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September 19, 2013

Feast Portland

Join us for this world-class event celebrating Oregon's bounty and the chefs and artisans who do some pretty amazing things with it. From workshops and demonstrations to dinners and tastings, this weekend event brings together the best of the best in the Oregon culinary scene – including fine wine. Thirty-six different wineries join the celebration. Don't miss it!

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Start: September 19, 2013 6:00 pm
End: September 19, 2013 10:00 pm
Venue: Several Portland Hot Spots
Portland, OR, United States
Cost: varies by winery

September 14, 2013

Carlton Crush Harvest Festival

Don’t miss the ultimate harvest festival in downtown Carlton! Come with your friends, family and kids to celebrate Harvest 2013. With free admission and free parking, there’s no excuse – come join the fun!

Exciting activities for everyone include… grape stomp competition, wine thief relay, barrel rolling race, festival food, local artists' market, kids' midway games, helicopter rides, wine, beer & cider corral, live music & entertainment. Visit the Carlton Crush website to learn more!

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Start: September 14, 2013 10:00 am
End: September 14, 2013 6:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Carlton
Carlton, OR, 97111, United States
Cost: free admission

September 8, 2013

Bounty of the County – a wine country culinary celebration

Join us for a gourmet feast in the vineyard at Sokol Blosser Winery featuring talented chefs, family farmers, and famous vintners. Bounty of the County benefits the Yamhill Enrichment Society, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to build community through innovative and collaborative projects. Visit the YES website to view participating chef, farmers, and vintners and to purchase tickets. Reservations required. 

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Start: September 8, 2013 5:30 pm
End: September 8, 2013 9:00 pm
Venue: Sokol Blosser Winery
Dundee, OR, United States
Cost: $150 per person / $1200 per table of 8

September 7, 2013

4th Annual Big Red Block Party

Join the Kutch Street Gang and Roundhouse Band for another festive Big Red summer bash!  Entry includes wine tasting, BBQ dinner, live music, games and commemorative wine glass.

Select proceeds from the event support Carlton local food bank (please bring non-perishable donations for the food bank.) For tickets, call 503-852-3045.

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Start: September 7, 2013 5:00 pm
End: September 7, 2013 8:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Carlton
258 N Kutch Street, Carlton, OR, United States
Cost: $30 standard ticket; $20 for wine club members.

August 31, 2013 – September 1, 2013

Encompass the Eola-Amity Hills

Explore the Eola-Amity Hills and enjoy free wine tasting and Oregon’s finest food carts with purchase of an Encompass Guidebook. From 11am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday, August 31 and September 1, participants will have access to free tasting at 20 wineries/vineyards. Also included are two vouchers for use at food carts located in the AVA. Only an hour’s drive from Portland, but a world away, the Eola-Amity Hills offers scenic views, friendly people, world-class wines and delicious food. Visit the Eola-Amity Hills website for more information and to buy an Encompass Guidebook ($25).

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Start: August 31, 2013 11:00 am
End: September 1, 2013 5:00 pm
Venue: Eola-Amity Hills wineries
OR, United States
Cost: $25

August 31, 2013 – September 2, 2013

Bounty of Benton County

Join us for a weekend of exploring Benton County’s rural areas! From wineries, to restaurants and natural areas … there is bound to be something for everyone!

The Bounty of Benton County is a self-guided tour of different places and experiences in rural Benton County. Come and tour wineries, distilleries, local food producers, restaurants, natural areas with us! After purchasing a Bounty Passport, you will be rewarded with complimentary items at each location  - whether it’s a free wine tasting, a free sample, or a special offer like buy one get one free.

It’s a chance for you to explore all the wonderful things we have available in our backyard. All of the money from passport sales go to support Strengthening Rural Families, a nonprofit that serves rural Benton County families and children. Learn more at the Bounty of Benton County website.

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Start: August 31, 2013 11:00 am
End: September 2, 2013 5:00 pm
Venue: Benton County rural sites
OR, United States
Cost: $20 passport

August 25, 2013

Italy in the Valley

Join us for a wine festival celebrating Italian wine varietals produced right here in Oregon! Twelve wineries will pour their wines accompanied by olive oil tasting from Oregon Olive Mill at Red Ridge Farms, salumi from Fino in Fondo, gelato & sorbetto from Gelato Maestro, and live accordian music played by Justin Franzino. Ci vediamo! 

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Start: August 25, 2013 1:00 pm
End: August 25, 2013 5:00 pm
Venue: Cana's Feast Winery
750 West Lincoln, Carlton, OR, 97111, United States Google Map
Cost: $25 includes wines, light lunch, and more

August 17, 2013

Appetizers for Improvement

The Amity Downtown Improvement Group invites you to an open air evening of live music, small bites, fine wines from 10 local wineries, and a silent auction. Old friends, old neighbors, new friends and new neighbors with an appetite for improvement are welcome to attend this Amity-area party! All proceeds from the event benefit Amity DIG, a non-profit volunteer organization whose mission is to support business development and beautification in downtown Amity. Tickets available from Deolinda at 503-835-9305 or

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Start: August 17, 2013 5:00 pm
End: August 17, 2013 9:00 pm
Venue: Coelho Winery
111 5th Street, Amity, OR, United States
Cost: $20 in advance, $25 day of event