Rows of ripe Rogue Valley wine grapes ready for harvest at a hillside vineyard

Rogue Valley AVA

Nestled in the southern-most reaches of Oregon, riding the border of California and comprised of 3 adjacent river valleys is the Rogue Valley AVA (a sub-appellation of the Southern Oregon AVA).  The area was originally planted by European settlers in the mid-1800s with the first official winery being Valley…

State of Oregon with "OR" overlaid on a vineyard photograph

It’s Oregon Wine Month!

To begin celebrating Oregon Wine Month here at Cameron Hughes Wine, we’d like to take a little time to discuss the ever-more-decorated state’s history and breakdown it’s Willamette Valley appellation. An overview: The story of Oregon Pinot and the Willamette Valley (in an organized fashion) begin with a…