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Wine Bar | Check Out These Bars with Great Live Music in Portland

Check Out These Bars with Great Live Music in Portland

Portland isn't just known for our great beer and bar scene; it's also a hotspot for music, from local to touring band....
Wine Bar | Happy Hour Neighborhood Roundup: Montavilla

Happy Hour Neighborhood Roundup: Montavilla

Tucked away between the eastern slope of Mt. Tabor and busy 82nd Ave is the area commonly referred to as Montavilla. The...
Wine Bar | Where to Find the Best Coffee Cocktails in Portland

Where to Find the Best Coffee Cocktails in Portland

Portland is a haven for both excellent coffee and creative cocktails; here's where to find the best of both worlds in PD...
Wine Bar | Portland's Best Non-Alcoholic Bar Programs

Portland's Best Non-Alcoholic Bar Programs

Whether you're a designated driver, trying to saving money, cutting out alcohol entirely, or just feel like going out wi...
Wine Bar | Where to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day 2017 in Portland

Where to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day 2017 in Portland

St. Patrick's Day is a time for celebration in Portland, not just because we always love an excuse to drink stout, but a...
Wine Bar | Visit One of Portland's Many Female Owned Bars and Restaurants

Visit One of Portland's Many Female Owned Bars and Restaurants

If you want to go to a bar and support women this Women's History Month, try some of these great women owned Portland ba...
Wine Bar | Where to Find the Best Absinthe in Portland

Where to Find the Best Absinthe in Portland

With Mardi Gras season upon us, there's no better way to toast NOLA and Mardi Gras than with a glass of absinthe or a si...
Wine Bar | Where to Drink on National Margarita Day in Portland

Where to Drink on National Margarita Day in Portland

Here are the eleven best places to celebrate National Margarita Day and dream of warmer weather....
Wine Bar | Check Out These Great Weekend Events in Portland on February 18

Check Out These Great Weekend Events in Portland on February 18

This upcoming weekend is a fun one for lovers of local craft spirits and local beers, with two major events taking place...
Wine Bar | Portland's Sexiest & Most Romantic Bars

Portland's Sexiest & Most Romantic Bars

Here are Portland's seven sexiest, most romantic bars, for whether you're on a date, looking to meet someone, or just s...
Wine Bar | Where to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Portland

Where to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Portland

Valentine’s Day is approaching, so it’s time to make plans for yourself, you and your friends, or you and your partn...
Wine Bar | Where to Watch Super Bowl LI in Portland

Where to Watch Super Bowl LI in Portland

Here are our favorite places to catch Super Bowl 51, whether you're a Patriots or Falcons Fan, or if you're just there f...
Wine Bar | Portland's Best Whiskey Bars

Portland's Best Whiskey Bars

Here are our ten favorite bars in Portland for bourbon, scotch, Irish, and everything else....
Wine Bar | Portland's Best Weekly Bar Events

Portland's Best Weekly Bar Events

With the glut of bars that Portland has, it's important to come up with ways to bring people in the front door; this is ...
Wine Bar | From Bar Nuts to Currywurst: Portland's Best Bar Snacks

From Bar Nuts to Currywurst: Portland's Best Bar Snacks

One of the best things about the Portland bar scene is that any place that serves hard alcohol must also have hot food a...
Wine Bar | Check Out These Upcoming Winter Food & Drink Events in Portland

Check Out These Upcoming Winter Food & Drink Events in Portland

Portlanders have developed a few events to help ease us through the post-holiday winter months. Here are the can't-miss ...
Wine Bar | A Look Back at Portland's Best Bar Programs in 2016

A Look Back at Portland's Best Bar Programs in 2016

2016 brought Portland numerous restaurant and bar closures, from venerable institutions to flash-in-the-pan operations. ...
Wine Bar | Where to Ring in 2017 in Portland

Where to Ring in 2017 in Portland

Whether you're looking for a nice dinner with some bubbly to end the year on a high note, or a wild dance party to help ...
Wine Bar | Where to Drink on Christmas Day 2016 in Portland

Where to Drink on Christmas Day 2016 in Portland

Here's where to grab a drink in Portland on Christmas Day....
Wine Bar | Where to Drink Holiday Cocktails in Portland

Where to Drink Holiday Cocktails in Portland

Here are Portland's best winter cocktails for 2016, with plenty of brandy, scotch, and whiskey....
Wine Bar | Try These Great Local Portland Beers This Winter

Try These Great Local Portland Beers This Winter

One of the few things to look forward to in the dark, dreary months of winter are the seasonal ales that seemingly every...
Wine Bar | Warm Up at These Portland Bars with Fireplaces

Warm Up at These Portland Bars with Fireplaces

If you don't have a fireplace at home, here are ten bars that can provide one to drink next to....
Wine Bar | Where to Drink on Thanksgiving 2016 in Portland

Where to Drink on Thanksgiving 2016 in Portland

Here's where to drink on and around the Thanksgiving holidays in Portland this year....
Wine Bar | Where to Enjoy Hot & Delicious Alcoholic Drinks in Portland

Where to Enjoy Hot & Delicious Alcoholic Drinks in Portland

We rounded up some of the best hot boozy drinks in Portland, from the classic to new. ...
Wine Bar | Where to Watch the 2016 Election Results in Portland

Where to Watch the 2016 Election Results in Portland

Here are the best spots in Portland to make America drink again the night of November 8, 2016....
Wine Bar | Where to Celebrate Halloween in Portland

Where to Celebrate Halloween in Portland

Here's where and how to celebrate Halloween in Portland....
Wine Bar | Where to Watch the Second Presidential Debate in Portland

