Wine

Cellar Notes: March 2010

Enjoy local saké from SakéOne, the only American-owned saké brewery (or kura) in the country.

02/15/2010 By Condé Cox

Nebb-ulous

Cellar Notes: February 2010

The nebbiolos of the Piedmont region of Italy are some of the most food-friendly wines out there. Here are a few of our favorites.

01/19/2010 By Condé Cox

Wine

Cellar Notes: January 2010

Though the wines from Burgundy are the benchmark for pinot noir, some Oregon wines have narrowed the gap.

12/11/2009 By Condé Cox

Vino

Cellar Notes: December 2009

What's the top wine-selling store in Oregon? The answer could surprise you. Condé Cox looks at a few of the store's top wines.

11/09/2009 By Condé Cox

CELLAR NOTES

Our Critic’s Top Wine Picks

Taste the often overlooked gewürztraminer wines, whose piquancy crawls up into your nose like the scent of cloves, and will surely spice up your Thanksgiving.

10/09/2009 By Condé Cox

Cellar Notes

Oregon Chardonnay

09/10/2009 By Condé Cox

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

Web Exclusive

Super Sangria

07/21/2009

Recipe

Red Sangria

07/21/2009

Wine

St. Innocent Winery

St. Innocent Winery winemaker Mark Vlossak is handcrafting some of Oregon’s best wines.

05/19/2009 By Condé Cox

Pour

Southern Oregon Tempranillo

Tempranillo is becoming the backbone grape of the Southern Oregon winemaking territory.

05/19/2009

Pour

Soter Vineyards

Our Critic's Top Wine Picks

05/19/2009

Tasting Notes

Willamette Valley Syrah

A few Willamette Valley winemakers are beginning to make a name for themselves with syrah.

05/19/2009 By Condé Cox

Cellar Notes

Wine from the Columbia Gorge

Our Critic's Top Wine Picks

05/19/2009

Article

Ponzi 2007 Whites and Rosés

Our Critic's Top Wine Picks

05/19/2009 By Condé Cox

Pinkies Up!

Bubble Up

Domestic sparklers don’t even come close to trumping a superb bottle of champagne

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Cellar Notes

Sip-of-the-Month

Few wine clubs focus solely on our region’s viticultural offerings.

05/19/2009 By Ashley Griffin

Slideshow

Slide Show: The Insider’s Guide to Oregon Wine Country

We Portlanders are lucky to live less than an hour from hundreds of top-notch wineries in the Willamette Valley—and it’s only a few more hours to Southern Oregon’s winemaking region.

05/19/2009

Article

Matters of Taste

Afraid to sniff and swirl? A seasoned oenophile insists that sampling wine should be all about you.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Article

Earthy Undertones

Oregon’s organic wines are aging well, with a hint of improvement on the nose and a sustained finish.

05/19/2009 By Otis Rubottom