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Finnriver Cider Summit Saison Release @ Cider Bite 5/1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 5-7pm, May 18th Finnriver Cider Summit Saison Release Party will be hosted at Cider Bite in NW Portland. The Release Party marks the Oregon debut of a special Saison style collaboration cider Finnriver Farm & Cidery made for the Cider Summit events in 2017.

Saké Fest PDX returns to Portland on June 21, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. – May 4, 2017 –The Oregon Convention Center welcomes nearly 40 Portland chefs and International saké producers on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 for Saké Fest PDX. Attendees will have the opportunity to choose from over 150 samples of US and Japanese-made saké, beer and spiri

SE Wine Collective hosts annual #Vinlandia Wine Tasting Extravaganza on Saturday, May 27

PORTLAND, Ore. (May 3, 2017) – SE Wine Collective, the urban winery and wine bar, will host #VINLANDIA, their annual Memorial Day Weekend Open House party on Saturday, May 27th from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. This annual sell out wine tasting extravaganza includes a tasting of 20+ newly releas

Wildly Sophisticated, Properly Oregonian: May is Oregon Wine Month!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May is Oregon Wine Month, 31 days officially dedicated to Oregon wine tasting, wine learning and wine loving. Now in its sixth year and presented by the Oregon Wine Board, Oregon Wine Month is an opportunity to experience and celebrate the quality and diversity

Zupan’s Markets partners with The Commons Brewery to introduce fifth Beer in Farm-To-Market Series

PORTLAND, Ore (April 6, 2017) – Zupan’s Markets has partnered with The Commons Brewery to release the fifth Farm-to-Market beer in its private label line. This light-bodied saison has a robust, champagne-like carbonation brewed with white peppercorn and white sage, with bright citrus

David Machado to open new restaurant, “Tanner Creek Tavern” in the Pearl District

PORTLAND, Ore. – March 14, 2017 – Veteran Portland restaurateur and chef David Machado has signed a lease for a new 5,000 square-foot restaurant in the Pearl District, opening late summer. Tanner Creek Tavern will be located at the corner of NW 9th and Everett, adjacent to the new Ham

Save the Date for Inaugural I Love Gamay Wine Festival Celebrating Oregon Grown Gamay Noir May 1 – 2, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. (March 7, 2017) – Wine lovers have fallen hard over recent years for the deliciously perfect food and all occasion pairable Gamay Noir grape. Trail blazing Oregon wine producers have largely led the domestic growth of Gamay Noir and this year will launch the first ever

High school students encouraged to create artwork for farmers market bag

PORTLAND, Ore. – Feb. 27, 2017 – High school students in the Willamette Valley area who have a passion for art and local foods have a chance to showcase their creativity this spring. COUNTRY Financial® and Portland Farmers Market are encouraging students to submit a design for the mar

Cellar 503 Launches Pour Oregon Wine Festival

WHAT: Cellar 503, an Oregon wine club, is hosting the first annual Pour Oregon wine festival on Sunday, April 30, 2017 from 2 to 7 p.m. Located at Castaway Portland, the tasting event promises to be a fun, approachable, and interactive exploration of Oregon’s wine regions. Cellar 503’

Portland Night Market announces 2017 dates

PORTLAND, Ore. – January 25, 2017 – Portland’s popular “shop and eat local” event, the Portland Night Market, announced its dates for the 2017 season, including its “February LOVE Rose City” edition, February 10-11, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., located at 100 SE Alder Street, Po

Altabira City Tavern offers Valentine’s Day specials and stunning city views

PORTLAND, Ore. – January 23, 2016 – With its stunning view of the city and the Willamette River, Altabira City Tavern is the ideal location for a romantic evening on Valentine’s Day. Chef de cuisine Luis Escorcia and pastry chef Natalie Harkness have prepared a special menu in additio

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Portland’s New Gem, Quaintrelle

December 14, 2016 – Portland, OR –For a taste of winter’s best local bounty, Quaintrelle is the pre-event spot for wrapping up 2016 in a delicious fashion. On Saturday, December 31st, Quaintrelle will host New Year’s Eve dinner beginning at 5:00 p.m. with final seating at 9:00 p.m. Ex

The Numbers Are In: Feast Portland 2016 Welcomed Record 16,286 Attendees

PORTLAND, ORE., November 22, 2016 – Celebrating its fifth anniversary, Bon Appétit Presents Feast Portland 2016 welcomed a record 16,286 festival attendees, and raised $70,021 for Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon to help fight childhood hunger in Oregon. Mark your calendars for Bon A

Finnriver Cider Pop Up at Imperial Bottle Shop on 11/26

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Share in the cheer of supporting local family farms and small businesses this season while checking off your shopping list. Imperial Bottle Shop & Taproom hosts Finnriver Farm & Cidery for a Finnriver Pop Up Shop 3-7pm Saturday, November 26th. Finnriver

2017 Oregon Wine Symposium Features Two Business Tracks

PORTLAND – Nov. 15, 2016 – The 2017 Oregon Wine Symposium, Feb. 21-22 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, will feature two business tracks to provide learning on best practices, solutions and strategies to all attendees. Separate direct-to-consumer and distributed channel sal