Where to Watch the Second Presidential Debate in Portland

We don't blame you if you need a beer to get through this debate. ...
Wine Bar | Best Bars in Portland to Catch a Football Game

Best Bars in Portland to Catch a Football Game

Portland may not have an NFL football team, nor does it have a competitive college team, but that doesn't mean we don't ...
Wine Bar | Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest 2016 in Portland

Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest 2016 in Portland

We've already passed the initial parties, but we've rounded up the remaining ones for all of your beer drinking, sausage...
Wine Bar | How to Spend Labor Day Weekend 2016 in Portland

How to Spend Labor Day Weekend 2016 in Portland

Here's how to spend your Labor Day Weekend in Portland this year....
Wine Bar | Portland's Best Tiki Bars

Portland's Best Tiki Bars

While tiki spent the better part of the last few decades suffering from cloying syrups and artificial juices, it's now s...
Wine Bar | Where to Find Boozy Slushies in Portland

Where to Find Boozy Slushies in Portland

The last few weeks of summer are looking to be the hottest of the year, with temperatures in the high 90s and plenty of ...
Wine Bar | Portland's Coolest Speakeasy Bars

Portland's Coolest Speakeasy Bars

For having as many cocktail bars as Portland does, it boasts surprisingly few speakeasy themed bars. Still, the ones we ...
Wine Bar | Where to Drink With Your Dog in Portland

Where to Drink With Your Dog in Portland

Portland is one of the most dog-friendly and dog populated cities in the US. We have more dog parks per capita than any ...
Wine Bar | Where to Watch the 2016 Summer Olympics in Portland

Where to Watch the 2016 Summer Olympics in Portland

The Rio Summer Olympics open Friday August 5, 2016. While you can stay at home and watch it on your television (or, more...
Wine Bar | How to Do Sunday Funday in Portland

How to Do Sunday Funday in Portland

Sunday Funday is exactly what it sounds like: packing everything you possibly can into a fun-filled Sunday before your w...
Wine Bar | Restaurants With Great Bar Programs in Portland

Restaurants With Great Bar Programs in Portland

Sometimes you want to go out for a full dinner or lunch and have a cocktail in Portland — luckily, many of our best re...
Wine Bar | Where to Go for Bottomless Brunch in Portland

Where to Go for Bottomless Brunch in Portland

Portlanders love to start their mornings with a drink, especially for brunch....
Wine Bar | Where to Celebrate July 4th in Portland

Where to Celebrate July 4th in Portland

It might be a vicious, brutal election year here in the US Of A, but that doesn't mean we shouldn’t celebrate our cou...
Wine Bar | Where to Day Drink This Summer in Portland

Where to Day Drink This Summer in Portland

It's officially summer time, which means that drinking anytime before 9 PM is technically day drinking, especially up he...
Wine Bar | Try These Portland-Made Mixers in Your Next Cocktail

Try These Portland-Made Mixers in Your Next Cocktail

Portland has locally made products that would make a great addition to anyone's home bar....
Wine Bar | How to Celebrate Father's Day 2016 in Portland

How to Celebrate Father's Day 2016 in Portland

Father's Day is almost upon us, so make sure to say 'Thanks!' to Dad this June 19. Here's where to celebrate in Portland...
Wine Bar | Where to Celebrate Negroni Week in Portland

Where to Celebrate Negroni Week in Portland

Negroni Week, an international, week long event where bars and restaurants feature unique, inventive Negronis with profi...
Wine Bar | Try All Of These New Bars Coming Soon to Portland

Try All Of These New Bars Coming Soon to Portland

2016 has already seen a few bars and restaurants open in Portland, and as we head into the summer season there are a few...
Wine Bar | Where to Celebrate Memorial Day 2016 in Portland

Where to Celebrate Memorial Day 2016 in Portland

Memorial Day Weekend is an indicator of the beginning of summer in Portland, as gray skies and rain finally give way to ...
Wine Bar | The Best Wine Bars In Portland

The Best Wine Bars In Portland

Portland is well known for its breweries and constantly growing cocktail scene, but it also has a number of great wine b...
Wine Bar | Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo 2016 in Portland

Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo 2016 in Portland

Here's where to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Portland....
Wine Bar | Where to Go for Mother's Day in Portland

Where to Go for Mother's Day in Portland

Head to these spots to celebrate Mother's Day in Portland....
Wine Bar | Portland's Best Tacos

Portland's Best Tacos

Check out our list of the best tacos in Portland, OR....
Wine Bar | Portland's Best Spring Cocktails

Portland's Best Spring Cocktails

Spring has arrived in Portland, so try these fresh new cocktails and celebrate the arrival of warmer weather....
Wine Bar | The Best Sunlit Bar Patios in Portland

The Best Sunlit Bar Patios in Portland

With so many places to drink outdoors, you can always find a regular spot in your neighborhood, but if you're looking fo...
Wine Bar | Neighborhood Happy Hour Crawl: Northwest Alphabet District

Neighborhood Happy Hour Crawl: Northwest Alphabet District

The Alphabet District boasts plenty of happy hours, but we've narrowed it down to our top five bars for this neighborhoo...
Wine Bar | Where to Find the Best Bloody Marys in Portland

Where to Find the Best Bloody Marys in Portland

Because of the Bloody Mary's popularity, it's easy to get overwhelmed by the amount of options, so we've narrowed it dow...
Wine Bar | The Best Bars for Celebrating St. Patrick's Day 2016 in Portland

