BEST OF OREGON

Oregon's 50 Best Wines 2013

20 varietals, 11 AVAs, and 25 bottles under $30! We asked Portland wine experts to pick their favorite bottles of the year—and the results are delicious.

10/01/2013 By Allison Jones

WINE EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Classic Wines Auction Fall Dinners 2013

Seventeen local restaurants and nineteen top-shelf wineries team up to benefit local charities for the auction's 30th anniversary

09/25/2013 By Roxanne Davis

THE GRAPEVINE

Urban Winery Harvest Events

Portland's urban wineries open their doors—and a few bottles—for the 2013 harvest season

09/24/2013 By Roxanne Davis

PORTLAND WINE

An Interactive Guide to Portland's Urban Wineries

Oregon’s new wine country looks a little different: gritty industrial spaces, uncommon grape varieties, and not a vine in sight. Best of all? It’s right down the street. Here's where to find them all.

09/13/2013 Illustrations by Julie Reposa By Cole Danehower

GO FORTH AND EAT

Northwest Culinary Road Trips

Pack up the car, cue the road tunes, and seek the simple pleasure of the region's edible bounty at its peak.

09/03/2013 Edited by Rachel Ritchie By Allison Jones and Marty Patail

CULINARY ROAD TRIPS

Celebrate the 2013 Wine Harvest

Looking to dip into wine country without a four-hour drive? Start with the harvest parties.

09/03/2013 By Allison Jones

CULINARY ROAD TRIPS

Southern Oregon's Wild Wine Country

The sun-dappled Applegate Valley offers top-notch restaurants, food-centric shopping, farmers markets, and 18 wineries within 20 miles.

09/03/2013 By Allison Jones

CULINARY ROAD TRIPS

Wenatchee, Washington's Fresh Flavors

The thriving river region is the backbone of Washington's fruit industry, boasting 150 farms and orchards, 45 wineries, and a new public market.

09/03/2013 By Marty Patail

WALLET GUIDE

Backyard Wines

Budget-friendly picks for wines from southern France for your next barbecue.

08/01/2013 By Allison Jones

NEWS

Sokol Blosser's Chic New Tasting Room

Architect Brad Cloepfil crafts a new Willamette Valley aesthetic

07/01/2013 By Sam Coggeshall

THE GRAPEVINE

A Bag of 'Portland Sangria' for Summer Parties

ENSO urban winery simplifies sangria with a two-bottle bag that's ready for picnics, camping, or backyard barbecue.

06/14/2013 By Allison Jones

THE GRAPEVINE

Korkage Wine Bar Relocating to Three Square Grill Space

Tamairah Boleyn and Earl Johnson's Hillsdale wine bar and bottle shop is moving across the street with expanded menu and hours.

05/20/2013 By Allison Jones

THE GRAPEVINE

New Willamette Valley Tasting Rooms and Events

Oregon's buzziest wine news, fresh off the press

05/16/2013 By Allison Jones

THE GRAPEVINE

Take Five: Oregon's Best New Release Rosés

Sustainable wine guru Jeffrey Weissler shares his notes for the best summer sips from his NE Glisan wine shop Pairings Portland.

05/07/2013 By Allison Jones

INTRODUCING

Introducing: Cyril's at Clay Pigeon Winery

A new urban winery and bistro curates an artisan cheese selection as diverse as its bottle list.

05/01/2013 By Benjamin Tepler

POUR

Next-Generation Oregon Winemakers

At many of the Willamette Valley's flagship wineries, a new generation is taking over.

05/01/2013 By Allison Jones

WALLET GUIDE

McMinnville's "Wine Alley"

Five reasons to extend your wine tour down to McMinnville

03/22/2013 By Allison Jones

WINE NEWS

Pick Up a Passport to PDX Urban Wine

The rapidly-expanding Portland urban winery scene just got a bit easier to manage, thanks to a $20 passport delivering free tastings and tour notes to local wine lovers.

03/07/2013 By Allison Jones

INTERVIEW

5 Questions with Classic Wines Auction's Heather Martin

CWA's Executive Director shares her take on the last three decades of charitable drinking, and what's in store for the next thirty years.

02/27/2013 By Allison Jones

CELLAR NOTES

Natural Wines at Sauvage

Fausse Piste winemaker Jesse Skiles shares the stories behind his pours.

02/19/2013 By Allison Jones