Red Hills in Mac

April 1, 2019 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Kropfs open second restaurant in the AtticusThe Atticus Hotel welcomed a new restaurant to its main floor March 4. Red Hills Kitchen officially filled the space vacated by John Gorham’s Bless Your Heart [...]


The Best Date Spot in Every State

January 24, 2017 ORIGINAL ARTICLE The Best Date Spot in Every State February 13, 2019 By Lauren Mack Jason Anglin Whether it’s a first date or the 50th, a milestone occasion like a proposal or anniversary or just a [...]


Willamette Valley Oregon

February 7, 2019New York-based lover of life, Laura Chung creates inspirational editorials on her blog to inspire you to travel the world.  Laura shows you how to turn your wanderlust dreams into reality with her travel tips + itineraries. [...]


Romantic Getaways in the Willamette Valley

January 30, 2019 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Romance in the air? Looking to recharge or reconnect with that special someone? Many of us have our go-to spots for dinner and a movie. But sometimes a little spice is nice, [...]


Our Review of the Atticus Hotel

January 15, 2019 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Atticus Hotel What's the vibe here? Located in the heart of old McMinnville, a small country town with agricultural roots steeped in pioneer history, the brand-new Atticus Hotel stands like a beacon [...]


A Weekend in McMinnville, OR

January 25, 2019 ORIGINAL ARTICLE TRAVEL A Weekend in McMinnville, OR Never heard of it? I hadn’t either. But some of the best places are hidden gems that are waiting to be discovered. If you’re a Portland [...]


10 Memorable Food Trips to Expand Your Horizons

January 11, 2019 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Our editors hold these cities and countries high among our food hitlist this year—and beyond There are only so many vacation days in a year, so where to travel right now [...]


Steal This Hotel’s Style: Oregon Romanticism

January 10, 2019 ORIGINAL ARTICLE STYLE STEAL THIS HOTEL'S STYLE: OREGON ROMANTICISM Oregon Home Team Room designed by Christina Tello of Tello Interiors GROUP GETAWAY Oregon's lush landscapes, pioneer spirit, and laid-back vibe contribute to the elegant comfort [...]


3 Best Day Trips from Portland, OR

December 21, 2018 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Any visit to Portland can, and should, include at least one venture out of town—consider the Oregon Coast, the Columbia River Gorge, and the Willamette Valley. By some feat of luck or magic [...]


Emerging New-World Destinations for Wine Lovers

November 18, 2018 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Many picturesque New World wine regions are poised to take the crown from iconic Old World appellations. Here are four worthy of your next adventure. Matakuri Lodge, Central Otago / Photo courtesy [...]


Stoller and Atticus Hotel voted “Best”

October 1, 2018 ORIGINAL ARTICLE USA Today recently honored Stoller Family Estate as the “No. 1 Tasting Room” in the nation. The annual 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards also included Van Duzer Vineyards, which was voted No. 8 in [...]


Atticus Hotel McMinnville, Oregon, United States

September 21, 2018 ORIGINAL ARTICLE 8 out of 10 Telegraph expert ratingFrom the friendliness of the team to the chic interiors topfull with details, this property dishes out a taste of the warmth and beauty of the Willamette [...]


Vineyard Town McMinnville Holds Fast to Authenticity

September 11, 2018 Published in the October 2018 issue of Seattle Met ORIGINAL ARTICLE The wine scene has changed since vineyards popped up in McMinnville during 1960s, but the town still has its old charms. Destination: McMinnville, [...]


Atticus in McMinnville voted Best Wine Country Hotel

September 4, 2018 ORIGINAL ARTICLE The 36-room Atticus Hotel in McMinnville, Ore., opened April 1, 2018, two months ahead of schedule.Eight miles to the southwest, USA Today readers fêted a new lodging destination in the Willamette Valley. The Atticus Hotel in [...]


Atticus Hotel wins Best Wine Country Hotel

September 2018 ORIGINAL ARTICLE One of Oregon Wine Country's newest hotels already making a huge impression ATTICUS HOTEL McMinnville, Ore. Situated in Downtown McMinnville in the heart of Oregon’s wine country, Atticus Hotel welcomes guests with welcoming [...]


A New Boutique Hotel in Oregon Wine Country

August 28, 2018 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Earlier this summer, we took a trip up to Oregon wine country. While we were excited to do some wine tasting, naturally, we were also pumped to check out a brand new boutique hotel [...]


The Other Wine County: Willamette Valley

August 24, 2018 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Escape to Oregon’s premier wine region for world-class dining, serene surroundings, and killer vino that’s giving Napa a run for its money. Stoller Family Estate in Dayton, Oregon. PHOTO COURTESY OF STOLLER [...]


