Deb Hatcher
February 2, 2016 | Deb Hatcher

The Meaning Behind February 2nd (Groundhog Day)

February 2 is the cross quarter day (or midpoint) between Winter Solstice and Spring Equinox.  In Portugal, it is not the groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, but the Lady of Candles who is looked to for seasonal predictions.  

Quando a Senhora das Candeias está a rir está o inverno para vir, quando está a chorar está o inverno a acabar.

 [Translation: If she smiles (Sun) the winter is yet to come, if she cries (Rain) the winter is over]

Time Posted: Feb 2, 2016 at 3:46 PM
Deb Hatcher
December 19, 2014 | Deb Hatcher

Keep it local

Two years ago, Ed King invited a few leaders from the Oregon beer, wine and spirits industries to discuss common interests. The result? A non-profit Oregon Craft Beverage Council to promote awareness of the jobs and monies the craft beverage industries contribute to Oregon's economy. Additionally, the collaborative group can now offer a unified opinion on state legislative issues of concern to our industries. Ed produced a short video that aired during the holidays on cable television in 2012 and 2013. This year an awareness campaign, "Keep it Local," launched at the end of October to remind Oregonians of their many local beverage choices for the holidays. Billboards, window stickers, bottle neckers and shelf talkers can be found throughout the state and t-shirts can be purchased in our tasting room.

  Distilleries Breweries Wineries
Total Oregon distilleries, breweries, wineries 63 214 545
Total number of jobs created 350 6,500 13,500
Economic boost (2013) ~ 3 BILLION




Time Posted: Dec 19, 2014 at 11:00 AM

The Tasting Room will close at 2pm on Saturday, March 17th for a Wine Club event. Tickets are complimentary for club members and 2 guests. Guest tickets are available at $10 each. Please contact Jamie at 503-538-0666 ext 235 with any questions or to purchase your ticket.