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Wine Down Eugene

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Ambrosia: “First Wednesday Wine Tasting”! Wed. 5:30-7p Featuring 10 Californian & Chilean wines from Columbia Distributors portfolio of fine wines. $20 per person of which $5 can be applied towards wine purchases during the event- includes a taste of all 10 wines, light appetizers and live music. Read about these top notch wine tastings right here: http://eugenedailynews.com/2011/10/02/ambrosial-wine-tastings-at-ambrosia/
 
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Wine Bars & Wine Shops

Authentica Wines: Tue-Fri 11a-6p / Sat. 10a-5p Wine Tasting available every Sat. at the Wine Bar & on the first Fri. of each month during the Art Walk. With a focus on artisan, small production wines for every budget, you’re bound to find something you love at this wine shop. 766 West Park St., Eugene.

Marché Provisions: Fri. 5-7p Free Friday Wine Tasting. Last Friday they featured TWO wines the famed Châteauneuf-du-Pape! Check their facebook page often for the wines they will be featuring: http://www.facebook.com/pages/March%C3%A9-Provisions/357104606536

Territorial Vineyards & Wine Co.: Thu. Open 5-11p – music starts around 7p-Brook Adams (and friends from Eugene’s own UKE fest!); Fri. 5-11p – music starts around 7p with Michael Conley. 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) See all opf 16 Tons upcoming events for October under ‘Save the Date or Reserve Now’ below; Check out their full tap 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 Jerry Rempel Trio. Loads of NW wines offered here: http://www.b2winebar.com/index.php?categoryid=9

Broadway Wine Merchants:  Fri. 5-7p free wine tasting weekly 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.

Sam’s Place Tavern: Thu. 6p UofO vs. Cal; Fri. 8-11p Live music with Peter Giri Duo; Sat. OSU vs. AZ; 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: Cameron Vineyards 2009 Reserve $28.95 each or $26.07 by the case.

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: Mon after 5p – Burger & Brew – Knee Deep Cattle Co. burger, fries, and craft beer $9; Wed. Wednesday Wine Flights! 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 Flat Tail Brewing (Corvallis, OR); Sat. 4-6p Wine Tasting featuring Oakdale Cellars  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.

Wineries & Vineyards

Pfeiffer Vineyards: Fri. 7p Head out to the winery to find out more about this once in a lifetime vacation: AMA Waterways 2012 “In Celebration of Wine”Cruise Along the Romantic Danube with Robin & Danuta Pfeiffer; 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!

Domaine Meriwether: Open daily 11a-5p Leading producer of sparkling and still wines. 88324 Vineyard Lane, Veneta.

Sarver Winery: Open Daily – Mon.-Thu. 12-5p / Fri.-Sun. 12-8p. Enjoy live bluegrass on Sunday afternoons 4-7p.

Sweet Cheeks Winery:  Open Daily 12-6p, except Fri. 12-9p; Fri. 6-9p Twilight Tasting, wine & cheese pairing with Oregon-made artisan cheeses, picnics welcome & 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

LaVelle Vineyards (winery in Elmira): Fri. 5-9p Enjoy live music, free wine flight samples and food from Devour Gourmet Food Cart. No cover charge

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.

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!

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: One of South Willamette’s “Wineries Without Walls”. You can taste Ray Walsh’s fabulous wines at many of the events he participates in. To find out where he’ll be pouring next, check out the Capitello facebook page: 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; Oct. 27th Ninkasi Total Tap Takeover – Fresh Hopped, Oak Aged & other unusually fun brews will be featured. Pint & Growler specials; Check out their facebook event page for more information: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=212310538832107

Silvan Ridge Winery: Oct 16th 8:30a-12p Fall Winery Run & Brunch –for women of all running levels. Treat yourself to a morning of fun, fitness and food. Coffee, an hour run, brunch with Off The Waffle, and wine tasting with a sports nutritionist. $30 p/p For more information: http://www.runmommarun.com/home/rmr/page_98

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.

King Estate: Oct 21st 6p Cascades Raptor Center Benefit Dinner. For more information: http://www.kingestate.com/calendar/cascades-raptor-center-benefit-dinner/

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

Marché Restaurant: Oct. 26th   French Regional Dinner with specially paired French wines, featuring the Alsace region. For more information and details: http://www.marcherestaurant.com/events/

Benton-Lane: Oct. 29th 4-6p Wine Tasting at Fern Ridge Chamber of Commerce 24949 Hwy 126, Veneta

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

 

Wine Down Eugene

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September 21 – 27th

Hot Mama’s Wings: Special Event: Wed. 6-9p. Taste Oakshire’s 2nd beer brewed in honor of EWEB’s centennial celebration. Oakshire’s LandTrust Lager supports the Berggren Demonstration Farm for McKenzie River Trust. Great cause, great beer. This is the last ‘Keep the Pint Night’!

Wine Bars & Wine Shops

Sam’s Place Tavern: Wed. BBQ Oysters and Ale Tasting; Fri. 8-11 Live music outside with Apropos in the Corona Cabana; Sat. 7:30 UofO vs. AZ. 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/

16 Tons (The Union Cafe at Supreme Bean): Mon.5-7p Free Uinta Tasting and special Tap line-up. 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

Osteria Sfizio: Sun. 6-9p Regional Italian Dinner #14 featuring Calabria. Reservations can be made on their website http://www.sfizioeugene.com/  or by calling (541) 302-3000

Broadway Wine Merchants:  Fri. 5-7p free wine tasting weekly, for details check their site frequently: 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 Provisions: Thur. 7:15p Wine Basics: Bordeaux-Experience the legendary Bordeaux region—and get a sneak peek at this month’s French Regional Dinner while you’re at it. Light snacks and $15 gift card included. $35 p/p – reservations: http://www.marcheprovisions.com/shopping/category/Wine/

Ambrosia: Mon.-Fri. 4-6p Happy Hour $4.50 house wines. http://www.ambrosiarestaurant.com/assets/0000/0093/ambrosia-winelist.pdf

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

Red Agave: Excellent wine list including Oregon’s finest from King Estate, Four Graces, Bethel Heights & 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.

Washburne Café: Fri. & Sat. Wine & Beer Special: $1 off glass pours of wine, $3 off wine bottle purchases, and all 22oz. Microbrews are just $5 each! Find Hip Chicks do Wine, Sarver, J. Scott Cellars, LaVelle, Patchwork Cellars, Hop Valley, Ninkasi, and Oakshire here!

Sam Bond’s Garage: Fri. 9p, $7 cover. Red Raven Follies – enjoy Territorial wines & local brews while watching the Red Raven Follies.

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!

Territorial Vineyards & Wine Co.: Thu. Open 5-11p live music 7-10p with Love Shark Resisters. September Art – Shauna Trumbley. 907 W. 3rd, Eugene

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; 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 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.

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

Sarver Winery: Sun. 4-7p Treat yourself to music by Mark Ross-His talents are broad, so prepare yourself to be entertained with his fiddle playing, dobro, banjo, or guitar. Feel free to bring along your own instruments and join in!

Silvan Ridge Winery: Fri. 6-8p Live music with Patrick & Giri on their outdoor stage. Summer menu will go through Oct. 1st! Locally made wood-fired pizza, salad, cheese plates & cheesecake served Fridays & Saturdays. Bring a blanket or chairs

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 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: One of the South Willamette’s “Wineries Without Walls”. Check their facebook page 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

LaVelle Vineyards winery in Elmira: Fri. 6-9p Friday Night Flights~live music with Michael Conley, flight tastings (free), and food offered by Devour Gourmet Food Cart. No cover; Sun. 12-6p Harvest Party for Wine Club Members! Not a wine club member? Sign up here: http://www.lavellevineyards.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=8&Itemid=9
 

Save the Date or Reserve Now

Marché: Sep. 28th French Regional Dinner with specially paired French wines. Bordeaux and Southwest. For more information and details: http://www.marcherestaurant.com/events/

Heidi Tunnel Catering Barn Dinner: Oct. 1st 6p featuring Oakshire Brewing and Pig Roast! $75 p/p. UPDATE: SOLD OUT  Call 541-895-5885 to inquire about any last minute cancellations. The Barn Dinner is an experience like none other!

