Blog

Herd Herald

All Articles

Ancient Heritage Cheesemaker Dinner

Posted On

Thursday, MAY 29th • 6:30-9:00pm Enjoy Ancient Heritage Cheeses in a five-course dinner with wine pairings, prepared by Executive Chef Scott Weaver with special guest Emily Morgan of Ancient Heritage Dairy.  Appetizer: Adelle Cheese Pizza with Pear Conserve paired with Capitello Brut Sparkling Soup: Minestra de FarRo Lucchese withHannah Reserve Cheese paired with COR ‘Alba’ GewurZtraminer Pinot Gris Salad: Panzanella…

Celebrate Your Graduate!

Posted On

It's the loveliest of seasons again... Spring is in full bloom, Portlanders are venturing out into the sunshine, and hard working students are preparing for graduation. With so much to celebrate we think it's the perfect time to plan a party! The Elephants Herd knows a thing or two about throwing a great party. Combine…

Owen Roe Winemaker’s Dinner

Posted On

February's wine dinner was such a pleasure. We made new friends and welcomed familiar faces. Nick really loved sharing his wine knowledge, and we helped celebrate a birthday! Thank you to all of our guests for an evening of warmth and merriment. This month we are excited to welcome the always knowledgable and hillarious Garret…

Refreshing Additions at NW 22nd

Posted On

We have a number of new beverages on the wall at our NW 22nd location that we'd love to share. If you're looking for a thirst quenching pick-me-up, expand your palate with one of these unique new selections! Fentimans Botanical Sodas Fentimans is a tasty elixir maker out of the UK. They use botanicals and…

Howdy Neighbors!

Posted On

Our Neighborhood Party at Corbett was a great success! We had such a wonderful time meeting our neighbors, sharing stories and enjoying free concessions from some great vendors. A special thanks to PDX Wine, Zancanella Imports, & Anam Cara for their top-notch wine tastings; Oregon Natural Beef for their sustainable burgers; 444 Beverages for their specialty chai tea; and Ron Hughes for…

Spanish Wine & Paella Dinner

Posted On

Join us Thursday, January 23rd, at 6:30pm for a special dinner featuring the food & wine of Spain. Executive Chef Scott Weaver’s will be making his famous Paella right in the Garden Room, with Spanish wines presented by Store Director Nick Doughty. Seating is very limited, so call 503.299.6304 and make your reservations today!  Menu…

Cozy UpwithCocoaandCandles

Posted On

As our days of holiday indulgence wind down, there’s nothing sweeter than donning your new Christmas sweater, lighting a few candles and sipping on some of the finest hot chocolate around. In our quest to brighten Winter nights we’re taking 20% off all candles today through December 31st! We’ve also asked Marge, our gift guru, about…

Wine Specials

Posted On

We've reached the last of our Twelve Treats of Christmas. Time certainly flies when you’re sharing the treasures of the season! For our final offering we are proud to present two incredible wine specials. Orin Swift - Locations - Tour de Europe Renowned Napa Valley Winemaker Dave Phinney (the Prisoner, Mercury Head) recently turned his…

House-Made Rillettes

Posted On

Rillettes are a preparation of meat similar to pâté. Originally made with pork, the meat was cubed, salted and cured, cooked slowly over low heat until very tender, then raked into small shreds and blended with the warm cooking fat to form a rustic paste. Like cassoulet or fondue, this French dish has its many…

House-Made Ubriaco

Posted On

Ubriaco is the Italian word for ‘drunk’. In culinary terms it refers to cheeses that are aged in wine & wine grape must. These are a delicacy in Italy as the wine must soaks into the cheese giving it the aroma of a wine cellar & plenty of tannic wine flavors. Our wine buyer Larry…

Happy New Beers!

Posted On

Our beer buyer at NW 22nd has festive seasonal specials in both large & small formats. Sample our Belgian selection including giants from Cloak of Martin, Houblon Chouffe, & Scaldis Noel, which weighs in at 13% ABV. This one’s a bit on the boozy side, but it’s a tasty sipper with caramel notes, hints of…

Bûche de Noël

Posted On

Popularized by the bakers of Paris in the 1800’s, Bûche de Noël is the French name for this famous log-shaped Christmas cake. The yule log tradition began in the Iron Age – not a time generally associated with pastry arts. Prior to the medieval era families and villages gathered on the winter solstice to burn…

Join Our Rewards Program

Get $5 Off

your next purchase– plus other special gifts and offers

Learn More
Sign up for

Ele-Mail

Be the first to know about monthly specials, events, and news.

Close X