Events

What to Do in Oregon in June

Goonies Day hits Astoria, a Bach festival kicks off in Eugene, wine country shows some Pride, and more!

06/01/2022 By Margaret Seiler and Michelle Harris

Wine Country

Remember When You Could Spontaneously Taste Your Way through Oregon’s Wine Country?

Want to visit wineries in Willamette Valley on a whim? Here's where you can stop and sip without having to plan ahead.

05/11/2022 By Michelle Harris

Events

What to Do in Oregon in May

Celebrate UFOs in McMinnville, toast rosé season in the Willamette Valley's wine country, and ride a fat-tire bike in Cannon Beach.

05/02/2022 By Shannon Daehnke, Katherine Chew Hamilton, Michelle Harris, and Margaret Seiler

Wine Country 2020

These Wine Trips Are Perfect for Fall

Replace those canceled airline flights with wine flights just a short drive from Portland, or even right in town.

10/05/2020 By Jordan Michelman and Margaret Seiler

Wine

Meet Moe Momtazi, Keeper of Some of the Willamette Valley’s Most Primal Grapes

"My grandfather was a farmer in the old country, and back then we didn’t call it biodynamics or anything like that, we just called it ‘natural farming.’"

10/04/2020 By Jordan Michelman

Q&A

Joel Palmer House’s Pandemic Pivots

For the famed wine country restaurant, the state shutdown came during the slowest season.

10/03/2020 By Margaret Seiler

Sponsored Content

Sometimes You Just Need a Moment to Get Away

Meet The Vintages Trailer Resort: Whether you’ve had too much us time, could use a little me time, or simply need a change in scenery, they’re here for you.

05/12/2020

Sponsored Content

Wine and Dine on the Waterfront at Maryhill

One of the state’s most successful and prolific wine producers celebrates one year in Vancouver.

03/13/2020 By Ben McBee

Sponsored Content

Celebrate Walla Walla Valley Wine and The World of Syrah

The 8th annual event returns with a new star varietal, July 16–18, 2020

03/05/2020

Q + A

A Love Letter, and a Wake-Up Call, for Yamhill County, From A New York Times Columnist

'Tightrope' traces the ripple effects of generational poverty in Yamhill, Oregon, and what can be done to break the cycle.

02/03/2020 By Julia Silverman

Sponsored Content

Cheers to Memories at Wine Country Thanksgiving

More than 140 wineries open their cellars and tasting rooms from Friday, November 29–Sunday, December 1, 2019.

10/17/2019 By Ben McBee

Wine

This Carlton Winery Is Turning a Century-Old Grain Elevator into a Pinot Noir Palace

Complete with a bar top straight from... Kevin Bacon’s dad?

09/03/2019 By Conner Reed

Monthly Planner

A Puerto Rican Block Party, Talent-Studded Film Screenings and More PDX Food Events

... including farm-to-table dinners, Haitian fundraisers, and Serious Eats royalty.

05/14/2019 By Eat Beat Team

Willamette Valley

California Money Is Making a Play for Oregon Wine Country

The Coppolas, Jackson Family, Napa's Silver Oak: wealthy California winemakers are moving into Oregon's pinot noir heartland.

03/15/2019 By Ramona DeNies

Food Event Spotlight

Gifts of Winter: It's Time for the Oregon Truffle Festival

The annual “black gold” blowout returns January 20–29, 2017.

11/21/2016 By Arlo Voorhees and Benjamin Tepler

OREGON TOURISM

Travel Oregon’s New Ad Campaign Is ... Understated

Tagline: “We Like It Here. You Might, Too.” (Don’t go crazy, you guys.)

03/22/2016 By Ramona DeNies

THE GRAPEVINE

Oregon Winemakers and Growers Report on 2015 Season

Get the scoop on the year’s hot, hot, hot growing season from the experts—and find out what it may mean for the wine to come.

10/22/2015 By Katie Vaughan

WEEKEND PLANS

Make the Most of the Final Weekend of Summer

Each week throughout the summer, we shared dozens of ways to make the most of your days off—now, get ready for one final hurrah.

09/22/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

HAPPY TRAILS

Hiking and Biking in the Willamette Valley

Wine isn't the only reason to head to the valley, where you'll also find old-growth firs, misty swimming holes, and volcanic switchbacks with killer views.

07/20/2015 By Tuck Woodstock

PHOTO ESSAY

The Crush

We follow independent winemaker Brianne Day's captivating journey from the vine to the bottle in the Willamette Valley.

07/01/2015 By Rachel Ritchie