Oregon Distillers Guild Annual Tasting To Kick Off “Oregon Distillery Month”
(Portland, Ore. October 1, 2009 ) – Join thirteen Oregon distilleries in the main ballroom at McMenamins Edgefield for an afternoon of spirits tastings from 1pm – 4pm on Saturday, October 17, 2009. Tickets are $20. For tickets, contact McMenamins Edgefield at 503-669-8610. Light appetizers will be provided. There will be tours every half hour of the Edgefield Distillery.
The event is the annual Fall spirits tasting put on by the Oregon Distillers Guild, the nations first guild for craft distillers. Thirteen Oregon distilleries will show over twenty four different Oregon distilled products at this event.
Oregon distillers attending the Oregon Distillers Guild tasting at McMenamins are: Artisan Spirits, Bendistillery, Cascade Peak Distillery, Highball Distillery, Hood River Distillers, House Spirits, Indio Spirits, Integrity Spirits, Liquid Vodka, New Deal Distillery, Rogue Spirits, and Sub Rosa Spirits. Each will feature two or more of the regions best distilled products.
October is unoffically, Oregon Distillery Month. The Guild Tasting at McMenamins Edgfield will be followed by the Great American Distillers Festival the next weekend. It is expected that both will be well attended by the local populace.
About Oregon Distillers Guild:
The Oregon Distillers Guild was the first state based craft distilling group to band together and form a Guild. The Oregon Distillers Guild formed in May of 2007 and has sponsored two bills before the Oregon Legislature; influenced policy within the Oregon Liquor Control Commission and worked with Travel Oregon and Oregon Bounty programs to promote Oregon as a destination for all things liqurious.