Wine Down Eugene

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September 28 - October 4

Broadway Wine Merchants-Special Event: Sat. 3-5p Six Oregon wineries, One Tasting.  Discover the difference in non-irrigated vines by tasting nature and the authenticity in the wines of the Deep Roots Coalition.  Meet winemakers & representatives from these 6 wineries: Ayers Vineyard, Brickhouse Vineyard, Cameron Winery, Evesham Wood Winery, Eyrie Vineyards & Westrey Winery. These wineries craft their wines exercising only traditional and non-interventionist methods and they use grapes that are solely grown in non-irrigated vineyards. Experience these wines while learning about the winemakers’ passion for Oregon terroir, history and the environment.
 

Wine Bars & Wine Shops

Territorial Vineyards & Wine Co.: Thu. Open 5-11p – music starts around 7p- live Jazz, Rock & Blues with Strange Charm; Fri. 5p Last Friday Art Walk & live music with Manouche Noir. September Art – Shauna Trumbley. 907 W. 3rd, Eugene

16 Tons: These guys have amazing tap lists at both of their locations: The Union Café (29th & Willamette) and The Taphouse (13th & High) Check out the full list at www.sixteentons.biz

B2 Wine Bar: M-F 4-6p & 9-10p Happy Hour. Thu. & Sat. Outdoor BBQ; Sat. 8p Live music with Gus Russell & Laurie Hammond. Loads of NW wines offered here: http://www.b2winebar.com/index.php?categoryid=9

Broadway Wine Merchants:  Fri. 5-7p free wine tasting weekly; Sat. 3-5p Deep Roots Coalition Tasting (details above); check their site frequently for case specials and events: http://www.oregonwineandmore.com/friday-night-wine-tasting/

LaVelle Club Room at 5th Street Market: Open during construction! Wed. 5-8p ½off glass pours for ladies; Thurs. & Fri. 6-8p Live music with Gus Russell.

Marché: Wed.  French Regional Dinner with specially paired French wines, featuring the Bordeaux region. $40 p/p. For more information and details: http://www.marcherestaurant.com/events/

Ambrosia: Mon.-Fri. 4-6p Happy Hour $4.50 house wines/ $2 beers. First Wednesday Wine Tasting will be on Oct. 5th, so be sure to read next weeks’ Wine Down for details! http://www.ambrosiarestaurant.com/assets/0000/0093/ambrosia-winelist.pdf

Sam’s Place Tavern: Wed. 6p Wednesday Night Cigar Club (last Wed. of every month) Kelly from cigars on 7th will bring a selection of cigars & a wealth of knowledge; Every booth has its own flat screen TV in addition to 22 plasma TV’s – Sports bar with a great wine list, 21 glass pours, all under $7! Wine list includes some excellent Oregon & NW wines. Check it out at:  http://www.samsplacetavern.com/wine-list/

Red Agave: Excellent wine list including Oregon’s finest from King Estate, Territorial, Evesham Wood & Cristom to name just a few, it’s impressive: http://www.redagave.net/index.php/menus/wine  Also posted on their site are weekend specials that start on Friday and run through Sunday while supplies last.

Mac’s at the Vet’s Club: Wed 6-9p . Wine, Jazz & Variety Show with Gus Russell & Paul Biondi. A different Oregon winery is featured each week! www.macsatthevets.com

Cork & Bottle Shoppe: Fri. 4p free wine or beer tasting weekly. The Cork & Bottle Shoppe is one of Oregon’s only liquor stores that carry a large selection of local and international wine & craft beer in addition to liquor. 812 Beltline Rd. Springfield.

Sundance Wine Cellars: Fri. 5-7p themed Frugal Friday wine tasting with Mario; Sat. 5-7p featuring local and regional wineries – wineries announced the day of on their facebook page. Current wine special: Evening Land Vineyards Pinot Noir $23.95 each or $21.66 each with case purchase. They’ve got a great new wine club-check out the details on their website: http://orwines.com/

Jiffy Market: Fri. 5-7p Free wine tasting, house picks and pours; Sat. 6-10p Purchase a whole sandwich from the deli and receive a Ninkasi pint for $2!

Café Zenon: Tues. 50% off bottles of wine; Mon-Fri. 5-6:30p $1 off glasses of wine and pints of beer. Find King Estate’s Domaine Pinot Gris & Capitello’s Sauvignon Blanc here – ½ off on Tuesdays!! Their fabulous wine list: http://www.zenoncafe.com/wine_list.php

Izumi Sushi & Grill: Like sushi & wine? Izumi’s got great sushi and they offer local wine and beer from Hinman, King Estate, Ninkasi and Oakshire.

Café 440: Wed. Wine Flights for the month of September- Customer pick of white or red flight so you can find your favorite from their wine list! 3 pours for $10.50.

Sabai Café & Bar: Wines by the glass $6 and under. Excellent local wines from Territorial, King Estate, Capitello and Benton-Lane. Check out their wine list: http://www.sabaicafe.com/WINE%20LIST.html

Agate Alley Laboratory: Sat. 10p Late Night @ The Lab with $1 off glass pour wine, $3 well drinks and pints, $9.50 pitchers & appetizer special. This is Agate Alley Bistro’s sister restaurant. 25 varieties of wine for $25 dollars! New menu was released last Thurs. and their wine list is one not to miss http://www.agatealleylaboratory.com/wine.html

Agate Alley Bistro: Mon. all day – 6 cheese fondue with all the fixings to dip, and their glass pour wines are ½ off for a bottle!

