NEWS / FEATURES

“Mr. Pompadour” Passes On

Rogue Valley’s Arnold Kohnert leaves legacy, legion of friends

#9 Story: Iconic Tasting Room Closes

Oregon Wine Tasting Room calls it quits after 29 years

Jones Makes Power List

Climatologist Greg Jones enters Decanter’s top 50

Filling the World’s Cup

An exploration of soccer and wine

Music’s Play on Wine

Some Jimi Hendrix with that Cabernet Sauvignon? A touch of Santana for your Sauvignon Blanc?

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Doing It to a “T”

Owners of Trisaetum Estate create an oenological opus
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News Briefs for August 2009

News Briefs for August 2009

Head for the Foothills

Winegrowers association puts McMinnville AVA on display

Proof in the Living Roof

Portland Wine Storage creates greener pastures in middle of city

Global Gala Gains Ground

World of Wine to celebrate record number of wineries

Folin Cellars Celebrates Opening

Gold Hill winery to open Rogue Valley tasting room

Séjourné Pleased to Pour

New wine shop and bar opens in downtown McMinnville

Sparkling Future for High Desert

Maragas ignites an interest in Central Oregon winegrowing

#7 Story: Green Grants

Wineries give back to the earth with help from Uncle Sam

Sustaining Mother Earth

Susan Sokol Blosser exemplifies the green movement and urges action now

News Briefs for January 2010

News Briefs for January 2010
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Black and white truffles.Photo by Kelly Cline

French Fungus Among Us

Old World France will meet New World Oregon for a fête du truffes (celebration of truffles) at the fifth annual Oregon Truffle Festival, to be held Jan. 29–Jan. 31 in Eugene. For the past four years, truffle enthusiasts, chefs, foodies, truffle hunters and truffle growers have gathered at the festival for three days of tastings, tours and workshops to celebrate Oregon’s most prized native ingredient.
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Alexana Opens in Carlton

The town adds another winery to its tasting room roll call
The Hernandez family at Eyrie s estate vineyard in the Dundee Hills. Left to right: Areceli, Julio, Guadalupe, Nayeli and Roxana.{hoto provided.

A Life-Giving Light

Julio Hernandez has worked for the Letts since 1991. He was 18 when he was first hired as a vineyard worker. He rose up the ladder, learning on the job. Two years ago, he was promoted to cellarmaster. About that time, Hernandez’s wife, Guadalupe, was diagnosed with kidney disease.
Executive Chef David Anderson leads thenew Genoa and Accanto.Photo by John Valls

Genoa Is Back

Genoa, Portland’s original “farm-to-table” restaurant, recently reopened under the new culinary direction of David Anderson, executive chef and general manager, and Trish Eiting, owner.

Cliff Creek Owner Passes Away

Vern Garvin expressed passion for family, community
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