Ongoing Penner-Ash Wine Cellars hosts new ongoing tasting and tour experiences for small and large groups through the summer and fall. Two drop-in tours daily, private winery tours with tastings, guided hikes through the grounds to learn about viticultural practices and more are offered as part of the behind-the-scenes experience. They have also created a robust menu in collaboration with local chefs and catering companies for business or social lunches and dinners. Choose from casual events such as casual wine tastings and tours to a lavish event of a seven-course meal prepared by chef Christopher Dahl from the Art of Catering paired with Pas de Nom wines from Penner-Ash for $350 a person. They are open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. for tastings. To view more details, visit the Penner-Ash Wine Cellar official website. Penner-Ash Wine Cellars, 15771 N.E. Ribbon Ridge Rd., Newberg, Oregon 97132, 503-554-5545.
Ongoing Pour's nightly happy hour from 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.offers $3 mystery pours along with $2-$3 appetizers. Select bottles of wine can also be ordered for $15. Pour, 2755 NE Broadway St., Portland, OR 97232, 503-288-7697.
Ongoing Thirst presents Thirsty Tuesdays featuring a salad/starter, main dish and bottle for two priced at $44 per couple. On Wednesday's the Chef's Prix-Fixe menu is paired with wine; cost is $45 per person for three courses. On Thursdays there is complimentary wine tasting. All events run from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, call503-295-2747. Thirst, 0315 SW Montgomery St., Ste. 340, Portland, OR 97140, 503-295-2747.
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