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Wine Country Cycling Tours – Hood River, OR

Hood River is known for its active lifestyle and is rapidly raising its profile as one of America’s unique wine areas. (It was named...

Wine Dining in Tri-Cities, Washington

By Allen Cox IN A LAND WHERE THREE RIVERS CONVERGE amid a shrubsteppe ecoregion and rolling vineyards sits Tri-Cities―Richland, Pasco and Kennewick―an urban area of...

CELEBRATE FALL AT A NW OKTOBERFEST

BY AARON THEISEN IF THE POPULAR CONCEPTION OF GERMANS IS OF A HARD-WORKING AND INDUSTRIOUS PEOPLE, THEN OKTOBERFEST REPRESENTS THE CHANCE TO LET DOWN THEIR...

Beer Lovers Flock to Bend, Oregon’s ALE TRAIL

BY KRISTEN POPE SITUATED IN CENTRAL OREGON’S HIGH DESERT, Bend is typically known as an outdoor lover’s paradise with abundant skiing, hiking, biking, rafting and...

4 Wine Hotspots to Explore This Fall

By Jade Helm Whether you seek wine-soaked towns, a sprawling vineyard countryside, or white peaks and rushing waters, pack your corkscrew and comfortable shoes. There...

THE NEW FRONTIER OF AMERICAN WINE

BY TAMARA BELGARD PICTURE BREATHTAKING RIVER VALLEYS and rolling hillsides rich with ancient but fertile volcanic soil, the type of soil that results in wines...

A Cup of Love at TWG Tea – Vancouver, B.C.

BY Leslie Javorski A TEA THAT COSTS $2500 FOR 100 GRAMS (3.5OZ)? Not exactly a mug of hot water with a bag on a string....

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...

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In this issue of Northwest Travel & Life, we showcase Wine Hotspots, Fall-Color Drives, Escapes to Eastern Washington, and A User's Guide to the Oregon Coast. For more stories about the Northwest, subscribe today and never miss a beat.