Atticus Hotel

August 1, 2018 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Regina Winkle-Bryan • Photography by Greg Kozawa and courtesy of Atticus Hotel Oregon’s Willamette Valley significantly upped its game with the addition of the Atticus Hotel, a hyper-regional property in McMinnville, the epicenter of [...]


Radicchio Salad with Creamy Ranch

August 3, 2018 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Radicchio salad with creamy ranch, blue cheese, bacon, sweet onion, croutons. This delicious summer salad will be on repeat at your house once you try it too. It’s simply irresistible. I wasn’t [...]


How to Decorate Your New Home on a Budget

July 11, 2018This article is by Kassondra Cloos, an Earnest client and freelance journalist. ORIGINAL ARTICLE Finding your new home and signing the papers might be the hard part, but figuring out how to decorate it just so isn’t [...]


Made With Love at Oregon’s Atticus Hotel

July 20, 2018 ORIGINAL ARTICLE From the moment you step into the Atticus Hotel in McMinnville, you might feel like you’re in your great aunt’s home — classy but comfortable, rustic but modern, lovingly handmade but with a deep sense of [...]


Sunset Magazine Awards McMinnville 2018 Travel Award

July 17, 2018 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Willamette Valley Must - McMinnville, OregonThis small agricultural community has responded to the Pinot Noir–driven tourist boom, and now you hardly need to leave its limits to experience the valley’s riches. Downtown, on [...]


Three for Three

July/August 2018 ORIGINAL ARTICLE New lodgings add comfort to top Northwest wine-country destinations Three of the Northwest’s most-popular wine destinations are a little cooler this summer, thanks to the opening of these appealing new properties. In Richland, the [...]


15 Most Underrated American Cities Worth a Visit

June 2018 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Skip the throngs of tourists this summer and head to a lesser-known destination to experience incredible food, one-of-a-kind hotels, eclectic festivals, and more. Instead of Washington, D.C., try Charlottesville, Virginia Presidents Thomas Jefferson and James [...]


Luxury details at the Atticus Hotel make it extra special

June 14, 2018 ORIGINAL ARTICLE The sweet old-fashioned wine country hamlet of McMinnville has plenty going for it—the thriving main street, vibrant farmers’ market, up-and-coming Granary District, uniquely beautiful AVA and abundance of first-class restaurants, from venerable Nick’s Italian [...]


Detours worth taking on your next road trip

May 20, 2018 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Moody Marin County The route: From San Francisco, take U.S.101 north over the Golden Gate Bridge to the California 1/Stinson Beach exit. Take Shoreline Highway to Panoramic Highway to California 1 and Stinson [...]


The 12 Best Honeymoon Destinations for 2018

May 18, 2018 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Of the 4,400 passport-wielding Americans polled last year by Emirates, over 70% admitted to being more excited about their honeymoons than their weddings. We get it. A honeymoon is supposed to be [...]


Schoolhouse Escape: The Atticus Hotel

May 2018 ORIGINAL ARTICLE The area around McMinnville, Oregon produces some of the finest cool-climate wines on the planet. And yet, while wine may be the central attraction, excited travelers haven’t always been able to find the crucial [...]


Atticus Unveiled

May 1, 2018 ORIGINAL ARTICLE McMinnville hotel exudes panache, personality A crowd gathers in front of The Atticus in downtown McMinnville during the community open house in late March. Photo by Rockne Roll Oregon wine [...]


The Best Food and Music Festivals of Summer 2018

April 18, 2018 ORIGINAL ARTICLE This season, don't miss these 12 events around the world. © Courtesy Obonjan Island SHARE: Coachella and Leeds Festivals tend to get all of the attention, but there are other music and [...]


BYH Burgers & Bar now open in McMinnville

April 13, 2018 ORIGINAL ARTICLE BYH Burgers & Bar is now open in the Atticus Hotel from 8 am-11 pm daily Bless Your Heart Burgers, the second branch of the Toro Bravo/John Gorham burger restaurant is now [...]


Atticus Hotel brings the love to McMinnville

April 9, 2018 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Food, art, wine, local products take the stage at wine country hotspot, which includes 36 rooms on four stories and took 10 months to build COURTESY: HALEY SWINTH - A brand-new [...]


McMinnville Gets a Posh, Art-Filled Inn

Ramona DeNies • 03/28/2018 ORIGINAL ARTICLE With a drawing room, plush details, and a swanky-but-simple Bless Your Heart Burgers outpost, the new Atticus Hotel looks classy as hell. A cloud series from oil painter Zach [...]


Oregon Weekend Getaway: North Willamette Valley

February 19, 2018 ORIGINAL ARTICLE A weekend getaway to Oregon’s north Willamette Valley EN ROUTE If struck with a sudden samosa craving while hurtling down Highway 26, pause in Hillsboro at Chennai Masala Indian restaurant for the [...]