The Best Bars for Celebrating St. Patrick's Day 2016 in Portland

Irish bars aren't the only ones getting in on the St. Patrick's Day fun this year. Find out where you can grab some grea...
Wine Bar | 5 Margaritas That Will Instantly Brighten Any Gray Portland Day

5 Margaritas That Will Instantly Brighten Any Gray Portland Day

A well-crafted margarita can make even the grayest of days a little bit brighter. ...
Wine Bar | The Most Ridiculous Places You'll Find a Bar in Portland

The Most Ridiculous Places You'll Find a Bar in Portland

You can grab a drink in many coffee shops and movie theaters or even enjoy a mimosa while getting a mani-pedi, but here ...
Wine Bar | Where to Find the Most Romantic Valentine's Day Dinners in Portland

Where to Find the Most Romantic Valentine's Day Dinners in Portland

It's not too late to make reservations for a wonderful Valentine's Day dinner. ...
Wine Bar | Enjoy a Drink and a Show at These Movie Theaters That Serve Beer, Wine, and Spirits

Enjoy a Drink and a Show at These Movie Theaters That Serve Beer, Wine, and Spirits

No need to sneak your flask into these theaters that serve alcohol....
Wine Bar | Neighborhood Happy Hour Crawl: NE Fremont in Beautiful Beaumont

Neighborhood Happy Hour Crawl: NE Fremont in Beautiful Beaumont

While you may not make a crazy night in Beaumont like you might in Inner Buckman, there are a number of excellent restau...
Wine Bar | Where to Find Portland's Best Donuts

Where to Find Portland's Best Donuts

It doesn't matter if you spell it doughnut or donut, these fried and frosted treats are a staple of American decadence, ...
Wine Bar | 6 Easy Winter Drinks to Make When It's Too Cold to Go Out

6 Easy Winter Drinks to Make When It's Too Cold to Go Out

Some nights are just too cold to venture to the nearest watering hole. Here are six solid winter cocktails that you can ...
Wine Bar | 5 Great Festivals and Events to Keep You From Going Stir Crazy This Winter

5 Great Festivals and Events to Keep You From Going Stir Crazy This Winter

While many of the winter events take place in December around the holidays, there are still plenty of festivals happenin...
Wine Bar | Where to Ring in 2016 With Dinner, Dancing, and Champagne Toasts

Where to Ring in 2016 With Dinner, Dancing, and Champagne Toasts

New Year's Eve is always a party in Portland. Check out our roundup of where the best dinners and champagne toasts are h...
Wine Bar | The Best Portland Cookbooks and Bar Books to Add to Your Holiday Shopping List

The Best Portland Cookbooks and Bar Books to Add to Your Holiday Shopping List

Portland is well known for its food, drinks, and books, and this holiday season, you can give all three with one gift!...
Wine Bar | A Shot and a Beer: The Best Pairing Menus in Portland

A Shot and a Beer: The Best Pairing Menus in Portland

You can grab a beer back for your whiskey at just about any bar in the city, but here are the bars that have dedicated m...
Wine Bar | The Drink Nation 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

The Drink Nation 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Looking for the perfect last minute gift for the drinkers on your list? We've got you covered....
Wine Bar | Neighborhood Happy Hour Crawl: Inner Buckman

Neighborhood Happy Hour Crawl: Inner Buckman

It's hard to find an area in Portland more jam-packed with bars than the inner part of the Buckman neighborhood....
Wine Bar | Where to Host the Best Holiday Office Party of 2015

Where to Host the Best Holiday Office Party of 2015

The holiday season is here and so are our top picks for where to host this year's holiday office party....
Wine Bar | 7 Hot Cocktails to Keep You Warm in Portland This Winter

7 Hot Cocktails to Keep You Warm in Portland This Winter

If you're looking for an out of the ordinary warm cocktail, you've come to the right place. ...
Wine Bar | 12 Bars Open on Thanksgiving in Portland

12 Bars Open on Thanksgiving in Portland

While you can find many restaurants open for Thanksgiving, some offering specials, sometimes you just want a relaxing ba...
Wine Bar | Where to Find Portland's Best Sherry Cocktails

Where to Find Portland's Best Sherry Cocktails

Sherry is gaining popularity around the city. Bartenders across Portland are using sherry to add complexity and depth to...
Wine Bar | Happy Hour, Take Two: The Best Late Night Specials in PDX

Happy Hour, Take Two: The Best Late Night Specials in PDX

Not everyone is looking for a full meal at 10 PM, but if you happen to be one of the few who is, we've gathered some gre...
Wine Bar | Where to Grab a Bite to Eat After Most Restaurants Say Goodnight

Where to Grab a Bite to Eat After Most Restaurants Say Goodnight

Maybe you need something to soak up some alcohol before bed, and the bars have closed, or you want to get some food and ...
Wine Bar | Coffee Shops That Offer a Different Sort of Buzz

Coffee Shops That Offer a Different Sort of Buzz

After having a latte or cappuccino, it's nice to switch to wine or whiskey without leaving for a different establishment...
Wine Bar | Don't Break the Bank: Affordable Happy Hour Specials at Otherwise High-End Restaurants

Don't Break the Bank: Affordable Happy Hour Specials at Otherwise High-End Restaurants

These restaurants might usually be on the pricier side, but during happy hour, the food and drink will fit right into ju...
Wine Bar | These Bars are Serving up the Best Punch in Portland

These Bars are Serving up the Best Punch in Portland

Punch was once an essential aspect of drinking culture, and, luckily, we've recently seen a resurgence of this classic b...
Wine Bar | Where to Grab a Burger and a Brew in Portland

