6:00 PM18:00

Greatest of the Grape, Roseburg

The 49th Annual Greatest of the Grape will be held April 13th at Douglas Hall at the Douglas County Fairgrounds in Roseburg, Oregon.

Enjoy the best of the Umpqua Valley at the Greatest of the Grape gala — Oregon’s longest running fine wine event. Taste through the wonderful bounty of the Valley with appetizers and wine pairings from Southern Oregon wineries and our area’s gourmet food artisans. Dance along to live music, place a bid to win luxurious prizes during our silent auction and vote for your favorite wine and food pairing.

VIP Ticket holders earn first access with early entry into the event at 6:00 PM. Beat the crowd and meet the winemakers. Only available online.
Reserve Table tickets are 10 regular 7:00 PM entry tickets, reserved with name of buyer.

Questions/comments regarding ticket sales, please email us:  greatestofthegrape@gmail.com

We now have a Mobile App to use for voting for Best Wine and Best Wine & Food Pairing throughout the night. Download the app today and be ready for voting the night of the event.

The ticket gets you into the event and includes wine tastings and food pairings. 

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to Nov 25

8th Annual Elkton Art and Wine Weekend

Make Elkton your first stop for the holidays! 

On Thanksgiving Weekend, local artists and wineries open their studios and tasting rooms for a one-of-a-kind holiday shopping experience. 

This free tour is a unique opportunity to visit with winemakers and artists, while enjoying Elkton’s scenic views and picturesque drives.  ECEC will also have 20+ local crafters on-site. 

Pick up an event passport and visit 5 or more locations to be entered for a chance to win a gift basket.

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6:00 PM18:00

Elkton-Villages Nouveau Dinner

You are cordially invited to join us on the third Thursday of November for our 

Elkton-Villages Nouveau Dinner

Five specially prepared courses paired with five pinot noirs

1st course

Cajun shrimp skewers

Oregon style pate` crostini

2017 Scarlet Cuvee`, Rose` of Pinot Noir

2nd course

Salmon cakes with dill aioli

2017 Fleur de Lis White Pinot Noir

3rd course

Chanterelle mushroom & goat cheese 

"Love Letters"

2016 Love Puppets Pinot Noir

4th course

Herb rubbed pork loin

Sauteed apples over arugula

with bacon walnut dressing 

2018 Elkton Villages Nouveau Pinot Noir

5th course

Olive oil and Sauternes cake

Clove ice cream

2013 Pinot Harbor 

No substitutions please 

Thursday  November 15, 2018

Appetizers in the tasting room beginning at 6pm 
Dinner to follow in the cellar

the cellar may be cool, please dress appropriately

ORCA Wine Club Members  


All other guests  


price does not include gratuity

Please RSVP by Nov 10 by calling our tasting room or sending us an email:




Our 2018  Elkton-Villages Nouveau will be available for purchase.

$25/bottle regular price

$20/bottle wine club price

Quantities are extremely limited 

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2:00 PM14:00

Florence Wine Trail

Join us for this fun filled three day weekend on the Oregon Coast! Friday, Saturday and Sunday search for and enter to win hidden glass floats around town, Saturday stroll through Old Town and sample wines from Oregon’s finest wineries. Then Sunday be your own judge and let us know what your favorite chowder is from the dozen different samples available through out Bay Street.

To learn more about the Wine Trail and other events, click here


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6:00 PM18:00

Talons, Tastings, & Tidbits

Sip on some spectacular wines and support a great cause!

Talons, Tastings and Tidbits Annual Benefit 2018

RESERVE YOUR SPOT Today! http://cascadesraptorcenter.org/talons-tastings-tidbits/

Join us at our Annual Benefit for a delightful evening of gourmet food, wine, beer, birds, and good company! Enjoy the experience of Cascades Raptor Center – learning what we do behind the scenes in rescue, rehabilitation and education -- while you help us fund this critical work!