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

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

 

 

What 4 things?
1) Wine Bars & Shops
2) Wineries & Vineyards
3) Special Events
4) Julia Crowley

Wine Down Eugene

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September 14 – 20

LaVelle Vineyards in Elmira: Fri. 6-9p *special* Friday Night Flights-20% of profits during Friday Night Flights will be donated to the “Dive for a Cure” 2011 Fundraiser. A message from Matthew LaVelle: We’re always looking for ways to work with other local companies. Eugene Skin Divers Supply www.eugeneskindivers.com is donating money for Breast Cancer Research and Awareness through the Dive for a Cure event www.diveforacure.org. We were contacted by them to help out, and I thought “what better way than to feature their cause at a specific Friday Night Flights event.”All you have to do is come out and listen to Jesse Meade on Friday night, drink some LaVelle wine and have some Devour Food, and know that part of your patronage is going to this wonderful cause.”

Wine Bars & Wine Shops

16 Tons Beer & Wine (The Union Cafe at Supreme Bean): Fri. 6-8p Live music with Manouche Noir; These guys have amazing tap lists at both locations: The Union Café (29th & Willamette) and The Taphouse (13th & High) Check out the full list at www.sixteentons.biz

Osteria Sfizio: Tue. 6-9p Molecular Gastronomy Night~talented Sfizio kitchen staff have comprised a menu that will explore new cooking techniques with traditional Italian flavors. Make reservations for this fun and inventive tasting event.  $45 per person. Reservations can be made on their website http://www.sfizioeugene.com/ or by calling (541) 302-3000

Broadway Wine Merchants: Great things are happening this week at Broadway! Thu. 5:30p~ Eugene’s first ever Virtual Wine Tasting with Montes Winery in Chile. A virtual wine tasting is interactive and will be conducted via Skype with world traveler Bobby Pederson & owner/winemaker Aurelio Montes live from Chile on their large flat panel display. Seating is limited to 24 people. $25 per person includes wine tasting and light fare. Call 541 685 0790 for reservations; Super Deal going on right now! –2 BOTTLES EACH of Argyle’s award winning wines in a reusable Broadway 6 bottle bag scripted with Angus’s favorite wine saying: “the best wine is the wine you like best!” Argyle Brut 2007, Argyle Nut House Chardonnay 2008, Argyle Reserve Pinot Noir 2008–$150 for the whole package!! ($25 bottle average); Fri. 5-7p free wine tasting weekly, for details check their site frequently: 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. 6-8p Live music with Gus Russell; Fri. 6-8p live music with Molly Guardino.

Ambrosia: Mon.-Fri. 4-6p Happy Hour $4.50 house wines. http://www.ambrosiarestaurant.com/assets/0000/0093/ambrosia-winelist.pdf

B2 Wine Bar: M-F 4-6p & 9-10p Happy Hour. Thu. & Sat. Outdoor BBQ. Fri. 9p Movies Under The Stars – featuring “JAWS” outside of B2 in Crescent Village. Loads of NW wines offered here: http://www.b2winebar.com/index.php?categoryid=9

Red Agave: Excellent wine list including Oregon’s finest from King Estate, Four Graces, Bethel Heights & 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.

Washburne Café: Fri. & Sat. Wine & Beer Special: $1 off glass pours of wine, $3 off wine bottle purchases, and all 22oz. Microbrews are just $5 each! Find Hip Chicks do Wine, Sarver, J. Scott Cellars, LaVelle, Patchwork Cellars, Hop Valley, Ninkasi, and Oakshire here!

Sam’s Place Tavern: Fri. 8-11p The Valley Boys play in the Corona Cabana; Sat. WSU @ UofO, 7-11p Lost Highway plays in the corona Cabana. 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/

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!

Territorial Vineyards & Wine Co.: Thu. Open 5-11p live music 7-10p with Love Shark Resisters. September Art – Shauna Trumbley. 907 W. 3rd, Eugene

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

Heidi Tunnel Catering Barn Dinner: Sep. 17th 6p featuring Domaine Meriwether wines and Paella! $75 p/p. UPDATE: SOLD OUT 

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 Mad River Brewing 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 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.

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

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; Sat. 6:30p September Winemakers Dinner; Sun. noon-6p Mimosa Sunday, bring your own brunch, live music 2-4p; Sun. 6-9p *Special Sunday Event* Silent Art Auction & Live Music $12 p/p. All proceeds will be going towards the hospital fund of their dear friend and local artist whose husband recently suffered a stroke.

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: Fri – Harvest Moon Celebration for Tower Club Members (winery closes for this special annual event). Not a Tower Club Member? It’s well worth it, the August release for Ultimate members included these fine wines: ’09 Domaine Pinot Gris, ’08 Bradshaw Vineyard Designate Pinot Noir, ’08 NxNW Walla Walla Tower Club Cuvee. Sign up here: https://www.kingestate.com/tower-club/sign-up/

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!

Sarver Winery: Sat. 6p 2nd Annual Lowland Cajun Boil featuring the VooDoo Mountain Zydeco Band. Loads of shrimp, sausage, corn, and red skin potatoes seasoned in a spicy Creole style- A real Louisiana feast & all you can eat! Call 541.935.2979 to make reservations $20.00 pp; Fri. 5-9p LAST Steak & Sarver Caesar Friday!- Grilled tri-tip steaks served with the Sarver Caesar Salad & a side of red skin potatoes. Live music by Franklin Ladies Aid Society. Call in your reservation by noon on the previous Wednesday. 541-939-2979. Space is limited to 40 people. $25.00/pp. Whether you dine with them or not, you’re welcome to join the Sarvers, drink wine, and listen to the tunes; Sun. 4p Hootenannies music sessions, bring your instrument!

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

Silvan Ridge Winery: Fri. 6-8p Live music with Anna Gilbert on their outdoor stage. Locally made wood-fired pizza, salad, cheese plates & cheesecake served Fridays & Saturdays. Bring a blanket or chairs

Brigadoon Wine Co.: Fri.-Sun. 12-5p 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: One of the South Willamette’s “Wineries Without Walls”. Check their facebook page 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

Marché Provisions: Sep. 22nd 7:15p Wine Basics: Bordeaux-Experience the legendary Bordeaux region—and get a sneak peek at this month’s French Regional Dinner while you’re at it. Light snacks and $15 gift card included. $35 p/p – reservations: http://www.marcheprovisions.com/shopping/category/Wine/

Osteria Sfizio: Sep. 25th 5-9p Regional Italian Dinner #14 featuring Calabria. Reservations 541-302-3000

Marché: Sep. 28th French Regional Dinner with specially paired French wines. Bordeaux and Southwest. For more information and details: http://www.marcherestaurant.com/events/

Julia – Writing about Eugene’s Wine Scene

Wine Down Eugene

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Wine Down Eugene: September 7 – 13

Wine Bars & Wine Shops

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Ambrosia: Tasting room remodel is done! Wed. 5:30-7p First Wednesday Wine Tasting: Each month Ambrosia features about ten wines that share something in common, this month it’s Italian wines. A taste of each wine along with live music for $20 per person. http://www.ambrosiarestaurant.com/assets/0000/0093/ambrosia-winelist.pdf

The Washburne Café: Fri. 5-8p Second Friday Art Walk featuring wine tasting with Hip Chicks do Wine, live music with Jazz du Jour, and art reception with Brooke Borcherding. Kitchen will be open for dinner and featuring their famous lobster bisque!

