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Book Event: Winemakers of the Willamette Valley

September 20, 2013

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Cristom Vineyards winery and vineyard at harvest time. John D’Anna

Mark your calendars for September 28, 2013, when Cristom Vineyards in Salem, Oregon, will host a special Harvest Market event with fine wine, delicious food, live music, and… books! History Press authors Vivian Perry and John Vincent will be at the event to sign copies of Winemakers of the Willamette Valley: Pioneering Vintners of Oregon’s […]

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New from History Press West: Tragedy at Southern Oregon Tunnel 13

September 20, 2013

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Southern Oregon Historical Society #6791.

I consider the crime in which these brothers were involved among the most serious in the criminal annals of this state. —Special Prosecutor George Neuner The DeAutremont brothers were looking for a big score. They brought dynamite, guns and a getaway car. On October 11, 1923, at the summit of the Siskiyou Mountains in Southern […]

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New from American Palate West: A History of Pacific Northwest Cuisine

September 20, 2013

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Grilled oysters with chermoula on a bed of rock salt. Paley’s Place Bistro & Bar. 2013. Courtesy of Pamela Heiligenthal.

Let the flavors of the Pacific Northwest dance across your palate. This October, History Press West is excited to debut a new American Palate title exploring the roots of Northwest food and drink… With a dash of humor and a sprinkling of recipes, culinarian Marc Hinton chronicles the bounty of the Pacific Northwest from the […]

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Free Screening of Portland Noir

September 20, 2013

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Portland Noir cropped

From shanghaied sailors to opium dens, Portland’s illicit past is legendary. “Mr. Chairman, I will state that there is one port on the Pacific Coast that has always been known as the greatest crimping den in America. I refer to the port of Portland.” —Andrew Furuseth, President, International Seamen’s Union, in testimony before Congress in […]

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Portland Beer: Crafting the Road to Beervana

July 23, 2013

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Portland beer fans don’t mind standing in line for great craft beer. Photo courtesy of Timothy Horn and the Oregon Brewers Festival.

It’s not just because the beer is good, it’s because it’s ours. —Don Younger This week (July 24-July 28) throngs of crafts beer lovers will gather to celebrate at the 26th Annual Oregon Brewers Festival held in Portland’s Waterfront Park. This September, History Press West invites you to raise a pint to Portland’s storied brewing […]

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