Although wine making in the state of Oregon precedes the Prohibition, it was not until the 1970’s that the industry saw significant growth. One can experience the lush wineries of Oregon’s wine regions by attending any of these spring wine events.
Taste Walla Walla
Taste Walla Walla lets one enjoy a rich variety of wines from over 45 wineries of the Walla Walla Valley. Delectable hors d’oeuvres will be served during the wine tasting event. Taste Walla Walla is a fantastic venue to appreciate world-renowned wines and get to know different winemakers as well. This year’s Taste Walla Walla will be on March 5 and hosted at the Venue Pearl, 323, NW 13th Avenue, Portland.
Classic Wines Auction
The Classic Wines Auction is a fundraising event that supports local charities benefiting families and children. The Wine Spectator Magazine hails the event as one of the top 10 charity wine auctions in the country. Since its inception in the early 1980’s, Classic Wines Auction has raised an estimated $24 million for charities based in Portland. The event also boasts of a guest list made up of wine enthusiasts and food lovers.
Spring is Sprung Celebration and Tasting Experience
Spring is Sprung is aptly named for being a celebration of the coming of spring. The event invites guests to enhance their tasting and recognition skills for their favorite wines. The affair will be hosted at the Yamhill Winery and Estate on the 25 and 26th of Match.
Old World New World Tasting
The Old World New Word Tasting event is a tasting series that compares the past and present influences of wine. The fun and educational event will take place on the 26th and 27th of March and will feature dessert wines.
“NORTH Meets SOUTH” Food and Drink Jubilee
The “NORTH meets SOUTH” Food and Drink Jubilee is a 2-day exclusive affair that features the top winemakers, brewers, distillers and chefs of the country and all over the world. The one-of-a-kind event opens an exciting opportunity to experience the best foods and drinks and will take place at the Benson Hotel on the 25th and 26th of March.
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