Guest Column

“Seguret is a few kilometers north of Gigondas, and the vines in the foreground are probably Grenache. We had stopped nearby at one of the best, informal country restaurants called Le Fleur Bleue for lunch after meeting producers in Gigondas. These amazing little medieval towns are clustered against every stony hillside in this part of Vaucluse, France.” - Steven Baker.Photo by Steven Baker

Bottom Up? Top Down?

July 01, 2014

Inverting the pyramid of wine consumerism

Down with the "Somm"

June 01, 2014

Long live the service-minded sommelier

In Pursuit of Balance

May 01, 2014

California group aiming to refine its approach to Pinot Noir

Wines Like Us

April 01, 2014

Attributes of wine can take on human qualities.

Whiskey and Wine

March 01, 2014

Effects of OLCC allowing liquor stores to sell beer and wine

Rize of the Zinot

February 01, 2014

New winegrape takes Willamette Valley by storm

Sparkling fills an old wine cave at a Champagne house in Épernay, France. Stock photo.

Sipping the Stars

December 01, 2013

Champagne shines with a sparkling past and present

Gusts, Guts and Glory

December 01, 2013

A Year in Retrospect

December 01, 2013

Oregon wine continues on path to growth and success

The bottle of Fendent writer Jim Gullo discovered at a Portland restaurant and then texted to his Swiss friend.

Call from Switzerland

November 01, 2013

A white wine beckons the palate, the past