Food & Wine

Where to drink and eat in Oregon’s Willamette Valley… Oregon There’s more than just award-winning wine in Willamette Valley. Tear out our fun-packed itinerary and 
enjoy your pinot with a side of stellar views and food. Ray Isle August 04, 2017 Late summer, just before harvest, is hands down the perfect time to visit Oregon’s Willamette […]

Oregon Eclipse 2017

@St.Jofeswinery “Solar Eclipse Event 2017” Oregon Eclipse champagne glass, pancake breakfast, and special eclipse viewing glasses for $21. This event is limited to 100 people so make your reservations early. Join the event with mimosas made with our sparkling wines, and pancakes with an attitude from ChriscakesNorthwest. The irreverent food cart flies finely made flapjacks […]

Meet Black Chardonnay

A nearly forgotten technique for exceptional wines has some producers going back to black. written by Katherine Cole published August 3, 2017 The search for the soul of Chardonnay has been labyrinthine. There have been so many wrong turns. So many dead ends. So many retreats and reorientations. (Remember the 180-degree swing from heavily toasted […]

Are My Wines Damaged If They Were Stored Up Right For To Long?

Are My Wines Damaged If They Were Stored Up Right For To Long?   Without a time machine, there’s no way to reverse how a wine has been aging. The thing to do now is to focus on the future. That means from now on, do your best to store your wines in ideal conditions—steady […]

What Does “Fruit Forward” Mean?

“Fruit Forward”   “Fruit forward” is a popular term to describe a style of wine where the fruit flavors are dominant. Other wines might emphasize savory notes, or have plenty of fruit flavors, but they are more integrated with the wine’s other elements. But in fruit-forward wines, fruit notes prevail. There are many decisions a […]

Five Great Oregon Vineyards Worth Knowing

Looking for a shortcut to finding many of Oregon’s top wines and producers? Get to know the vineyards form which the grapes are sourced. Unless you live in Oregon, or visit the Willamette Valley, getting a handle on the region’s best wines and producers is akin to controlling rabbits. They’re small, elusive and tend to […]

50 years ago this weekend

First Pinot Noir vines Did you know that this weekend, the ‪‎Willamette Valley‬ is celebrating 50 years since the first Pinot noir vines were planted in our region? ‪ We are so excited to be a part of this history! Check out the awesome ‪#‎TBT‬ pic we have of Hyland Vineyard and the original people who […]