Month: August 2016

White Rose Estate stands out in a valley of worthy contenders

If you’re a winery in the Willamette Valley it can be hard to stand out unless you have a story, a niche or, frankly, just a really cool tasting room. White […]

Stay local this Labor Day with area wine and food pairings

  The Southwest Washington Winery Association has announced plans to offer wine enthusiasts scrumptious nibbles and award winning wines during the three day Labor Day Weekend.  Visitors can enjoy a combination […]

Wine & Culinary Center welcoming spot in Yakima Valley

  Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center opened their public tasting room in 2014 but I admit that I’d been remiss in visiting. This past May, while in the area for a […]

Historic Grant House hosts first Farm to Fort dinner

On Monday, September 19 at 5:30 p.m. The Grant House will host a Farm to Fort dinner, partnering with local restaurateurs, wineries and farms for what promises to be the […]

Heisen House continues summer festival series with ode to the Sunflower

On Saturday, August 27 from noon – 9 p.m. Heisen House Vineyards hosts their third festival in a four-part series; the Sunflower Festival. For me it’s a tie between the Lavender […]

Yamill Carlton winery is confirmation that struggle breeds strength

Years ago my husband and I entered Bologna by rental car with no GPS. After several genuine attempts to locate our accommodations and the kindness of strangers, we pulled over […]

7th Annual Sip & Stroll happening this weekend

The 7th Annual Sip & Stroll is a community attraction for the over 21 year old set, who enjoy fine wine and craft beer. The event benefits the Hough Foundation […]

Italy in the Valley: That’s Amore!

For the 8th straight year in a row, Oregon winemakers are coming together to ensure that no one has to make a trip across the big pond to experience la […]

Three Brothers Winery to host 4th Annual Winestock

The 4th Annual Winestock is happening this Saturday, August 13 from noon-8:30 p.m. at Three Brothers Winery and everyone is invited. With 12 musical acts on two stages, Winestock 2016 promises […]

Local wineries pouring at Shorty’s Garden & Home Ladies Night

The clock is ticking and today is the last day to purchase tickets for Shorty’s Garden & Home Ladies Hawaiian Night. This Thursday, August 11th Shorty’s is the place to beat […]

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