Where to Grab a Burger and a Brew in Portland

A burger and a brew: A classic and time-honored comfort food pairing....
Wine Bar | 6 Fall Festivals Every Beer-Loving Portlander Must Attend This September

6 Fall Festivals Every Beer-Loving Portlander Must Attend This September

September is more than just Labor Day Weekend. Here are a few events, including some Oktoberfest celebrations, to attend...
Wine Bar | Where to Drink and Celebrate Labor Day in Portland

Where to Drink and Celebrate Labor Day in Portland

Summer's unofficial end is fast approaching, but the summer celebrations don't have to end just yet....
Wine Bar | 5 Unconventional Brunch Beverages to Get Your Day Started

5 Unconventional Brunch Beverages to Get Your Day Started

You can always find a traditional bloody mary or mimosa to drink with your favorite eggs benedict or omelette, but here ...
Wine Bar | Sip, Sample, and Savor Local Spirits Along Portland's Distillery Row

Sip, Sample, and Savor Local Spirits Along Portland's Distillery Row

Portland may be famous for its craft breweries, but it is quickly gaining recognition as a distillery city....
Wine Bar | What to Sip While You Slurp: A Guide to Drink and Oyster Pairings

What to Sip While You Slurp: A Guide to Drink and Oyster Pairings

We've done a little research on what sips make for the best slurps. ...
Wine Bar | Boozy Events, Festivals, and Fairs to Explore This August

Boozy Events, Festivals, and Fairs to Explore This August

July may be over, but there are still plenty of summer festivals and activities to enjoy around Portland. ...
Wine Bar | On the Hunt for Portland's Best Mint Juleps

On the Hunt for Portland's Best Mint Juleps

The mint julep is one of the oldest mixed drinks in America, and they aren't just for sipping while watching that one ho...
Wine Bar | Portland's Finest Brews for Summer Sipping

Portland's Finest Brews for Summer Sipping

These local brews will keep you cool as a cucumber this summer....
Wine Bar | Sip While You Savor Some of Portland's Best Views at These Bars

Sip While You Savor Some of Portland's Best Views at These Bars

These bars and restaurants offer some of the best views in Portland....
Wine Bar | Where to Celebrate Independence Day in Portland

Where to Celebrate Independence Day in Portland

Get ready for a Fourth of July weekend full of beers, BBQs, music, and more....
Wine Bar | Cool off With Some Boozy Milkshakes This Summer

Cool off With Some Boozy Milkshakes This Summer

Summer is in full swing, and these bars and restaurants offer some great boozy milkshakes to help you cool off on these ...
Wine Bar | Where to Find Portland's Best Daiquiris

Where to Find Portland's Best Daiquiris

More and more bartenders and patrons are realizing that this simple concoction of rum, lime, and sugar creates one of th...
Wine Bar | The Drink Nation Father's Day Gift Guide 2015

The Drink Nation Father's Day Gift Guide 2015

Don't just settle for getting your dad another tie or mug. Get him a gift he'll really appreciate this year....
Wine Bar | Building the Perfect Portland Home Bar

Building the Perfect Portland Home Bar

Have you been meaning to build a better home bar? Here's our five-stop shopping guide to help you on your mission. ...
Wine Bar | Neighborhood Happy Hour Crawl: Division Street

Neighborhood Happy Hour Crawl: Division Street

While Division is lined with restaurants and bars competing for happy hour, here are a few of our favorite locales....
Wine Bar | Where to Celebrate Memorial Day in Portland

Where to Celebrate Memorial Day in Portland

Memorial Day Weekend is almost here. This year, celebrate with some great booze-themed events to commemorate the holiday...
Wine Bar | Where to Take Mom for Mother's Day Brunch

Where to Take Mom for Mother's Day Brunch

Mother's Day is right around the corner. Say thanks to the amazing mother figures in your life by taking Mom out for a d...
Wine Bar | Where to Find the Best Tacos in Portland

Where to Find the Best Tacos in Portland

Who doesn't love a good taco? Here are our top five picks of where to find the best tacos in Portland....
Wine Bar | The Best Bar Patios for Outdoor Drinking in Portland

The Best Bar Patios for Outdoor Drinking in Portland

Patio season has arrived in Portland. Here's a few of our favorites for outdoor sipping....
Wine Bar | Neighborhood Happy Hour Crawl: SE Clinton

Neighborhood Happy Hour Crawl: SE Clinton

When someone says Southeast Portland, your mind may go to Belmont, Hawthorne or maybe Division. But just south of Divisi...
Wine Bar | Portland's Best Places to Grab Pizza and a Pint

Portland's Best Places to Grab Pizza and a Pint

Portland loves both pizza and beer, and we have numerous spots to enjoy great pies and pints....
Wine Bar | 5 Bars Serving Up Portland's Best Dark 'N Stormys

5 Bars Serving Up Portland's Best Dark 'N Stormys

A classic Dark 'N Stormy requires the use of Gosling's Black Seal rum, but we have some delicious variations in Portland...
Wine Bar | Get Comfortable at Portland's Best Irish Bars

Get Comfortable at Portland's Best Irish Bars

Portland's a bit like Ireland—there is a lot of paleness, rain and, of course, beer....
Wine Bar | Where to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day 2015 in Portland

Where to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day 2015 in Portland

Who's ready for a little corned beef and cabbage paired with a pint of Guinness?...
Wine Bar | The 5 Best Gin and Tonics in Portland

The 5 Best Gin and Tonics in Portland

Sure, any bar can probably mix up a G&T, but these five bars are going above and beyond....
Wine Bar | Portland's Best Bars for Day Drinking

