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

NORTHWEST TRAVEL

5 Fantastic Reasons to Visit Yakima This Fall (No, Really!)

From a fresh hop festival to comic con, this forgotten part of Washington has a few things going for it.

09/04/2015 By Katie Vaughan

THE GRAPEVINE

5 Great New Portland Wine Bars

From chic downtown haunts to suburban surprises, the city is yours for the sipping.

08/24/2015 By Tamara Belgard

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

Broder Soder, North Valley Vineyards, and Hop Dog are open, Coquine and Nomad.PDX expand their hours.

08/11/2015 By Katie Vaughan

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

THE GRAPEVINE

Oregon's 25 Best Wines Under $25: Call for Submissions

We’re looking for the 25 best budget-friendly wines in Oregon, but before our expert panel’s blind tasting can commence, we need your help!

05/06/2015 By Allison Jones

NORTHWEST EVENTS

Celebrate Thanksgiving with 165 Willamette Valley Wineries

The three-day Thanksgiving celebration is a valley-wide feast of tastings, seasonal food pairings, special releases, discounts, and live music.

11/17/2014 By Kate Goodling

VOX POPULI

Tell Us What You Think About Wine!

Take our free survey and enter to win a $100 gift card to Doug Fir.

08/12/2014 By Marty Patail

FOOD AND WINE EVENTS

Your Pre-IPNC 2014 Dinner Guide

Tickets to the full IPNC weekend might be sold out, but you can still indulge in the region’s most celebrated wine varietal at these Thursday night dinners and events.

07/08/2014 By Brooke Bass

THE GRAPEVINE

A Full Lineup of Summer Events in Wine Country

From tours to tastings, racing to relaxing—warm weather and fine wine bring out the best this summer in the Willamette Valley.

07/01/2014 By Brooke Bass

THE GRAPEVINE

Portland, Where Coffee Meets Wine in a Single Cup

How one local roaster unites Portland’s favorite drinks.

06/02/2014 By Peter Holmstrom

TALKS

The Science of Oregon Wine

OMSI's Science Pub unearths the secret behind our world-class pinots: the soil.

05/08/2014 By Peter Holmstrom

50 BEST OREGON WINES 2014

Portland Monthly Wants Your Favorite Wines!

We’re looking for the 50 best wines in Oregon, but before our expert panel’s blind tasting can commence, we need your help!

05/06/2014 By Allison Jones

DEALS & HAPPENINGS

Win a Wine Getaway from Willamette Valley Vineyards

Write an essay, compose a poem, or take a picture about your love of wine, and have a chance at winning a $4,000 Oregon wine getaway for two.

05/02/2014 By Peter Holmstrom

THE GRAPEVINE

Win a Free Passport to Oregon’s Chardonnay Scene

Dive into the rich history of Oregon Chardonnay and taste its bright future at the third annual Oregon Chardonnay Symposium on March 8.

02/11/2014 By Erik Maurer