FEATURE

The Last Days of My Left Breast

I’m a stripper, rocker, bartender, and writer. I had a lot of plans last year, but none of them involved breast cancer. The disease sidetracked my livelihood, threatened my life, and forced me to reinvent my chest. So far, I’ve lived to to tell the tale.

04/15/2013 By Viva Las Vegas

Cellar Notes

Before Dinner Drinks

Our Critic's Top Wine Picks

08/17/2012 By Condé Cox

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

Wine

Cellar Notes: September 2011

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

08/19/2011 By Condé Cox

Pour

7 Delicious Beers from Belgium

For a truly continental taste, you must discover suds from a truly obsessed bastion of beer.

07/22/2011 By Condé Cox

Wine

Cellar Notes: July 2011

Cabernet Sauvignon is a wine style closely associated with California. Of course, we've got our own cabs here in the Northwest.

06/29/2011 By Condé Cox

Article

Cellar Notes: Best buys for spring/summer

We've got three sweet deals on worthy wines for under $15.

05/20/2011 By Condé Cox

Wine

Cellar Notes: May 2011

Barbera wines masterfully walk the tightrope between Old World food-friendly restraint and New World flavor-forward exuberance.

04/22/2011 By Condé Cox

Pour

Cellar Notes: April 2011

A look at the nebbiolo, a red wine from the Piedmont region in the northwestern corner of Italy.

03/09/2011 By Condé Cox

Wine

Cellar Notes: March 2011

Find a superb Oregon white wine to complement your next fresh seafood or crab dish.

02/18/2011 By Condé Cox

HISTORY

Portland's Ecotraditions

Portlander's deep connection to their surroundings has been around since... well, forever.

02/02/2011 By Randy Gragg and Melissa Dalton

Wine

Cellar Notes: February 2011

Despite what some critics say, the Oregon 2007 vintage pinot noir has matured into a quality wine. Notable 2007 pinot noirs include Cristom, Erath, Bethel Heights, Lemelson, and Et Fille.

01/14/2011 By Condé Cox

Wine

Cellar Notes: January 2011

There are deals to be had with winter wines.

12/22/2010 By Condé Cox

Wine

Cellar Notes: December 2010

Silcox Hut chef Jason Stoller Smith’s Winemaker’s Dinner Series pairs his sous vide-prepared black truffles, wild boar, short ribs, duck, and wagyu beef with Oregon’s best wines: Bergström, Chehalem, Cristom, Domaine Drouhin Oregon, Lange, Ponzi, and R. S

11/18/2010 By Condé Cox