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Piping Hot Beer

Glühbier, the take on mulled wine for beer, is breaking into Oregon’s brew scene.

Oregon Pinot Noir: Try These Pairings

1859 Oregon Magazine’s guide to perfect Oregon Pinot Noir pairings, from classical Pinot Noir parings to more radical Pinot pairings.

The Plight of the Nano Brewer

It’s the hyper-local beer community that makes a nano brewery’s smallness an asset. Ages ago brewing was a community service that fed beer to the village that surrounded it.

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Gerry Frank’s Top 5 Eateries

Foodie Gerry Frank, a well-traveled man with a big appetite, divulges his five favorite places to eat in Oregon. Today when he’s not greeting customers at his Salem restaurant, Konditorei, Frank lets his love of food take him to destinations around the world. Aside from his own eatery—which is known for its savory quiches, homemade soups and remarkable cakes—here are five of his favorite food stops in Oregon.

Farmers Market in Winter: Fill Your Pantry

A new way to stock up on healthful staples and boost your local economy in one annual shopping spree is taking root. Aptly called Fill Your Pantry, these one-day farmers markets fill community halls, schools and granges with food producers and consumers for one big, all-local sale that leaves everyone with a sense of accomplishment.

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Chef Gregory Gourdet

Chef Gregory Gourdet takes his healthy lifestyle to the next level written by Mackenzie Wilson | photography by Andy Batt Gregory Gourdet doesn’t have his own cooking show on television, but he’s as close to a celebrity as a chef can get. In the past four years, the 41-year-old, who lives and works in Portland, has been on the “best of” chef radar for the Northwest food scene. His innovative use of local ingredients at Departure, where he is the executive chef, has earned him accolades including “Chef of the Year” from the Oregon Department of Agriculture in 2013 and Eater Portland in 2014. The James Beard Foundation named him a semifinalist for Best Chef: Northwest and he took runner-up on season twelve of Bravo’s hit series Top Chef in 2015. Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Gourdet moved to Portland in 2008 and made a monumental shift in his way…

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A Touch of Spanish in Southern Oregon Tempranillo

Red Lily Vineyards quest to create the perfect Oregon Tempranillo written by Carrie Wynkoop of Cellar 503 For Rachael Martin, winemaker and co-owner of Red Lily Vineyards, winemaking is truly a family affair. Rachael’s husband, Les, worked in the hospitality industry for years, and on their frequent travels to Europe they fell in love with Spanish Tempranillo. When they found the future home of Red Lily just outside of Jacksonville, they knew what would come next. In 2004, they planted their first Tempranillo grapes, and shortly thereafter Rachael, Les and their two kids moved to the small town. Growing the Tempranillo Red Lily Vineyards—named for the rare red flower found in the neighboring Siskiyou Mountains—opened in 2011 and focuses on the Tempranillo grape, which grows beautifully in Southern Oregon. Their wines reflect their passion for Tempranillo as well as their passion for family. They’ve named wines after their children including…