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Cellar Notes

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

DAY TRIPPER

Day Tripper: Wine Country Wonders

It’s possible to squeeze a relaxing vacation into a single day when Oregon’s thriving vineyards are less than an hour away from the city.

05/13/2011 By Allison Jones

ON THE SCENE

IPNC Walks it Out

The International Pinot Noir Celebration brought the area’s top sips to Portland’s Central Eastside restaurants to kick off the sunny season.

05/02/2011 By Allison Jones

Best of PDX

Five Places I Love

Eat Beat’s newest gastrophile, Allison Jones, waxes poetic about her all-time favorite spots in Portland.

04/13/2011 By Allison Jones

Interview

5 Questions for: Graped Crusader, STAR BLACK

Clyde Common and Olympic Provisions’ wine director talks natural wines, modern pairings, and the upcoming wine revolution.

04/11/2011 By Allison Jones

Pour

Cellar Notes

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

03/09/2011 By Condé Cox

Article

Cellar Notes

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

02/18/2011 By Condé Cox

Interview

5 questions for: NE Portland pioneer, Sarah Pliner

As NE Alberta’s Aviary takes flight, one of the three chefs talks cuisine and collaboration.

02/02/2011 By Anna Sachse

Article

Cellar Notes

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

Article

Cellar Notes

There are deals to be had with winter wines.

12/22/2010 By Condé Cox

Perfect Pairings

Toothsome T-Day Wines

Good pilgrims know to show up at Thanksgiving dinner with a good bottle or two.

11/22/2010 By Anna Sachse

Article

Cellar Notes

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

2010 Best Bars

Bar Basics

If you really want to show off when you're out on the town, tip right, keep your coaster on the table and drop these terms into your next conversation.

11/17/2010 By Ali Moran

2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Eat Well

These spots serve up dishes to perfectly compliment a fine whiskey, wine or beer.

11/17/2010 By Rachel Ritchie

2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Take a Date

For dates from the romantic to the respectable, find the room with the right atmosphere here.

11/17/2010 By Kasey Cordell

2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Score a Deal

The five o'clock world never looked so good.

11/17/2010 By Zach Dundas

2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Play

From throwing darts to spinning records, Portlanders can indulge in an indoor Olympiad at these watering holes.

11/17/2010 By John Chandler, Gretchen Holzgang, Ali Moran, and Georgia Perry

2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Become an Expert

Imbibe in ignorance no more. Recieve a tippler's tutelage at these locales.

11/17/2010 By Martin Patail

2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Hide Out

Whether off the beaten path, underground or out-of-state, these regional haunts are great for ladies' nights, discreet encounters or silently lurking in the shadows.

11/17/2010 By Kasey Cordell and Rachel Ritchie With Brian Barker

Cover Story

Best Bars

Sipping Spots for Every Occasion

11/17/2010 Edited by Kasey Cordell