16 Tons Beer & Wine (The Taphouse): Eugene Pearl District 3rd Annual Block Party: Thu. 4p~located within blocks from 13th & High Street to 15th & Pearl Street. Bluegrass by The Whiskey Chasers will be at 16 Tons. Oakshire will be releasing their newest Reserve Series beer the EWEB Landtrust Lager. Coconut Bliss & Oakshire Beer Floats available at the party! www.sixteentons.biz

Broadway Wine Merchants: Fri. 5-7p free wine tasting weekly, for details check their site frequently: 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. 6-8p Live music with Gus Russell; Fri. 6-8p live music with Andrew Kendoll.

B2 Wine Bar: M-F 4-6p & 9-10p Happy Hour. Thu. & Sat. Outdoor BBQ. Fri. 7p Satin Love Orchestra plays outside B2 for Flock The Village. Loads of NW wines offered: http://www.b2winebar.com/index.php?categoryid=9

Red Agave: Excellent wine list including Oregon’s finest from King Estate, Four Graces, Bethel Heights & 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.

Sam’s Place Tavern:  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/

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. 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!

Territorial Vineyards & Wine Co.: Thu. Open 5-11p live music 7-10p with host Tim McLaughlin.  August & September Art – Shauna Trumbley. 907 W. 3rd, Eugene

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

Café 440: Wed. Wine Flights for the month of September- 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 Mad River Brewing; Sat. 4-6p Wine Tasting with High Pass Winery 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 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.

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

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

Kandarian Wine Cellars: Sat. 3:30-7p~Taste some of Jeff Kandarian’s excellent wines at the Rhapsody in the Vineyard in downtown Corvallis. The 2010 Sauvignon Blanc is heavenly. Kandarian wines will be showcased at Gracewinds Music.

LaVelle Vineyards Winery in Elmira: Fri. 6-9p Friday Night Flights~live music with Jennifer Sennett, flight tastings (free), and food offered by Devour Gourmet Food Cart. No cover.

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!

Sarver Winery: Fri. 5-9p Steak & Sarver Caesar Fridays every Friday through Sep. 23rd – Grilled tri-tip steaks served with the Sarver Caesar Salad & a side of red skin potatoes. Sep. 2 Live music by Pete & Lloyd. Call in your reservation by noon on the previous Wednesday. 541-939-2979. Space is limited to 40 people. $25.00/pp. Whether you dine with them or not, you’re welcome to join the Sarvers, drink wine, and listen to the tunes; Sun. 4p Hootenannies music sessions, bring your instrument!

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

Silvan Ridge Winery: Fri. 6-8p The Northwest Express Duo will be performing on their outdoor stage. Locally made wood-fired pizza, salad, cheese plates & cheesecake served Fridays & Saturdays. Bring a blanket or chairs; Sat. 3:30-7p Silvan Ridge wines will be showcased at the Majestic Theater in downtown Corvallis for the Rhapsody in the Vineyard

Brigadoon Wine Co.: Fri.-Sun. 12-5p 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: One of the South Willamette’s “Wineries Without Walls”. Sat. 3:30-7p Taste Ray Walsh’s excellent variety of delicious wines during the Rhapsody in the Vineyard in downtown Corvallis. Capitello wines will be showcased at both the Whiteside Theater Foundation and Oregon Camera.

Saginaw Vineyards: Fri. 6-9p Friday Night Live 2011 presents Jerry Zybach Duo. (last concert of the summer!) No cover charge.  Wine, beer, pop, bottled water, snacks and delicious hot and cold food boxes from Carousel House Catering are available for purchase or bring your own picnic basket. Bring a chair or blanket.  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.

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

Noble Estate: The winery is open 7 days a week noon-5p.Tasting room with beautiful new patio and gorgeous view; Sat. 3:30-7p you’ll find noble Estate at Rhapsody in the Vineyard in Corvallis at Footwise.

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

Broadway Wine Merchants: Sep 15th 5:30p~ Eugene’s first ever Virtual Wine Tasting with Montes Winery in Chile. A virtual wine tasting is interactive and will be conducted via Skype with world traveler Bobby Pederson & owner/winemaker Aurelio Montes live from Chile on their large flat panel display. Seating is limited to 24 people. $25 per person includes wine tasting and light fare. Call 541 685 0790 for reservations.

King Estate: Sep. 16th – Harvest Moon Celebration for Tower Club Members (winery closes for this special annual event). Not a Tower Club Member? It’s well worth it, the August release for Ultimate members included these fine wines: ’09 Domaine Pinot Gris, ’08 Bradshaw Vineyard Designate Pinot Noir, ’08 NxNW Walla Walla Tower Club Cuvee. Sign up here: https://www.kingestate.com/tower-club/sign-up/

Heidi Tunnel Catering Barn Dinner: Sep. 17th 6p featuring Domaine Meriwether wines and Paella! $75 p/p. UPDATE: SOLD OUT  

Sarver Winery: Sep. 17th 6p 2nd Annual Lowland Cajun Boil featuring the VooDoo Mountain Zydeco Band. Loads of shrimp, sausage, corn, and red skin potatoes seasoned in a spicy Creole style- A real Louisiana feast & all you can eat! Call 541.935.2979 to make reservations $20.00 pp.

Marché Provisions: Sep. 22nd 7:15p Wine Basics: Bordeaux-Experience the legendary Bordeaux region—and get a sneak peek at this month’s French Regional Dinner while you’re at it. Light snacks and $15 gift card included. $35 p/p – reservations: http://www.marcheprovisions.com/shopping/category/Wine/

Osteria Sfizio: Sep. 25th 5-9p Regional Italian Dinner #14 featuring Calabria. Reservations 541-302-3000

Marché: Sep. 28th French Regional Dinner with specially paired French wines. Bordeaux and Southwest. For more information and details: http://www.marcherestaurant.com/events/

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Wine Down Eugene

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Wine Down Eugene: August 31 – September 6

Wine Bars & Wine Shops

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B2 Wine Bar: M-F 4-6p & 9-10p Happy Hour. Thu. & Sat. Outdoor BBQ. Fri. 7p Satin Love Orchestra plays outside B2 for Flock The Village. Fri. 9p Movies Under The Stars @ Crescent Village – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Loads of NW wines offered at B2: http://www.b2winebar.com/index.php?categoryid=9

Broadway Wine Merchants: Fri. 5-7p free wine tasting weekly, for details check their site frequently: 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. 6-8p Live music with Gus Russell; Fri. 6-8p live music with Michael Conley.

Marché: Wed. French Regional Dinner with specially paired French wines. Provence region. For more information and details: http://www.marcherestaurant.com/events/

Marché: Provisions: Wine Club – Cuvee Level. All details listed on their site: http://www.marcheprovisions.com/shopping/category/Wine/

Red Agave: Excellent wine list including Oregon’s finest from King Estate, Four Graces, Bethel Heights & 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.

Sam’s Place Tavern:  Wed. 6p Cigar Night (every last Wednesday of each month; Sat. 1p OSU vs Sacramento State, 5p UO vs LSU-Every booth has its own flat screen TV in addition to 22 plasma TV’s – 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/

16 Tons Beer & Wine (Union Café): Thu. 4-6p Oakshire Beer & Crepe Tasting along with Pint Glass Giveaway. Sam from Oakshire will be pouring a slew of ales. Free pint glass to the first 48 people buying a pint. www.sixteentons.biz

The Washburne Café: Fri. & Sat. Wine & Beer Special: $1 off glass pours of wine, $3 off wine bottle purchases, and all 22oz. Microbrews are just $5 each! Find Sarver Winery, J. Scott Cellars, LaVelle Vineyards, Patchwork Cellars, Hop Valley, Ninkasi, and Oakshire here!

