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2020 Oregon Wine Experience

Our top priority is the health and wellbeing of our guests, wineries, and the greater community. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve made the decision to eliminate larger gatherings that surround Oregon Wine Experience for 2020. While these in-person events will be eliminated this year, there are exciting, virtual opportunities for you to participate from home! Please find below a schedule for this year’s events and virtual opportunities.

Oregon Wine Competition – Friday, July 17 through Sunday, July 19

  • A premier wine competition
  • Open to all commercially approved wines using 100% Oregon AVA grapes
  • A world-class panel of judges featuring Masters of Wine, Master Sommeliers and renowned wine writers

Virtual Medal Celebration – Friday, August 14

  • Kick-off virtual celebration of the Oregon Wine Experience
  • Livestream announcement of Oregon Wine Competition results and winner recognition
  • Sponsors receive an opulent “Medal Celebration in a box” including 2020 Oregon Wine Competition award-winning wines and culinary creations to enjoy at home. The general public can also purchase these packages for $75 while supplies last here.
  • Livestream available via this link, and on our Facebook and YouTube channels

Online Miracle Auction – Launches Friday, August 14 

  • One-of-a-kind experiences and lots will be available for anyone to participate and bid from their phone, tablet or computer
  • Premier live and silent auction items
  • Preview items and register to bid today here
  • Online bidding starts Friday, August 14 and closes on Saturday, August 22 at 10 p.m. PT

Online Founders’ Barrel Auction – Launches Friday, August 14

  • Bid on one-of-a-kind, exclusive blends made special by top Oregon winemakers and found only at this auction
  • Add to your collection exquisite, custom crush wine futures crafted by leading Oregon wineries
  • Bid on exclusive Oregon wines from home, all to benefit local health care programs.
  • View wine lots and register to bid today here
  • Online bidding starts Friday, August 14 and closes on Sunday, August 23 at 12 p.m. PT

Virtual Miracle Program –  Saturday, August 22

  • Livestream program featuring the 2020 Miracle Story and a virtual Paddle Raise
  • Online auction with lavish and unique packages to bid on beginning Friday, August 14 through Saturday, August 22
  • Sponsors receive an opulent “Miracle Auction in a box” including 2020 Oregon Wine Competition award-winning wines and culinary creations to enjoy at home
  • $10k+ sponsors also receive a swag bag
  • Livestream available via this link, and on our Facebook and YouTube channels

Ultimate Vintner Dinners

  • Intimate gatherings hosted by winery owners at winery, vineyard and culinary partner locations
  • Unique, multi-course dinners with exceptional, vintner-curated pairings
  • Special features and amenities offered by event hosts
  • Top-tier sponsor benefit

Oregon Wine University Classes 

  • Anchor Series: Pairing wine with everything from Shakespeare to world-famous blue cheese to the art of barrel tasting.
  • Advanced Series: Winemakers guide you to the next level of wine appreciation and education

Online Silent & Miracle Auctions – August 14-22

  • Bid on premier, unique experiences and items from home starting on August 14
  • Anyone around the world can participate

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