Pioneering Oregon Wineries


Pioneering Oregon Wineries:
Umpqua Valley

Early Umpqua Valley Winery Map

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Early Umpqua Valley Winery Map


Fun Facts

In 1961 Richard Sommers, the founder of Hillcrest Winery near Roseburg, planted five acres of varietal grapes at his “Hillcrest” vineyard. He produced his first vintage of 240 gallons of wine in 1963. This event was the birth of the modern Oregon wine industry as we know it today.