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. 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!

Territorial Vineyards & Wine Co.: Thu. Open 5-11p live music 7-10p with Manouche Noir.  August & September Art – Shauna Trumbley. 907 W. 3rd, Eugene

Ambrosia: Good news: tasting room remodel is done and the next First Wednesday Wine Tasting will be on Sep. 7th, for now, be sure to check out their great Happy Hour Mon.-Fri. 4-6p $4.50 house wines.  See 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 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

Café 440: Wed. Wine Flights for the month of August- 3 pours for $10.50. Featured wines are Sonoma Reds & Whites!

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 Stone Brewing; 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 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.

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.

Mookie’s Northwest Grill: Sat. 3:30 (pre-game) 5p Duck game on their 9’ HD screen while enjoying wine from their excellent wine list: http://www.mookiesgrill.com/menus/wine-list/

 

Wineries & Vineyards

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LaVelle Vineyards Winery in Elmira: Fri. 6-9p Friday Night Flights~live music with Michael Conley, flight tastings (free), and food offered by Devour Gourmet Food Cart. No cover; Sat., Sun., Mon. – Labor Day weekend “Bring Your Own Picnic” – upper lawn and deck will be reserved for adults only. 6 passenger ATV will be available for rides up to the deck with spectacular views; Sun. 1-5p live music with A Side of the Beets; Mon. 1-5p live music with Michael Conley.

Benton-Lane Winery: Sat., Sun., Mon. 11a-5p- Labor Day Weekend Open House with live music 1-4p each day. Meat & Cheese plates will be available for purchase. www.benton-lane.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!

Sarver Winery: Fri. 5-9p Steak & Sarver Caesar Fridays every Friday through Sep. 23rd – Grilled tri-tip steaks served with the Sarver Caesar Salad & a side of red skin potatoes. Sep. 2 Live music by Pete & Lloyd. Call in your reservation by noon on the previous Wednesday. 541-939-2979. Space is limited to 40 people. $25.00/pp. Whether you dine with them or not, you’re welcome to join the Sarvers, drink wine, and listen to the tunes; Sun. 4p Hootenannies music sessions, bring your instrument!

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. Spcializing in Roussanne, Viognier, Petite Sirah, Syrah and Cabernet…and a little Pinot Noir! http://www.facebook.com/ReArtFestivalwww.jscottcellars.com

Silvan Ridge Winery: Fri. 6-8p Paul Biondi Duo will be performing on their outdoor stage. Locally made wood-fired pizza, salad, cheese plates & cheesecake served Fridays & Saturdays. Bring a blanket or chairs.

Brigadoon Wine Co.: Fri.-Sun. 12-5p Try Brigadoon’s 3 excellent wines-A Pinot Blanc & two Pinot Noirs, which can now be enjoyed on their lovely deck with a view!

Capitello Wines: One of the South Willamette’s “Wineries Without Walls”. Check their facebook page for events and where to find them to taste their incredible wines: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Capitello-Wines/189913530709

Saginaw Vineyards: Fri. 6-9p Friday Night Live 2011 presents Tony Rae & Common Ground. No cover charge.  Wine, beer, pop, bottled water, snacks and delicious hot and cold food boxes from Carousel House Catering are available for purchase or bring your own picnic basket. Bring a chair or blanket.  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.

Sweet Cheeks Winery:  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.

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

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Sep. 7th 5:30-7p First Wednesday Wine Tasting! Each month Ambrosia features about ten wines that share something in common. A taste of each wine and appetizers are prepared by chef Amadee. Cost is $15 per person.

Eugene Pearl District 3rd Annual block Party: Sept. 8th 4p~located within blocks from 13th & High Street to 15th & Pearl Street. Food-Wine-Beer Tasting, Ice Cream, Coffee Samples & Brewing Demo, Hair & Spa Treatments, Sports Demos, Pizza Making, Roller Derby Girls…and more.

The Washburne Café: Sep. 9th 5-8p Second Friday Art Walk featuring wine tasting with Hip Chicks do Wine, live music with Jazz du Jour, and art reception with Brooke Borcherding.

King Estate: Sep. 16th – Harvest Moon Celebration for Tower Club Members (winery closes for this special annual event). Not a Tower Club Member? It’s well worth it, the August release for Ultimate members included these fine wines: ’09 Domaine Pinot Gris, ’08 Bradshaw Vineyard Designate Pinot Noir, ’08 NxNW Walla Walla Tower Club Cuvee. Sign up here: https://www.kingestate.com/tower-club/sign-up/

Sarver Winery: Sep. 17th 6p 2nd annual Lowland Cajun Boil featuring the VooDoo Mountain Zydeco Band. Loads of shrimp, sausage, corn, and red skin potatoes seasoned in a spicy Creole style- A real Louisiana feast & all you can eat! Call 541.935.2979 to make reservations $20.00 pp.

Marché Provisions: Sep. 22nd 7:15p Wine Basics: Bordeaux-Experience the legendary Bordeaux region—and get a sneak peek at this month’s French Regional Dinner while you’re at it. Light snacks and $15 gift card included. $35 p/p – reservations: http://www.marcheprovisions.com/shopping/category/Wine/

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Wine Down Eugene

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Wine Down Eugene: August 24 – 31
SPECIAL: The Art of Wine: A Passport to Culture–Exclusive offer for Wine Down Eugene readers: Discounted Tickets to the Winemaker Dinner at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum: $50 single or $85 couple! (regular $75 single). Saturday, August 27th. Wine Tasting Reception 6p. Dinner 7p. Enter coupon code WINECLUB1P (single) or WINECLUB2P (couple) at checkout to receive your special rate. Purchase tickets at: http://www.southwillamettewineries.com/the-art-of-wine/
The Passport to Culture is supported in part by an award from the Oregon Arts Commission and a Lane County Tourism Special Projects Grant.

Wine Bars & Wine Shops

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Broadway Wine Merchants: Thu. 5:30p sample some fine Chilean wine for Casa LaPostolle; Fri. 5-7p free wine tasting weekly~this week try the fabulous Manzano Syrah from Tuscany made by Luca from Vietti. 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. 6-8p Live music; Fri. 6-8p live music.

Marché: Sun. 6:30p~13th Birthday Party – Marché celebrates 13 years with a family-style supper party on the patio. $35 p/p. For tickets: http://www.marcherestaurant.com/events

Marché: Provisions:  Wine Club – Cuvee Level. All details listed on their site: http://www.marcheprovisions.com/shopping/category/Wine/

Red Agave: Excellent wine list including Oregon’s finest from King Estate, Four Graces, Bethel Heights & 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.

Sam’s Place Tavern:  Wed. 5-8p Oysters and Ale along with Skip Jones in the Cabana; Fri. 7-11p live music in the Cabana with Riffle; 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/ Every booth has its own flat screen TV in addition to 22 plasma TV’s – this weekend it’s Nascar at Bristol.

16 Tons Beer & Wine/The Tap House/Union Café: Have you checked out both locations yet? The original 16 Tons is now The Taphouse (corner of 13th & High St) and the new location (29th & Willamette’s Supreme Bean) is now The Union Café-specializing in coffee, crepe’s, beer & wine-plus live music every Friday on the patio: www.sixteentons.biz

The Washburne Café: Fri. & Sat. Wine & Beer Special: $1 off glass pours of wine, $3 off wine bottle purchases, and all 22oz. Microbrews are just $5 each! Find Sarver, J. Scott Cellars, LaVelle, Patchwork Cellars, Hop Valley, Ninkasi, and Oakshire here!

