Invite your friends over for an amazing five-course dinner paired with big, red Italian varietals from Zerba Cellars and custom-made Limoncello. And do it all without breaking a sweat.
Instead of being in the kitchen, you’ll be seated alongside seven of your favorite people. This package includes a case of Zerba Cellars’ Italian red varietals from the heart of the Walla Walla Valley, served by a tasting steward from Zerba Cellars, wait staff and an Italian feast prepared by Chef de Cuisine Kali Ramey Martin of Bird is the Word.
Martin of Bird is the Word.
Design your dream garden with Scott Picker, owner of Aspen Creek Landscaping and a long time Chehalem Cultural Center advocate.
Known for his artistic design combined with extensive plant material knowledge, Scott designs some of the area’s most beautiful gardens that continue to impress throughout the year with color, texture and fragrance. This package includes custom landscape design and onsite consultation, concept drawings and customized, final plans just for you.
Included in your design and installation is Oregon hardscaping to include pavers, decomposed granite or landscape boulders.
To top it all off, fifty perennials of your choosing are included.
Make Greek cuisine less foreign as you enjoy a unique cooking class from four-star Greek chef Eleni of Eleni’s Philoxenia Restaurant in Portland’s Pearl District.
Join hosts extraordinaire Sharon and Stan Halle in their gorgeous Edgewood Farm kitchen with a stunning view of the Willamette River. This class is for four couples, so gather your friends for this hands-on experience in creating and savoring authentic Greek cooking and fine wines.
This exceptional evening of food, wine and music is made even more special by the atmosphere created by the host’s lovely home and estate gardens which have been featured in several national publications including Traditional Home.
Close your eyes, relax and take in the sounds and smells that surround you. Are you sure you have not been transported to a relaxing holiday in the Mediterranean?
*This event is to be scheduled on a Sunday or Monday at a mutually convenient date.
Opening bid $1,000
Four couples will participate in an interactive murder mystery in historic Newberg.
As you walk up the steps of Newberg’s charming Lions Gate Inn and embrace your role in a thrilling play written by Donna Gentry especially for you and your friends, you’ll feel like you stepped into a live game of “Clue.”
As you visit while enjoying wine by Claygate Estate Vineyard you’ll wonder if you’re toasting with the murderer. Then, as you dine on a scrumptious meal created by Storr’s Smokehouse you could be rubbing elbows with the one whodunnit. Or did she? Maybe it was you?
Luckily you won’t have to go to bed wondering, or keeping your secret, as the mystery will be solved by evening’s end before everyone retires to one of four elegant suites designed with your comfort in mind. *EXPIRES SEPTEMBER 6, 2015
While this package includes dinner for six guests at the charming Joel Palmer Restaurant in Dayton, it’s the company that makes it a real treat. Spend an evening at the table with Jack Czarnecki, gourmet chef and the man dubbed as “Oregon’s Tuffle Czar” and one of the area’s most enjoyable story tellers. Jack was named one of the 16 best chefs in the country by the James Beard Foundation. Back in Pennsylvania, Jack produced and hosted his own cable television show: “At the Table with Jack Czarnecki.” Now’s your chance to join him at the table and hear about where his passion and creativity have taken him now that he’s written three award-winning cookbooks, been featured many times on national media and been the subject of numerous articles in various publications. Jack and his wife Heidi bought the pioneer home and transformed it into a fine dining restaurant featuring wild mushrooms harvested by Jack and his family. The Joel Palmer House is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Jack will create a special truffle dinner to be paired with library wines by Archery Summit Winery, presented by winemaker, Christopher Mazepink, who has dedicated his entire career to working with Oregon Pinot Noir. This package includes a set of autographed copies of Jack’s three award winning cookbooks for each couple. EVENT TAKES PLACE FEBRUARY 2015
Want a truly unique getaway experience? Begin at Rollin and Corby Soles’ Wits’ End. Which is actually a good thing as that is the name of their picturesque twenty-acre vineyard situated on the southwest slope of the Chehalem Mountain range, which recently has been approved as a distinctive American Viticultural Area (AVA).
