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Columbia Gorge Wines Come to Portland

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On Friday, April 7, 2017, over 20 Columbia Gorge wineries will be pouring their wines at Leftbank Annex in Portland. From 6pm to 8pm wine lovers can enjoy?some of the 45 premium grape varieties grown in the Columbia Gorge, socialize with winemakers and learn about this renowned wine region.

Pre-sale general admission tickets are $25 at? include tastings, light hors d?oeuvres and a souvenir wine glass. For those wanting a more intimate and elevated experience, a VIP ticket ($50) provides early admission at?5pm and access to a private VIP room with special tastings, small bites, and wine education.

Event Details:
Friday, April 7, 2017
Leftbank Annex – 101 N Weidler, Portland, OR
Pre-sale general Admission ($25) 6-8pm
VIP Admission ($50) 5-8pm
Trade Tasting** 5-8pm

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*Must be 21 to attend
**Trade tasting open to wholesale and retail wine distributors and press. Please present a valid business card at event. We reserve the right to charge admission to non-trade attendees.
About the CGWA:
The Columbia Gorge Winegrowers Association is a trade organization that supports the vineyards, wineries and wine industry businesses of the Columbia Gorge. The Columbia Gorge AVA, established in?2004, is approximately 40-miles long and encompasses both sides of the Columbia River in OR and WA. Inside this region is an extraordinary combination of climates, soils, elevation and geology, providing?some of the best and most varied grape varieties in the Pacific Northwest and thus the Columbia Gorge AVA is affectionately referred to as ?A World of Wine in 40 miles.”?



Mark Your Calendars – Anne Amie’s Counter Culture Coming Soon

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Raise a glass and toast to summer with Oregon?s best street food paired with international wines at this can?t miss festival in the heart of the Willamette Valley

Save the date for the Eighth Annual Counter Culture, hosted at Anne Amie Vineyards on Thursday, July 27th 2017 from 6 to 10 p.m. This popular annual pre-IPNC celebration and can?t miss summer event is dedicated to international street food and wines. Enjoy sweeping views of the Willamette Valley and the Pacific Coast Range while indulging in world-class street food from a group of Portland?s best restaurants and food carts paired with wines from all over the world. There will be a few surprises in store, including live entertainment playing while the sun sets over the rolling hills.

This year?s featured wines include Anne Amie Vineyards, Denison Cellars, Statera Cellars, Mitchell Imports, Terroir Originals, De Lancellotti, Analemma, Klima Weinhandler, and beers from Wolves & People Farmhouse Brewery. Counter Culture will feature over 15 participating restaurants, including Portland favorites like Bollywood Theater, PokPok, Pizza Jerk, Laurelhurst Market, Country Cat, Olympia Provisions, Parasol, Ember & Vine, Mediterranean Exploration Company, Tusk, Wares, and more. This year?s sponsors include San Pellegrino/Acqua Panna, Jasmine Pearl Tea Company, Flag & Wire Coffee.

Known for their unique events, Anne Amie Vineyards hosts this picture perfect event which sells out annually. Tickets at $85, and will go on sale in May through Eventbrite. For a glimpse of Counter Culture of years past, check out this video. For more information on Anne Amie Vineyards, visit their website.


(Info provided by press release)