wine industry http://ijpr.org en Small Wineries Team Up For Big Impact http://ijpr.org/post/small-wineries-team-big-impact <p></p><p>When you're a small winery seeking a big impact, it helps to have friends.&nbsp; But OTHER wineries?</p><p></p><p>That's the tale of the collective calling itself <a href="http://www.bearcreekwineries.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Bear Creek Boutique Wineries.&nbsp; </strong></a> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 18:10:20 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 8372 at http://ijpr.org Small Wineries Team Up For Big Impact Counting California's Record Grape Harvest http://ijpr.org/post/counting-californias-record-grape-harvest <p></p><p>It takes a while to compile the numbers from California's massive wine grape harvest.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>But here goes: 2013 was a record year, even better than 2012.&nbsp; The crush records recently compiled show 4.23 Million tons of grapes, for a total crop value of more than $3 Billion.&nbsp; Tue, 25 Feb 2014 18:10:20 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 8169 at http://ijpr.org Counting California's Record Grape Harvest Wine Industry Grows Quickly In Southern Oregon http://ijpr.org/post/wine-industry-grows-quickly-southern-oregon <p></p><p>From former pear orchards, a bounty of wine.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Many of the same Southern Oregon agricultural plots that were once home to pear orchards are now home to vineyards growing wine grapes.&nbsp; Thu, 05 Dec 2013 19:20:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 4143 at http://ijpr.org Wine Industry Grows Quickly In Southern Oregon In (Scholarly) Pursuit Of Wine http://ijpr.org/post/scholarly-pursuit-wine <p>First it was fun, then it was business, then it was education… and now it's an exchange program.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>The rapid growth of the wine industry in Southern Oregon led to the creation of the <a href="http://www.umpqua.edu/sowi" target="_blank"><strong>Southern Oregon Wine Institute</strong></a> at Umpqua Community College.&nbsp; Thu, 24 Oct 2013 19:43:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 1848 at http://ijpr.org In (Scholarly) Pursuit Of Wine