Gulf Island Wines

Gulf Island wineries

We stepped out on deck just after the ferry sailed clear of the Tsawwassen terminal. Standing close together, braced against the wind, we admired the stars. Behind us, Vancouver’s lights were beginning to fade and ahead of us

Culinary Tourism

The Allison's Jory Restaurant

As general manager of The Allison Inn and Spa in Oregon’s Willamette Valley wine country, Pierre Zreik


There’s no 30-minute recipe for making tamales, nor is there any quick solution to the healthcare crisis that many low-income workers face.

International Pinot Noir Celebration

IPNC International Pinot Noir Celebration pouring wine after wine

It started as a group of Willamette Valley family winemakers inviting other producers of Pinot Noir to share their bounty once a year. Today, IPNC, as it is known, has become one of the world’s most acclaimed and admired wine events

David Adelsheim – the growth of Oregon’s wine industry

David Adelsheim

No one has had a stronger impact on the development of the Oregon wine community than David Adelsehim.

Harry McWatters on British Columbia wine

Harry McWatters

If any one man can be said to have put British Columbia on the world’s wine map, it is Harry.

Allen Shoup on the maturation of the Washington wine industry

Allen Shoup

Nobody understands Washington wines better than Allen Shoup.

Biodynamic Winemaking

The barn at Brickhouse Vineyard

Doug Tunnell returned to his native Oregon to grow wine

Ancient Lakes Newest Northwest AVA

Ancient Lakes in winter

Washington State adds to its ranks of American Viticultural Areas (AVAs) with the announcement from the TTB (Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau) that the proposed Ancient Lakes AVA has been approved

Bowled over by Ramen

Ramen bowl from Biwa

A ramen revolution took place this past year.