Burnt Bridge Cellars rolls out Thursday Happy Hour

  Burnt Bridge Cellars, Vancouver's only urban winery, rolled out their first Thursday Happy Hour back on January 26. You asked and they answered. In response to numerous requests, Burnt Bridge will […]

Ugly Christmas sweater party at Pomeroy Cellars tomorrow

Looking for another excuse to don that ghastly Christmas sweater before putting it away for another year? Snuggle into that toasty heap of yarn and head over the river and […]

Last day to pick up wines at Olequa Cellars until 2017

Today from noon-5 p.m. is the last day to pick up wines at Olequa Cellars until they reopen in the new year! Their unassuming tasting room is always cozy and inviting […]

Wine down ideas for the weekend

First Friday is upon the County once again. Downtown Vancouver, Battle Ground, Ridgefield and Camas will be rolling out their pre-holiday best and festive spots will be numerous. Get a […]

From launch pad to crush pad: Vidon Vineyard wines take flight

The wine industry is filled with people making this highly stylized profession their second act. Not surprisingly, many of them are Type A personalities who crave the craftsmanship and personalization […]

Riesling’s sweet spot

Back in July the Northwest really was invaded…by International Riesling Foundation-sponsored or inspired events with a goal to bring recognition to this oft-misunderstood grape. Consumers have for years regarding Riesling as […]

Youngberg Hill magical romantic escape

Let’s play the Willamette Valley version of six degrees of separation. Youngberg Hill, the destination winery “on the hill” in McMinnville, was planted in vines by Ken Wright in 1989—mere […]

Vansterdam Cellars Announces Availability of Roach Clip Red

 Gary Gougér of Gougér Cellars Releases Second Wine Label Ridgefield— Roach Clip Red — August 19th Vansterdam Cellars announced immediate availability of Roach Clip Red – a red table wine with […]

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 […]

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 […]

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