Our mission is to make wine fun. Not that it isn’t already…but how many times have you picked up a bottle and wondered if you’d like it or how it was made, or even who made it? Burning questions, we know.
With more wines than ever are being produced, why not make a more educated decision on what you’ll drink with dinner tonight and how your choice can ultimately affect the wine industry and our world? We really don’t want you to throw good money away on bad wine.
So we drink a lot of wine! Much of it from Oregon and Washington but also some from California, British Columbia and other regions in Canada as well as Baja Mexico! However, we are curious wine drinkers and love tasting wines so you will find wine tasting notes from all over the world. And did we mention that we love spirits too?
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Why Wine? An interview with Gregory Bergersen of Solitary Cellars Wine Company
Why Wine? An interview with Meredith Bell & Luke Matthews of Statera Cellars
Why Wine? An interview with Corey Schuster of Jackalope Wine Cellars
Why Wine? An Interview with Jennifer Kadell of Bull Run Distilling Co.
Why Wine? An Interview with Michael Dorf of City Winery
Why Wine? An Interview with Shawn Burgert of Wandering Wino wine blog
Why Wine? An Interview with John Grochau of Grochau Cellars
Why Wine? An Interview with Matt Berson of the Portland Wine Company and Love & Squalor Wines
Why Wine? An interview with Tamara Belgard of Sip With Me wine blog
Why Wine? An Interview with Michael Claypool of Clay Pigeon Winery & Cyril’s
Why Wine? An Interview with Vincent Fritzsche of Vincent Wine Company
Why Wine? An Interview with James Melendez of James the Wine Guy
Why Wine? An Interview with wine writer Karl Klooster
Why Wine? An Interview with Rebecca Pittock Shouldis of Ghost Hill Cellars
An Interview with Julia Crowley, Founder of Wine Julia, a wine blog
Valentine’s Day– too sweet or not too sweet? Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. Along with Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve, it is one of the biggest wine and champagne holidays of the year. Wine and Valentine’s Day just go together. Buying bubbles for your sw
This is part of a series introducing you to interesting people in the wine industry. For many, the journey into wine is not only intriguing but often quite an adventure. These talented individuals are what make the wine industry what it is today so follow this series to meet this grou
Attention foodies– don’t miss your last chance to attend this year’s Oregon Truffle Festival! The event returns to its roots for the final weekend, back where it began, in the Eugene area. Whether you want to make an entire weekend of it or enjoy a single memorable dinner, passes are
Hip Chicks do Wine Riot Girl Cranberry Sparkler Portland’s oldest urban winery, Hip Chicks Do Wine, was started back in 2001 by Laurie Lewis and Renee Neely. Located just off the main drag, in an unassuming pocket of industrial warehouses, visitors walk right into the middle of
Our local wine industry gives thanks each year over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, so why not celebrate with them? Today, tomorrow and Sunday offer the perfect opportunity to enjoy some locally made wine and stock up for the rest of the holiday season. Just about every winery in th
Have you even been glamping? A “glamorous” form of camping, glamping is great for those who want some of the creature comforts not usually available with traditional camping. A mattress, hot shower, heated blankets and electricity are just a few things you may find when you arrive at
Stone Barn Brandyworks is a small, family-owned distillery in Southeast Portland that cooks up spirits of all kinds, including many using locally grown fruit. Started by Sebastian and Erika Degens, Stone Barn Brandyworks has a cozy tasting space smack in the middle of their distillery
Clear Creek Distillery’s Pear Brandy Sidecar Recipe provided by Clear Creek Distillery 1 ½ ounce Clear Creek Pear Brandy ¾ ounce Cointreau ¾ ounce fresh squeezed lemon juice Shake all ingredients in a shaker, and double strain into a chilled martini glass rimmed with fine sugar.
Glamping. It seems that most people know what it is– ‘glamorous camping,’ but few have actually done it. Yet it’s a great way to experience the great outdoors without hauling around a bunch of camping gear. And anyone who’s pitched a tent knows what a comedy of errors that