Where to Find Sparkling Wine in Willamette Valley

by Pam Baker


The Willamette Valley, Oregon’s biggest wine region, is celebrated for its astounding Pinot Noir. Discovered by pioneering winemakers more than 50 years ago, its mild climate provides perfect conditions for growing cool-climate grapes. While Pinot Noir has long been the star of the region, more winemakers are making some excellent sparkling wine in Willamette Valley,
Walla Walla Valley

Walla Walla Valley, A Retreat for the Soul

by Darla Hoffmann


The Walla Walla Valley is the perfect getaway for a long weekend trip. A four-hour drive from Portland, Seattle, or Boise, you find a little oasis of wine, food, and nature. Moreover, a piece of history may or may not surprise you along the way. Although I chose this trip based on wine and my