Eugene’s Wine Scene May 18-May 24

Wine Bars & Wine Shops

Marché Provisions: Wed. 4-6p. FREE afternoon wine tasting with Willamette Valley’s esteemed Daedalus Cellars. Great opportunity to try their outstanding wines!

Sundance Wine Cellars: Sat. 5-7p Janis Checchia, co-owner/founder of Amity Vineyards in Amity, Oregon, will be presenting several of their fine wines. Free

The Kiva: all month Malbec Madness wine sale. 3 excellent Argentinean Malbecs, and 1 Chilean Malbec, each priced at $10.50 or below.

Café Soriah: Wed. Celebrate Wine Wednesdays! All day ½ off bottles of wine, including notable names such as: BrickHouse, Broadley and more! These deals are a steal & the ambiance at Soriah is perfect for sharing a bottle of wine with a friend.

Territorial Vineyards & Wine Co.: Thu. 5-11p Live killer old time music by The Strange Spoon, starts around 7p.

Capella Market: Sat. 4-6p wine tasting with C&G Wines

LaVelle Club Room at 5th Street Market: Tues. 5-7p ½ off glass pours for Tasty Tuesday Women’s Networking Group; Wed. 5-8p ½off glass pours for ladies; Thurs. 6-8p Live music with Gus Russell ; Fri. 6-8p live music with Jesse Meade.

The Washburne Café: Fri. all day food & wine pairing special: Philip’s Phabulous Clam Chowder + glass of Sarver Pinot Gris = $8. Tillamook Cheddar & Roast Beef Panini + J. Scott Cellar Syrah = $10. Excellent pairied together & a great value!

16 Tons Beer & Wine: Ninkasi’s Sleighr on tap is back, and it’s aged in Pinot barrels, check it out.

The Broadway Wine & Deli: Fri. 5-7p wine tasting-House picks. Featured wine is Pic Saint-Loup’s “Abracadabra”. It’s an equal blend of Syrah & Grenache with 10 percent Carignan from the Languedoc. Purchase 6 bottles of this excellent wine for $60 ($10 a bottle!)

Marché Provisions: Fri. 5-7p Free wine tasting of 4 new wines weekly and 10% off those wines during the tasting.

Sam’s Place Tavern: great wine list, 21 glass pours, all under $7! Wine list includes some excellent Oregon wines. Check it out at

Jiffy Market: Fri. 5-7p wine tasting

Mac’s at the Vet’s Club: Wed. 6-8p free wine tasting featuring a different Oregon winery every week! This week it’s Julianna Vineyards. Jazz & variety live with Gus Russell & Paul Biondi 6p-9p.

Café Lucky Noodle: Tue. Wine Night – all bottles 35% off

Agate Alley Bistro: Mon.  4p, glass pours when purchased as a bottle instead are ½ off! Enjoy with Fondue for 2.

Ambrosia: Mon-Fri. 4-6p Happy Hour $4.50 House Wines

Cork & Stein Bistro: Wed. 6pm – A new Oregon brewery featured every Wednesday, a new Oregon winery featured every Friday at 6pm.

Café Zenon: Tues. 50% off bottles of wine; Mon-Fri. 5-6:30p $1 off glasses of wine, house cocktails, and pints of beer.

Café 440: Wed. all day Wine Flights featuring Chateau Ste Michelle. 3 tastes for $10.50

Granary Wine Bar: Wed. all day $5 glass pour of house white or red

Red Agave: check out their impressive wine list:

Wineries & Vineyards

LaVelle Vineyards Winery in Elmira: Fri. 5-9p Friday Night Flights-free flight of wine samplings, live music with Jennifer Sennett, and food offered by DEVOUR Gourmet Food Cart. Highly suggested Pinot Noir: Matthew’s Reserve!

Chateau Lorane: Now open 7 days a week 12-5p Try some of their rare and distinguished wines: Baco Noir, Huxelrebe, Marechal Foch, Leon Millot, and Melon de Bourgogne

Sarver Winery: Join their new Wine Club! Head out to the winery for details or call 541-935-2979

Noble Estate: Daily 12-5p, experience Noble Estate award winning wines in their tasting room. Noble Estate is one the closest wineries to Eugene!

Sweet Cheeks Winery: Fri. 6-9p Twilight Tasting, wine & cheese pairing with Oregon-made artisan cheeses, live music; Sun. noon-6p Mimosa Sunday, live music on the patio, bring your own brunch.

King Estate Winery: Wed., Thu., & Fri. Tower Club Release Tasting RSVP required, call  541-942-9874 ext. 132; Thu. Wine, Women & Shoes event at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Portland For tickets and inquires please call (503)232-1528 x204 .

Silvan Ridge Winery: Fri. 5-8p, ATTN: Wine Club Members – Wine Club release night. Light hors d’oeuvres, full wine bar open for tasting along with their featured wine of the month!


Save the Date!

Domaine Meriwether: Memorial Weekend Hot Air Balloon rides at the winery! (weather permitting) To find out about all the South Willamette Valley Memorial Weekend Winery open houses, click here:

Osteria Sfizio: Last Sunday of each month– special dinner menu and wine based on a certain region of Italy. May 29th special is ‘Lazio & Umbria’.

Silvan Ridge Winery: Back by popular demand: Open until 9p on Fridays starting June 3rd. Delicious wood fired pizzas starting on June 3rd as well!

Sweet Cheeks Winery: Tue. Jun 21 – Summer Solstice Celebration. Reggae music by Norma Fraser & Fire Dancers! $10 admission / $8 wine club members.


Julia – Writing about Eugene’s Wine Scene.