Learn About Spangler Vineyards
While searching extensively for their dream small family-owned winery, Pat and Loree Spangler fell in love with Southern Oregon. The warm weather and multiple microclimates allow them to pursue their passion for Bordeaux-varietal wines--our location is extremely conducive to growing Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon.
The beautiful landscape of the Hundred Valleys of the...
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Learn About Umpqua Valley
The Umpqua Valley is much smaller than its northern neighbor, the Willamette Valley. Not necessarily in size, but in wine production. Like the Willamette Valley, the region lies between the Coast Range and the Cascade Range. The Umpqua Valley is a little bit drier than the Willamette, but less dry than the Rogue Valley.
The soil is diverse and the grapes best suited...
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Learn About Petite Sirah
Petite Sirah(peh-TEET seer-AH) Not So Small There is nothing petite about this grape. Petite Sirah, the result of a crossing between Syrah and Peloursin, is also known as Durif. Being the father, Syrah imparted some of its flavors and characteristics to its offspring, but the two grapes are decisively different. Petite Sirah is mostly found in California, where it gained...
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