Posts Categorized: News

Tasting Truck Build Out

Our Citroën H-van has been spending its evenings with another crew.  The good folks over at Orange PDX  took a few slabs of old barn wood and some steal to create an amazing build out for our tasting truck. Thanks Orange for letting us roam around and capture some behind the scenes moments and Wendy Etter for the great design.  We look forward to seeing you all at our weekend home on SE Division and 33rd!

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Behind the scenes of our Pinkies Down Videos

Our primary goal at Union Wine Co. has always been to make great wine without all the fuss and so we recently teamed up with David CressEric Edwards and Story Manufacturing Co. to make some videos that illustrate just a few of the challenges of trying too hard when drinking wine.

Click here to watch the videos.

Here are a few behind the scenes photos from the shoot. Stay tuned for more videos by following us on Facebook or Instagram. Cheers!

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SF Can Launch

This week we stepped away from work at the winery and headed to San Francisco to celebrate the launch of our Pinot in a can with our friends at Marine LayerTaylor Stitch, and Huckberry

We spent time exploring this wonderful city visiting shops and restaurants that we have long admired from afar, such as Sight GlassCoffee and Swan Oyster Depot  to name a few.

If you’re in San Francisco and would like to try our Pinot in a can please join us at select Marine Layer and Taylor Stitch locations next Thursday, August 14 for a special event and “pinkiesdown” sale. More details are in the invite below. Cheers!

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We’re bringing Oregon Wine Country to Portland – join us this weekend!

Our vintage 1972 French Citroën H Van has officially found a home! Starting July 25th stop by for a sampling of five wines or take your wine in a bottle (or can) to go! You can find us parked on the East corner of SE Division and 33rd, Friday 5-9pm and Saturday-Sunday 1-8pm. In addition to the public hours, the H Van will be available to rent for private events. For availability and pricing contact us by phone at 971-322-4791 or by email at info@unionwinecompany.com.

We look forward to bringing the taste of Oregon Wine Country to the city of Portland.

Hope to see you soon, Santé!

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Photography by Julia Saltzman + David L. Reamer

Monthly Cocktail : The Fourth

In celebration of the 4th of July, we are kicking off a series of monthly Union Wine Co. Cocktails. This month’s cocktail is ironically called The Fourth. It’s a refreshing combination of our 2011 Alchemist Chardonnay with tea infused Aviation Gin and fresh herbs. It’s the perfect cocktail to have in hand while manning the hot grill this holiday. Try it out and let us know what you think. Happy Fourth and remember to keep it #pinkiesdown!

Serves 2
3 oz Aviation Gin
1-2 tea bags (we used a mixture of green and rooibos)
3 oz Alchemist Chardonnay
1 oz simple syrup
1 oz lemon juice
2-3 mint leaves
4-5 basil leaves

Prep:
Infuse gin with tea for 1-2 hours.

Muddle the herbs in a cocktail shaker add ice and the ingredients above, shake and strain. Serve on the rocks or straight up.

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Photography by Julia Saltzman