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Press Clips

30th Anniversary Events

"More than 400 guests attended 17 different dinners"

Oregonian featuring Classic Wines Auction

Explore the Pearl
"Classic Wines Auction Returns to the Pearl"

Explore the Pearl

Portland Business Journal
"James Beard chefs lend talents to 2014 Wine Auction"

Portland Business Journal

The Oregonian Foodday Section Revisits Portland's Extreme Wine Collectors 02-19-2014
The Oregonian First BMW i8 in the Region Up For Auction 02-15-2014
Oregon Live Portland's Extreme Wine Collectors 02-13-2014
AboutFace BMW i8 Hybrid Up For Auction 02-03-2014
Enobytes Announces 2014 Winemaker Dinners 12-26-2013
Portland Food and Drink Winemaker Dinner Announcement 12-18-2013
Oregonian Classic Wines Auction in the Oregonian 12-22-2013
Portland Monthly's Eatbeat Fall Winemaker Dinners 9-25-2013


Portland Business Journal Classic Wines Auction writes its 2013 checks 6-19-2013
Portland Business Journal Classic Wines Auctions 3-04-2013
Portland Monthly 5 Questions with Classic Wines Auction's Heather Martin 2-27-2013
Oregon Live Records fall as sold-out 29th Classic Wines Auction gets underway 3-01-2013
Portland Business Journal Sold-out Classic Wines Auction sets record 2-8-2013
Oregon Live Classic Wines Auction benefit dinners to be held at Northeast Portland restaurants 2-06-2013
Portland Monthly Classic Wines Auction 2013 1-25-2013


Oregon Wine Press Charity Haul 4-1-12
Portland Business Journal Classic Wines Auction raises $2.42M 3-6-12
Oregon Live Classic Wines Auction raises more than $2.3 million for area charities 3-4-12
The Oregonian
Wine Notes: Charity often served best with bottles, or cases, of wine 2-27-12
Portland Monthly Magazine
Classic Wines Auction Week of Wine 1-31-12


Wine Spectator 4-30-11 | PDF
Portland Business Journal 3-11-11 | PDF


Wine Spectator 5-31-10 | PDF
Wine Spectator 4-30-10 | PDF
The Oregonian March 2010
Oregon Wine Press February 2010 | PDF


Wine Spectator 4-30-09 | PDF
Northwest Palate July/August 2009 | PDF
Ultimate Northwest April/May 2009 | PDF
Wine Spectator 3-31-09 | PDF