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Viognier: What a Grape


Viognier is a grape that is full of lush, fruit flavors. Check one out for yourself, Cheers!

Outback Steakhouse Embarrassed by Australia Day Promotion.

The National Flag of Australia

Restaurant chain Outback Steakhouses embarrasses itself on an Australia Day promotion featuring the flag of another nation. The chain, shunned by Australians as not representative of the nation’s food, blocks users on Twitter outraged at the company.

What’s in My Glass? Arch Terrace Syrah


The next time you stop by downtown Eugene, check out the First National Taphouse for some delicious wine on tap. The 2010 Arch Terrace Syrah is a great choice for a big red wine full of berry flavors. Cheers!

The Clear Benefits of Glass Corks


Are glass corks they the way of the future? There are many sealing options in addition to just the traditional corks used in the past. Glass corks may just be the way of the future. Cheers!

Growing Up Italian: The Travel Bug


Italians abroad are everywhere, seems like. Loud, stylish, insubordinate, rule-breakers-tourists.
Then, there are the travelers. Respectful, conscientious,curious and educated. I like to think I always belonged to the second category…

What’s In the Glass?


William Rose wines are local (just off 5th and Lincoln in Eugene), and delicious. Make sure and try the Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon blend for a tart, but refreshing wine drinking experience. Cheers!

What’s in My Glass? Lavelle Vineyards


Lavelle Vineyards produces many varietals. The 2012 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir is a big bodied Pinot, made with lots of love. Stop by one of their two locations to get yourself a taste of this delicious wine. Cheers!

Food Pairing Challenge: Pinot Noir


Food and wine pairing can be a very fun experience, especially if that wine is Oregon Pinot Noir! Everything from smoked ham to curry pair well with Pinot, but try creamy french onion soup next time you are looking for a quick, complimentary pairing. Cheers!

Creswell Bakery: Frugal Wine Heaven


Creswell Bakery sells delicious pastries, fresh made lunch items, and has an amazing wine selection. Check them out! It is a short drive to delicious.

Growing up Italian: The real Italian job


There is a lagoon famous all over the world that attracts millions of tourists every year. There is a city built on sand that inspired movies, books and intriguing love affairs. There is a port that made history worldwide. There are buildings that endured centuries, wars and domination. There is a unique culinary experience that accompanies it all.

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