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Southern Oregon Wine Institute

Music in the Tasting Room

We will have wine tasting, appetizers and live music again on Fridays, 4pm-7pm, starting in October. Thanks for your support!

Processing GrapesThe Southern Oregon Wine Institute (SOWI) was established in 2008 at UCC as the first viticulture and enology program in Oregon outside the Willamette Valley.

SOWI offers degree, certificate and continuing education programs that merge conventional classroom training with experiential learning, providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary to either support existing growers and winemakers or establish ventures of their own.

The vision of the state-of-the-art facility to house SOWI programs includes:

  • Living laboratory of student-cultivated vineyards
  • Commercial-scale winemaking facility.
  • Private testing facility to serve all regional winemakers.
  • Wine incubator to help artisans plan, start and market their wineries and save the significant costs of starting a winery.
  • Event center for conferences, meetings and receptions.

This will be the catalyst southern Oregon’s burgeoning wine industry needs to spark the region’s economic resurgence.

Instructional Office

Shelly Prater
Phone: 541-440-SOWI (7694)
Hours: 8am-5pm, Monday - Friday

SOWI Tasting Room : 541-440-7904

tasting-roomSOWI students serve an assortment of wines made at the institute for your tasting enjoyment. Additional items including beer and hard cider are offered as well.


Friday : 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday : Noon - 5 p.m.
Sunday : Noon - 5 p.m.

View / download SOWI Tasting Room Menu. This menu is for Tasting Room wine sales only. Please contact the SOWI office at (541) 440-SOWI (7694) for Event Beverage Service.

Proceeds from wine sales and incubator fees directly supports the Southern Oregon Wine Institute Viticulture & Enology program.

Map & Directions

Southern Oregon Wine Institute
1140 Umpqua College Rd
Roseburg, OR 97470
Phone: 541-440-SOWI (7694)
Hours: 8am-5pm, Monday - Friday

Tours and tastings for individuals and groups during and outside of normal business hours are available by appointment.

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