Industry Influencer: Mike Sauer, Red Willow Vineyard

Industry Influencer: Mike Sauer, Red Willow Vineyard

Fresh out of college and newly married, then-24 year-old Mike Sauer was looking to make his own claim in farming when he came upon some French-sounding grapes and thought they might be the perfect crop for a steep hillside where wheat and hay would not grow...

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English Estate Winery hosts 8th Annual Chili Cook-Off

English Estate Winery hosts 8th Annual Chili Cook-Off

Nothing says FALL like chili and corn bread (and a little liquid sunshine the Northwest is known for). With a 100 percent chance of rain this weekend, why not hunker down in a local tasting room sipping on wine and sampling a smorgasbord of homemade goodness — from spicy to savory to smoky and everything in between...

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The Quest to Save Old Vine Riesling

The Quest to Save Old Vine Riesling

When thinking of Riesling, a famous line by a fictitious character comes to mind: “I’m not bad. I’m just drawn that way.” That was Jessica Rabbit’s defense for her alluring curves in the 1988 movie, Who Framed Roger Rabbit. In the wine world there are a few varietals that, through no fault of their own, are equally misunderstood...

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Discover Steveston, B.C.

Discover Steveston, B.C.

Steveston, British Columbia, is a place that many have driven by on the way to the hustle and bustle of Vancouver. Those in the know have experienced the magic that happens when a quaint 1800s fishing village adds a few cosmopolitan haunts to...

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Ghost Hill Cellars, a Bayliss family legacy

Ghost Hill Cellars, a Bayliss family legacy

Bayliss-Bower Vineyard sits on 234 undulating acres in the Yamhill-Carlton American Viticultural Area, one of Oregon's most celebrated AVAs. On a hill that wasn’t good for much else, 16 acres of vines bear fruit for Ghost Hill Cellars’ all-estate Pinot Noir program. It is a testament to the blood that runs through the veins of... 

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Arts of Clark County

Arts of Clark County

Stress relief, increased community involvement, development of innovative and critical thinking, and neighborhood revitalization are just a few of the ways that a thriving arts district positively impacts its society. Keeping these benefits and more at the forefront of their minds, Arts of Clark County (AoCC) strives regularly to develop more art spaces in the county...

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Villages Clark County set to open mid-2018

Villages Clark County set to open mid-2018

Neighbors helping neighbors is a decades-old concept that, with community gardens and apps like nextdoor.com, has become vogue again. Aging in place is the first choice for nearly 90 percent of Americans. Put the two together and the success of the nationwide Villages program...

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