand Tasting, a walkaround sampling of over 40 Oregon producers, one of the region’s largest varietal-specific tastings. Attendees have a choice of participating in both the seminar and Grand Tasting or the Grand Tasting only.

Formerly known as The Oregon Chardonnay Symposium, the Oregon Chardonnay Celebration delves deep into what makes Oregon Chardonnay unique, each year focusing on different aspects of the varietal and its place in the state. Bringing together both pioneers and the current generation of Oregon producers, the Oregon Chardonnay Celebration provides a lens through which we can view the past, present, and future of Oregon Chardonnay.

CHARDONNAY IN THE NEWS

“Although each wine was an undeniably individual expression of the Chardonnay grape, they all shared a connective thread that was decidedly Oregonian: an intensity of fruit, coupled with a firm mineral thread.” ~ Lettie Teague, These Oregon Winemakers are Making Chardonnay Cool Again

November 4, 2016 The Wall Street Journal

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