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4 Top Wine Bars in Portland Suburbs Offer Curated Oregon Selections

4 Top Wine Bars in Portland Suburbs Offer Curated Oregon Selections wine bars in portland suburbs

We all know that downtown Portland is loaded with swanky wine bars but what about the suburbs? If you’re looking to expand your wine horizons or meet up with friends for an earthy glass of Oregon Pinot without making the trek downtown, here are a few places to try. Some have outside tasting, others just […]

Piquette Is the New Sustainable “Wine” From 5 Oregon Wineries

Piquette Is the New Sustainable “Wine” From 5 Oregon Wineries photo of bottles of Piquette wine

If you’re looking for a wine with a difference, Piquette (pih-ket) is the new “old” kid on the block. This sometimes-effervescent low-alcohol drink is a natural next step for Oregon’s biodynamic winemakers, who always have their eye on sustainability. Piquette is naturally made and has its own unique story. As rehydrated second pressings of pomace, […]

These Willamette Valley Wineries Will Elevate Your Outdoor Tasting Experience

These Willamette Valley Wineries Will Elevate Your Outdoor Tasting Experience willamette valley wineries wine tasting

Taking a craft approach to viticulture is a time-honored tradition among Willamette Valley wineries, and biodynamic principles and organic practices are common in all parts of the Willamette Valley. It’s literally impossible to find a winery in the Willamette Valley with a bad or boring view — and Oregon’s natural beauty provides an ideal complement to its wines. Outdoor […]

Oregon’s Best Mobile Bars Take Craft Cocktails Off The Grid

Oregon’s Best Mobile Bars Take Craft Cocktails Off The Grid mobile bars

Oregon’s craft cocktail scene is hitting a new stride. The next-gen mobile bars are making use of horse trailers, food carts and other modes of transportation to bring craft cocktails and local brews to thirsty event goers all over the state. Their top mixologists, local ingredients, and high style are drawing crowds. Mobile bars are […]

Blackboard Wine Bar

Blackboard Wine Bar

Blackboard Wine Bar, located within Provisions Market Hall, is a small bistro offering oysters on the half shell, cheese and salumi plates along with Provisions pizza, salads and sandwiches, a rotating selection of more than 20 wines by the glass, plus beer and cider on tap. Update: Currently only open for retail sales and online […]

Southern Oregon Wines Are Solo Act At The Rogue Grape

Southern Oregon Wines Are Solo Act At The Rogue Grape southern oregon wines

In Southern Oregon it seems new wineries are springing up left and right, especially in 2017 when 44 new wineries alone opened in the region. Whether you’re a local or a tourist, tasting Southern Oregon wines in the area isn’t as daunting as it may be. Meet Natasha Hopkins, Southern Oregon’s newest tour de force […]

Seattle’s Speakeasy-Style Bars

Seattle’s Speakeasy-Style Bars

It’s Saturday night. You’re dressed to the nines. You’ve got a whistle to wet and not just any drink will do the trick. You need something strong, something sophisticated. You need a cocktail. So, you step out into the rainy streets of Seattle, confidant that your unique know-how can take you where you need to […]

Shake Shack Brings East Coast Burger Love to Portland

Shake Shack Brings East Coast Burger Love to Portland Photo of shake shack burgers and fries

East-coast burger legend, Shake Shack, will open its first Oregon-based location, with a grand opening on April 16. Danny Meyer, a restauranteur who founded Shake Shack with Union Square Hospitality Group, announced it will reside in Cedar Hills Crossing in Beaverton. Shake Shack is known for its crinkle-cut fries, tasty frozen treats, and burgers and […]

Hood River Fruit Loop Offers Authentic Flavor Tour

Hood River Fruit Loop Offers Authentic Flavor Tour hood river fruit loop

The Hood River Fruit Loop, covering about 35 miles of gorgeous country in the foothills of Mount Hood, is iconic for drawing locals and visitors to experience a flavor packed self-guided tour. Between the whitecaps of Columbia River in northern Oregon and the looming Mount Hood, with its 11,239-foot summit crusted with snow even in […]

Six Oregon Breweries Harness Local Hops and Wild Yeast

Six Oregon Breweries Harness Local Hops and Wild Yeast breweries

Oregon may be best known for its wines and ciders but craft beer lovers will also find plenty to rave about.  In keeping with the rich agricultural tradition that draws people to the region, we set out to find breweries and brewpubs that source ingredients locally and/or serve them in a farmhouse setting. Here are […]