Eugene’s Wine Scene May 25-31

Wine Bars & Wine Shops

Territorial Vineyards & Wine Co.: Thu. 5-11p Live~The Side of Sugarbeets-soulgrass; Fri. 5-9p Wahoo!; Sat. 5-9p Ally Losik; the Kids are Alright Art show

Osteria Sfizio: Sun. 5:30-9p Regional Italian Dinner, featuring: ‘Lazio & Umbria’. For reservations call 541-302-3000.

The Washburne Café: Fri. & Sat. all day~ Lobster Bisque paired with Sarver Winery Pinot Gris or LaVelle Vineyards Riesling $9; Pepperoni Pizza Panini paired with Ninkasi Total Domination or J.Scott Avanté Red Blend $10

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 by Skip Jones.  Dinner specials: Pesto Fettucini w/ Chicken Breast and soup or salad $14.

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

Market of Choice: 5/20-6/2 Wine Special~Villa Ponciago Fleurie La Reserve $16.99

Café Soriah: Wed. Celebrate Wine Wednesdays! All day ½ off bottles of wine, including notable names such as: BrickHouse, Broadley and more!

The Broadway Wine & Deli: Fri. 5-7p Free wine tasting-House Picks & Pours

Sundance Wine Cellars: Special buy going on right now: Pappas Wine Co. (Second label for Boedecker Cellars) 2008 Pinot Noir only $15.95! Great Pinot, excellent price.

Capella Market: Sat. 4-6p Free wine tasting with Estelle Imports

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

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

Cork & Stein: Fri. 6-8p. John Blackwell of ‘Crush’ will be pouring 4 Melrose Vineyards wines: ’09 Dolcetto, ’07 Pinotage, ’09 Riesling, ’09 Pinot Gris.

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

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

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

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

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

Red Agave: check out their impressive wine list:

Wineries & Vineyards

Memorial Weekend Open houses at all the wineries this weekend! Click here to see the schedule of events for each winery:

Save the Date!

Marché Provisions: Thu. June 16th ~ “Wine Not-So Basics: Problem Child & Advanced Pairing” Learn how to address difficult pairings: artichokes, asparagus, smoked foods, super-spicy….let us know if you have a particular challenge to address and we’ll try to get to it in this advanced wine pairing class. Reservations required: 541.743.0660

Heidi Tunnell Catering Company – June 11th Barn Dinner: 6p Join Boedecker Cellars at Heidi’s family farm for an unforgettable experience. Reservations required.

Ambrosia: Wed. June 1st 5:30-7p 1st Wednesday Wine Tasting~ “All Italian Tasting” featuring 10 wines from small Italian Vineyards. $15 per person including small plate appetizers.

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

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