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Southern Oregon Wine Institute at UCC


The Southern Oregon Wine Institute (SOWI) was established in 2008 at Umpqua Community College. Housed in the beautiful Danny Lang Teaching, Learning & Event Center, built in 2010. The facility includes:

  • Living laboratory of student-cultivated vineyards
  • Commercial-scale winemaking facility.
  • 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 available to the public to reserve.