Blog Tag: Spring Beer And Wine Festival

Touring the 2012 Spring Beer and Wine Festival

In its 18th year, the Spring Beer and Wine Festival opened its doors today to beer, wine, spirits, cheese and chocolate enthusiasts from all around. For only $25 you can try a wide variety of locally made food and drinks, listen as some of Portland's best and smartest give you their tips and tricks, and enjoy live music. Early this morning, I was lucky to be able to attend this years media preview for the... Read More »

The Spring Beer and Wine Festival Preview

A festive plastic beer mug replaced my usual coffee mug this morning. The second press preview for the Spring Beer and Wine Festival, led by author and radio talk show host, Lisa Morrison, began at 10:30am today. My breakfast consisted of beer, a little port wine, some mouthwatering caramel, and a wee shot of gin; a balanced breakfast indeed. Spring Beer and Wine Festival April 22 & 23, 2011 Friday & Saturday 12:00 noon till... Read More »

Let the Beer Journey Begin

Editor's Note: Before we continue with our regularly scheduled program, I just wanted to introduce our newest contributor, Rachael Bennett! Rachael has come to us from Boise, ID and is excited to learn about our beer culture here in PDX. Through her uncorrupted, starry eyes, she'll be posting about her new adventures as she explore the wonders of the Portland beer scene. This week, she gets to hang out with Lisa Morrison and cut her... Read More »

Spring Beer & Wine Fest People's Choice Awards

Sorry for the delay on this one. Here's the official press release for the People's Choice Awards at this year's Spring Beer and Wine Fest:Bitter Bitch Makes It A Double (IPA) In Spring Beer & Wine FestPeople's Choice AwardsPORTLAND, OR -- For the second straight year, Astoria Brewing Co.'s Bitter Bitch Double IPA has grabbed the People's Choice Award at the Spring Beer & Wine Fest.Despite the brew's bitter name, the win is an especially... Read More »

Incurring the Scorn of Beer Geeks - Spring Beer & Wine Fest 2008

Judging Sheet for Spring Beer & Wine Fest 2008 How I was chosen to be a judge at this year's Spring Beer & Wine Fest was serendipitous to say the least. As I was happily browsing through the German beer section of Belmont Station, I was approached by a certain Oregon Brewers Guild member who inquired if I could be bothered to wake up early on Saturday and judge some if I'd say no.... Read More »