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

B2 Wine Bar: Loads of NW wines offered at B2: http://www.b2winebar.com/index.php?categoryid=9 Movies Under the Stars (Crescent Village) next showing is September 2nd, “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” starts at 9p.

Cork & Bottle Shoppe: Fri. 4p free wine or beer tasting weekly. Last week they featured 2 of the top 100 beers on planet Earth! 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. Free wine or beer tastings every Friday at 4pm. 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. Check their facebook page frequently for updates on events and tastings: http://www.facebook.com/winedance

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!

Territorial Vineyards & Wine Co.: Thu. 5-11p live music with Mike Brewer & The Brewkettes.  August Art – Shauna Trumbley. 907 W. 3rd, Eugene

Ambrosia: Good news: tasting room remodel is done and the next First Wednesday Wine Tasting will be on Sep. 7th, for now, be sure to check out their great Happy Hour Mon.-Fri. 4-6p $4.50 house wines.  See 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 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

Café 440: Wed. Wine Flights for the month of August- 3 pours for $10.50. Featured wines are Sonoma Reds & Whites!

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! It’s a must try and their wine list is one not to miss http://www.agatealleylaboratory.com/wine.html

Capella Market: Fri. & Sat. – Raffle to benefit Cascades Raptor Center, 20% beer sale, outdoor BBQ, and lots of beer and hard cider tastings. (no wine tasting this weekend only)www.capellamarket.com

Café Soriah: Wed. Celebrate Wine Wednesdays! All day ½ off bottles of wine, including 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.

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.

Agate Alley Bistro: Mon. all day – 6 cheese fondue and glass pour wines are ½ off for a bottle!

Wineries & Vineyards

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Chateau Lorane:  Sat. 3p-close “Wine In The Woods” event with wine tasting, dinner under the tall fir trees in their meadow, live music and dancing. $30 p/p ($25 for wine club members). Seating is limited so RSVP 541-942-8028 www.chateaulorane.com

Pfeiffer Vineyards: Sun. 6-10p – Robin’s Big Birthday Bash with Water Garden Lights! See the waterfalls light up and watch the trees dazzle with their new lights. BBQ by Boss Hawgs, live music with Shelly & Cal’s Musicbox. Free admission for wine club members, $20 advance registration, $28 at the door.

LaVelle Vineyards Winery in Elmira: Fri. 6-9p Friday Night Flights~live music, flight tastings (free), and food offered by Devour Gourmet Food Cart. No cover.

Sarver Winery: Fri. 5-9p Steak & Sarver Caesar Fridays every Friday through Sep. 23rd – Grilled tri-tip steaks served with the Sarver Caesar Salad & a side of red skin potatoes. Call in your reservation by noon on the previous Wednesday. 541-939-2979. Space is limited to 40 people. $25.00/pp. Whether you dine with them or not, you’re welcome to join the Sarvers, drink wine, and listen to the tunes; Sun. 4p Hootenannies music sessions, bring your instrument!

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. Spcializing in Roussanne, Viognier, Petite Sirah, Syrah and Cabernet…and a little Pinot Noir! http://www.facebook.com/ReArtFestivalwww.jscottcellars.com

Silvan Ridge Winery: Fri. 6-8p Betty & The Boy will be performing on their outdoor stage. Locally made wood-fired pizza, salad, cheese plates & cheesecake served Fridays & Saturdays. Bring a blanket or chairs.

Brigadoon Wine Co.: Fri.-Sun. 12-5p Try Brigadoon’s 3 excellent wines-A Pinot Blanc & two Pinot Noirs, which can now be enjoyed on their lovely deck with a view!

Capitello Wines: One of the South Willamette’s “Wineries Without Walls”. Check their facebook page for events and where to find them to taste their incredible wines: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Capitello-Wines/189913530709

Saginaw Vineyards: Fri. 6-9p Friday Night Live 2011 presents The Huckleberries. No cover charge.  Wine, beer, pop, bottled water, snacks and delicious hot and cold food boxes from Carousel House Catering are available for purchase or bring your own picnic basket. Bring a chair or blanket.  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.

Sweet Cheeks Winery: Thu. 6:30-9p, BBQ Benefit for CASA. Fri. 6-9p Twilight Tasting, wine & cheese pairing with Oregon-made artisan cheeses, live music with Mike Riopelle from 6:30-8:30p; Sun. noon-6p Mimosa Sunday, bring your own brunch, live music 2-4p.

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

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Marché: Aug. 31st French Regional Dinner with specially paired French wines. Provence region. For more information and details: http://www.marcherestaurant.com/events/

16 Tons Beer & Wine (Union Café): Sep. 1st 4-6p Oakshire Tasting & Pint Glass Giveaway. Sam from Oakshire will be pouring a slew of ales. Free pint glass to the first 48 people buying a pint.

Ambrosia: Sep. 7th 5:30-7p First Wednesday Wine Tasting! Each month Ambrosia features about ten wines that share something in common. A taste of each wine and appetizers are prepared by chef Amadee. Cost is $15 per person.

Eugene Pearl District 3rd Annual block Party: Sept. 8th 4p~located within blocks from 13th & High Street to 15th & Pearl Street. Food-Wine-Beer Tasting, Ice Cream, Coffee Samples & Brewing Demo, Hair & Spa Treatments, Sports Demos, Pizza Making, Roller Derby Girls…and more.

The Washburne Café: Sep. 9th 5-8p Second Friday Art Walk featuring wine tasting with Hip Chicks do Wine, live music with Jazz du Jour, and art reception with Brooke Borcherding.

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Please join me in support of our local wineries for the 2nd Annual Pinot Smack Down! Pinot Smack Down, aka #pinotsmackdown, is an all-day global celebration of the grape Oregon is best known for, and we’re up against a number of other wine regions. On Thursday, August 18th, let’s get global recognition of our fabulous wine region by tweeting and facebooking your favorite Southern Willamette Valley Pinot: review it & rate it to thousands of other participants between 4pm & 7pm PST. For more information and to register for this FREE event, please visit: http://pinotsmackdown.eventbrite.com/
For a list of our local wineries, please visit: www.southwillamettewineries.com

Wine Bars & Wine Shops

Marché Provisions: Thu. 7:15p Wine Not-So-Basics: Les Oddities – Learn about the strange corners of the world with wines you’ve never heard of. Light snacks & $15 gift card included. $35 p/p. for tickets visit: http://www.marcheprovisions.com/shopping/category/Wine/

Ring Of Fire: Wed. 6:30p Sweet Cheeks Winemakers Dinner – an elegant pairing of wine and Thai. $45 includes 5 courses paired with 3oz. pours of each wine. Contact Shannon at 541-337-7878 for reservations; Mon. 4-10p Wine Night! 35% off all bottles of wine with professional table-side wine service. Wine, beer & sake list: http://www.ringoffirerestaurant.com/ROFWINE.pdf

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

Broadway Wine Merchants: Fri. 5-7p Free wine tasting weekly. This week Michael Bailey of In Vitis for Wine will be pouring some excellent Oregon wines from Barking Frog Winery, LongSword Vineyard & Fly High Vineyard. http://www.oregonwineandmore.com/friday-night-wine-tasting/

Red Agave: Excellent wine list including Oregon’s finest from King Estate, Four Graces, Bethel Heights & 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.

Sam’s Place Tavern: Thu. Buzz Time Trivia event with Barry the Brain from Cool 99 Radio challenging anyone to come in and try to beat him at Trivia; Sat. 7-11p Live music in the Cabana with Riffle; 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/ Every booth has its own flat screen TV in addition to 22 plasma TV’s.