Portland's Best Bars for Day Drinking

You can't drink all day if you don't start in the morning. These bars are open early to meet all of your day drinking ne...
Wine Bar | The Best Margaritas in Portland and Where to Find Them

The Best Margaritas in Portland and Where to Find Them

Portland might not boast the sunniest skies, but that doesn't mean we don't have killer margaritas. ...
Wine Bar | Portland's Best Vegan and Vegetarian Bars

Portland's Best Vegan and Vegetarian Bars

These bars offer a plethora of meat-free options for all you vegetarians, vegans or meatless Monday lovers....
Wine Bar | Portland's Best Hotel Bars

Portland's Best Hotel Bars

Not all hotel bars are created equal. Here are some of our favorites that will turn your staycation into a fantastic get...
Wine Bar | Neighborhood Happy Hour Crawl: SE Belmont District

Neighborhood Happy Hour Crawl: SE Belmont District

Take a stroll up and down Belmont and you'll find some great happy hour refreshment....
Wine Bar | Portland's Best Coffee Shops and Cafes

Portland's Best Coffee Shops and Cafes

BYOF--Bring Your Own Flask...
Wine Bar | Portland's Best Whiskey Bars

Portland's Best Whiskey Bars

You can get whiskey at most any bar in Portland, but these bars are doing it right. ...
Wine Bar | 15 Portland Bars Open for Christmas

15 Portland Bars Open for Christmas

Whether you're in town for the holidays and looking for a quick drink, need to get away from your family for a while, de...
Wine Bar | 5 of Portland's Most Beautiful and Impressive Bars

5 of Portland's Most Beautiful and Impressive Bars

These bars boast more than your average IKEA shelving unit and tea lights....
Wine Bar | 11 Portland Bars with Winter-Friendly Patios

11 Portland Bars with Winter-Friendly Patios

Don't let the cold rain keep you inside. These bars are equipped with fire pits, heat lamps, and fireplaces to keep you ...
Wine Bar | Neighborhood Happy Hour Crawl: Hip NW

Neighborhood Happy Hour Crawl: Hip NW

Check out these newer bars and restaurants for a bar crawl of the Industrial NW and Pearl. It's still hip, trust us. ...
Wine Bar | Stay Cozy: 10 Portland Bars with Fireplaces

Stay Cozy: 10 Portland Bars with Fireplaces

Stay warm this winter with a stiff drink next to the fire....
Wine Bar | Hot Cocktails For Cold Nights: Recipes for the Home Bartender

Hot Cocktails For Cold Nights: Recipes for the Home Bartender

It's the rain that soaks us to the bone here in Portland that makes us want both boozy and warm libations. Try mixing th...
Wine Bar | Libations and Laughs - What to Drink at Portland's Comedy Showcases

Libations and Laughs - What to Drink at Portland's Comedy Showcases

Comedy and cocktails go to together like peanut butter and jelly. ...
Wine Bar | Less Blurry Memories of PDX Cocktail Week 2014

Less Blurry Memories of PDX Cocktail Week 2014

Portland Cocktail Week 2014 was a success! Check out these photos if you missed out on events this year and don't forget...
Wine Bar | Frightful Brew: 8 Spooky Beers for Halloween

Frightful Brew: 8 Spooky Beers for Halloween

Terrifying names and frightening labels make these brews perfect for setting the scene at your Halloween party....
Wine Bar | Where to Celebrate Halloween 2014 in Portland

Where to Celebrate Halloween 2014 in Portland

Here are our top five picks for Halloween fun in Portland, on Halloween and the day after too. ...
Wine Bar | Fall Preview: Events, Dinners, and Booze On Our Radar

Fall Preview: Events, Dinners, and Booze On Our Radar

Autumn in Portland may be that bittersweet time before the rains begin but it’s one of our favorite times of the year ...
Wine Bar | Guide to German Beer Bars in Portland

Guide to German Beer Bars in Portland

Portland boasts the most breweries in of any American city and Germany is the birthplace of beer, so it makes sense that...
Wine Bar | Labor Day Weekend Events in Portland

Labor Day Weekend Events in Portland

There are great events happening all weekend long featuring beer, soccer, art, grilled cheese and more. ...
Wine Bar | 3 Rum Drinks in Portland To Get You Hooked

3 Rum Drinks in Portland To Get You Hooked

We challenge you to change your notion of rum. Try one of these three (or all three) cocktails available in Portland. So...
Wine Bar | Neighborhood Happy Hour Crawl: SE Stark Street in Montavilla

Neighborhood Happy Hour Crawl: SE Stark Street in Montavilla

Give the businesses in Montavilla your dollars during this bar crawl and we promise you'll be pleasantly surprised....
Wine Bar | Drinking Trends at Tales of the Cocktail 2014

Drinking Trends at Tales of the Cocktail 2014

Some of the trends we noticed, we've seen before, others may never take flight but either way we love what's going on in...
Wine Bar | The Two-Stop Method for Barbecue Essentials in Portland

The Two-Stop Method for Barbecue Essentials in Portland

We suggest the two-stop method for preparing for summer barbecues at these bottle shops and butchers in Portland. ...
Wine Bar | Where to Celebrate 4th of July with a Drink in Portland

Where to Celebrate 4th of July with a Drink in Portland

Whether your holiday is safe and legal or not so much, don't forget the real reason we'll be eating and drinking too muc...
Wine Bar | Fancy Slurpees: Portland's Best Boozy, Brain-Freezing Grown-Up Beverages

