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B.I.G. (Breweries in the Gorge)

By Heather Larson A KALEIDOSCOPE OF COLORFUL KITEBOARDS. A medley of hiking options. Never-ending scenic splendor. You’ve arrived at the Columbia River Gorge. Augment all...

WOMEN OF INFLUENCE – IN THE NW CRAFT BEVERAGE SCENE

By Nancy Mueller GINGER JOHNSON’S FORAY into the world of beer began with a simple question: Why aren’t more women enjoying beer? More than a...

Boat and Beer in Grants Pass, Oregon

By Jade Helm Northwesterners are adept at finding new ways to make and drink beer. The Paddled Pub (thepaddledpub.com), based out of the Southern Oregon town...

SADDLE UP IN WINE COUNTRY

By Carrie Uffindell DID YOU KNOW HORSES MAKE VERY COMPETENT designated drivers? Climb in the saddle and be serenaded by the clip-clop of hoofbeats as...

BED AND BREW: B&BS NEAR BREWPUBS IN THE PNW

By Brandon Fralic NEARLY EVERYBODY LOVES A GOOD BED AND BREAKFAST. Leisurely mornings at these unique properties offer an unparalleled experience, personalized for every guest. Prefer...

Bend Brewfest to Host Record Number of Breweries

The Bend Brewfest is headed to new heights this summer. Celebrating its 15th anniversary, the three-day Bend, Oregon, craft beer festival held August 10-12 at...

Idaho Wines Fly Free

Idaho wines fly free from Boise and Lewiston Airports. With over 50 wineries, three American Viticultural Areas, and over 1,300 acres of vineyards rooted...

Alloro Vineyard

A Perfect Expression of Place and Time STAND ANYWHERE ON THE GROUNDS of Alloro Vineyards in Oregon’s Chehalem Mountains, close your eyes for a moment,...

Oregon’s North Coast: Now on Tap

OREGON’S CRAFT BEER RENAISSANCE arrived on the North Coast in 2007, when Rogue Ales, Fort George Brewery, and McMenamins Sand Trap Pub joined Bill’s...

Crave NW Food & Drink Celebration, Spokane Valley

Crave NW is a unique culinary event that will showcase the creative talents of visionary chefs from around the Northwest. The event will feature...

Beer for the People

“Good people drink good beer.” The ancient Celtic axiom popularized by Hunter S. Thompson may or may not ring true in every instance. But...

Oregon Nouveau Wine

By Viki Eierdam WINE IS ABOUT MANY THINGS —awards, notoriety, even its fair share of pretention—but it is most firmly rooted in tradition. Vintners inherit their...

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