16 Tons Beer & Wine – TapRoom:  Sat. ALL DAY Eugene Summer Fest~ 70+ Fruit Ales, Ciders and Session Beers. Taster’s and Pints – tasters are $1-$2 live music starts at 6p. Free admission. www.sixteentons.biz

The Washburne Café: Fri. & Sat. Wine & Beer Special: $1 off glass pours of wine, $3 off wine bottle purchases, and all 22oz. Microbrews are just $5 each! Find Sarver, J. Scott Cellars, LaVelle, Patchwork Cellars, Hop Valley, Ninkasi, and Oakshire here!

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

B2 Wine Bar: Loads of NW wines offered at B2: http://www.b2winebar.com/index.php?categoryid=9 Next movie night is September 16th, JAWS starts at 9p.

Cork & Bottle Shoppe: Fri. 4p free wine tasting. 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. Free wine or beer tastings every Friday at 4pm. 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. Check their facebook page frequently for updates on events and tastings: http://www.facebook.com/winedance

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!

Territorial Vineyards & Wine Co.: Thu. 5-11p Maca Rey; Fri. 5-11p Gypsy Jazz with Manouche Noir; August Art – Shauna Trumbley. 907 W. 3rd, Eugene

Ambrosia: Good news: tasting room remodel is done and the next First Wednesday Wine Tasting will be on Sep. 7th, for now, be sure to check out their great Happy Hour Mon.-Fri. 4-6p $4.50 house wines.  See 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 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

Café 440: Wed. Wine Flights for the month of August- 3 pours for $10.50. Featured wines are Sonoma Red & Whites!

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! It’s a must try and their wine list is one not to miss http://www.agatealleylaboratory.com/wine.html

Capella Market: Fri.. 4-6p Free beer tasting; Sat. 4-6p Free wine tasting with Bacchus Fine Wines. www.capellamarket.com

Café Soriah: Wed. Celebrate Wine Wednesdays! All day ½ off bottles of wine, including 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.

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.

Agate Alley Bistro: Mon. all day – 6 cheese fondue and glass pour wines are ½ off for a bottle!

Wineries & Vineyards

LaVelle Vineyards Winery in Elmira: Fri. 6-9p Friday Night Flights~live music with Michael Conley, flight tastings (free), and food offered by Devour Gourmet Food Cart. No cover; Sat. 7-9p Saturday Evening with the Winemaker. Catered by Field to Table for a 4 course dinner with the winemaker along with ½ glass of wine paired with each course for only $35! Gratuity included. Call 541-935-9406 for tickets.

Sarver Winery: Fridays 5-9p Steak & Sarver Caesar Fridays will resume again Aug. 26th and go through Sep. 23rd – Grilled tri-tip steaks served with the Sarver Caesar Salad & a side of red skin potatoes. Call in your reservation by noon on the previous Wednesday. 541-939-2979. Space is limited to 40 people. $25.00/pp. Whether you dine with them or not, you’re welcome to join the Sarvers, drink wine, and listen to the tunes; Sun. 4p Hootenannies music sessions, bring your instrument!

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. Spcializing in Roussanne, Viognier, Petite Sirah, Syrah and Cabernet…and a little Pinot Noir! http://www.facebook.com/ReArtFestivalwww.jscottcellars.com

Silvan Ridge Winery: Fri. Twilight 5 / 5K Run, outdoor concert, food, wine & beer. The first-ever 5K race in the Southern Willamette Valley’s wine country! Run the race, then enjoy food, wine, beer, and and outdoor concert featuring the Peter Giri Band. More info. & an official entry form: http://www.runnerspace.com/gprofile.php?do=view_event&event_id=5507&mgroup_id=216&year=2011

Brigadoon Wine Co.: Fri.-Sun. 12-5p Try Brigadoon’s 3 excellent wines-A Pinot Blanc & two Pinot Noirs, which can now be enjoyed on their lovely deck with a view!

Capitello Wines: One of the South Willamette’s “Wineries Without Walls”. Check their facebook page for events and where to find them to taste their incredible wines: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Capitello-Wines/189913530709

Chateau Lorane:  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!

Saginaw Vineyards: Fri. 6-9p Friday Night Live 2011 presents Up Dixie Creek. 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.

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

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~gorgeous!

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

Sweet Cheeks Winery: Thu. Aug. 25th 6:30-9p, BBQ Benefit for CASA. Full BBQ from Hole In The Wall, a glass of wine, and island sounds from the Steel Magnolia’s Steel Drum Band are all included in your ticket price of $24 ($21 when 8 or more are purchased). $10 of ticket price goes directly to CASA and 20% of wine sales during the event will also go to CASA. Reserve your spot today  http://www.casa-lane.org/e​vents/taste-of-summer/.

Capella Market: Aug. 26th & 27th – Raffle to benefit Cascades Raptor Center, 20% beer sale, outdoor BBQ, and lots of beer and hard cider tastings.

LaVelle Vineyards: Aug. 27th 5:30p – 94.5 Mix FM’s “Pink-a-Palooza” event at LaVelle to benefit the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure (all proceeds will benefit breast cancer research). $25 per person includes Hole in the Wall BBQ dinner, 3 tastes from LaVelle and live music with Coupe de Ville. Purchase tickets through 94.5: http://www.945mixfm.com/pages/1446021.php

Pfeiffer Vineyards: Aug 28th 6-10p – Robin’s Big Birthday Bash with Water Garden Lights! See the waterfalls light up and watch the trees dazzle with their new lights. BBQ by Boss Hawgs, live music with Shelly & Cal’s Musicbox. Free admission for wine club members, $20 advance registration, $28 at the door.

Marché: Aug. 31st French Regional Dinner with specially paired French wines. Provence region. For more information and details: http://www.marcherestaurant.com/events/

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Wine Down Eugene: July 27 – August 2

Wine Bars & Wine Shops

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

Sam’s Place Tavern: Sat. 7-11p Corona Cabana Early Show with Riffle. 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/ Every booth has its own flat screen TV in addition to 22 plasma TV’s – this is the place for watching sports!

16 Tons Beer & Wine: Thu. 4-6p Henry from Lagunitas will be pouring free tasters of the Lagunitas favorites. Free Lagunitas pint glass with purchase of pint. Special Lagunitas beers on tap all night. 265 E. 13th Ave., Eugene. www.sixteentons.biz

Mac’s at the Vet’s Club: Despite a set-back caused by a break-in and robbery of many items from Mac’s, they will be open again Wed., so show your support by heading there for the Wine, Jazz & Variety live with Gus Russell & Paul Biondi, Wed. 6p-9p.

Cork & Bottle Shoppe: Fri. 4p free wine tasting. 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. Free wine or beer tastings every Friday at 4pm. 812 Beltline Rd. Springfield.

Marché Provisions: Thu. 7:15p Basque Food & Wine Party-Enjoy wine, cider, pink txakoli, tasty basque-inspired snacks and silly party tricks (aero-wine-pouring and lessons in drinking from a strange decanter-type product called a porra) $35 p/p; Fri. 5-7p Free wine tasting of 4 new wines weekly and 10% off those wines during the tasting. Check their Facebook page for updates: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Marche-Provisions/357104606536

Marché: Wed. French Regional Dinner with specially paired French wines. Côte d’Azur and Corsica region. For more information and details: http://www.marcherestaurant.com/events/

Sundance Wine Cellars: Fri. 5-7p themed Frugal Friday wine tasting with Mario; Sat. 5-7p featuring local and regional wineries. Check their facebook page frequently for updates on events and tastings: http://www.facebook.com/winedance

Jiffy Market: Fri. 5-7p Free wine tasting, house picks and pours.

