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Gratitude: the feeling kept popping up all weekend long at the Wine Bloggers Conference6 min read

This being my very first Wine Bloggers Conference (WBC), I feel it has taken me days to re-enter the real world. I joke that I fell into a black hole during the WBC; fully immersing myself in the experience. Never have I met so many like-minded and talented individuals that cease to t
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Sip your way through the PDX wine trail over the Urban Wine Experience weekend3 min read

Winemakers at the urban wineries dotted around the city are an innovative, pioneering bunch. So it’s no surprise that the PDX Urban Wineries group is hosting their first ever Urban Wine Experience. Planned for the second weekend in August (Aug. 11-12), all the members will be pouring
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Wayne the Wine Wizard: keeping Portland weird one wine drinker at a time4 min read

Wayne Oppenheimer, the Wine Wizard, is a familiar face throughout Portland and the Willamette Valley wine country. He’s a busy man with several different facets to his business; a wine shop in SE Portland, a wine tour company, regular wine classes and tastings, a popular wine club and
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Delectable Patton Valley Vineyard Winemaker Dinner at Milwaukie Kitchen & Wine2 min read

Do you find food and wine pairings a challenge? Let the experts at Patton Valley Vineyards and Milwaukie Kitchen & Wine help you discover perfect combinations that celebrate the bounty of early summer crops. Winemaker Derek Einberger and chef Pascal Sauton invite wine and food lov
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Join Portland’s urban wineries at their 2nd annual summer event3 min read

Wine made right here inside the city limits of Portland? Amazing and true! The PDX Urban Wineries group is building momentum with nine wineries now making small batches of wine from their favorite grapes. Come taste the fruits of their labor this Saturday, June 9 from 2-5pm during the
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Enjoy the lighter side of wine at Rosé in the Rose City2 min read

Toast the start of summer by sipping rosé and several white wines made by wineries in the Northern Willamette Valley. Rosé in the Rose City, a sanctioned Rose Festival event, celebrates rosé, an often-misunderstood wine. Today’s rosé wines run the gamut from very dry with high acid le
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Chocolate & Vermouth Pairing Class2 min read

Sugar, Spice and Everything Nice is the name of this innovative class offered on Wednesday, May 30th from 7:30-9pm at The Meadow Salt shop in North Portland. Two Oregon vermouth producers, Patrick Taylor of Cana’s Feast and Neil Koppline, one of the owners of Imbue Cellars are working
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Share our Strength hosting 25th Annual Taste of the Nation Portland event2 min read

Nearly 1 in 5 Oregon kids is hungry or lacks proper nutrition. Oregon is among the 5 hungriest states in the United States. Now that’s a lot to swallow. Share our Strength has been working locally to raise awareness of childhood hunger issues in Oregon since 1988. Their Taste of the N
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Celebrate Oregon wines at UnWined this Sunday6 min read

No time to travel the state visiting all the different wine regions of Oregon? Fortunately you don’t need to because this Sunday’s UnWined event brings wineries from all over the state to the wine lovers in Portland. A new event created by the Oregon Wine Board, with the objective of
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Pinot in Portland hosted by Pinot 3652 min read

Pinot 365 is bringing Pinot noir to the city for just one special evening. This group of 13 wineries are all open 365 days a year and spread across the Willamette Valley. Their mission is to provide an authentic winery experience, regardless of season or day of the week. But they also
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SE Portland’s urban winery pioneers celebrate success and everyone’s invited2 min read

You know how you feel when you stumble upon a secret gem of a place and worry that if you share it with your friends, it won’t be a secret for long? That’s how I feel about ENSO Winery! But juicy secrets have a way of getting out and ENSO is no exception. Ryan Sharp and Chris Wisbart
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Treat your mom to a tour of Portland’s urban wineries for Mother’s Day2 min read

Stumped on what to get your mom for Mother’s day this year? Make it memorable by taking her on a passport tasting to the many urban wineries celebrating Portland moms on Saturday, May 12. In a very short time, urban wine making has become quite trendy within the city limits of Portlan
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Taste Oregon wines on us!4 min read

UnWine’d celebrates Oregon Wines from across the state in one great location in Portland, Oregon! With almost 100 wineries pouring, there will be wines for every palate. Come taste the affects of terroir from almost every AVA within the state. It’s a great opportunity to learn more ab
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Taste Southern Oregon’s wines on us!4 min read

Haven’t yet made it down to enjoy the wonderful wines being produced in Southern Oregon? Maybe you have but are dying to taste them again! Maybe you didn’t know grapes were even being grown anywhere beyond the Willamette Valley? Whatever your reason, we’re hoping you will enter our co