April 4, 2023 - Rhone Rangers Ride into Oregon

04/04/2023 All Day Troon Vineyard Tasting Room, 620 Northeast 3rd Street, McMinnville, OR 97128

The Rhone Rangers are riding into McMinnville, OR!  Details below.

Please RSVP for the TRADE SEMINAR at this link.

Please RSVP for the TRADE TASTING at this link.

Purchase tickets for the CONSUMER TASTING at this link.

Please join the Rhone Rangers for their first trade and media seminar and tasting in Oregon, followed by a consumer tasting. This event will take place on April 4th in McMinnville. Leading off will be a Syrah seminar and tasting at 11am, followed by a general trade and media tasting of wines produced from classic Rhône varieties at the Troon Vineyard tasting room on 3rd Street. 

Trade Seminar
Syrah in the Winery & Vineyard
Location: Bindery Event Space
610 NE Fourth Street
McMinnville, OR
Time:  11:00am - 12:00 noon


  • Moderator: Michael Alberty, journalist, The Wine Enthusiast and The Oregonian
  • Nate Wall, winemaker, Troon Vineyard, Applegate Valley, OR
  • Herb Quady, winemaker and viticulturist,  Quady North, Applegate Valley, OR
  • Steve Robertson, owner,  Delmas, The Rocks District, OR
  • David Gates, vice president and viticulturist,  Ridge Vineyards, North Coast, CA
  • Sherman Thacher, owner and winemaker, Thacher Winery, Paso Robles, CA

There is no charge to attend, but RSVPs are required due to limited seating. 

Please RSVP for the TRADE Seminar at this link.

Trade Tasting
Trade Tasting: will immediately follow the seminar and will be located just a block away.
Location:  Troon Vineyard Tasting Room
620 NE Third Street
McMinnville, OR
Time: 12:00 noon - 2pm

Each Rhone Ranger winery will be pouring a broad range of wines produced from Rhône varieties. Participating wineries include:



There is no charge to attend the Trade & Media segment for qualified members of the trade and media, but RSVPs are required due to limited seating. You must RSVP for both events if you intend to attend both. 

Please RSVP for the TRADE Tasting at this link.

Consumer Tasting
The Rhone Rangers invite you to attend the consumer tasting segment of our day in Oregon, from 2:00 - 4:30pm. 
Net event proceeds benefit the Rhone Rangers educational endeavors to further awareness of wines made from these varieties in the United States. $50.00 per person + ticketing fees.
Reserve CONSUMER Tasting tickets here.