This package includes three nights, and four days accommodation in a new 25-foot Airstream Luxury Travel Vehicle (retail value $98,000) nestled right in the vineyard containing what Rollin considers “the three sexiest Dijon Pinot Noir clones available.” The vineyard is enhanced by the unusual detail of two, year-round fresh water springs. The private, exclusive nature and tranquility of the site will make this a treasured, unique experience to be enjoyed with a sampling of Roco wines.
One night you will dine at Recipe, A Neighborhood Kitchen and the next at Ruddick/Wood. While both restaurants are uniquely different in menu and ambiance, each prides themselves on cultivating relationships with local farmers and uses the finest, seasonal ingredients.
$350 per couple.
This hoedown at the picturesque Claygate Estate Vineyards is known as the party of the valley and shouldn’t be missed by anyone who enjoys fabulous food, wonderful wine and dancing in the moonlight.
The evening kicks off with music by Big Ron Sabin. Indulge in a dinner prepared by Recipe, a Neighborhood Kitchen, known for using local ingredients to create unique, exquisite meals.
Following this gourmet meal, it’s time to kick up your heels when the Michele Drey & Branded Band begin playing music that is sure to get you out of your chair. While dining, dancing and drinking fine wine & beer make for a perfect evening, it doesn’t end there—this is a hoedown after all!
Fun is the theme tonight and you’ll have plenty of it, learning how to rope and participating in a shooting contest.
To commemorate all the fun, step into a photo booth set up just to capture you and your friends having a night to remember. Now, with proof!
$350 per couple.
EVENT TAKES PLACE MAY 9, 2015
The Cellar Insider Package treats two couples, or four people, to a session with renowned winemaker Rollin Soles in a morning set aside for a barrel tasting and wine blending this January. You’ll taste through the wines in barrel and then with samples of your favorite wines, you will each proceed to blend your very own magnum of a special cuvee to take home.
For the wine enthusiast, there is no better experience than tasting wine aged in barrels from cooperages from around the world and from various vineyards in the Valley. The wine-making session will conclude with lunch at the winery in the company of Willamette Valley wine industry pioneers Rollin and Corby Soles. In addition, each couple will receive six bottles of ROCO’s “Sampler” club package and an invitation to the 2014 Harvest Party October 4, 2014 and the 2013 New Release Party in early spring of 2015.
Also, as VIP members you will be treated to complimentary tastings in the tasting room and a 20 percent discount on all purchases of three or more bottles for one year PLUS additional special member opportunities throughout the year.
*This package takes place September 2014 to August 2015. The Cellar Insider Package and event dates will be set in January and are not available for rescheduling. Special events are held on weekends and notices of the dates are sent 3-4 months prior.
Limited to 35 couples | Event takes place March 28, 2015
Spring into the new season with an exquisite view of Oregon Wine Country at the award-winning Stoller Family Estate. Toast to a fine, four-course dinner prepared by Executive Chef Sunny Jin of Jory Restaurant at The Allison Inn & Spa. Mingle with “Friends of the Center” while delighting in one of Oregon’s best viewpoints as 2013 Galaxy Award winner Bill Stoller graciously opens his impressive wine cellar and lovely tasting room to 35 fortunate couples to celebrate the coming of spring in the Willamette Valley.
Guests will begin the evening with hors d’oeuvres & wine, while enjoying live music by concert violinist, Aaron Meyer. Next, each of Sunny’s delicious courses will be created with a special Stoller vintage in mind offering guests a variety designed to please each palate.
It’s Civil War time!
The perfect opportunity to show your support and enthusiasm for our Oregon State Beavers! Start the day off worry free with a parking pass and packed cooler and create your own tailgater in your very own party parking space close to Reser Stadium. Join the Beaver Party! Tailgate with fellow fans before the game, connect with fellow alumni, make new friends, have fun!
So you don’t stand out like a sore thumb in a sea of black and orange, you will be provided with additional Beaver gear. Not enough for you to watch the most anticipated game of the Collegiate season in Oregon seated in premium louge seats? How about side line passes so you can really feel the heat and be immersed in history in the making!
Enthusiasm is contagious so give it your all! You know you want to...Go Beavs!!!!
SHOWDOWN ON NOVEMBER 29TH 2014.