Greatest of the Grape

March 4, 2017

The 47th Annual Greatest of the Grape will be held March 4th at Seven Feathers Casino Resort in Canyonville, 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.
Reserve Table tickets are 10 single 7:00 PM entry tickets, reserved with name of buyer.


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Questions regarding online ticket sales, please email us:

Tickets will be available to purchase and pick up in person at Abacela Winery and Melrose Vineyards.

NEW! We now have a Mobile App to use for voting for Best Wine and Best Wine & Food Pairing throughout the night. Download

Accommodations and Complimentary Shuttle Information Sorry, no shuttles to the event in time for VIP entry.

 2016 Sponsors

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 2016 Judges

Jade Helm is the primary author of Tasting Pour, a freelance contributor to print and online wine publications, a consultant, and a wine educator. Her expertise is evidenced by credentials from the Society of Wine Educators (Certified Specialist in Wine), the Wine and Spirits Education Trust (Diploma in Wine and Spirits), and Court of Master Sommeliers (Certified Sommelier).  Jade is located in the Willamette Valley.  Connect on Facebook  Twitter  LinkedIn or Google +

Chris Nishiwaki is a freelance writer with over 20 years of experience in journalism. He started his journalism career as the tennis beat writer for the Bellevue Journal American. He has gone on to cover the food and wine industry, the Washington state legislature and professional and local sports for the Lewiston News Tribune in Idaho and The Kansas City Star. He has also appeared in Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, Gourmet, Seattle Magazine, Northwest Palate, Colors NW, Pacific, The Seattle Times, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Northwest Asian Weekly, Northwest Nikkei, The Northshore Citizen and several other publications. Chris was also the Editor of The North American Post.

Tan Vinh is a features writer and booze columnist for the Seattle Times.  He’s won numerous awards for his writing on Travel, food and drinks.  When he’s not judging a food or drink contest or attending a festival, he’s at home, with his feet propped up, watching bad TV while sipping Champagne or a big Red.