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Press Clips

2015 Events

Portland Society Page $3.2 Million Raised at 2015 Classic Wines Auction to Boost Local Charities 4/13/15
Portland Business Journa
l Fun Fact 4-10-2015
Wine Spectator Wine Scores Big for Charity in 2014 3-26-2015
OregonLive Portland restaurants and bar events Week of 3-4-2015 to 3-10-2015
Oregonian A&E Dining Notebook 3-6-15
Lake Oswego Review Living her life to the fullest 3-5-2015
Great Northwest Wine Classic Wines Auction to boost Oregon, Washington Charities 2-17-2015
Lake Oswego Review
KUNI CEO honored 2-12-15
The Portland Tribune KUNI CEO honored 2-12-15
Portland Business Journal
What tops out at 155 mph and helps local kids? 2-3-15
Lake Oswego Review
31st annual Classic Wines Auction set for March 7th 1-29-15
Portland Food and Drink
31 winemaker dinners set to benefit local charities 1-7-15
Beaverton Valley Times Classic Wines Auction doubles staff size ahead of 2015 event 12-25-2014
Lake Oswego Review Classic Wines Auction doubles staff size ahead of 2015 event 12-25-2014
About Face Online Pouring out her soul 12-23-2014
The Portland Tribune People on the move 12-23-2014
Portland Food and Drink Classic Wines Auction Gets Boost from Regional and
International Wine Pioneers
Portland Business Journal People on the move 12-4-2014
pdxtra Classic Wines Auction uncorked Nov./Dec. 2014
OregonLive Walla Walla winereis bring tasting to Portland 11-20-2014
Portland Society Pages Classic Wines Auction Fall Winemaker Dinner Series
Raises $60,720
Portland Business Journal Book of Giving 11-7-14
About Face Magazine Pouring out her soul Fall 2014
Beaverton Valley Times Classic Wines Auction annouces new board members 10-2-2014
The Portland Tribune Classic Wines Auction annouces new board members 9-30-2014
Lake Oswego Review Classic Wines Auction annouces new board members 9-30-2014

2014 30th Anniversary Events

The Oregonian Popovich's vintage approach extends beyond the court 7-27-14
Portland Business Journal
Classic Wines Auction raised $3.5 million for local charities 7-8-14
Wine Spectator Record Sum Raised in Portland's Classic Wines Auction 6-30-14
The Columbian Wine auction raises big bucks for YWCA 6-6-14
Portland Business Journal Interview with Laura Carlisle, Kuni Automotive 5-30-14
The Oregonian Corks+Forks event on June 12 5-21-14
Portland Monthly
Ambassadors Dinner presented by Bank of America 4-14-14
The Oregonian Scene and Heard 4-4-14
The Oregonian Scene and Heard 4-2-14
Portland Society Page
Record Breaking Classic Wines 3-23-14
Explore the Pearl Classic Wines Auction Returns to the Pearl Jan/Feb 2014
The Oregonian
Foodday Section Revisits Portland's Extreme Wine Collectors 2-19-14
The Oregonian First BMW i8 in the Region Up For Auction 2-15-14
Oregon Live Portland's Extreme Wine Collectors 2-13-14
AboutFace BMW i8 Hybrid Up For Auction 2-3-14
Portland Business Journal James Beard chefs lend talents to 2014 Wine Auction 1-7-14
Enobytes Announces 2014 Winemaker Dinners 12-26-13
The Oregonian Classic Wines Auction in the Oregonian 12-22-13
The Oregonian More than 400 guests attended 17 different dinners 12-18-13
Portland Food and Drink Winemaker Dinner Announcement 12-18-13
Portland Monthly's Eatbeat Fall Winemaker Dinners 9-25-13


Portland Business Journal Classic Wines Auction writes its 2013 checks 6-19-13
Portland Society Page The 29th Annual Classic Wines Auction Raises Over $2.9 million 3-17-13
Portland Business Journal Classic Wines Auction Raises $2.9M 3-4-13
The Oregonian Charity wine auction a corker 3-2-13
Oregon Live Records fall as sold-out 29th Classic Wines Auction gets underway 3-1-13
Portland Monthly 5 Questions with Classic Wines Auction's Heather Martin 2-27-13
Portland Business Journal Sold-out Classic Wines Auction sets record 2-8-13
Oregon Live Classic Wines Auction benefit dinners to be held at Northeast Portland restaurants 2-6-13
Portland Monthly Classic Wines Auction 2013 1-25-13


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