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Oregon Solidarity Wines

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February 6, 2019 | Latest News

Shutdown casts pall on effort to help Oregon winegrowers

By Andrew Selsky 
Washington Post

TURNER, Ore. — Winegrowers in southern Oregon faced financial ruin after a California winemaker claimed wildfire smoke tainted their grapes and refused to buy them. Now, the rejected fruit that was turned into wine by local vintners is facing another setback.

Two Oregon wineries stepped in to buy the grapes, but getting the Oregon Solidarity wines they produced to markets on time is in doubt because the federal agency that approves labels has a huge backlog, a hangover from the government shutdown. Read full article...

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