2020 Oregon Tempranillo Celebration

The 2020 Oregon Tempranillo Celebration will be held at the Ashland Hills Hotel and Suites in Ashland, Oregon, January 18-19, 2020.  The event includes a special consumer oriented class on Saturday, January 18 and the Grand Tasting and Silent Auction on Sunday, January 19.

Oregon Wine University Class

The Celebration kicks off with a unique, consumer-oriented wine class on Saturday, January 18th from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Ashland Hills Hotel and Suites.  The OTA, in partnership with the Oregon Wine Experience and the Oregon Wine University, is hosting “Discover You Tempranillo Palate”.  The class will be hosted by famed Master of Wine and Oregon resident, Tim Hanni, and will offer attendees the opportunity to learn about their personal Vinotype and progressively sample and compare different style Tempranillo wines from around the state in order to identify the wine style that best suits their individual palate.  Tickets are $75, but includes admission to the Sunday Grand Tasting.

Tickets go on sale December 1, 2019.

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Grand Tasting and Silent Auction

The feature event of the Celebration, the Grand Tasting and Silent Auction, will take place Sunday, January 19, 2020 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. This event is an opportunity for Tempranillo enthusiasts to sample from among the best Tempranillo wines produced in Oregon, accompanied by an array of sumptuous tapas and a FREE logo souvenir wine glass. The event will also include a Silent Auction featuring an array of unique and exclusive wine, dining and travel packages, with 100% of the proceeds going to the Children’s Miracle Network and other local healthcare initiatives supported by the Asante Foundation. Tickets are $50 per person.

Tickets go on sale December 1, 2019.

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2020 Tempranillo Tour

The OTA, in conjunction with Travel Southern Oregon, is planning a special Tempranillo Tour, where we will host several prominent wine writers and bloggers on a tour of Oregon Tempranillo-producing wineries, including a special tasting of OTA member wines.  We expect to announce additional details within the next few weeks.

2020 Portland Grand Tasting

In June/July 2020, the OTA will host a Portland Grand Tasting, which is expected to be an annual occurrence.  We expect to announce additional details before the end of the year, so stay tuned.