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The Most Haunted Pubs For Halloween

Posted by Sean Paul Lavine on

The Most Haunted Pubs For Halloween
For all the thrill seekers out there, here's a guide on some of the most iconic and haunted pubs and restaurants in Portland, Oregon.

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Another Excuse to Drink Wine: Your Heart!

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Another Excuse to Drink Wine: Your Heart!
February is American Heart Month! It's a time to focus on taking care of your heart and to raise awareness about heart disease and how it can be prevented. The good news for wine lovers is that you can take care of your ticker with a glass of red wine.

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4 Tips For Trying New Wines

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4 Tips For Trying New Wines

Photo Credit: Wine Folly Wine is the nectar of the gods. It can be syrupy-sweet, tart, light, fizzy, or anything in between. It is the perfect drink to compliment the flavor of a sizzling steak or a delicious bowl of pasta, or to sip while having a heart-to-heart with a good friend. But some beginners may not know where to start when choosing a wine for their occasion. We have composed a list of four basic tips for wine-drinking beginners, to help you choose the wine that will best suit you! 1.) For drinking with food: Reds are the best with meals like steak,...

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The Best Ways to Use Up Your Leftover Wine

Posted by Katy O'Hara on

The Best Ways to Use Up Your Leftover Wine

Warm days and nights make summer the perfect time to relax with a chilled glass of wine. Crisp whites and light, smooth reds are always good, and a refreshing rosé is best enjoyed during the summer months. Despite how much you may enjoy whatever wine you are drinking this summer, sometimes there’s some leftover that you know you won’t drink. It could be because there’s just not enough left for a full glass, or you’ve just thrown a party and can’t bear the thought of finishing the bottom half of the bottle. Whatever your reasons may be, there’s still plenty...

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Celebrate Bastille Day the Best Way: With French Art and Wine!

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Celebrate Bastille Day the Best Way: With French Art and Wine!

Thursday, July 14th, is Bastille Day, the French national holiday celebrating the Storming of the Bastille—a pivotal event in the French Revolution of 1789. This year, with the recent publication of Matt Wagner’s The Tall Trees of Paris, we are celebrating Bastille Day in style—with a wine pairing! Join author Matt Wagner and Overcup Press at Pairings Wine Shop and Bar in NE Portland this Bastille Day at 5pm for a fun flight of French fancy. Fifteen dollars will get you a flight of five wines from contemporary French winemakers that have been painstakingly paired with five amazing French artists...

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