Take a Winery Tour of Oregon

Women Drinking Wine And Laughing

Spanning 150 miles, Oregon wine country is home to over 500 wineries. The trail follows the Willamette Valley, where the mild maritime climate provides ideal conditions for growing the revered Pinot noir grape, as well as Pinot gris, Pinot blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, Melon, Gewürztraminer, Sauvignon blanc and other varieties. Continue reading…


Using Up Spare Wine in Cooking

Friends Cooking Together.You don’t have to be a professional chef to experience success cooking with wine. Using up the last of a bottle in your cooking is a great way to enhance the flavors in your dish and impress your guests. Learn more about foods that are improved with wine and some of our favorite types of wine for cooking at Columbia Distributing. Continue reading…


Breaking Down Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Pouring Into Glass.When looking for a red wine with broad appeal for experienced and novice drinkers alike, you can’t go wrong with Cabernet Sauvignon. Its rich, full-bodied flavor and numerous variations have made it a beloved choice around the world. Continue reading…


Spotlight on Riesling

Two Glasses Of Riesling In VineyardSince its first mentions in the 15th century, Riesling has become one of the most respected and coveted white wine varieties in the wine collecting community. With its bold aromas and versatile pairing options, Riesling is an ideal wine to have on hand to serve your guests or customers. Continue reading…


Tempranillo: The Place of the Spanish Grape in Wine

Row Of GrapevinesWhile Spain may not be the first country that comes to mind when thinking of wine, it actually possesses a rich history with the beverage. You cannot discuss Spanish wine without talking about the Tempranillo grape, which has taken hold as the number one planted grape in the country. See why Tempranillo wine is so popular with this profile offered by Columbia Distributing. Continue reading…