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Unique Agricultural Occasions

With wine and olive oil at the center of every table, we host a bevy of food and beverage events that celebrate the diversity and complexity of Oregon agriculture. We also host an assortment of educational classes for gardeners, cooks, olive oil enthusiasts & wine lovers alike.

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Friday, August 18 | 4 - 7 PM
Summer Music Series: Joshua Humlie

Our Summer Music Series is back for our 4th year of fantastic, end of week entertainment.  Enjoy wine by the glass or bottle and our signature picnic platters while overlooking the vineyards and listening to our featured musician.  Music starts at 4 PM and tasting room hours are extended until 7 PM for this event. Admission

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Saturday, August 19 | 12 - 4 PM
Vineyard Raptor Release

We are excited to announce our first ever Raptor Release at Durant Vineyards. Wings Over Wines will be on-site with raptors and their ambassadors from 12-4 PM. This is a rare opportunity to see raptors up close and learn about these beautiful birds. The celebration will conclude with the release of our newly rehabilitated great

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Saturday, August 19 | 2 - 3 PM
Raptor Release Vertical Tasting

Join us before the Vineyard Raptor Release Event (info here) for a very special vertical flight of Durant Vineyards La Paloma Pinot Noir and your chance to meet our little owlet up close.  We’ll taste 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 vintages while learning more about Wings Over Wines with avian ambassador Alina Blakenship. All ticket

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Monday, August 21 | 9 - 11 AM
Solar Eclipse Brunch

Come celebrate this very special celestial event with an epic brunch on the Great Lawn at Durant Vineyards. The moon will pass between the sun and Earth, blocking all or part of the sun. The last time the contiguous US saw a total eclipse was in 1979 – and we’re excited! We’ve partnered with The

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Saturday, September 2 | 2 - 4 PM
Seed Saving Class

If you have an excitement for heirloom veggies, biodiversity and want to learn how to save your own seeds at home, this is the class for you. Evan Gregoire of Portland Seedhouse will teach us all about seed saving from start to finish: garden planning, plant isolation, hand-pollination, seed harvesting, seed cleaning, storage and seed

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Friday, September 1 | 4 - 7 PM
Summer Music Series: The Bylines

Our Summer Music Series is back for our 4th year of fantastic, end of week entertainment.  Enjoy wine by the glass or bottle and our signature picnic platters while overlooking the vineyards and listening to our featured musician.  Music starts at 4 PM and tasting room hours are extended until 7 PM for this event. Admission

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Sunday, September 10 | 4 - 8 PM
Vineyard Walking Tour with Owen Roe

Two incredible wine brands, one incredible vineyard. Join Durant Vineyards as we welcome longtime fruit buyer and lauded winery Owen Roe to a collaborative vineyard event. An evening unlike any other, we will be tasting wines from both brands, while touring vineyard blocks rarely seen. This exclusive event embodies the best of what Oregon is

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Friday, September 15 | 4 - 7 PM
Summer Music Series: Steve Hale

Our Summer Music Series is back for our 4th year of fantastic, end of week entertainment.  Enjoy wine by the glass or bottle and our signature picnic platters while overlooking the vineyards and listening to our featured musician.  Music starts at 4 PM and tasting room hours are extended until 7 PM for this event. Admission

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Thursday, September 21 | 6 - 9 PM
Wine Dinner at Tina’s

Durant Vineyards and Oregon Olive Mill are proud to present a fine dining experience in the heart of wine country. Established in 1991, Tina’s Restaurant is a cornerstone of the Willamette Valley culinary experience. Durant Vineyards and Oregon Olive Mill have been welcomed into Tina’s kitchen for an unforgettable evening of delicious wine and Northwest

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Saturday, September 23 | 6 - 9 PM
Autumn Steamship Roast

As the nights get longer and surrounding vineyard hills begin to change color, we invite you to a special evening of slow roasted leg of beef, Pinot Noir, artisan cheese, local provisions and live music. Portland butcher Zeph Shepard of Proletariat Butchery will roast a leg of beef over open flames at this welcome party

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Multiple Dates | 2 - 4 PM
Olive Mill Tour and Sensory Tasting

Welcome to Oregon Olive Mill at Red Ridge! On this tour, we will share our family history of 40 years in farming, our diverse agricultural practices, and information about our award-winning olive oil. This one hour experience includes a walk through our farm, viewing of the olive grove, and the horticulture of our plantings. We

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Saturday, October 14 | 4 - 8 PM
Introduction to the Mediterranean Diet

Join us for a lively discussion with Miles Hassell MD, local internal medicine physician and co-author of Good Food, Great Medicine, the premier guide to using diet and lifestyle for optimal health. Dr. Hassell established the Integrative Medicine Program at Providence Cancer Center and will discuss:   How food and lifestyle choices – particularly an omnivorous

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November 17, 18 & 19 2017 | 10 AM - 4 PM
2017 Olio Nuovo Festival

Complimentary Event | All Ages Welcome

November 17, 18 & 19 2017 | 10 AM – 4 PM Come celebrate the completion of 2016’s olive milling at Oregon Olive Mills’s 9th annual Olio Nuovo Festival.  This is your first chance to taste and purchase this season’s fresh, unfiltered extra virgin olive oil!  Fresh Olio Nuovo is paired with seasonal appetizers and Durant

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Host Your Event

Red Ridge is a unique venue for agricultural and educational events, celebrating festive occasions and organizing cooperative, meaningful meetings.
Contact Us to help you organize your next unforgettable event.