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Wine Tasting Day Trips

  • Published 09/23/2010

Wine Country Weekends: Web Extra

Tasting Notes

Condé Cox provides an oenophile’s wisdom when it comes to Oregon wines in this month’s Web Exclusive.

  • By Condé Cox
  • Published 09/16/2010

Wine Country Weekends

Ask a Guru

The questions that matter when it comes to wine tasting in Oregon.

  • Published 09/14/2010

Wine Country Weekends

For the Foodie

The lush northern Willamette Valley soil is good for growing more than just grapes, so pair your wine tasting with the memorable of meals.

  • By Hannah Wallace
  • Published 09/14/2010

Wine Country Weekends

For the Active Traveler

If your wine tasting weekend needs more action than a stroll around the vineyard, the Columbia River Gorge is the place for you.

  • By Hannah Wallace
  • Published 09/14/2010

Wine Country Weekends

For the Pioneering Palate

Umpqua and Rogue valley vintages are both less renowned and further away, but the tastes are worth the travel.

  • By Hannah Wallace
  • Published 09/14/2010

Wine Country Weekends

For the Newcomer

For newcomers and procrastinators; here are the tastes and activities that should be on every Willamette Valley virgin’s shortlist.

  • By Hannah Wallace
  • Published 09/14/2010

Eat This Now

French Onion ‘Zizou’ Burger at Dick’s Kitchen

The menu at new Portland eatery Dick's Kitchen focuses on classic diner fare like burgers, sausages, and sandwiches, but with a twist: beef is local and grass-fed; buns, ketchup, mustard, and special sauces are made in-house; fries are not deep-fried but

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 09/13/2010



Newly opened Fin serves only sustainably-caught Pacific seafood, mixing Mediterranean, Asian, and South American influences to create bold combinations of flavor and texture.

  • By Martha Calhoon
  • Published 09/13/2010


Sweet & Lowdown

The Country Cat serves summer all year long with their Skeet Tea, an uncomplicatedly delicious cocktail made with black tea infused vodka.

  • By Deena Prichep
  • Published 09/13/2010


Perfect Pair

Autumn in Hood River sees a delicately delicious mix of pear harvest and Oregon black cod.

  • By Mike Thelin
  • Published 09/13/2010



With nearly every imaginable bit of the pig finding its way onto Portland restaurant menus, we may have to consider switching the _t_ to a _k_ in our city’s name.

  • By Eric Blokland
  • Published 09/13/2010

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