Archive for the ‘non-beer’ Category
Portland is a serious beer town; there’s just no denying it. Our proximity and access to the raw materials of brewing—good grain, fresh hops, and a municipal water supply that is clean and soft—inspire one of the most vibrant beer cultures in the world.
But we’re also a short drive from the Burgundian climates of the Willamette Valley, which produces top-notch Pinot Noir (among other things). The Oregon wine industry has grown steadily since 1966, when Eyrie Vineyards founder David Lett planted the first Pinot Noir vines in Oregon.