August 2017

White Water and 70-Plus Wine Varietals Await in These Beautiful River Valleys

Wines from A to Z thrive in southern Oregon.

The Ledger David vineyard near Talent (visit the tasting room in Central Point to try the wines).

Danielle Centoni

Go Farmhouse or Fancy at the Epicenter of Oregon Wine

Oregon’s Willamette Valley caters to wine lovers of many tastes.

A convivial multi-generational group crowds up to the bar at the Brooks Winery tasting room, near Amity, which offers live

Danielle Centoni, Caroline Craighead

Thanks to a Direct Flight, This Breathtaking Wine Region is Within Easy Reach From Seattle

Make a quick getaway to surfing and wine paradise San Luis Obispo.

Wine country near San Luis Obispo brushes up against the central California Pacific coastline.

Jessica Yadegaran

This Longtime Vacation Hotspot Has a Wine Scene Worth Slowing Down to Explore

Cruise your way through the San Juan Islands for a taste of varietals you won’t find on the state’s dry side.

Spend an afternoon sipping a glass of Riesling at the new tasting room for Orcas Island Winery

Shannon Borg

Young Woodinville Chef Makes ‘Impractical’ Food From the Northwest’s Bounty

The Herbfarm’s savory-sweet take on late-summer morel mushrooms.

Wunderkind chef Chris Weber, in The Herbfarm’s greenhouse, makes the most of late-season burn morel mushrooms.

Amy Pennington

These New Grown-Up Dormitories Are One Way to Beat the Seattle Freeze

The unique dwelling arrangements can help neighbors connect to form a community.

Continuous balconies at Capitol Hill Urban Cohousing allow for plenty of interaction between neighbors

Stephen Strom