ABOUT THE CGWA

THE COLUMBIA GORGE
WINEGROWERS ASSOCIATION

PRESS RESOURCES

MEDIA KIT

PRESS PHOTOS

2 avas

Includes the Columbia Gorge AVA (est. 2004) and the SW corner of the Columbia Valley AVA (est. 1984)

95%

of the wineries in the Columbia Gorge are boutique wineries producing 5,000 or fewer cases of wine each year

83

Vineyards

1,250

Vineyard acres

33

Wineries in
OR & WA

1 hour

Located one hour east of Portland, OR between Hood River, OR and Goldendale, WA along both shores of the Columbia River in Oregon and Washington

COLUMBIA GORGE WINE REGION QUICK FACTS:

 

Aglianico

Albariño

Arneis

Barbera

Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Sauvignon

Carménère

Chardonnay

Chenin blanc

Cinsault

Dolcetto

Friulano

Gamay

Gewürztraminer

Grenache

Grüner Veltliner

Lemberger

Malbec

Marsanne

Merlot

Mourvèdre

Müller-Thurgau

Muscat

Nebbiolo

Petite Sirah

Pinot Blanc

Pinot Gris

Pinot Noir

Primitivo

Riesling

Roussanne

Sangiovese

Sauvignon blanc

Sémillon

Symphony

Syrah

Tempranillo

Viognier

Zinfandel

Zweigelt

41

different
varietals
are grown
within the
Columbia Gorge
Wine Region:

CONTACT:

BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Brian McCormick, Memaloose and Idiot's Grace

Sierra Wright, The Pines 1852

Kris Fade, Annalemma Wines

Secretary – secretary@columbiagorgewine.com

Erin Rue, Erin Rue CPA

Treasurer – treasurer@columbiagorgewine.com

James Mantone, Syncline Winery

Keely Kopetz, Wy'East Vineyards

Natalie Price, Wy'East Vineyards

Associate – marketing@columbiagorgewine.com

Don McDermott, Scorched Earth Vineyards