Month: September 2014

An education on ancient grapes in the Willamette Valley

I tend to go against the grain. Growing up, when my family went to pizza, I ate spaghetti. At the Chinese restaurant, I ordered pineapple and cottage cheese salad. When […]

To filter or not to filter? That is the question.

To filter or not to filter. The majority of wines made today undergo a filtering process that removes all particles with the final goal being a wine of great clarity […]

Chilly nights like this call for soul-warming Port

I was walking our dogs in shorts just a couple of days ago but the recent change in the weather now has me in jeans and dreaming of port by […]

Enjoy a fall foliage tour, complete with wine, in your own backyard

On a fall vacation two years ago we happened upon a beautiful winery in, what was to us, the middle of nowhere during a country drive. I remember thinking ‘Gosh, […]

Tons to do this weekend so head out and enjoy the last official weekend of Summer

What better way to celebrate the last full weekend of Summer than with some local wine tasting. I’ll be heading up the road to Pomeroy Cellars for their Grand Opening […]

From elegant to eclectic with an institutional night cap to top it off

After a couple weeks on hiatus, I have returned. Thank you for patiently hanging in there. This post is not so much wine-focused as it is just a fun night […]

Several area wineries open today and Moulton Falls Winery has plenty of reasons for a drive in the country

Just a quick note that several area wineries are open today for the Labor Day holiday. Confluence Vineyards and Winery are only open from 2-5 pm so be sure to […]

Scroll to top