• The International Pinot Noir Celebration each July is the best consumer wine event in the United States.

    Washington Post - Dave McIntyre
  • It's the tops; there is nothing as well-run and instructive

    The New York Times - Frank Prial
  • The IPNC offers great foods, fantastic wines, and interesting lectures all wrapped up in a very casual, relaxed atmosphere that simply makes it a joy to attend.

    Vinography - Alder Yarrow
  • The IPNC consistently attracts the brightest stars in the wine world... perhaps best of all is the opportunity to interact with pinot producers from all of the world's greatest regions. - Allen Meadows
  • I'd recommend IPNC as an intro for casual Pinot lovers or a full-on master class for winemakers. Actually, I'd say it's required!

    Sunset Magazine - Sara Schneider
  • IPNC is one of those rare wine gatherings that works on every level

    The New York Times - Eric Asimov
  • One of the most enjoyable wine weekends in the world

    Jancis Robinson -
  • Despite Oregonians' inherent modesty and laid-back-to-the-point-of-sleepy nature, they manage to throw one hell of a festival

    Food Republic - Richard Martin


July 24, 2021
We’re going virtual!

After much consideration, the IPNC board of directors has decided to embrace a digital approach by hosting a Virtual IPNC in the summer of 2021. We encourage you to save the date for Saturday, July 24, 2021, to join us for our 35th annual, fully Virtual IPNC – featuring some of the top winemakers and wine luminaries in the world!

In total, we are only able to offer a total of 100 Virtual IPNC packages. Each package includes:

– Eighteen (18) bottles of hand-selected premium Pinot Noir wines shipped to your home.
– A live Grand Seminar with a star-studded panel of wine legends and luminaries.
– Two (2) University of Pinot classes of your choice featuring some of the top minds in the world of wine.
– Cooking demos and recipes from award-winning Pacific Northwest chefs.
– Plus, other fun surprises!

We encourage you to gather safely with your “social pod” this July to experience IPNC in the comfort of your own home – safe and secure while sipping some of the finest examples of Pinot Noir in the world! All-inclusive packages are priced at $995.00 and are already moving quickly.


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The IPNC is proud to present the seventh episode in our series of online conversations with winemakers and wine professionals from around the world.
Join moderator and renowned wine writer Julia Coney for a discussion with young and up-and-coming professionals in the Oregon wine industry, including Chevonne Ball (Dirty Radish), Lily Hanridge (Linfield University), Cassidy Robinson (Premier Cru Solutions), and Jarrod Williams (Ruby Vineyard & Winery), on Saturday, February 20th, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. PST, 2:00 p.m. EST and 8:00 p.m. CEST.
Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to hear from these new voices, right from their living rooms!
There is still time to sign up for today's virtual broadcast!  We go live with Julia Coney and our panel in just over an hour, at 11 am PST.  Join us by visiting
Finally, we would like to introduce our vibrant and renowned moderator...  Julia Coney!  Julia is a Washington, D.C. and Houston, Texas-based wine writer, wine educator, speaker, and consultant. Her wine writing includes stories on wine, winemakers, personal essays, and the intersection of race and wine. She holds a WSET Level Two Certification in Wine and Spirits and is currently pursuing her Master Level Champagne Certification with the Wine Scholar Guild. Her work has been featured in Wine Enthusiast, Vinepair, Food + Wine, The Tasting Panel, Plate Magazine,,, Glamour, Essence, The Washington Post, and numerous print and digital publications.  She is a 2019 Fellow of the Professional Wine Writers Symposium at Meadowood Napa Valley. Julia has spoken on writing, diversity, inclusion, intersectionality, and more at wine2wine in Verona, Italy, Assemblage Symposium, Women in Wine Leadership Symposium, and CIA Sommelier Summit and Beverage Professionals Conferences.  We are so excited to have Julia back to moderate another episode of The Oregon Pinot Broadcast, and we invite you to join us tomorrow at 11:00am Pacific Time! If you still wish to register and buy your wines, you can do so at!
Now introducing the humble and passionate...  Jarrod Williams!  Jarrod has been working in the beverage industry for over ten years getting his start as a bartender in Philadelphia. His love of craft cocktails took him to Baltimore and D.C. where he developed cutting edge cocktail programs which gained national recognition. Upon returning to Philadelphia, he shifted his focus from cocktails to wine gaining his WSET Level 3 and curating lists for the city’s top restaurants. Seeking a new challenge, he packed his bags and moved to the Willamette Valley in 2018 where he worked his first harvest with Ruby Vineyard, learning the intricacies of the winemaking process. After harvest ended, he joined Ruby Vineyard’s sales team and is currently their regional sales manager.  Join us this Saturday to hear what Jarrod along with the rest of the panel have to say about being new faces in the Oregon wine industry! Visit to register today!
Introducing the wonderful...  Chevonne Ball!  Recently named a Wine Enthusiasts Top 40 Under 40 Tastemakers of 2020, and a Rising Star by SevenFiftyDaily, Chevonne Ball is the Owner and Founder of Dirty Radish. Her travel company connects travelers to her favorite places, Oregon and France, for world class hospitality and wine education. After moving to France in 2009 “on a wing and a prayer," Ball fell in love with the food, wine, and people in Beaujolais in particular. She made it her mission to bring that passion to others who realize the region has so much more to offer than just Nouveau. She honed her wine skills and became a Certified Sommelier and French Wine Scholar. Since establishing Dirty Radish in 2017, Chevonne has expanded her services to include wine and travel itineraries, hospitality consulting services, educational seminars, and her own line of Dirty Radish merchandise (coming Spring 2021!).  There is still time to register for this Saturday's event, AND to purchase your wines if you haven't already. Visit to learn more!
Next up, we would like to introduce...  Cassidy Robinson!  Cassidy was born and raised in Billings, Montana, and moved to Oregon in 2016 to study Business Marketing and Wine Studies at Linfield University. Throughout her time at Linfield, Cassidy gained experience in the wine industry on a local and global scale by working in tasting rooms in the Willamette Valley and by living in Aix-en-Provence, France for a semester to study wine. After graduating from Linfield in Spring of 2020, Cassidy has most recently been hired as the Strategic Account Manager for a well-recognized wine marketing firm, Premier Cru Solutions. She is excited to make an impact on the Oregon wine industry, and to learn as much as she can along the way.  Join us this Saturday at 11:00am Pacific Time for Episode 7 of the Oregon Pinot Broadcast! Visit to learn more.


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