“High-Proof PDX,” Forthcoming Guidebook to Distillery Tasting in Portland Launches Cocktail Union

November 7, 2016 – Portland, Ore. – “High-Proof PDX,” forthcoming guidebook to distillery tasting in Portland, announces the launch of High-Proof PDX Cocktail Union, a monthly email subscription highlighting exclusive cocktails made in the Portland area with local spirits. Participant

Holiday Wine Shop POP UP — sample unique and hard to find wines, meet Willamette Valley winemakers and stock up for the holidays

Holiday Wine Shop POP UP takes place on Saturday, November 19 from 11–5 pm at Holocene [1001 SE Morrison]. Tickets are available for $10 in advance at and include up to 24 wine samples and a logo glass.  Tickets are $15 at the door. Cascade Foothills Winegrowe

Open Tandoor launches daily happy hour menu

PORTLAND, Oregon (November 3, 2016) – Portland’s newest Indian restaurant, Open Tandoor, recently added a daily happy hour from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. to its mix of lunch and dinner service. The new happy hour menu includes a selection of Northern Indian snacks, a craft cocktail list and a

Pyramid Reveals 30th Anniversary Collection of Snow Cap Winter Warmer Ales

SEATTLE (November 3, 2016) – Pyramid Breweries today announced the launch of not two, but three special releases in celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Snow Cap. Snow Cap, Super Snow Cap and the limited release, Bourbon Barrel-Aged Snow Cap, make up Pyramid’s Snow Cap family of bre

Park Kitchen Expands Happy Hour November 1st

November 1, 2016 – Portland, Ore. – Park Kitchen chef David Sapp released a new and greatly expanded Happy Hour today, using the majority of the new fall dinner menu as the backbone.  What was a five-dish menu has now been increased to 15 snacks and small plate selections at a reduced
Bull Run Distilling Co. Medoyeff Starka vodka

Bull Run Distilling Co. Medoyeff Starka vodka

Bull Run Distilling Co. Medoyeff Starka vodka It’s a Russian tradition to bury a barrel of vodka when a child is born, then dig it back up and celebrate that same child’s wedding as an adult. Lee Medoyeff, owner and founder of Bull Run Distilling Co., decided he could make

100 Things to Do in Portland, OR Before You Die

LOUIS, MO—From world-class dining and spectacular outdoor adventures to quirky pastimes and raucous sports fans, Portland is a city with something for everyone. In 100 Things to Do in Portland, OR Before You Die we have done our best to give readers a taste of everything Portland has

Portland Night Market brings Portland’s maker community together for expanded 3-day November Holiday Market

PORTLAND, Ore. – October 26, 2016 – Portland’s most unique and creative local event celebrates its one-year anniversary and the approaching holiday season this November with an additional third day for shopping and brunch-time noshing. The Portland Market “Holiday Edition” will take p

Announcing Alto Bajo Restaurant

Portland (October 13, 2016)— Alto Bajo is Portland’s newest modern Mexican restaurant, opening early 2017. Situated at 300 SW Stark St., inside the historic Oregon Pioneer Building and adjacent to the highly anticipated Hi-Lo Hotel, Alto Bajo offers its guests an opportunity to experi

Finnriver Farm & Cidery and Bushwhacker Cider host a Harvest Happening

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Finnriver Farm & Cidery and Bushwhacker Cider host a Harvest Happening 6-9pm Thursday, October 13th. Celebrate harvest season and raising your glass with us to help Oregon’s Farmers Ending Hunger raise funds for their Adopt-An-Acre program. A portion of Finn

pFriem Family Brewers on tap for Altabira’s October 19th four-course craft beer dinner

PORTLAND, Ore. – October 5, 2016 – Altabira City Tavern welcomes pFriem Family Brewers from Hood River, Ore. for the upcoming craft beer dinner on Wednesday, October 19th. Guests will enjoy a 4-course gastropub-style menu prepared by chef de cuisine Luis Escorcia and pastry chef Natal

Who’s on First? Zarz on First!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –  On September 29, 2016, Portland’s newest bar and restaurant, ZARZ on First, located at 814 SW 1st Avenue, will open its doors. A neighborhood bar with an approachable food menu, ZARZ will feature elevated classic comfort food and a stellar bar program. Owned a

Pyramid Breweries Debuts Ditto Session IPA

SEATTLE (Sept. 29, 2016) – Pyramid Breweries today announced the newest addition to its IPA portfolio with Ditto Session IPA. Full of lush citrus and tropical fruit hop flavors and a subtle caramel malt backing, Ditto is brewed with repeatable delight in mind as it joins the ranks of

Portland Cider Company Unveils 6-Pack Bottles of Kinda Dry & Sorta Sweet

September 27, 2016 (Portland, OR) – This week, Portland Cider Company unveils new 6-pack bottles for their original flagship ciders Kinda Dry & Sorta Sweet. Available year-round, the new package format of these popular ciders creates a convenient way for cider fans to carry, share

October Marks 15-Year Anniversary for Acadia Bistro

September 26, 2016 – Portland, OR – Portland’s longstanding neighborhood New Orleans bistro is celebrating its 15th birthday next month.  Chef/owner Seamus Foran is celebrating by featuring a different $15 entrée each week for the month of October, and teaming with Chris Angelus to cr