Articles by Ryan Reichert

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When is harvest at the wineries?

If I could predict when harvest would be, I’d be a rich man ;-) In all seriousness though, harvest typically happens sometime between September and October every year. The weather in spring and summer will have a huge impact on how the grapes…

July 31st, 2013- Post Your Answer
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Which Oregon wineries have restaurants that are open daily?

King Estate and Left Coast Cellars are on the list. You should also check with Willamette Valley Vineyards as I believe they serve lunch regularly if not dinner as well. In Dundee you’ll find both Red Hills Market (just upstairs is Domaine…

May 29th, 2013- Post Your Answer
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Portland Urban Wineries

March 13th, 2013

The saying wine is made in the vineyard, speaks to the impact sense of place, or terroir, has on wine. Many of…

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Is there a short bike ride my girlfriends and I can do to a few wineries as a day trip from Portland?

Here are a couple of companies in Portland to check out: Pedal Bike Tours Portland Bicycle Tours Each of them offer…

September 10th, 2012- Post Your Answer
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We love sightseeing, wineries and hiking and will be arriving in Portland. Which are the best wineries to visit for a day?

There are many places I would recommend to you, though given your tight schedule, to explore one region in the valley…

August 29th, 2012- Post Your Answer
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I may be going through Portland to visit wine shops. Any recommendations, hidden little gems?

In Portland proper you should definitely check out ENSO Winery. Also,Liner & Elsen Winesdoes some excellent…

February 3rd, 2012- Post Your Answer
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Need Oregon winery recommendations for a colleague traveling to Portland area soon…suggestions?

Favorites: J.K. Carriere Wines,Trisaetum, Seven of Hearts Wine, Anderson Family, Ghost Hill and Vidon. I also…

February 3rd, 2012- Post Your Answer
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Where can I find a delicious Cabernet? Is it unheard of in Oregon?

You’re in luck! Even though Oregon is definitely famous for Pinot Noir, that is not to say that Cabernet is left…

February 3rd, 2012- Post Your Answer
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Looking for a good wine tour outside of Eugene. Any thoughts?

If you’re looking for a guide/driver check with Ralph at Grape Escape out of Portland. or Byron who is based in…

February 3rd, 2012- Post Your Answer
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Does anyone make good ice wine in Oregon?

It’s typically too warm in Oregon, but there are producers with excellent late harvest/dessert wines. Try…

February 3rd, 2012- Post Your Answer
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About Author Ryan Reichert

Ryan Reichert is a Portland-based wine writer and educator. Enthusiastic about sharing the best of Oregon wines with everyone. Creator of Northwest Whites, focusing exclusively on Pacific Northwest white wines. Managing editor for "Palate Press: the Online Wine Magazine, an international wine publication.

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