EVENTS & NEWS
Friday Night Wine & Indoor Music Series — January 19th — 6 pm to 8 pm
These days female vocalists are literally a-dime-a-dozen, but every once in a while one comes along that stops you in your tracks by their sheer expressiveness and deep soulfulness. Lynda Morrison is just such a vocalist. A seasoned veteran, she has the vocal power to slam you against the wall and, at the same time, a vulnerability that will melt your heart and move you to tears. Comparisons to Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Eva Cassidy and Janis Joplin are not uncommon, but Lynda Morrison truly has her own voice and with a large and growing following, no matter where it is she is singing, her loyal fans show up to enthusiastically and lovingly support her.
Cover $5 Wine Club Members | $7 General Public
Mark your calendar for these upcoming performances:
• January 26th — LEFT
Wednesday Evening Wine & Music Series —January 17th — 5:30 pm
Join us on January 17th from 6 pm to 8 pm in the tasting room for our very own Wednesday Evening Wine & Music Series featuring the one and only Nick Garrett-Powell.
Steen & Hallie from Butcher & Baker Catering will be serving some of the best food in the valley.
Oregon Tempranillo Celebration Grand Tasting — January 21st — 1 pm to 4 pm
The 2018 Oregon Tempranillo Celebration will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Portland, Oregon. This will be the 3rd year for this amazing event that celebrates Oregon Tempranillo, and the first time the event will be held in Portland. The Celebration is a blended event for tempranillo-producing wineries, as well as interested consumers.
This is an amazing opportunity for you to sample from among the best Tempranillo wines in Oregon, accompanied by an array of tapas and a complimentary souvenir wine glass.
ABOUT OREGON TEMPRANILLO
“Wine critics have affirmed that Oregon Tempranillo has excellent quality, rivaling the famous Spanish Tempranillo wines. Oregon Tempranillo appeals to sophisticated wine aficionados who are looking for a bigger Oregon red wine,” says founding OTA member, Earl Jones. “We have learned that excellent Tempranillo can be produced throughout the state and that Oregon could be known around the world for its fine Tempranillo.”
Click here for more information and/or to purchase tickets
Save 33% on your $75 ticket, use coupon code Winery18 at checkout
How Well Do You Know Wine?
Wine Enthusiast’s Digital Editorial Manager Marina Vataj hit the streets of New York City to find out just how well wine drinkers know their favorite sips, and the results will surprise you.
Featured Artist — January 2018
Tom Ommen is our featured artist this month. Stop by the tasting room to meet Tom on Sunday, January 7th from 2 to 5 pm. Enjoy LIVE music featuring Grant Ruiz & Dan Feldman from 3 to 5 pm.
I started taking pictures with an Argus C3 During high school in North Bend, Oregon. That interest continued through my career as a university professor of Religious Studies, in retirement in Texas and since January 2014 in Jacksonville, Oregon. For some years I have photographed with Pentax DSLRs. Landscapes, travel portraits and nature images provide the key subjects in my work. The photos in this exhibit were taken primarily in Oregon, Washington, Utah, and Texas. They are metallic prints, printed on aluminum.
The Rogue Powerpack Program
Brought to you by the Junior League of Jackson County, the Rogue Powerpack Program provides backpacks filled with nutritious, child-friendly food to selected elementary school children who are receiving free breakfast or lunch at school during the week, but are lacking adequate food at home over the weekend. Backpacks are filled every Friday to ensure they do not go hungry while away from school. Each backpack includes six meals and two snacks with additional meals added on Holiday weekends. Backpacks are returned and reused weekly.
Just $10 provides a hungry child a backpack filled with breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack for each day of the weekend. $250 will sponsor a child for a full year of the Rogue Powerpack Program. Visit the tasting room to make a donation.
Want to become a sponsor of The Rogue Powerpack Program? Click here for a Sponsorship Form and become involved today!
Greetings and Felicitations Roxyites!
Time for another (famed in song and story!) WINEMAKERS CORNER!!
Hopefully, all of you survived the arduous Holiday Season and are doing well. I guess if you didn’t survive you wouldn’t be reading this!
While things are slightly slower (and considerably colder) in the Winery (and Vineyard) things are still moving along. We have finished putting the 2017 vintage wines down into barrels and now we are taking the 2015 individual bottlings of red varietals out and getting them ready for bottling in February. At the same time, we are looking to finish the 2017 Pinot Gris (aka Medford water!), Viognier, and Sauvignon Blanc to bottle as well. Out in the Vineyard the vines are sleeping peacefully waiting for the sun, and warmer temps, to return so they can raise their leaves to the sky and do their ‘Salutations to the Sun’ yet again. Yeah, OK, I wax poetic, but it’s all I’ve got!!
Over at the Tasting Room, we are looking to add a new exterior covering to replace the tents. Do the Happy Dance, Raise the Roof, etc (all the things you hope to NEVER see me do!). This will mean we will not have to put up nor take down the tents EVER AGAIN!!!! YEA!!
