Discover great wines at Applegate Valley wineries. The valley stretches 50 miles from the California border to the Rogue River in Southern Oregon.
This area is a sub-appellation of the larger Rogue Valley AVA. The climate is moderate with a warm, dry growing season. Days are hot and nights are cool. Wines that are produce here include Tempranillo, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Chardonnay, and Zinfandel.
Listing of Applegate Valley Wineries
Address: 1665 Eastside Rd., Jacksonville, OR
Telephone: (541) 899-6876
Open Thursday-Sunday 11-4
This Applegate Valley winery has earned both biodynamic and organic certifications. They specialize in producing wines historically associated with the Rhône River wine region of France: Syrah and Grenache for red wine, and Viognier, Marsanne and Roussanne for white wines. They have a reputation for producing quality wines.
Cricket Hill Vineyard and Winery
Address: 2131 Little Applegate Rd., Jacksonville, OR
Telephone: (541) 899-7264
Open Weekends May-Sept. from noon-5.
Cricket Hill Wines focus on Bordeaux wines. They specialize in producing Merlot and Claret.
Address: 11412 Hwy. 238, Jacksonville, OR
Telephone: (541) 899-7511
Open daily noon-5.
The emphasis at Devitt is producing very small lots of premium handcrafted wine, usually only two or three barrels of each wine. They are a boutique winery that is family owned and operated. Wines include Merlot, Chardonnay, Viognier, Rose, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Syrah.
Address: 8035 Hwy. 238, Jacksonville, OR
Telephone: (541) 846-3022
Fiasco Winery is the second winery of neighboring Jacksonville Vineyards. The emphasis is on Italian-style wines. Enjoy a picnic alongside the creek. If you’re lucky, you might catch the owner hand-gliding outside the winery.
Fly High Longsword Vineyard
Address: 8555 Hwy. 238, Jacksonville, OR
Telephone: (541) 899-1746
Open daily noon-5. Weekends only in January.
Two wineries with the same winemaker have merged their two vineyards. The tasting room serves wines from Fly High Vineyard and from LongSword Vineyard. Reasonably priced wines in a gorgeous setting!
Address: 9730 Hwy. 238, Jacksonville, OR 97530
Telephone: (541) 899-6923
Open Wed.-Mon. 11-5: closed January and February.
Jacksonville Vineyards produces estate grown wines. They concentrate on using sustainable farming methods to produce premium wines. Bordeaux wines are aged 24-38 months in French oak barrels. Most of their wines are red.
John Michael Champagne Cellars
Address: 1425 Humbug Creek Rd., Jacksonville, OR 97530
Telephone: (541) 846-0810
Open Fri.-Sun. 11-5
John Michael Champagne Cellars is located in the Applegate Valley wine country. They produce limited quantities of award winning champagne and still wines. They even have a Sparkling Sake!
Address: 16955 Water Gap Rd., Williams, OR
Telephone: (541) 846-7175
Open daily noon-6PM
This unique winery is also a cattle ranch. In fact, it’s been a working ranch since 1858. Wines include Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Tempranillo, Petite Sirah, and Syrah.
Address: 255 California St., Jacksonville, OR
Telephone: (541) 324-0288
Open Wed.-Sun. 11-6
Quady exclusively produces wine from Viognier, Syrah, and Cabernet Franc grapes.
Red Lily Vineyard
Telephone: (541) 846-6800
Open daily during the Summer 11-5.
Red Lily Vineyards produces Spanish inspired wines. Wines include Tempranillo, blends, and a Port-styled blend as well.
Address: 84 Missouri Flat Rd., Grants Pass, OR
Telephone: (541) 846-6372
Open Thurs.-Sunday 11-5
This small family owned winery is located along the Applegate Valley Wine Trail. Wines include Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon,and Merlot Blush. Come taste the reasonably priced wines.
Schmidt Family Vineyards
Address: 330 Kubli Rd., Grants Pass, OR, 97527
Open daily noon-5
Address: 755 Slagle Creek Rd., Grants Pass, OR 97527
Telephone: (541) 414-8448
Open Friday-Saturday Noon-5
Wines include Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Syrah, and a Tempranillo Rose.
Address: 9110 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass, OR
Soloro Vineyard specializes in producing Rhone varietals. Call before visiting to check their hours.
Address: 1475 Kubli Rd., Grants Pass, OR
Telephone: (541) 846-9900
Open daily 11-5
Troon has a second tasting room in Carlton, Oregon. The best selling wine at Troon is called Druid’s Fluid. They produce a variety of award winning wines. They’re especially known for their delightful Zinfandel. Gorgeous grounds and fabulous view!
Valley View Winery
Address: 1000 Upper Applegate Rd., Jacksonville, OR 97530
Telephone: (541) 899-8468
Open daily 11-5
This Applegate Valley winery is aptly named. Bring a picnic and enjoy a meal outdoors while enjoy fabulous views. Valley View specializes in producing premium wines including Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Viognier, Syrah, and Tempranillo.
Walport Family Cellars
Address: 470 Slagle Creek Road, Grants Pass, OR, 97527
Open weekends 11-6
Wines include Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Syrah.
Address: 4550 Little Applegate Rd., Jacksonville, OR 97530
Open weekends noon-5
Wild Wines produces flower, fruit, and berry wines made from seasonally harvested flowers, fruits, and berries. Current choices include Aronia Wine, Blackberry Wine, Blueberry Wine, Dandelion Wine, Elderberry Wine, Oregon Grape Wine, Peach Wine, Raspberry Wine, Reship Wine, and Ginger Wine.
Wooldridge Creek Winery
Address: 818 Slagle Creek Rd., Grants Pass, OR 97527
Telephone: (541) 846-6364
Open 11-5 daily.
Enjoy fine wines at this Southern Oregon winery. All wines are from estate grown grapes. 12 grape varieties are grown: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Fran, Syrah, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Viognier, Sangiovese, Zinfandel, Malbec, Petit Verdot, and Tempranillo.
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