Wine and Craft Beverage
Feature articles about wine or other small craft beverage makers.
Articles about wine featuring vineyards and wineries in the Willamette Valley and beyond.
The Etiquette Rules You Should Follow When At A Winery - Foodie
Hosting a Valentine's Wine Tasting for Two at Home
Winemakers regularly guide people as they sample wines at events and tasting rooms.
Lillet Spritz Very Well Could Be The Best Aperol Alternative - Mashed
As summer approaches, few cocktails are as refreshing as a spritz. While the Aperol spritz is a sure classic, why not mix up your spritz game with another aromatic liqueur? The refreshing drink taking the world by storm this summer is the Lillet spritz.
TikToker @dianavaldemar510 describes Lillet as tasting, "delicious, crisp, refreshing, floral, everything I want in a summer drink." The method of making a Lillet Spritz is similar to
Wine Tasting Near Corvallis
Guests who book one of Fernwood Circle Guest Houses vacation rentals often ask which Willamette Valley wine tasting rooms we recommend. We compiled this guide because it is hard to choose just one in an area with such a rich craft beverage and wine culture.
Are Round Wines No Longer A Thing? - The Daily Meal
Sommeliers Choice Awards describes a round wine as having a "smooth texture, not coarse or tannic." Tannins are bitter phenolic compounds found in grape skins, stems, and seeds.
Local Winemakers Tips', Tasting March 16
Red Hills Market Puts Sustainability at Its Cooking Core
Articles about beer and craft breweries in the Willamette Valley, Oregon, and beyond.
Who Really Invented The First IPA?
Visitors Guide to Corvallis Craft Breweries
Articles about spirits, mead, cider, and other craft beverages in the Willamette Valley, Oregon.
When Pre-Batching Your Cocktails, Don't Forget About Temperature - Mashed
If you enjoy cocktails, then one of life's pleasures likely includes enjoying a hand-crafted cocktail with friends, during date night, or while relaxing alone. Pre-batched cocktails can be incredibly convenient, especially for events like parties or weddings. They can also be great if you want to ensure you have consistently high-quality drinks waiting when you want to unwind or even if you decided to host an impromptu get-togethe
Expert Beverage Director Weighs In On The Best Cheap Fancy Drink To Order At A Bar - Mashed
Along with the holiday season come the parties — after all, tis' the season to celebrate. If you're like many people, you're watching your budget, but you still want to enjoy the festivities. When you learn a few mixology fundamentals, you can enjoy a fancy drink without breaking the bank.
Wild Roots Spirits Begins New Era With Canned Cocktails
You Used To Have To Chew Coffee - Mashed
For so many of us, the day just doesn't start until we've had our morning coffee. We are hooked on the scent of brewing coffee and that stimulating spark of energy. If you enjoy classic brewed coffee, you may be surprised to learn that your friend who chomps on chocolate-covered espresso beans may actually be keeping it old school.
Nectar Creek Meadery's Last Day, Saturday
On Saturday, October 5 they will hold a final celebration at their Philomath taphouse from opening at 11 am through closing time around 10 pm. Throughout the weekend they will also hold a mead sale in the taproom.
The award-winning meadery announced the closure on October 1.
Brothers Phillip and Nick Lorenz founded the business in 2012. In 2015, they swept the session mead ca
La Familia Cider Wins Corvallis Shark Tank Competition
WIN organizers indicated the 2019 Shark Tank is their biggest yet. Previously, they held the event at The Vue and sold out, so for 2019 they moved to the Majestic where they sold over 100 tickets.
How Does Someone Become The Official World's Best Barista?
When you drop by your local coffee shop for a cappuccino or a latte, your barista crafts your drink and may even top it off by using the foam to form a leaf or heart pattern. Sometimes it's a shame to cover up the art with a lid if you get your drink to go.
Craft Beverage and Wine Coverage
I enjoy telling stories about the people who create craft beverages and wine. Here are a few examples as well as wine or beverage-related "life hack" style articles.