Maxine Borcherding

Vine Buzz: Warm Weather Sips by Maxine Borcherding

Sippin’ wine on the porch in summer – but what to drink? From Oregon Culinary Institute — Portland’s only independent culinary school — sommelier/instructor Maxine Borcherding has just the advice you need for drinking with tips for whites, reds & rosés–juice that you can enjoy by themselves or with just about any summer foods. Her…

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Vine Buzz: Tips when Shopping for Rosé by Alex Van Buren

You say “rosato,” I say “rosado,” but let’s not call the whole thing off. The wine that goes by many names, including “rosé” and “vin gris,” can hail from regions as diverse as South Africa and Australia, Argentina and France, but no matter its origin or name, it refers to one thing—a blush-colored vino, particularly tempting come spring…

Left Hand Brewing Company Speigelau Stout Glass

Spiegelau Partners with Left Hand Brewing Company and Rogue Ales to Develop the World’s First Stout-Specific Glass

Spiegelau, the 500 year-old company focused on the perfection of beer-specific glassware, announces the launch of the WORLD’S FIRST Stout-specific beer glass. Developed in collaboration with Rogue Ales and Left Hand Brewing Company, Spiegelau’s latest innovation is poised to become the new standard for enjoying premium Stout-style beers. The new Spiegelau x Left Hand Brewing…

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Outside Magazine’s Bike and Brew Festival

Outside Magazine, New Mexico Brewers Guild and Cycle Santa Fe have combined resources to build a new form of outdoor festival aimed at the active lifestyle tourist who is seeking the balance between adventure and sophistication, recreation and relaxation, living healthy and living happy. Outside Bike & Brew Festival, scheduled for May 16-18, 2014 in…