Month: September 2014

An education on ancient grapes in the Willamette Valley

[caption id="attachment_1019" align="aligncenter" width="640"] The dual tasting room of Fox Farm Vineyards and Purple Cow Vineyards in downtown Newberg, OR.[/caption] I tend to go against the grain. Growing up, when my […]

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

[caption id="attachment_1013" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Heisen House Vineyards' outdoor tasting room with historic Heisen barn in the background[/caption] To filter or not to filter. The majority of wines made today undergo a […]

Chilly nights like this call for soul-warming Port

[caption id="attachment_1008" align="aligncenter" width="295"] Tawny, ruby and white port samples along with cracker and chocolate pairings in Portugal[/caption] I was walking our dogs in shorts just a couple of days ago […]

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

[caption id="attachment_984" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Inviting outdoor seating greets visitors to Pomeroy Cellars - near Moulton Falls Park and Moulton Falls Winery[/caption] On a fall vacation two years ago we happened upon a […]

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

[caption id="attachment_983" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The current release of wines at Pomeroy Cellars[/caption] What better way to celebrate the last full weekend of Summer than with some local wine tasting. I’ll be […]

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 […]

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