Fancy Slurpees: Portland's Best Boozy, Brain-Freezing Grown-Up Beverages

Drop that cheap 7-Eleven mustache straw, the slushy drinks we're talking about are fancy! Here are five frozen or crush ...
Wine Bar | Neighborhood Happy Hour Crawl: SE Division Street

Neighborhood Happy Hour Crawl: SE Division Street

Crawl down Division Street for a Happy Hour excursion now while you can still grab a bar stool or table without much wai...
Wine Bar | Bars in Portland Kicking Up FIFA World Cup Soccer Action

Bars in Portland Kicking Up FIFA World Cup Soccer Action

Few sports can parlay that sense of exhilaration from the field to TV, which makes watching World Cup matches at a bar e...
Wine Bar | 4 Bars & Events to Take Dad to in Portland on Father's Day

4 Bars & Events to Take Dad to in Portland on Father's Day

Having a drink with Dad is a perfectly acceptable way to spend Father's Day. Here are four spots in Portland to celebrat...
Wine Bar | 6 Summer Cocktails To Try Now in Portland

6 Summer Cocktails To Try Now in Portland

From ice cream cocktails to a margarita with Creme de Violette to a Caprese in a glass, we've covered the gamut for your...
Wine Bar | 4 Boozy Brunches For Portland Moms on Mothers Day

4 Boozy Brunches For Portland Moms on Mothers Day

If you're not a transplant and your mother is near enough for brunch, here are our top picks for boozing with our mother...
Wine Bar | Where to Find Portland's 5 Best Margaritas

Where to Find Portland's 5 Best Margaritas

Many a local bartender can magically transform tequila, triple sec and lime juice into something transcendent, but these...
Wine Bar | 5 Mezcal Cocktails in Portland for Cinco de Mayo

5 Mezcal Cocktails in Portland for Cinco de Mayo

Just in time for Cinco de Mayo, here are five mezcal drinks in Portland we love...
Wine Bar | Bars That Rock: Where to Grab a Drink and Enjoy Live Music in Portland

Bars That Rock: Where to Grab a Drink and Enjoy Live Music in Portland

When you just want to show up to the bar and be entertained, here are our top picks for bars that rock. ...
Wine Bar | Top 6 Places to Drink Outdoors in Portland

Top 6 Places to Drink Outdoors in Portland

Check out the bars of these bars with covered patio seating so you can enjoy the fresh air with zero risk of rain. ...
Wine Bar | Mobile Brews: Food Cart Pods That Serve Beer in Portland

Mobile Brews: Food Cart Pods That Serve Beer in Portland

Here in Portland, beer just got more mobile. Here are four food cart pods where you can grab a cold one with your street...
Wine Bar | Best Bars in Portland to Catch NCAA Action During March Madness

Best Bars in Portland to Catch NCAA Action During March Madness

Catch an NCAA basketball game at one of our favorite spots in town: Spirit of 77, Greeley Avenue Bar & Grill, Migration ...
Wine Bar | Where to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Portland (2014 Edition)

Where to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Portland (2014 Edition)

Whether you are one-tenth Irish or a full blown expat living in Portland, there's a St. Patrick's Day themed event for y...
Wine Bar | Deviate From the Usual Mimosa: 5 Brunch Cocktails in Portland

Deviate From the Usual Mimosa: 5 Brunch Cocktails in Portland

These five brunch cocktails in Portland made our list for drinks worth deviating from the usual mimosa or bloody mary....
Wine Bar |  Where to Watch the Winter Olympics in Portland

Where to Watch the Winter Olympics in Portland

Just as cabin fever is reaching epidemic levels here in Stumptown, the XXII Olympic Winter Games are here to save us fro...
Wine Bar | 7 Places in Portland to Satisfy Your Buffalo Wing Cravings Before Super Bowl XLVIII

7 Places in Portland to Satisfy Your Buffalo Wing Cravings Before Super Bowl XLVIII

Stick to these seven spots in Portland for killer Buffalo wings. After all, it is that time of the year....
Wine Bar | 5 Bars Redefining Pub Grub Standards in Portland

5 Bars Redefining Pub Grub Standards in Portland

Here are a few places we go for both dinner and imbibing where the grub is just as irresistible as the cocktails. ...
Wine Bar | Where to Celebrate New Year's Eve in Portland

Where to Celebrate New Year's Eve in Portland

There's something going on in Portland for every level of desired partying this New Year's Eve....
Wine Bar | Portland's 8 Best Local Wintertime Brews

Portland's 8 Best Local Wintertime Brews

Nearly every brewery has their own rendition of a malty wintertime seasonal. There are eight Oregon-made beers in partic...
Wine Bar | 10 Bars in Portland Open on Thanksgiving

10 Bars in Portland Open on Thanksgiving

Whether or not Thanksgiving is celebrated, here are our favorite bars to thankfully drink at on the fourth Thursday in N...
Wine Bar | Happy Hour Crawl: Central Eastside and Inner Southeast

Happy Hour Crawl: Central Eastside and Inner Southeast

When the clock strikes five, check out these drinking establishments with inner southeast roots for the best deals and m...
Wine Bar | Beaujolais Nouveau Day: Where to Celebrate in Portland

Beaujolais Nouveau Day: Where to Celebrate in Portland

Le Beaujolais nouveau est arrive! Or, in localspeak, it's Beaujolais Nouveau time, baby. ...
Wine Bar | 7 Hot Drinks to Warm Your Soul

7 Hot Drinks to Warm Your Soul

The hot toddy is certainly a staple in fall and wintertime drinking here in Portland....
Wine Bar | Five Spots in Portland to Drink and Bowl

