COMMENTARY

Old Versus New World

“I hear a lot of people talk about “Old World” and “New World” wines. I feel like I should know what that means, but I don’t. Can you explain the differences?” - Mark ...

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Timothy Nishimoto

Hitting All the Right Notes

Nishimoto voices passion for wine and music

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Will Work for Music

Music is essential to life, as is oxygen, water, food (and wine)

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There They Go Again

Beer and wine wholesalers trot out HR 1161 after 5034’s demise

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CorkSniffers

by Jennifer Cossey “Why do some people smell the cork when they buy a bottle of wine in a restaurant?”- Doug (Portland) People smell the cork because they think it’s a way to tell if ...

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Anne Zimmerman

Foodie for Thought

Anne Zimmerman talks food, books, blogs and bottles

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Sights Set on Summer

Whether by bike or Benz, take in the season’s stunning scenery.

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No Pause in the Appeal

New wineries continue to crop up across the state.

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Wine and Your Health

Wine health research is under way in Oregon and across globe.

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Mow Important Things

Put down the weed eater and head into wine country.

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Dear Jenni....

By Jennifer Cossey What should I drink with spicy food? Why do I smell “Band-Aid”? What does AVA mean? I love red, but my boyfriend loves white; how can I find a wine that will make us both ...

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Pennie Lane s home office and staff: (from right) horses Andy and Ellie, and Milo the leaping dog - compliments of friend and film director Gus Van Sant.  Photo by Charles Waugh/courtesy of the Portland Celebrity Calendar

From Groupie to Grapes

The legendary Pennie Lane shares love of music and wine  

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Peter Rosback helps with harvest at Pisa Terraces Vineyard in Central Otago.  Rosback bottles and sells a New Zealand wine under his Sineann label.  Photo provided.

Kudos for the Kiwis

New Zealand has greatly improved its Pinot Noir

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Tasters gather at Urban Studio in Portland s Pearl District to sample wines made by Gorge producers.  Photo provided.

Gorge Pours in The Pearl

Columbia Gorge AVA’s ‘river-spanning style’ on display in Portland

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Spring’s Here, Get Busy!

So much to do, so little time before bud break

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Michael Hoppé

Hoppé into Music, Wine

Composer, recording artist, connoisseur of Oregon Pinot and more

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Erica Landon(left) and Jennifer Cossey, followed by Carrie Stigge and the rest of the sommeliers, feel the chill of the fermentation room at Soléna & Grand Cru Estates. Winemaker Bruno Corneaux and OWP editor Hilary Berg watch as they enter.  Photo by Andrea Johnson

I am Woman, See Me Pour

“Remember, Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but backwards and in high heels.”  —Faith Whittlesey

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Wine industry members mingle at the 2011 Oregon Wine Symposium at the Eugene Hilton and Hult Center.

Meeting of the Wine Minds

Symposium offers chance to discuss challenges and opportunities

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Last Look at 2010 Harvest

USDA NASS report provides comprehensive picture of this past year’s Oregon harvest; writer’s annual rankings updated

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Danny DeVito, Charlie Day and Katlin Olson on the Season 6 premiere of
“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” which
aired, Sept. 16, 2010 on FX

Sunny Dee Drinks Wine

Hollywood starlet Kaitlin Olson talks vino and home sweet home

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