5 Ways You Can Celebrate Oregon Wine Month
April showers bring… Oregon Wine Month!
Witness the comradery of all who savor Oregon wine by participating in the month-long commemoration to our blossoming industry. Join fellow Oregon wine lovers at countless events, tasting room promotions, hot restaurants, and participating retailers across our beautiful state.
Here are 5 ways you can raise a can to Oregon wine this month:
1) Join the Party
No plans? No problem! Check out the Oregon Wine Board Event Calendar and choose between 20+ weekend events and several weekday soirees. Impress your friends with your newfound sophistication picked up at wine tasting classes, support your community, enjoy live music in the heart of wine country, and much more!
2) Become a Foodie
Picking your next dinner spot just got a whole lot easier. Explore the unique palate of Portland (and beyond) at 70+ Oregon restaurants. Reserve a table and enjoy featured Oregon wines by-the-glass, fun flights, and winemaker dinners. From Pizza Schmizza to five star establishments, you are sure to find a restaurant that hits the spot. Extreme foodie? Make these restaurants your personal hit list for the month of May.
3) Test Your Luck
With just a few clicks, enter to win you and your go-to wine pal for an unforgettable Portland wine and food getaway. Winner and guest will spend 4 days and 3 nights in the heart of Portland. The experience is complete with a contemporary dinner and wine pairing, delightful wine tasting, and exclusive Willamette Valley wine tour. Not an Oregon native? Alaska Airlines has you covered! Talk about living your best wine-life!
4) Romantic Dinner In
Set the mood and try your chef hand by tackling wine-friendly recipes crafted by highly esteemed local chefs. The Whole Roasted Chicken Forestiere by Portland’s Chef Aaron Barnett of St. Jack, paired with Canned Oregon Pinot Noir is sure to drop the jaw of your special someone. Go above and beyond with a mouthwatering dessert such as the Bananas Foster with Ice Cream by Chef Deb Serkoian of Wilfs Restaurant & Bar, paired with our White Bubbles, you will have them eating out of the palm of your hand.
5) Bask in Oregon’s Beauty
Last but not least, join us in celebrating Oregon wine the best way we know how- beyond the bottle. Pack your favorite variety of Canned Oregon and hit the trails. Surround yourself by the splendor and majesty of our beautiful state by enjoying Dog Mountain’s breathtaking views of Oregon from a different vantage point, across the Columbia River. Why should you drop everything and go now? The bright yellow wildflowers are in full bloom.
What are you waiting for?!
Cheers to Oregon Wine Month!
Born and raised in Oregon, Madi Budge is always looking for her next PNW adventure. When she isn’t busy with her studies at Oregon State, she loves hitting the slopes on Mt. Hood, wakeboarding on the Willamette, hiking in Central Oregon and running the Forest Park trails.