Broadway Wine Merchants: Fri. 5-7p Free wine tasting weekly, check their website for featured wines and which winemakers will be present http://www.oregonwineandmore.com/friday-night-wine-tasting/ Did you know The Broadway has a wine of the month club? More details can be found here: http://www.oregonwineandmore.com/wine-of-the-month-club/

Territorial Vineyards & Wine Co.: Thu. 5-11p Live acoustic with Luke Byron. July’s featured artist is Kerri Vanden Berg. 907 W. 3rd, Eugene

Ambrosia: Still remodeling the tasting room, but check out their great Happy Hour Mon.-Fri. 4-6p $4.50 house wines.  See 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 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

Osteria Sfizio: Sun. 5-9p Regional Dinner #12 featuring Liguria and a perfect summer evening of dense flavors and aromas. Call for reservations: 541-302-3000

The Washburne Café: Fri. & Sat. food & wine pairing is Black Forest Ham Panini paired with Patchwork Cellars Pinot Noir $11 & Hop Valley Alpha Centuri with the Washburne Summer Salad for $9.

Café 440: Wed. Wine Flights for the month of July: 3 pours for $10.50. Featured wines are Oregon reds and whites!

Agate Alley Laboratory: Now open for lunch 11a-3p & 5p-midnight Tue.-Sun. This is Agate Alley Bistro’s  sister restaurant. 25 varieties for $25 dollars! It’s a must try and their wine list is one not to miss http://www.agatealleylaboratory.com/wine.html

Red Agave: Wine Suggestion: Coto de Gomariz $28. A summer white that pairs perfectly with their ceviche or papusa.  Check out their other great wines: http://www.redagave.net/index.php/menus/wine

Capella Market: Sat. 4-6p Free Wine Tasting – winery TBA, check their website for updates: www.capellamarket.com Beer & Wine specials thru Aug. 2nd: Terminal Gravity six pack $7.89 / Rosé de Fayel $11.85 p/bottle

Café Soriah: Wed. Celebrate Wine Wednesdays! All day ½ off bottles of wine, including 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.

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.

Agate Alley Bistro: Mon. all day – 6 cheese fondue and glass pour wines are ½ off for a bottle!

Wineries & Vineyards

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LaVelle Vineyards Winery in Elmira: Fri. 5-9p Friday Night Flights~live music with Austin Bowles and Marty Chilla, flight tastings (free), and food offered by Devour Gourmet Food Cart. No cover; Sunday.12-6p- 3rd Annual Classic & Modern European Sports Car Show. Over 50 cars on view, along with live music by Byron Case, Rick Markstrom & Gus Russell. Food for sale from Hole in the Wall BBQ. Ninkasi beer too!

Sarver Winery: Sarver Summer Parties schedule is out! Fri. 5-9p Steak & Sarver Caesar Fridays – Jul 29th, Aug 5th and Aug 12th~ Grilled tri-tip steaks to your liking served with the exceptional Sarver Caesar Salad with a side of red skin potatoes. Call in your reservation by noon on the previous Wednesday. 541-939-2979. Space is limited to 40 people. $25.00/pp. Whether you dine with them or not, you’re welcome join the Sarvers, drink wine, and listen to the tunes; Sunday Hootenannies with legendary blue grass musician Mark Ross! Every Sun. thru Aug. 3-9p~grab your fiddles, accordions, guitars, banjos, maracas and drums…it’s going to be a lot of fun!

Domaine Meriwether/Our Daily Bread: Sat. 2-6p~2nd Annual Benefits by the Glass (fundraiser for the Fern Ridge Service Center). More info: http://fernridgesc.blogspot.com/2011/06/join-us-on-july-30-2011-from-2-6-pm-at.html

King Estate Winery: Fri. 6-9p Annual Tower Club Summer BBQ at the Vineyard Pavilion. Live music by % Guys Named Moe and a gourmet menu inspired b y regional fare of the Pacific Northwest. $45 p/p or $60 p/p including roundtrip transportation from Valley River Center. Not a Tower Club member? Join today to attend KE’s exclusive events: 800-884-4441 update: Summer BBQ is SOLD OUT. Call to see if there are any last minute cancelations…

J. Scott Cellars: Small, local producer of excellent handmade Rhone varietals. Currently a “winery without walls” you can order wine on-line at www.jscottcellars.com or find them in wine shops, grocery stores and restaurants in Oregon & Washington. A tasting room & wine club are coming soon!

Silvan Ridge Winery: Fri. 6:30-8:30p live music with The Fat Stanley Band on their outdoor stage. Locally made wood-fired pizza, salad, cheese plates & cheesecake. Bring a blanket or chairs and the whole family.

Brigadoon Wine Co.: Fri.-Sun. 12-5p Try Brigadoon’s 3 excellent wines-A Pinot Blanc & two Pinot Noirs, which can now be enjoyed on their lovely deck with a view!

Capitello Wines: One of the South Willamette’s “Wineries Without Walls”. Check their facebook page for events and where to find them to taste their incredible wines: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Capitello-Wines/189913530709

Chateau Lorane: Open daily 12-5p. Awards winners from both the Tasters Guild International, & The San Francisco International Wine Competition will be tasted throughout July: Melon De Bourgogne, Petit Verdot, Counoise, Viognier, Asian Girl Merlot, Zinfandel, Sauvignon Blanc and their double award-winning Red Bordeaux blend: Entourage.

Saginaw Vineyards: Fri. 6-9p Friday Night Live 2011 presents DreamDog (formerly Side Roads). 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.

Sweet Cheeks Winery: Fri. 6-9p Twilight Tasting, wine & cheese pairing with Oregon-made artisan cheeses, live music with Mike Riopelle from 6:30-8:30p; Sun. noon-6p Mimosa Sunday, live music with Ted Czuk on the patio, bring your own brunch.

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~gorgeous!

Noble Estate: 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

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Sweet Cheeks Winery: Aug 4th 6:30-9:30p Jewels of the Vine – benefit for Women in Transition Scholarship Program at LCC call 541-349-9463 for tickets; Aug. 6th 7p Wine Club Appreciation Dinner. Reservations required by August 1st.

Chateau Lorane: Aug 6th 4:30-dusk. An “Evening at The Chateau” to benefit ARC of Lane County. For tickets: www.arclane.org

J. Scott Cellars & Noble Estate: Aug. 7th noon-6p – Wine & Beer Garden at the NextStep Recycling community event: ReArt Festival in the downtown Park blocks (where Saturday Market is held). See their facebook page for more info: http://www.facebook.com/ReArtFestival

Sarver Winery: Aug. 13th 6p-close~A Midsummer Night’s Dream – dress in your best Roman attire (not required to attend), exquisite buffet filled with Middle-Eastern inspired foods, live music by A Side of the Beets. $40 p/p or $35 p/p for club members includes a logo glass and a glass of Pinot Gris or Pinot Noir. Space is limited to 80 people & reservations required by calling 541-935-2979
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WINE DOWN EUGENE – July 20, 26

Wine Bars & Wine Shops

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

Sam’s Place Tavern: Sat. 5-9p Caribbean Night in the Corona Cabana with Randy Larson on Steel Drums and Caribbean drinks and food including live Maine lobster! Call 541-484-4455 for reservations. 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/ Every booth has its own flat screen TV in addition to 22 plasma TV’s – this is the place for watching sports!