Five Spots in Portland to Drink and Bowl

Portland manages to bring the popular-among-chuuby-uncles pastime into the mainstream with ironic and modern twists. Thi...
Wine Bar | Less Blurry Memories of Portland Cocktail Week

Less Blurry Memories of Portland Cocktail Week

Check out photos of what you missed — or more likely forgot — during Portland Cocktail Week....
Wine Bar | Happy Hour Crawl: NE Concordia and Cully

Happy Hour Crawl: NE Concordia and Cully

Obvious neighborhoods for bar hopping in Portland might be Hawthorne, Alberta, Belmont or even Division, but don't sleep...
Wine Bar | 6 Must-Visit Hidden Bars in Portland

6 Must-Visit Hidden Bars in Portland

Check out this list of out a must-visit dives and speakeasies around town - but don't be surprised if someone questions ...
Wine Bar | Best Boozy Moments at Feast 2013

Best Boozy Moments at Feast 2013

All-stars and celebrity chefs of the modern culinary world took over downtown Portland for Feast last weekend. Here are ...
Wine Bar | 8 Portland Fall Cocktails to Try Now

8 Portland Fall Cocktails to Try Now

Bars around Portland are creating cocktails just for the fall season, so there's no excuse not to gett out there and exp...
Wine Bar | 7 Best Portland Oktoberfest and Pumpkin Beers for Fall

7 Best Portland Oktoberfest and Pumpkin Beers for Fall

Celebrate autumn with our seven picks for Oregon-made Oktoberfest and pumpkin brews - click through and then head out to...
Wine Bar | 5 New Portland Bars and Restaurants for Fall

5 New Portland Bars and Restaurants for Fall

Keeping up with the thriving bar and restaurant scene in Portland can really empty out a wallet, and at times, can seem ...
Wine Bar | Where to Drink on Labor Day Weekend in Portland

Where to Drink on Labor Day Weekend in Portland

For those in Portland who aren't retired, on a perpetual vacation, or in the bar and restaurant industry, Labor Day is a...
Wine Bar | Cheers to Healthier Drinking: 6 Low-Cal Drinks in Portland

Cheers to Healthier Drinking: 6 Low-Cal Drinks in Portland

There are plenty of Oregon-made session beers, wines and cocktails with fresh ingredients that won't weigh you down. To ...
Wine Bar | Who Let the Dogs Out: 6 Bars Where You Can Drink With Rover in Portland

Who Let the Dogs Out: 6 Bars Where You Can Drink With Rover in Portland

The dog days of summer call for patio time with our four-legged friends. Here are six inviting spots for you and your po...
Wine Bar | 6 Places to Pair Your Drink With Salmon in Portland

6 Places to Pair Your Drink With Salmon in Portland

From Portland East to Portland West, summer means seafood but here in the Pacific Northwest, salmon replaces lobster as ...
Wine Bar | Cool Down: 12 Portland Bars With Great Air Conditioning

Cool Down: 12 Portland Bars With Great Air Conditioning

Although the season only shows itself for two months out of the year in Portland, when summer beckons with its UV rays a...
Wine Bar | 10 Essential Hangover Cures in Portland

10 Essential Hangover Cures in Portland

However you bring yourself back to life, it shouldn't be done by yourself. No more using that Popeye's biscuit to wipe a...
Wine Bar | Where to Find Boozy Milkshakes in Portland

Where to Find Boozy Milkshakes in Portland

Several burger spots in Portland are creating the perfect union of "steak and shake" by giving millkshakes an upgrade wi...
Wine Bar | Warm Weather Brew: 5 Local Beers Perfect for Summer

Warm Weather Brew: 5 Local Beers Perfect for Summer

Click through to see five of our favorite local brews, and then head out to try one while the warm weather lasts. ...
Wine Bar | Summer Preview: 6 New Bars to Look Forward To in Portland

Summer Preview: 6 New Bars to Look Forward To in Portland

It seems like bars and restaurants popped up faster than the flowers this spring, and there are still more to come durin...
Wine Bar | The Drink Nation Father's Day Gift Guide

The Drink Nation Father's Day Gift Guide

Happy Father's Day, and extra cheers to all the dads out there....
Wine Bar | 5 Hot Cocktail Trends in Portland

5 Hot Cocktail Trends in Portland

Last year we toasted speciality ice through our hollowed-out marrow bone shanks but this year Portland is branching out ...
Wine Bar | Where to Drink on Memorial Day Weekend in Portland

Where to Drink on Memorial Day Weekend in Portland

A lot of bars, breweries, wineries, and even the city put on some great events to celebrate Memorial Day. Here are the b...
Wine Bar | Best Tap Lists in Portland

Best Tap Lists in Portland

No. 1 beer town in America? We already knew that....
Wine Bar | Best Places to Get a Craft Beer Keg in Portland

Best Places to Get a Craft Beer Keg in Portland

Forget fancy decorations or entertainment, the only thing a party needs to be successful is a keg of good beer. ...
Wine Bar | Best Bars With Jukeboxes in Portland

Best Bars With Jukeboxes in Portland

Whether you want to share your favorite song with the world or you just want to annoy a room of people with that song yo...
Wine Bar | Portland Brewing Guide: 6 Breweries to Visit in Southeast Portland

Portland Brewing Guide: 6 Breweries to Visit in Southeast Portland

Consider this guide a starting point for brewery hopping around Southeast Portland....
Wine Bar | Top Irish Bars in Portland

