Month: June 2016

July brings 9th Annual Art & Wine Fair to English Estate Winery

Save the second weekend in July for the English Estate Winery Art & Wine Fair, held annually at Clark County’s oldest vineyard since 2008. This two day event runs Saturday, July […]

Yakima Valley comes to Portland

Last weeks’ Wine Yakima Valley Grower Tasting brought winemakers and vineyard representatives from the east side for an intimate history lesson and tasting in Northwest Portland. Yakima Valley can sometimes be […]

Ridgefield’s Koi Pond Cellars making splash in Hollywood, aboard

June 25 marks the two-year anniversary of Koi Pond Cellars’ downtown Ridgefield tasting room and, in that short time, their wines have expanded beyond the reaches of even the Northwest. […]

Wine Tasting Raffle and Auction raises money for local murals

On June 15 approximately 70 people came out for the Clark County Mural Society’s (CCMS) annual Wine Tasting Raffle and Auction event, held downtown at Cellar 55 Tasting Room. Appropriately, […]

Corks + Forks another successful pairing for Classic Wines Auction

When a fantastic organization holds an annual event entitled Corks + Forks and you, as a wine writer, have a blog entitled Corks & Forks, there must be an unspoken […]

Chehalis Valley winery worth the drive

Four friends enjoying the common bond of wine is a story that’s been told before but four friends putting a roof over their dreams is rare. While Rob Cummings and […]

¡Salud! serves up pinot with a purpose for Silver anniversary

2016 marks the 25th anniversary of ¡Salud! and you can be sure the cuvées will be better than ever! A wildly successful program that provides healthcare for Willamette Valley vineyard workers, […]

Battle Ground restaurant promoting local wineries in unique way

  South Pacific Café & Lounge, the laid back restaurant in Battle Ground known for their Tiki Hut Bar and extensive menu, has come up with a clever way to showcase […]

Grammy award-winning guitarist headlines Heisen Barn Bash

  Save the date because you won’t want to miss a full day of local live music culminating at 6 pm when Grammy award-winning artist, Doug Smith, takes center stage accompanied […]

Toss the corkscrew and open the pop top

Summer is here and it’s time to get outside. Whatever your activity of choice—hiking, biking, boating or just lounging poolside—sometimes a perfectly-chilled wine is in order. When glass bottles aren’t, […]

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