This bottle of Arizona wine—yes, people are making the
stuff in that arid land of intolerance—declares itself “big yet subtle
and well balanced.” Kind of a bloodless description when you c
Friday, Nov. 15Cheap Pizza[PIZZA] For its fourth birthday, Pyro Pizza is serving up $4 pizzas all weekend. We admire the pricing technique—it’s the same one used by our grandmother to determine how much birthday money we got—because it nets us a $10 wood-fired puttanesca for less than half that, at 2 am, in case we’re wandering around bleary-eyed. But we worry about the future. If Pyro Pizza ...
In conversation with Oregon oenophiles, California is a
curse word. John Vincent and Vivian Perry capitalize on this fiery state
pride with Winemakers of the Willamette Valley: Pioneering Vintners
What should you expect from beer and wine service at a restaurant?
We asked Hilary Berg, editor of Oregon Wine Press, and Brian Yaeger, author of Red, White and Brew: An American Beer Odyssey and the forthcoming Oregon Breweries, how they know they’re getting good
A climatologist describes how global warming will alter the wine industry.
Q & A
Gregory Jones can see the future…of booze. A climatologist
at Southern Oregon University, Jones is an expert in why wines taste
the way they do in the places they do. But as global warming
From the Editor
In this Market Guide, we’re making a few assumptions. We figure you know where you get your daily bread and your weekly milk (or rice milk, as the case may be).
The decision to do
Friday, April 5 Wine Rush Indie, artisan wineries from the West Coast—the Willamette to Napa valleys—rush Portland with their rare and hard-to-find bottles of pinot noir to primitivo. Taste unknown vintages alongside bites from local chefs. Leftbank Annex, 101 N Weidler St. 5:30-8:30 pm. $75. 21+. Brent Weaver The George Fox University faculty member, one of the city’s most accomplished ...
The best liquors, beers and wines WW staff had this year
Food & Drink
How does one gauge the best beer one had when one spends the entire year playing a game called "I Want to Drink Every Beer Made?" Does he pick the beer where the taste of hops linger long past the pint emptying? Does he opt for the sour ale that visiting beer geeks contemplate pouring our travel shampoo bottles just to sneak 3.2 ounces back home? In my case, I’ll pick the one I’m kicking myself ...
The most successful local theater production of the year was Sweeney Todd, which sold 19,859 tickets at Portland Center Stage. Patton Oswalt wasHelium Comedy Club’sbiggest draw, selling outall three
Medford’s Porter Lombard makes wine unlike anyone.
Porter Lombard’s laboratory is dim and cluttered, its
shelves packed with mismatched bottles of purple and red fluid
surrounded by knives, beakers, notebooks, plastic tubing and one giant