Southern Oregon Wine
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The large Southern Oregon AVA is home to a diverse mix of climates and terroir. In general, though, most vineyards in Southern Oregon benefit from significantly warmer temperatures and a much drier climate relative to their northern neighbors.
The new AVA encompasses the Applegate Valley, Umpqua Valley and Rogue Valley AVAs as well as a connecting corridor of land between the latter two regions. While these regions may not register with the average consumer outside the state, they are well known in the Oregon wine industry as a source of quality wines made from heat-seeking red grapes such as Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah. If Earl Jones, the petitioner of the AVA and owner of Abacela Vineyards, has his way, Tempranillo will eventually be listed among the other Iberian varietals.
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