Capella Market: Fri. 4-6p Beer Tasting with Walkabout Brewing (Central Point, OR); Sat. 4-6p Wine Tasting  www.capellamarket.com

Kiva Grocery: Wine Department focuses on affordable NW wines, small European wines and Organic wines. 10% off mixed case, 15% off unbroken cases.

Café Soriah: Wed. Celebrate Wine Wednesdays! All day ½ off bottles of wine, including local notable names such as: BrickHouse, Capitello, King Estate, Broadley! Great outdoor seating for the summer!

Café Lucky Noodle: Tue. 5:30-7:30p Wine Night – all bottles 35% off. Complimentary wine tasting in the lobby. Excellent wine list: http://www.luckynoodle.com/lnwines.pdf

Granary Wine Bar: Wed. all day $5 glass pours of house white or red. Find Patchwork Cellars delicious Pinot Noir here.

Cornucopia Maize Lounge:  Every Thur. until October 20th– New Belgium Beer night. Buy a New Belgium beer and receive $1 off & a raffle ticket for the 20 yr anniversary Fat Tire Bike from New Belgium Brewery Giveaway to benefit The Bridgeway House. All other nights raffle tickets cost $1. Winner of the bike will be picked October 20th; every Tue. through summer~ $2 Micros until 9p.

P.F Changs China Bistro: Mon. & Tue. All Day  – 1/3 off any bottle of wine through the month of Sep.

Wineries & Vineyards

Silvan Ridge Winery: Fri. 5-8p & Sat. 12-4p Their summer menu is only available through Oct. 1st! Locally made wood-fired pizza, salad, cheese plates & cheesecake.

Sweet Cheeks Winery:  Open Daily 12-6p, except Fri. 12-9p; Fri. 6-9p Twilight Tasting, wine & cheese pairing with Oregon-made artisan cheeses, live music from 6:30-8:30p; Sun. noon-6p Mimosa Sunday, bring your own brunch, live music 2-4p.

Benton-Lane Winery: Open Daily 11a-5p Enjoy one of the Top 100 wines of the World-the 2010 Pinot Gris rates 93 points is now available in the tasting room by taste, glass or bottle. www.benton-lane.com

King Estate: Open Daily 11a-8p. Sample some of Oregon’s finest wine, dine on gourmet cuisine, and enjoy a valley view that’s unmatched. www.kingestate.com

Chateau Lorane:  Open daily 12-5p.  Stop by and taste some of their multiple award winners: Melon De Bourgogne, Petit Verdot, Counoise, Viognier, Asian Girl Merlot, Zinfandel, Sauvignon Blanc and their double award-winning Red Bordeaux blend: Entourage to name a few.

Pfeiffer Vineyards: Open daily 11a-5p; Fri. & Sat. 11a-9p! Order a glass (or bottle) of wine and enjoy their new beautiful Water Garden -4 terraced ponds and waterfalls set in the vineyard with water garden night lights~gorgeous!

J. Scott Cellars: New tasting room located in The Wine Place in Yachats! Be sure to stop by and taste his excellent small boutique handmade Rhone varietals from the Pacific Northwest. Specializing in Roussanne, Viognier, Petite Sirah, Syrah and Cabernet…and a little Pinot Noir! http://www.facebook.com/ReArtFestivalwww.jscottcellars.com

Brigadoon Wine Co.: Fri.-Sun. 12-5p or by appointment. Call 541-998-8708. Try Brigadoon’s 3 excellent wines-A Pinot Blanc & two Pinot Noirs, which can now be enjoyed on their lovely deck with a view! http://www.facebook.com/pages/Brigadoon-Wine-Co/161410798915

Capitello Wines: Sat. 12p- Capitello wines will be pouring at the Bend Fall Festival if you’re heading that way& have a need for the fabulous Capitello Willamette Valley Sauvignon Blanc! Check their facebook page regularly for events and where to find them to taste their incredible wines: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Capitello-Wines/189913530709

Saginaw Vineyards: Open Daily 11a-5p. Sample their delicious traditional style wines in their tasting room located in the original building of a 1905 farmstead – they also specialize in farm -fresh fruit wines! 80247 Delight Valley School Rd, Cottage Grove.  15 minutes south of Eugene at exit 176 off the I-5.  541-942-1364 visit: www.saginawvineyard.com.

Noble Estate: The winery is open 7 days a week noon-5p.Tasting room with beautiful new patio and gorgeous view.

Iris Vineyards: Mon.-Fri. 11a-3p Stop by their state of the art winery & tasting room in Cottage Grove. $3 tasting fee includes free wine glass and cheese and crackers. 541-942-5993

Save the Date or Reserve Now

16 Tons (Union Café/Supreme Bean location): Oct. 13th 4-6p Several special New Belgium Beers on tap! Ryan from the brewery will be on hand to pour free samples and give the lowdown on the beers; Oct. 20th 4-6p An unusual tasting from Stone Brewing with Erin Kempler, pint glass giveaway to the first 48 sold. Check out their facebook event page for more information: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=212310538832107

Marché Provisions: Oct. 20th 7:15p Wine Basics Class: Germany & Austria $35 p/p. “From the dry Gruner-Veltliners of Austria to the range of varieties along the Deutsche Weinstraße, the winemaking tradition in this region is rich.” Light snacks & $15 gift card included.

Sweet Cheeks Winery: Oct. 22nd 7-11p Masquerade Ball – Come in costume to celebrate the end of Harvest! Light appetizers, dancing, music. $12 / $9.60 for wine club members.  Purchase tickets here: http://www.sweetcheekswinery.com/Qstore/Qstore.cgi?CMD=011&PROD=1190597754

 

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