Truffle dish

Last chance to attend the 2016 Oregon Truffle Festival1 min read

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 cocktail

Hip Chicks do Wine Riot Girl Cranberry Sparkler2 min read

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
Visit Oregon wineries this Thanksgiving holiday weekend

Visit Oregon wineries this Thanksgiving holiday weekend6 min read

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
Glamping and wine tasting in Oregon’s Willamette Valley

Glamping and wine tasting in Oregon’s Willamette Valley6 min read

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
Football and Wine

Wine and Football– a great team4 min read

Fall is right around the corner and with it comes two of my favorite seasons. Here on the West Coast the 2015 grape harvest has either started (California) or will in a few short weeks (Oregon and Washington). Not only is there a new vintage of wine being harvested but also a new seas
Statera Cellars owners

Why Wine? An interview with Meredith Bell & Luke Matthews of Statera Cellars4 min read

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
Urban Crush Winemakers

Portland’s Distillery Row welcomes an urban winery into the fold2 min read

Although it seems that Portland’s main sport is eating, drinking runs a very tight second. It’s no exaggeration that Portlanders love to dine, and when we do, there’s often something local in our glass. And with the opening of the newest urban winery in the city, there are even more c
Corey Schuster of Jackalope Wine Cellars

Why Wine? An interview with Corey Schuster of Jackalope Wine Cellars3 min read

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

Why Wine? An Interview with John Grochau of Grochau Cellars3 min read

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
A-List Logo

And the winners of the 2015 Oregon Wine A-List Awards are…4 min read

The people have spoken, the votes were tallied and the winners of the 2015 Oregon Wine A-List Awards have been announced. Last fall, the Oregon Wine Board and the Oregon Wine Press asked for your help in choosing restaurants and sommeliers that go the extra mile, promoting Oregon wine
Matt Berson of the Portland Wine Company and Love & Squalor Wines

Why Wine? An Interview with Matt Berson of the Portland Wine Company and Love & Squalor Wines4 min read

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
A-List Logo

Vote now for the 2015 Oregon Wine A-List Awards3 min read

Do you have a favorite restaurant that you think best promotes and embraces Oregon wines? Or maybe a special sommelier who makes divine recommendations for wines grown and made in our state? Well, don’t hesitate to spread the love– nominate them for an Oregon Wine A-List award. The 20