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Get Yo Grape On

Oregon's 50 Best Wines 2009

Oregon's one of the best wine-growing regions in the world—and we have the guide to finding the best quality and the best value to match it.

08/18/2009 With Randy Gragg By Condé Cox

Top Stories

STAGE

The Shows to Know

These are the shows to see in Portland as the leaves begin to turn.

08/17/2009 With Addoley Dzegede, Kim Winternheimer, Victoria Nguyen, Laura Klairmont, and Keri Miller Edited by Bart Blasengame

Music

The Maestro

The kinetic conductor of the Oregon Symphony does things his own way, but the question remains if he can move the symphony forward.

08/17/2009 By Bill Donahue

Vino Vocab 101

Crush Course

When it comes to wine, now you can know (or at least sound) like you know what you're talking about with these key terms.

08/18/2009

Pinot Primer

Fevers and Chills

The summer of 2006 brought a heat wave that changed pinots, learn how vineyards coped with the challenge.

08/18/2009 By Condé Cox

Web Exclusive

Our Cup Runneth Over

More of the best Oregon wines that we couldn't fit into print.

08/18/2009 By Condé Cox

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

STAGE

The Shows to Know

These are the shows to see in Portland as the leaves begin to turn.

08/17/2009 With Addoley Dzegede, Kim Winternheimer, Victoria Nguyen, Laura Klairmont, and Keri Miller Edited by Bart Blasengame

Music

The Maestro

The kinetic conductor of the Oregon Symphony does things his own way, but the question remains if he can move the symphony forward.

08/17/2009 By Bill Donahue

Eat & Drink

History

Boundaries for Taste

An important moment in the history of Oregon wine occurred in 1975, when Oregon began requiring every city in the state to implement an urban growth boundary. The result: numerous hillsides on the outskirts of Salem, McMinnville, and Forest Grove that are

08/28/2009 By Randy Gragg

HIGH SPIRITS

Beaker & Flask

08/18/2009 By Mike Thelin

Article

Koi Fusion PDX

Roving food cart attracts Portland foodies and Twitterati.

08/18/2009 By Laura Klairmont

Introducing...

Caraqueña: Michelle’s Amazing Venezuelan Kitchen

Michelle Rossington brings Venezuelan flavors to SW Oak and 5th.

08/18/2009 By Laura Klairmont

Restaurant Review

Pepper Power

The Padròn pepper has Portlanders playing culinary Russian roulette.

08/18/2009 By Martha Calhoon

Portland Plated

Smaller, Cheaper, Faster

As the economy changes, Portland restaurants are forced to adapt or become extinct.

08/18/2009 By Mike Thelin

Pairings

Taster's Choice

Portland sommeliers take us through the perfect menus for our top 50 wines.

08/18/2009

Web Exclusive

Our Cup Runneth Over

More of the best Oregon wines that we couldn't fit into print.

08/18/2009 By Condé Cox

Pinot Primer

Fevers and Chills

The summer of 2006 brought a heat wave that changed pinots, learn how vineyards coped with the challenge.

08/18/2009 By Condé Cox

Vino Vocab 101

Crush Course

When it comes to wine, now you can know (or at least sound) like you know what you're talking about with these key terms.

08/18/2009

Get Yo Grape On

Oregon's 50 Best Wines 2009

Oregon's one of the best wine-growing regions in the world—and we have the guide to finding the best quality and the best value to match it.

08/18/2009 With Randy Gragg By Condé Cox

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note

Better Together

08/17/2009 By Randy Gragg

Health & Wellness

Mudroom

Gray Matters

Oregon ranks 13th in the nation in brain health: how did we get there and how can we become healthier?

08/18/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Home & Real Estate

Handbook

Bottled Bounty

A handbook from _Portland Spaces_ on how to keep all your harvest season fruit and vegetables fresh for the long, cold winter.

08/21/2009 By Ashley Gartland

Home Design

Before the Finishes

Remodeling a house is more than a new coat of paint and some hardwood floors. Listen to _Portland Spaces'_ remodeling tips from local experts.

08/19/2009 By Jessica Pruitt

Teach

Blue Sky

Ziba Design asks kids for advice on how to fix schools as _Portland Spaces_ explores one idea for a better Portland.

08/19/2009

DESIRABLES

Slow and Steady

_Portland Spaces_ looks at the items that would complement any kitchen.

08/19/2009 By Lisa Radon

IN THE WORKSHOP

Head to Toe

_Portland Spaces_ profiles Lisa Hough as she propels her local company Pigeon Toe Ceramics to success.

08/19/2009 By Lisa Radon

Mudroom

Home Alone

The unit vacancy caused by the recession in new high rises isn't all bad.

08/17/2009 By Kasey Cordell

News & City Life

Hit List

iPhone Home

Local iPhone apps help you find the beer at pubs, savings at restaurants and shops, recipes, and bus schedules.

08/18/2009 By Lucy Burningham

Mudroom

Trophy Lives

Beaverton powerhouse Jesuit High School has one of the top ranked athletic programs in the country, and it has the famous alumni to match it.

08/18/2009 With Brian Barker

Currency

Wheel Borrow

If people can take out loans on houses and cars, why not take them out on bikes?

08/18/2009 By Laura Klairmont

Style & Shopping

Aspiring Designers

Fashion Forward

Ten local designers focus on Fashion Week

09/01/2009 By Meghan Hilliard

Cornershop

Hot New Idom

Newly relocated to NW 23rd, Modi Soondarotok's Idom brings Thai-inspired fashion to the masses.

08/18/2009 By Brett Glass

Travel & Outdoors

Beyond the Bridges

Perfect Pairing

Luxury resort the Allison makes inroads in the underdeveloped Willamette Valley.

08/17/2009 By Randy Gragg