So if you see the winemaking staff in the tasting room some afternoon or around the property we “should” all be in good spirits. Until the Bottling truck shows up that is.
So remember RoxyAnn wines are like Doritos…drink all you want and we’ll make more!
From deep in the Winery Bunker,
Your Friendly Local Winemaker Kent Barthman
Insulated Wine Tote Now Available in the Tasting Room
It’s all about the glitz and glamour, darling! Stay fashionable and on trend with this gorgeous insulated aqua wine purse, designed to store your favorite boxed wine as well as your on the go essentials – from sunglasses to makeup to that page-turning beach read that everyone’s talking about. Simply stash the wine in the bottom compartment, compile your must-have accessories and hit the road!
- Fits a 3L box/bladder comfortably
- Pebbled, insulated faux leather
- Includes Keyfab bottle opener keychain
Available in Aqua & Black (more colors arriving soon). Stop by the tasting room today.
RoxyAnn Vintage Wine Discovery
Whenever I shop, I always visit the wine section. This past weekend I stopped in the Ruch Market. To my surprise there were a selection of 2010 Sky Hill Red and 2011 Syrah. We are currently sold out of those two vintages in the tasting room. So, the next time you are en route to the Applegate stop by the Ruch Market and visit the wine section.
The Cottage at Hillcrest Orchard
This historic little cottage boasts an incredible location for wine tasting and gorgeous views. Located on the grounds of the 250 acre Hillcrest Orchard Estate and RoxyAnn Winery, The Cottage will not disappoint for your next getaway!
Enjoy a complimentary wine tasting or glass of wine at the RoxyAnn Tasting Room.
“This place is a rare find for all the right reasons! Easily one of the coolest Airbnbs that I’ve stayed at. I arrived on a Friday night just in time for the live band and food truck by the tasting room. Barbara provided all the information and made sure everything was taken care of during my short stay. Make sure you get there early to taste some wine (the Malbec was my favorite). The staff are super friendly and the room is filled with witty wine quotes. Will definitely stay here again next time! PS. do NOT leave this place without getting a few bottles of wine =).”
“Terry and Barbara’s cottage was great! We went after harvest and the grounds are still beautiful. The staff in the tasting room was super friendly and even helped explain some of the wines to novice drinkers. We will definitely book this place again for our next journey through the area. Tastefully remodeled and comfortable all around!”
Claret Awarded GOLD Medal from Sunset Magazine
RoxyAnn Winery 2012 Claret was an award winner at Sunset Magazine’s 5th Annual International Wine Competition!
This year, Sunset had over 3,000 entries from the United States and around the world. The judging, held at their new Cornerstone campus on April 25 and 26, was conducted by 50 of the most respected wine experts in the West, led by honorary chairs Joel Peterson, founder and winemaker, Ravenswood; and Sara Schneider, Sunset’s Wine Editor.
RoxyAnn Joins the Bear Creek Trail of Wineries!
One of the most popular wine tasting rooms in East Medford, RoxyAnn Winery is a hotspot for events throughout the entire year as well as a relaxing place to sip some of Southern Oregon’s best wines while enjoying the view of the vineyards along the slopes of RoxyAnn Peak.
Visitors to the Bear Creek Wine Trail will now get to stamp their passports at the historic Hillcrest barn at RoxyAnn Winery.
Southern Oregon — WineEnthusiast’s Top 10 Travel Destinations
We all know the story of Oregon wine no longer begins and ends with Willamette Valley Pinot Noir. Southern Oregon has be hailed by WineEnthusiast as one of “The 10 Best Travel Destinations” in the world!
By the way, if you are wondering who is toasting a glass of bubbles in the “Where to Dine” section, it is our very own Steven Addington. It was an incredible evening of amazing food and wine spent with Eric & Julie Weisinger and friends at The Loft in downtown Ashland.
San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2016 Winners
From the San Francisco Chronicle, “Congratulations on your awards at the 2016 competition. We are pleased to provide you with a list of your awards winners.”
Southern Oregon Wines Love to Fly FREE!
Extended through 2017, the Oregon Wines Fly Free program allows Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members to check one case of wine at no cost on their return flight departing from one of four Oregon airports, as well as Walla Walla, Washington. As a bonus, inbound visitors can receive complimentary tastings at any participating winery by showing their Alaska Airlines boarding passes within a week of arrival.
Membership in Alaska Airlines’ award-winning Mileage Plan is free and customers can join at www.alaskaair.com.
Jack Day | CEO & Founder
Jack has a keen ability to connect the familial roots of this business with the future of where the wine industry is headed in Southern Oregon. He has a sharp mind paired with a clever wit that makes him someone you easily want to be around. He takes an invested interest in each and every one of his employees and goes above an beyond to pay attention to individual strengths that makes each person unique.