For such an approachable sparkling wine, Division Winemaking’s newly released 2013 Crémant de Portland Brut Urbanique has quite the name. Crémant is made outside of Champagne but using the French
Winemaker sells out after wine critic Eric Asimov recommends Portland-area wines with Thanksgiving
Food & Drink
New Yorkers made a run on Portland urban winery Division Winemaking Company's supplies, nearly cleaning the winery out of its stocks. Turns out when the New York Times sings our praises, they're just fattening us up before they have us with dinner. Portland-area wineries dominated the New York Times' November 10 roundup of wines to drink with Thanksgiving dinner. In particular, renowned wine ...
We arrived at TeSoAria (4003 N Williams Ave., 971-229-0050, tesoaria.com)
a half-hour before it was scheduled to close on a Thursday evening. We
figured it would be a quick visit. Two hours, 10
BEER AND CIDERBelmont Station & Biercafe
4500 SE Stark St., 232-8538, belmont-station.com.
Kind of like Mary Tyler Moore to Dick Van Dyke, Belmont
Station is a now wholly independent spinoff o
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