Article

Perfect Storm

Fifty years ago, the Big Blow smashed Oregon—and cleared a path for pinot noir.

09/21/2012 By Kit Mauldin

A Toast of Two Cities

Wine Country Weekend: Newberg or McMinnville?

McMinnville and Newberg regularly vie for the title of top wine-country town. We turn the spotlight on their hottest new spots to help you decide who deserves the honor.

09/21/2012 By Kasey Cordell

BREAKING NEWS

SE Wine Collective Sets Opening Date

Four local winemakers are ready to debut their joint urban winery on Southeast Division, complete with a tasting bar showcasing their newest vintages.

09/17/2012 By Allison Jones

Article

Oregon’s 50 Best Wines 2012

After blind-tasting more than 500 bottles over two weeks, our panel of local wine connoisseurs landed on a delicious (and surprising) selection of 50 wines. Drink up!

09/15/2012 By Allison Jones

Slideshow

Slide Show: Behind the Scenes of the 2012 Wine Tasting

Four local wine experts popped open nearly 600 bottles during five days of tasting for our annual Oregon's 50 Best Wines feature.

09/15/2012

Cellar Notes

Don't Fear the Riesling

Five delicious reasons to embrace Germany’s much-maligned grape

08/23/2012 By Allison Jones

Cover Story

Oregon's 50 Best Wines 2011

For this year’s list of Oregon’s 50 best wines, we gathered five of the city’s top wine connoisseurs for marathon blind-tasting sessions of some 400 of the bottles our fair state has to offer.

08/20/2012 Edited by Rachel Ritchie By Allison Jones

Cellar Notes

Before Dinner Drinks

Our Critic's Top Wine Picks

08/17/2012 By Condé Cox

Article

Porto Bello

The fortified wine of Portugal isn’t just for the men’s club.

08/14/2012 By Otis Rubottom

Cellar Notes

Summer Rosé

Amalie Roberts from Kir Wine Bar sings the praises of four plucky rosés.

07/18/2012 By Allison Jones

Insider's Guide to the Gorge

Wineries Worth Visiting in the Columbia River Gorge

A panoramic view is even better with a fine wine to accompany it.

05/25/2012 By Kasey Cordell Edited by Ramona DeNies

Cellar Notes

Tap Dance

What's on tap? Wine! Enjoy premium Oregon vino straight from the keg.

05/24/2012 By Condé Cox

Cellar Notes

The Chameleon of Wine

Our critic’s picks for the best syrahs of the season.

04/27/2012 By Condé Cox

Cellar Notes

Wine & Dine

To find the best food pairings in the Willamette Valley you need to know where to look.

03/23/2012 By Condé Cox

Cellar Notes

Place Matters

Our critic's guide to the subregions of the Willamette Valley, home of the world's finest pinot noir.

02/24/2012 By Condé Cox

Cellar Notes

French Connection

Wine writer Conde Cox digs into his own cellar for dinner at new French bistro Noisette.

01/26/2012 By Condé Cox

Cellar Notes

Cellar Notes: Keeping Wine Weird

Wines from the mountainous Northeast of France are anything but ordinary.

12/23/2011 By Condé Cox

Cellar Notes

Pinot Pioneer

Eyrie Vineyards has vintage vintages for sale.

09/21/2011 By Condé Cox

Article

Oregon’s 50 Best Wines: An Appendix

Want to be a wine critic? Just fill in the blanks of our Mad Libs-style tasting notes, and you'll be halfway there.

08/19/2011

Wine

Cellar Notes: September 2011

Sip and savor a trio of wines with a holy history.

08/19/2011 By Condé Cox