Free Eugene Symphony concert June 20 at Silvan Ridge Winery

Featured image by Rebecca Jasso from Pixabay Bring a lawn chair or blanket to Silvan Ridge Winery's outdoor amphitheater to relax and enjoy a free concert by the Eugene Symphony on Sunday, June 20. The concert features an amplified woodwind quintet: bassoon, clarinet, flute, French horn, and oboe. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. The performance … Continue reading Free Eugene Symphony concert June 20 at Silvan Ridge Winery

Third annual Lake Chelan Wine and Jazz Festival May 20-23

In 2021, the Lake Chelan Wine and Jazz Festival celebrates its third anniversary with a stellar lineup of renowned jazz artists. Enjoy 23 outdoor shows over four days at 10 wineries, parks, and other venues throughout the Lake Chelan Wine Valley in Central Washington Thursday-Sunday, May 20-23. Wines produced in the Lake Chelan Wine Valley … Continue reading Third annual Lake Chelan Wine and Jazz Festival May 20-23

Sip and shop first Sundays at Abbey Road Farm in Carlton, Oregon

A sign at Abbey Road Farm in Carlton, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) Abbey Road Farm is in a beautiful setting of rolling hills in the Willamette Valley, 32 miles southwest of Portland. It's a combination winery, bed and breakfast, and farm where visitors can meet the animals. And they have a gourmet chef who … Continue reading Sip and shop first Sundays at Abbey Road Farm in Carlton, Oregon

Taste new Yakima Valley wine vintages straight from the barrel two weekends in April

Photo credit: Townshend Cellar, Colbert, Washington Experience wine tasting in a new way—straight from the barrel. You'll discover that the varieties you try taste different than you experience from the bottle. Wineries in the Yakima Valley host the Spring Barrel Tasting each year, which showcases their new vintages. Be among the first to try new … Continue reading Taste new Yakima Valley wine vintages straight from the barrel two weekends in April

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Red Wine and Chocolate weekend in the Yakima Valley

Image credit: Yakima Valley Tourism On President's Day weekend, wineries in six Yakima Valley cities roll out the welcome mat for a red wine and chocolate pairing experience unlike any other. The Yakima Valley produces more than half of Washington State's wine grapes on 17,000 acres. Thirteen the valley's 120 wineries are hosting events for … Continue reading Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Red Wine and Chocolate weekend in the Yakima Valley

2021 Oregon Truffle Festival goes virtual

Image by WikiImages from Pixabay The Oregon Truffle Festival, one of the most popular winter events in the Willamette Valley, is moving online this year because of travel restrictions and continuing safety concerns for large gatherings from COVID-19. The date and details for the virtual event haven't been finalized yet. In the meantime, you can … Continue reading 2021 Oregon Truffle Festival goes virtual

Oregon Zoo Foundation hosts virtual wine tasting seminar February 13

Image by Thomas B. from Pixabay Learn the purpose behind the sniffing, swirling, and first sips at a virtual wine tasting hosted by the Oregon Zoo Foundation Wine Club on Saturday, February 13, at 4 p.m. Winemaker Jim Anderson leads the seminar, which features tastings of three pinot noirs from Patricia Green Cellars in Newberg, … Continue reading Oregon Zoo Foundation hosts virtual wine tasting seminar February 13

Support local restaurants and non-profits at Savor the Couve in January

Every week in January 2021, local restaurants, wineries, and breweries are teaming up to provide a takeout collaboration dinner at Savor the Couve. The five-course meals includes locally crafted wine or beer and serves two people. The participating restaurants and menus change each week, and $25 of the dinner price supports a different non-profit organization. … Continue reading Support local restaurants and non-profits at Savor the Couve in January