Old is New Again at Antiquum Farm

Stephen Hagen stands among rows of Pinot Noir vines at his vineyard, Antiquum Farm, a few miles outside Junction City. Hens peck at the soil. Gray sheep graze in the shade of the vines, with the Coburg Hills sleeping purple on the horizon....

Perfect Pairing

Founded in 1985, a time when the number of total U.S. distilleries, small and large alike, numbered in the dozens, Clear Creek Distillery has been a stalwart of the Willamette Valley food scene for the past 30-plus years....

Cowhorn Vineyard and Garden

More than a decade ago, Barbara and Bill Steele left high-pressure corporate careers in Manhattan and Marin County to pursue small-scale sustainable farming. A daring move? Absolutely....

Beverage Artisan: Nossa Familia Coffee

Nossa Familia Coffee was the 2014 Local Hero Award winner in the Beverage Artisan category. Read about the Local Hero Awards and the nominees. Nossa Familia Coffee founder Augusto Carneiro takes pride in having the friendliest espresso bar in town. He trains his baristas not just to make and serve great coffee – which is mainly sourced straight from his family’s farm in Brazil – but also to be coffee ambassadors and educators. “If someone walks into our Espresso Bar knowing nothing about coffee,” he tells them, “that’s the best thing that could happen. Then you have an opportunity to educate them and to be their coffee hero.” We sat down with Augusto over a latte at the Nossa Familia Espresso Bar in the Pearl District...

Beverage Artisan: Sokol Blosser Winery

Sokol Blosser Winery not only produces excellent wines from organically-grown grapes, but also works to embed sustainable practices in every part of its family business....

Portland, Freshly Tapped

The relationship has gotten serious: Portland’s giddy infatuation with craft beer has blossomed into an enduring love affair. ...

Time for Tea

Meet the key players behind a decades-long experiment to grow the true tea plant, Camellia sinensis, for market. ...

Rainy Day Purists: Coffee School

In Portland, we take our coffee seriously. Every neighborhood has a coffee house that for $3.50 promises nirvana in a cup....