Top Irish Bars in Portland

This St. Patrick's Day check out these bars and raise your glass to honor the rich liquid heritage we share with our cou...
Wine Bar | Must-Try Cocktail Bars in 5 Portland Neighborhoods

Must-Try Cocktail Bars in 5 Portland Neighborhoods

Portland has such unique neighborhoods that each one easily warrants its own great cocktail bar. ...
Wine Bar | Bars Where You Can Pay With Your Phone in Portland

Bars Where You Can Pay With Your Phone in Portland

Whether you're an early adopter or just can't seem to keep track of cash , wireless tabs offer a faster way to pay for y...
Wine Bar | Best Bars That Show Movies and Movie Theaters With Bars in Portland

Best Bars That Show Movies and Movie Theaters With Bars in Portland

Forget the absurd ticket prices at traditional movie theaters and grab a pint and a picture at one of these local view p...
Wine Bar | Where to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Portland

Where to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Portland

Whether you're celebrating Valentine's Day with a loved one or raising your glass for Singles Awareness Day instead, we'...
Wine Bar | Best Bars for Wings in Portland

Best Bars for Wings in Portland

There is more to chicken wings than sports and bad beer, and we have the list to prove it....
Wine Bar | 2013 Preview: 7 Bars to Look Forward to in Portland

2013 Preview: 7 Bars to Look Forward to in Portland

2013 will bring more than unrealized resolutions, we promise....
Wine Bar | Best of Drink Portland: 2012 Highlights

Best of Drink Portland: 2012 Highlights

A recap of the top 10 moments from 2012. Cheers to all for an even better 2013....
Wine Bar | Portland's 10 Hottest Bars of 2012

Portland's 10 Hottest Bars of 2012

2012 was a busy year for hellos and goodbyes in the food and drink world. If you were too busy to keep up with all of th...
Wine Bar | Bone Luge Hits the Big Time With Anthony Bourdain

Bone Luge Hits the Big Time With Anthony Bourdain

"It's extremely anti-social and against all standards of decency. So I think we should do it." - Bourdain...
Wine Bar | Portland's 7 Best Regionally Inspired Bars for Homesick Drinkers

Portland's 7 Best Regionally Inspired Bars for Homesick Drinkers

If you're feeling homesick, head to one of these regionally inspired bars....
Wine Bar | Portland Winter Beer: Four Must-Try Local Seasonals

Portland Winter Beer: Four Must-Try Local Seasonals

Something about long winter nights and seasonal cheer brings out the best from our brewers....
Wine Bar | Light Up: 8 Portland Bars to Enjoy Cigars Indoors

Light Up: 8 Portland Bars to Enjoy Cigars Indoors

Cigar smoker? Check our guide for bar that let you light up indoors when the winter brings the cold....
Wine Bar | Weekend Drinks: Portland's Best Liquid Brunches

Weekend Drinks: Portland's Best Liquid Brunches

In Portland, you don't have to be hungry to enjoy a delicious brunch!...
Wine Bar | Celebrate: 5 Places to Hold Your Office Party in Portland

Celebrate: 5 Places to Hold Your Office Party in Portland

Many bars and restaurants have the room to handle a holiday party for the whole company - 'tis the season to get to know...
Wine Bar | Portland Brewing Guide: Six Breweries to Visit in Northwest Portland

Portland Brewing Guide: Six Breweries to Visit in Northwest Portland

Here in the land of hops, our only obstacle is deciding which brewery we want to drink our way through first. ...
Wine Bar | Where to Watch: Election Night Parties and Drink Specials in Portland

Where to Watch: Election Night Parties and Drink Specials in Portland

What better way to watch the results come in than with a couple of drinks? ...
Wine Bar | Grow Your Mo: Movember Events in Portland

Grow Your Mo: Movember Events in Portland

Several bars throughout the city are hosting events to commemorate Movember....
Wine Bar | Five Must-Try Fall Cocktails in Portland

Five Must-Try Fall Cocktails in Portland

Ready to cool down after a long Portland summer? Sipping on these cocktails may not make scarf weather come any faster b...
Wine Bar | New Streetcar Keeps the Party Going from East to West

New Streetcar Keeps the Party Going from East to West

Far too often Portlanders miss out on some of the best spots in town due to the mental barrier known as the Willamette R...
Wine Bar | 10 Best Beer Website

10 Best Beer Website "No, I'm Not 21" Underage Redirects

Several breweries decided to have fun with the honest and/or curious folks who click "No."...
Wine Bar | Fall Preview: 7 Openings & Reopenings in Portland

Fall Preview: 7 Openings & Reopenings in Portland

Some cities celebrate the turning of the leaves but Portland celebrates fall with the turning of the bars. ...
Wine Bar | Portland Bars with Outdoor Seating

Portland Bars with Outdoor Seating

Portland is as famous for beautiful landscapes as it is for delicious drinks. Why not enjoy both at the same time? ...
Wine Bar | Labor Day Weekend Events in Portland

Labor Day Weekend Events in Portland

It may mean the end of summer, but Labor Day is also about celebrating the American work ethic - by doing little more th...
Wine Bar | London 2012 Summer Olympics Food & Drink Specials in Portland

London 2012 Summer Olympics Food & Drink Specials in Portland

If you are interested in taking a break from Oregon Brewers Festival to cheer for Team USA, here are a few bars who are ...
Wine Bar | River Boozing: Waterfront Drinking Essentials

River Boozing: Waterfront Drinking Essentials

Whether you're a seasoned waterfront picnicker or a river first-timer, you'll need these essentials to soak up the summe...

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