Interact with our gorgeous Avian Ambassadors and their trainers as they meet and greet you up close and personal. Don't forget your camera!

Our sponsors for the night include: Mountain Rose Herbs, Oregon Pacific Bank, Agriculture Capital, Cannassentials.

Laugh with Mark Raney (KZEL 96.1 DJ) and Kit Lacy, Education Director, as they regale you with stories of the Center and the birds in our care!

Your registration fee includes food, beer, wine, and up-close and personal connections to our avian ambassadors. (Cash bar for mixed drinks.) When you enter, you'll receive an auction paddle and program. Grab a glass of wine or beer and wander among the many exciting auctions happening throughout the night. Mingle with friends a little longer and then find your table to enjoy a delightful meal prepared by the chefs of the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management program at Lane Community College.

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to Sep 2

Fort Umpqua Days, Elkton

Fort Umpqua Days is a two-day celebration of local history held on Labor Day weekend each year. Visit the exhibits at Fort Umpqua, join a parade through town, visit the Butterfly Pavilion, stroll through the gardens, shop at craft vendor booths, sip on local favorites in the wine garden, and enjoy a wide variety of history-themed activities for visitors.

Coming from out of town? Make a weekend of it and enjoy


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11:00 AM11:00

Wine About Your Bike, Elkton

We've got the perfect family friendly, fun in the sun event for you!

Haven't you always wondered how magical it would be to tour Elkton and it's wineries by bicycle?   Now's you'r chance!

Join us on Saturday August 11 at ECEC!


We will have multiple routes available -  even some for the kids!  Along with fun activities at ECEC and not-to-be-missed swag bags!  

Sign up details will be released soon - hope to see everyone there!


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6:00 PM18:00

Tasting Flight at Woodland Parks Zoo, Seattle

Bring Your Own Glass!

As part of Woodland Park Zoo’s commitment to sustainability including waste reduction, this is a Bring Your Own Glass* event.

*Premuim ticket holders will be provided with a souvenir wine glass, and a limited number of souvenir glasses will be available for purchase.

Event Includes:

  • Admission to Tasting Flight
  • 10 tastings from more than 60 wineries
  • Additional tasting tickets available for purchase
  • Full bottles from participating wineries available for purchase
  • Food available for purchase from food trucks
  • Animal encounters
  • Access to some award-winning animal exhibits
  • Glasses of wine available for purchase

Tasting Flight Premium Tickets

In addition to all the benefits listed above, Premium tickets also include:

  • Early entry at 5:00 p.m.
  • Souvenir wine glass
  • Additional wine tasting tickets
  • Zoo admission tickets
  • Exclusive animal encounter

Get a zoo discount with your Tasting Flight receipt

Hold on to your Tasting Flight presented by Delta Air Lines ticket after the event; if you bring it to the zoo between July 28 and September 30, 2018, you get $5.00 off one general zoo admission.

for details and to purchase tickets:   https://www.zoo.org/tastingflight

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6:00 PM18:00

Night at the Raptor Center, Eugene

We are so honored to be involved with this wonderful organization!   This is a great opportunity to get up close and personal with some of these amazing eagles, hawks, owls, falcons, and more, while sipping on some delicious wines!  

Advance reservations are required,   Please call Cascades Raptor Center at 541-485-1320 or book online at cascaderaptorcenter.org/events

To learn more about the Raptor Center, please visit:


Nestled on a wooded hillside in Eugene, Cascade Raptor Center is a non-profit nature center and wildlife hospital specializing in birds of prey.  The Raptor Center fosters respect wonder, and stewardship of the natural world through public education and wildlife rehabilitation.  

The Cascades Raptor Center has one of the largest collections of native raptor species in the Pacific Northwest. Visitors can view nearly 50 birds of prey in large outdoor aviaries. The Raptor Center is open to the public year-round and we schedule educational programs both onsite and offsite for students of all ages. If you are looking for things to do in Eugene, Oregon, the Raptor Center is a great place to bring friends and family.

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