Cork & Bottle Shoppe: Fri. 4p Iris Vineyards wine tasting. 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. Free wine or beer tastings every Friday at 4pm. 812 Beltline Rd. Springfield. find them on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cork-Bottle-Shoppe/156873107665061?sk=info

16 Tons Beer & Wine: Thu. & Fri. all day event – 4 Brewers Union Local 180 Casks to be tapped. 265 E. 13th Ave., Eugene. www.sixteentons.biz

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

Marché Provisions: Fri. 5-7p Free wine tasting of 4 new wines weekly and 10% off those wines during the tasting. Check their Facebook page for updates: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Marche-Provisions/357104606536

Sundance Wine Cellars: Fri. 5-7p themed Frugal Friday wine tasting with Mario; Sat. 5-7p featuring local and regional wineries. Sat 5-7p Free wine tasting of Trium wines out of Talent, Or. Tasting the Grower’s Cuvee, Viognier, Granache Rosé & Pinot Gris. Check their facebook page frequently for updates on events and tastings: http://www.facebook.com/winedance

Broadway Wine Merchants: Fri. 5-7p Free wine tasting weekly, check their website for featured wines and which winemakers will be present. You can find the South Willamette Valley’s newest winery’s Pinot Noir here: Abbelone!
http://www.oregonwineandmore.com/friday-night-wine-tasting/

Territorial Vineyards & Wine Co.: Thu. 5-11p Live jazz with Gus Russell & Laurie Hammond (piano duo). July’s featured artist is Kerri Vanden Berg. 907 W. 3rd

Ambrosia: Still remodeling the tasting room, but check out their great Happy Hour Mon.-Fri. 4-6p $4.50 house wines.  See 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 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

The Washburne Café: Fri. & Sat. food & wine pairing is Black Forest Ham Panini paired with Patchwork Cellars Pinot Noir for $11 & Hop Valley Alpha Centuri with the Washburne Summer Salad for $9.

Café 440: Wed. Wine Flights for the month of July: 3 pours for $10.50. Featured wines are Oregon reds and whites!

Agate Alley Laboratory: Now open for lunch 11a-3p & 5p-midnight Tue.-Sun. This is Agate Alley Bistro’s  sister restaurant. 25 varieties for $25 dollars! It’s a must try and their wine list is one not to miss http://www.agatealleylaboratory.com/wine.html

Red Agave: Wine Suggestion: Coto de Gomariz $28. A summer white that pairs perfectly with their ceviche or papusa.  Check out their other great wines: http://www.redagave.net/index.php/menus/wine

Capella Market: Fri. 4-6p Beer Tasting with Laurelwood Brewing Co., Portland; Sat. 4-6p Wine Tasting (house pours).

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

Long’s Meat Market wine shop: Fri. 4-6p Free wine tasting of 2008 Amity Pinot Blanc and 2009 J Scott Cellars Petite Syrah

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 pour of house white or red. Like Patchwork Cellars Pinot Noir? They’ve got it!

Wineries & Vineyards

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LaVelle Vineyards Winery in Elmira: Fri. 5-9p Friday Night Flights~live music with Craig Chee (ukulele), flight tastings (free), and food offered by Devour Gourmet Food Cart. No cover; Sat. 5-9p Island Wine Club Party (free for wine club members only). Live music by The Cheeseburgers, island-style food for sale by Carte Blanche Catering. Free ATV rides up to the deck! RSVP. Not a club member? Call 541-935-9406

Sarver Winery: Sarver Summer Parties schedule is out! Fri. 5-9p Steak & Sarver Caesar Fridays – Jul 22nd, 29th & Aug 5th, 12th~ Grilled tri-tip steaks to your liking served with the exceptional Sarver Caesar Salad with a side of red skin potatoes. Call in your reservation by noon on the previous Wednesday. 541-939-2979. Space is limited to 40 people. $25.00/pp.Whether you dine with them or not, you’re welcome join the Sarvers, drink wine, and listen to the tunes; Sunday Hootenannies! Every Sun. thru Aug. 3-9p~grab your fiddles, accordions, guitars, banjos, maracas and drums…it’s going to be a lot of fun!

Benton-Lane Winery: Sat. 3p – Join Steve Girard, owner of Benton-Lane Winery, on a tour of his 138 acre vineyard.  Learn about Benton-Lane’s vineyard practices and sustainability program. www.benton-lane.com

J. Scott Cellars: Small, local producer of excellent handmade Rhone varietals. Currently a “winery without walls” you can order wine on-line at www.jscottcellars.com or find them in wine shops, grocery stores and restaurants in Oregon & Washington. A tasting room & wine club are coming soon!

Silvan Ridge Winery: Fri. 6:30-8:30p live music on their outdoor stage. Locally made wood-fired pizza, salad, cheese plates & cheesecake. Bring a blanket or chairs. Sat. 6-10p. “Winetasia” a benefit for the Children’s Miracle Network at Sacred Heart Medical Center. Order tickets at www.peacehealth.org/cmn or call 541-686-6456.

Brigadoon Wine Co.: Fri.-Sun. 12-5p Try Brigadoon’s 3 excellent wines-A Pinot Blanc & two Pinot Noirs, which can now be enjoyed on their lovely deck with a view!

Capitello Wines: One of the South Willamette’s “Wineries Without Walls”. Check their facebook page for events and where to find them to taste their incredible wines: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Capitello-Wines/189913530709

Chateau Lorane: Open daily 12-5p. Awards winners from both the Tasters Guild International, & The San Francisco International Wine Competition will be tasted throughout July: Melon De Bourgogne, Petit Verdot, Counoise, Viognier, Asian Girl Merlot, Zinfandel, Sauvignon Blanc and their double award-winning Red Bordeaux blend: Entourage.

Saginaw Vineyards: Fri. 6-9p Friday Night Live 2011 presents Jerry Zybach 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.

Sweet Cheeks Winery: Fri. 6-9p Twilight Tasting, wine & cheese pairing with Oregon-made artisan cheeses, live music with Jennifer Sennett from 6:30-8:30p; Sun. noon-6p Mimosa Sunday, live music with Mark Slaymaker on the patio, bring your own brunch.

Pfeiffer Vineyards: Sun. 2:30-7:30p Habitat for Humanity Blues Build Benefit; 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~gorgeous!

Noble Estate: 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

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Marché: July 27th, French Regional Dinner with specially paired French wines. Côte d’Azur and Corsica region. For more information and details: http://www.marcherestaurant.com/events/

King Estate: July 29th 6-9p Tower Club Summer BBQ at KE’s Vineyard Pavilion. Become a Tower Club Member to experience King Estate’s ultimate events! http://www.kingestate.com/tower-club/

Domaine Meriwether/Our Daily Bread: July 30th 2-6p~2nd Annual Benefits by the Glass (fundraiser for the Fern Ridge Service Center). More info: http://fernridgesc.blogspot.com/2011/06/join-us-on-july-30-2011-from-2-6-pm-at.html

LaVelle Vineyards: July 31st 12-6p- 3rd Annual Classic & Modern European Sports Car Show. Over 60 cars on view, along with live music & food from Hole in the Wall BBQ. Ninkasi beer too! Have a European sports car? Register it now at www.lavellevineyards.com

Sweet Cheeks Winery: Aug 4th 6:30-9:30p Jewels of the Vine – benefit for Women in Transition Scholarship Program at LCC call 541-349-9463 for tickets; Aug. 6th 7p Wine Club Appreciation Dinner. Reservations required by August 1st.

Chateau Lorane: Aug 6th 4:30-dusk. An “Evening at The Chateau” to benefit ARC of Lane County. For tickets: www.arclane.org

J. Scott Cellars & Noble Estate: Aug. 7th noon-6p – Wine & Beer Garden at the NextStep Recycling community event: ReArt Festival in the downtown Park blocks (where Saturday Market is held). See their facebook page for more info: http://www.facebook.com/ReArtFestival

Julia – Writing About Eugene’s Wine Scene