Eat Here Now

Where to Eat This Week: Nov 22–29

From pretzel bagels at Pop to funky gamay at Dame, these are the things you must eat and drink this week.

11/22/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

We're the Best

The Willamette Valley Is Wine Enthusiast's Region of the Year

The international publication ranks Oregon wine country ahead of regions like Champagne, Sonoma, and Provence.

11/11/2016 By Ramona DeNies

Wine

Oregon’s 50 Best Wines of 2016

In our largest blind tasting ever, 12 of Portland’s smartest wine experts check out more than 1,200 bottles to discover the state’s standouts.

09/13/2016 Edited by Allison Jones

Getaways

10 Perfect Northwest Fall Day Trips

Apple picking to wine tasting to river rafting, here’s how to make hay while the sun still shines.

09/13/2016 Edited by Ramona DeNies By Margaret Seiler, Marty Patail, Molly Woodstock, and Julie Whipple

Fall Day Trips: Grape Escape

Take a Fall Wine Trek through the Columbia Gorge

The hills near Lyle, Washington, offer up rich vino and stunning views.

09/13/2016 By Julie Whipple

Food Event Spotlight

The Best Local Food Festival You’ve Never Heard of

The Bounty of Yamhill County celebrates August 26–28 with hot air balloon rides and Pinot.

08/11/2016 By Kailla Coomes

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Bigwig Chef Collaborations at JolieLaide, Baja Wine Dinners at Xico, and More Portland Food Events

… including a gnocchi fundraiser at Nostrana, cooking classes at Lan Su Chinese Garden, and seafood boils at Teutonic Wine Company.

06/03/2016 By Michelle Porter

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Sangria Parties, Oyster Roasts, and More Portland Food Events

… including a feel-good fundraiser at Bollywood Theater, Memorial Day in wine country, and beer pairings at Chizu.

05/23/2016 By Michelle Porter

THE GRAPEVINE

Spend Memorial Day Weekend in Oregon Wine Country

Kick off summer with Willamette Valley tastings, wine tours, and vineyard picnics.

05/05/2016 By Kailla Coomes

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Teutonic Urban Winery and the Wild Hunt: A German-Nordic Match Made in Heaven

The folks behind Viking Soul Food shack up with one of Oregon’s hottest small-production urban wineries.

05/04/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

NEW HOTELS

Three Sexy New Boutique Hotels East of the Cascades

Check out—and into—a lakeside retreat from the team behind Portland's Ace Hotel, a refurbished Masonic temple in wine country, and the Jennings Hotel's new rooms.

03/31/2016 By Caitlin Collins

WINE

Two Rock-Loving Iconoclasts Bring Classic German Wines to Portland

Oregon City’s Teutonic Wine Company makes the Old World new.

03/25/2016 By Tamara Belgard

BREAKING NEWS

Ava Gene's Alums to Open Wine-Centric Restaurant, Dame, in Former Cocotte Space

Award-winning wine director Dana Frank and her crew will serve Portland’s first all-natural wine list with seasonal, Mediterranean, and Eastern European plates on NE Killingsworth.

03/08/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Eat, Drink, and Live Large at the Allison’s Cuvée Weekend

Food and wine event gives Portlanders an affordable way to check out the Newberg luxury hotel and spa without shelling out for a room. But believe us, you’ll want to go back and stay a night.

02/24/2016 By Eden Dawn and Margaret Seiler

WEEKEND GETAWAY

Newberg’s Semisecret Luxury Destination

We were invited to the Allison Inn & Spa, and now we really, really want to go back. So about that raise….

02/24/2016 By Margaret Seiler and Eden Dawn

WALLET GUIDE

Best Oregon Bubbles for Valentine’s Day

Ambonnay Champagne Bar’s David Speer shares his favorite local sparkling wines.

02/03/2016 By Emma Mannheimer

WINE!

The Year in Oregon Wine

Intense heat, great values, and new destinations defined the state's fast-growing vino industry in 2015. Here's Portland Monthly's coverage from the year.

12/29/2015 Edited by Zach Dundas

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

WEEKNIGHT WINES

Oregon's 25 Best Wines Under $25

Budget-friendly vino doesn't have to sacrifice flavor or local cred—especially in Oregon. Our panel of local wine pros blind-tasted more than 300 bottles to find the state's best wallet-friendly labels.

09/21/2015 By Allison Jones

THE GRAPEVINE

The PSU Professor Who Says Wine's Whole 'Terroir' Thing Might Not Be a Thing

Joe Bohling, an expert on the history of the French wine industry, says his research looks at the not-so-ancient concept of terroir. We asked him to explain.

09/21/2015 By Marty Patail