On November 7 and 8 Tuality Healthcare Foundation once again partnered with the state’s top vintners to host ¡Salud! The Oregon Pinot Noir Auction . Now in its seventeenth year, the popular two-day bash lets auctiongoers bid on limited-production releases from more than three dozen local wineries, including Elk Cove and Torii Mor. Held at the Governor Hotel, 2008’s installment rang up nearly $740,000 toward ¡Salud!’s mission of providing health care services to Oregon’s seasonal vineyard workers.
This article appeared in the February 2009 issue of Portland Monthly.