Wine Down Eugene for June 8 – 14

Wine Bars & Wine Shops

Agate Alley Laboratory: Now open Tue.-Sun. 5p-midnight~This is Agate Alley Bistro’s sister restaurant that just opened last week. It’s a must try and their wine list is one not to miss http://www.agatealleylaboratory.com/wine.html

Sundance Wine Cellars: Fri. 5-7p  themed Frugal Friday wine tasting with Mario; Sat. 5-7p featuring local and regional wineries. Also, free samples of many of their featured wines, as well as ‘pay-to-play’ samples of some of the world’s finest wines.

Ambrosia: Mon.-Fri. 4-6p Happy Hour $4.50 house wines. Check out their award winning wine list: http://www.ambrosiarestaurant.com/assets/0000/0093/ambrosia-winelist.pdf

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

The Washburne Café: Fri. 5-8p Second Friday Art Walk featuring LaVelle Vineyards Wine Tasting with special art walk pricing, Art show by Paula Goodbar, live music by Slightly Retro Jazz and food specials.

Café 440: Wed. Wine Flights for the month of June: White Flight-Italian Pinot Grigio’s. Red Flight-French Cote du Rhones.

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 Jesse Meade; Fri. 6-8p live music by Gus Russell.

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

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

Café Lucky Noodle: Tue. Wine Night – all bottles 35% off Excellent wine list: http://www.luckynoodle.com/lnwines.pdf

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

Territorial Vineyards & Wine Co.: Thu. 5-11p Tim McGlaughlin presents great music with a revolving cast of players. Wine tasting and snacks!

Marché Provisions: Fri. 5-7p Free wine tasting of 4 new wines weekly and 10% off those wines during the tasting.  Marché usually posts their featured wines on Fridays via their Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/March%C3%A9-Provisions/357104606536

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

Wineries & Vineyards

Sarver Winery: Sat. 3-6p. 1st Wine Club pick-up & casual potluck in the courtyard. Not a wine club member yet? Call the winery at 541-935-2979

Noble Estate: Daily 12-5p, experience Noble Estate award winning wines in their tasting room and NEW patio with an incredible view – Noble Estate is one the closest wineries to Eugene!

Saginaw Vineyards: Fri. 6-9p~Friday Night Live 2011 presents “Kelly Thibodeaux Duo”. No

cover charge.  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.

Pfeiffer Vineyards: Wed. – Sun. 11a-5p  Order a glass (or bottle) of wine and enjoy their new Water Garden -4 terraced ponds and waterfalls set in the vineyard~gorgeous!

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

Silvan Ridge Winery: Fri. & Sat. open until 9p & serving up their delicious locally made wood-fired pizzas, salads, cheeseplates and cheesecake!! Try the Viognier-great summer wine!

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

Chateau Lorane: Now open 7 days a week 12-5p Try some of their rare and distinguished wines: Baco Noir, Huxelrebe, Leon Millot, and Melon de Bourgogne. The new Entourage Red Blend is a winner!

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.

Save the Date or Reserve Now

Heidi Tunnell Catering Company – June 11th Barn Dinner: Sat. 6p Join Boedecker Cellars at Heidi’s family farm for an unforgettable experience. Reservations required. http://heiditunnellcatering.com/reccuring-events/barn-dinners/

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

Silvan Ridge Winery: Fri. June 17th 6:30-8:30p Craig Einhorn Trio plays Latin Jazz on the stage. Bring lawn chairs and blankets!

2011 Barrel Tour: Sat. June 18th 9:30a-5p $60 per person. Travel in a deluxe charter bus touring 4 wineries. Each winery will serve three wine selections paired with an appetizer.  An educational component will be provided by each of the wineries. June 18th tour visits Benton-Lane, Capitello, Sarver & Sweet Cheeks. Call 541-221-8592 to check availability and purchase tickets.

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

Osteria Sfizio: Stayed for June’s special dinner menu for the last Sunday of the month when Sfizio offers a special dinner menu based on cuisine and wine from a particular Italian region.

Art & The Vineyard: July 2-4. Wine, Food, Art, Music – all at Alton Baker Park. http://www.artandthevineyard.org/