Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Boris Wiedenfeld-Needham and Mark Tarlov at Oregon Wine LAB

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G'day Mates!

We have a few exciting events coming up this week!
Spec-Tax-Ular Pinot Noir Tasting with Mark Tarlov

Celebrate Tax Day evening with a truly special pinot noir tasting with our good friend Boris Wiedenfeld-Needham.

If you are a movie-nut, you might recognize the name Mark Tarlov as being the producer / director of many Hollywood hits, like Christine, The Man who knew too little, Serial Mom, Cecil B. Demented, among many others. 

If you are wine-lover, you may know him as the man who started first Evening Land Vineyards and after that, Maison L’Envoyé and Chapter 24 Vineyards. Few Oregon wineries have ever won the kind of critical acclaim and gained one mid-high nineties score after another, as Mark’s, and rightly so.

His vision is to make rich and expressive Oregon Pinot Noirs without all the alcohol and jammy-ness. Mark is a major Burgundy nut and has probably forgotten more about Burgundy than most of us ever knew. Maison L’Envoyé has a sister-winery in Burgundy and it shows.

Please join us this Wednesday to meet Mark Tarlov and share his vision and wines with him. He will be pouring wines from both Maison L’Envoyé and Chapter 24. Tastings of this caliber don’t come along often in these parts and we hope you can join us. Appetizers and finger food will be served.

Free for Oregon Wine LAB Wine Club Members and Industry Invites
$10 for Non-Members

When: Wednesday, 15 April, 5:30-7:30pm
Where: The Oregon Wine LAB
RSVP to the LAB at (458) 201-7413 or email


Bud Burst Class - Part 1 of
"A Day in the Life"
The Oregon Wine LAB and William Rose Wines / Bootlegger Wines are pleased to announce our 2015 Educational Series “A Day in the Life”.  

Join us in learning about and celebrating a year in the life of a grapevine. Each class will discuss what is happening in the vineyards and wine making process during the current season. Classes include Bud Burst, Veraison, Harvest and Fermentation. You may join us for all the classes, or only the ones you are interested in.

Bud Burst - 4.19.15
The first tender buds of the growing season emerge from the dormant vine during bud burst / bud break. Depending on vine variety and vineyard location, bud break can take place during the months of March or April throughout Oregon.

$15.00 includes wine tasting

When: Sunday, April 19th, 2:00 - 3:30pm
Where: The Oregon Wine LAB
Space is limited and reservations are required
This Week's Food Vendors
Tuesday: The Food Mill
WednesdayDa Nang Vietnamese Eatery

ThursdayTwisted Tako

Friday: Da Nang Vietnamese Eatery

Saturday: The Food Mill

This Friday's Music: Christopher Decal Stubbs, 6:30-8:30pm

Welcome back to Christopher Stubbs, our favorite local keyboardist! He'll be performing his original jams this Friday at the LAB, so come join and get your groove on!

What We're Drinking: William Rose 2013 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

This new release is drinking spectacularly! It's everything a true Pinot nut is looking for in a classic Oregon Pinot Noir. Although drinking nicely in its youth, it will cellar like a champ.  Refined, elegant body, with black cherry and a touch of earthiness in the bouquet, this wine demands no pairing, but will pair superbly with a decadent rack of lamb or roast beef.
Looking for a venue for your next meeting, birthday party or event? Talk to us about using the "OWL's Nest", AV services, free Wifi, assistance with catering, and of course WINE (private tastings with the winemaker also available). For bookings give us a call or email us at, let us help your next be a resounding success!
We always offer a decadent cheese & charcuterie plate for $14.

And remember,
Beer on Tap: Oakshire Amber Ale, Espresso Stout
Cider on Tap: Wildcraft Hard Cider

Open seven days a week 12-8, and 12-10 Friday, 12-6 Sunday.  We have a range of wines from 3A, Bodner Wine Co, Keeler Estate, La Chouette Vineyards, Spire Mountain Cellars, and William Rose Wines available to taste, by the glass, by the bottle, and to go for the cellar or your next dinner soirée. 

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If you have any questions or comments please do not hesitate to give us a call (458 201 7413) or email us at

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