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2011 Chardonnay and 2011 Private Reserve Pinot Noir win big at the 2013 Oregon Wine Awards!

Deer Creek Vineyards 2011 Chardonnay won a double gold medal and it was the only double gold awarded at the 2013 Oregon Wine Awards. Our Private Reserve Pinot Noir 2011 won a gold medal. We are so proud! Our pinot is the only Southern Oregon pinot noir ever to win a gold medal from this prestigious competition! Oregon’s most prestigious wine competition, the Oregon Wine … Continue reading

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The Story Behind Bella’s Sunshine White Blend

Bella’s Sunshine was created in honor of Miss Bella, our granddaughter. Bella comes out to the vineyard often. We spend a considerable amount of time being outside, gardening, walking and hiking throughout the vineyard with her.  As most four year olds typically do, she asks a lot of questions. “Why” has to be one of her favorite words! Ok, maybe after the word “No”!! So … Continue reading

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Deer Creek V Wins Two Medals from the 2013 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition!

The Finger Lakes International Win Competition is one of the larger wine competitions in the U.S.  The competition this year had over 3500 entries from all 50 states and 20 countries.  The judges were comprised of many judges from around the world, experts in their fields. Our 2011 Bella’s Sunshine won its first medal (bronze) and our 2011 Private Reserve Pinot Noir won a silver … Continue reading

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Deer Creek Vineyards Wins Again at S.F. Chronicle Wine Competition-2013

Our 2011 Private Reserve Chardonnay has won its first, a silver medal !! We were pleased to find out that our 2011 Private Reserve Pinot Noir also won its first medal, bronze at this years competition.  http://www.winejudging.com/medal_winners.htm

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Deer Creek Vineyards of Southern Oregon Wins Four Medals at the 2012 American Wine Society Wine Competition!

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2011 Chardonnay-Winner at the 2012 NextGen Wine Competition

What a pleasant surprise to our new season with our 2011 Chardonnay winning at the 2012 NextGen Wine Competition! 2012 NextGen Wine Competition link

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2012 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition-Deer Creek V wines 3 more medals!

We are pleased to announce that three of our wines,  2010 Pinot Noir, 2010 Chardonnay, and our 2009 Merlot have all won Silver medals from the  Finger Lakes International Wine Competition.  This will be the first international competition that we have participated in.  This competition had wines submitted from all 50 states as well as from 22 other countries. So far all of the wines … Continue reading

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Deer Creek Vineyards Wins Two Medals from 2012 S.F. Chronicle Wine Competition!

So we were thrilled to find out that our wines won TWO medals from the recent 2012 S.F. Chronicle Wine Competition.  This Competition is THE largest Wine Competition in the world for U.S. wines. This year they had a record breaking number of entries, 5500 ! It was the first time that we have entered a national competition.  We won a silver medal for 2010 … Continue reading

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Wine Reviews-Oregon Wine Geeks

Please click on the links to see the reviews for the 2010 wines from the Oregon Wine Geeks! 2010 Pinot gris 2010 Chardonnay 2010 Pinot noir 2009 Merlot      

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Organic and Biodynamic Vineyards Have Greater Diversity Of Yeast

This article has some good information about WHY Organic and Bio-Dynamic Vineyards Have Greater Diversity Of Yeast and how that is beneficial to producing better wines. There is also a link to the study conducted with technical data, abstract, conclusions etc.. Organic and Biodynamic Vineyards Have Greater Diversity Of Yeast | Organic Wine Journal http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/01/science/same-grapes-can-vary-by-location-in-vineyard.html?smid=fb-share

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Great Article about Natural Wines

Why We Should Love Natural Wines  

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Press Coverage

recent articles on Deer Creek Vineyards; Illinois Valley News Jan. 11 2012 Illinois Valley News April 4 2012

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