Consistent Elegance with the Undercrown from Drew Estates

I am going to try and be as professional as I can while reviewing this cigar, partially because Drew Estates has always been near and dear to my heart, and secondly… well, it’s a damn good cigar. Drew Estates burst on the cigar scene in 1998 with the unapologetic attitude nourished by the New York roots, and …

Flying High (And Free) With Oregon Wine

With the holidays right around the corner, a chance to bring a little bit of the Pacific Northwest to the family table just got a little easier. Wine lovers visiting their favorite Willamette Valley vineyards Portlanders can treat their friends and family to a little taste of Oregon when they arrive with a case of some …

Stylin’ with Oakley’s Flak 2.0

Wow. It’s best not to start a review with an exclamation, but Oakley has proven why their reputation for quality is unblemished with the Flak 2.0 XL Prizm. These perfectly polarized sunglasses fit like a dream, are lighter than you’d expect, and create a vivid picture of what lies ahead. With decades of experience and quality forming …

Wine Country Atticus Open Reservations

Slated to open in spring 2018, the Atticus Hotel is bringing luxury accommodations to historic downtown McMinnville. Starting Sunday, October 1, future guests may make a reservation for one of the 36 distinctive rooms in the independently owned and operated hotel. Reservation dates begin May 1, 2018. The Atticus Hotel is located in the heart …

Feast Portland – Oregon on a Plate

On September 14th through 17th the streets of Portland’s downtown filled to the brim with pop-up eateries, wine-pouring gurus, and gourmet aficionados coming together to celebrate the joy of food while helping a truly worthy cause. As Bon Appétite Magazine brings together seasoned culinary veterans and bright young stars to showcase the bounty of Oregon, …

Artistry through Wine with Argyle

The Willamette Valley is filled with artists who speak in an expansive array of mediums. From the subtle nuances of the bouquets that fill our swirling glasses to the expressionist canvases that tell the story of the valley’s beauty, each feature offers a glimpse into different aspects of this amazing wine country. A few years …

Traveling with the Eagle Creek Expanse Convertible

Eagle Creek is a self-proclaimed “tribe of travelers”. Their sweeping dedication to relentless testing, customer notes, and constant improvement has made their luggage the go-to pieces for experienced travelers. The Eagle Creek Expanse Convertible 29 is the pinnacle of form, function, and durability. From their willingness to think outside of the box, and reimagine packing space, this …