New Romantic Restaurants Around Oregon

January 16, 2018 written by Jen Stevenson ORIGINAL ARTICLE New Oregon restaurants perfect for Valentine’s Day reservations Date night reaches new heights in 2018, thanks to these three much-buzzed-about romantic hotspots. They’re perfect for dinner for two, or [...]


Third n Tasty Out, BYH Burgers In

Last Update January 11, 2018 ORIGINAL ARTICLE News from Toro Bravo Inc today. Third n Tasty was supposed to open in McMinnville as the second child in the Tasty n Sons restaurants. But due to changes in John [...]


The stars of Portland’s food scene

JOHN GOTTBERG ANDERSON FOR THE BULLETIN ORIGINAL ARTICLE The city’s dining scene is defined by its varied chefs PORTLAND — When noted San Francisco Bay Area chef Chris Cosentino made the decision last year to expand his restaurant [...]


Wine Country Atticus Open Reservations

By Ryan Stevens on Thursday, September 28, 2017 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Slated to open in spring 2018, the Atticus Hotel is bringing luxury accommodations to historic downtown McMinnville. Starting Sunday, October 1, future guests may make a reservation for [...]


Chef John Gorham

September 1, 2017 ORIGINAL ARTICLE John Gorham is co-owner and executive chef of iconic Portland restaurants Toro Bravo, Tasty n Sons, Tasty n Alder, PLAZA DEL TORO and the upcoming Third n Tasty, which will be located in [...]


Books to make your Mouth Water

Jennifer Anderson • Monday, August 28, 2017 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Two releases tell backstories of local distillers, star chef: they are 'Hello! My Name is Tasty' and 'High-Proof PDX' If there's one thing we love to do more than [...]


Third n Tasty to Open in McMinnville

By PDX Food Dude • July 24, 2017 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Following on the successes of “Tasty n Sons” and “Tasty n Alder”, “Third n Tasty” to open. The press release tells the story – McMinnville, Ore. (July 24, 2017)–The [...]


Atticus Hotel lands celebrated PDX chef

By David Bates • Staff Writer • July 24, 2017 ORIGINAL ARTICLE When the Atticus Hotel opens in downtown McMinnville next spring, the ground floor will feature a restaurant conceived by one of Portland’s most celebrated chefs. [...]


McMinnville aging like a fine wine

By Chuck Slothower in Real Estate and Development June 2, 2017 2:51pm ORIGINAL ARTICLE Construction is booming in McMinnville as local officials and business owners seek to capitalize on strong demand for wine-country tourism. [...]


Atticus Hotel Plans Unveiled

February 24, 2017 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Locally-Owned, Oregon-Inspired Luxury Hotel to be Built in Downtown McMinnville • 36-Room, full-service hotel set to open in Spring 2018 McMinnville, Ore. (January 24, 2017) The Atticus Hotel, a new locally-owned, Oregon inspired [...]


Jeb Bladine: Progressive looks at parking solutions

By Jeb Bladine • February 3, 2017 ORIGINAL ARTICLE McMinnville has been progressive about downtown parking for decades. As tourism and property developments returned parking challenges to the forefront of public discussion, decision-makers will join a long line [...]


News Briefs: Announcing The Atticus

Feburary 1, 2017 ORIGINAL ARTICLE The Atticus Hotel, a new locally owned, Oregon-inspired luxury hotel, is set to break ground in downtown McMinnville in May 2017, with an official opening spring 2018. The 36-room boutique hotel aims “to [...]



January 27, 2017 • Dees Stribling, Bisnow National ORIGINAL ARTICLE A group of local investors is planning a new hotel in McMinnville to take advantage of the area's popularity as a short hop from Portland with a [...]


Luxury hotel coming to downtown McMinnville

By Jamie Hale - JHale@oregonian.com - The Oregonian/OregonLive Visitors to Willamette Valley wine country will have a swankier place to stay in McMinnville. Owners announced plans Tuesday for the new Atticus Hotel in downtown McMinnville, a 36-room "Oregon-inspired" [...]



By Katy Sword on January 24, 2017  ORIGINAL ARTICLE Included in the Morning Roundup 6. Luxury hotel to open in downtown McMinnville  The new 36-room hotel, known as the Atticus, will break ground in May with an opening date of [...]


Atticus Hotel Plans Unveiled

January 24, 2017 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Locally-Owned, Oregon-Inspired Luxury Hotel to be Built in Downtown McMinnville • 36-Room, full-service hotel set to open in Spring 2018 McMinnville, Ore. (January 24, 2017) The Atticus Hotel, a new locally-owned, Oregon inspired [...]


Hotel project proposed in Mac

By Tom Henderson • Staff Writer • January 23, 2017 A development group has announced plans for building a four-story boutique hotel at the corner of Fourth and Ford streets in downtown McMinnville. The hotel, dubbed the [...]