Published by Figure 1, Oregon Wine + Food features 40 Oregon winemakers and 80 recipes from local chefs
Portland, Ore. (May 2, 2023) — Oregon Wine + Food, a new book by Portland authors Danielle Centoni and Kerry Newberry, is released today. The new book pairs recipes from local chefs and restaurants with Oregon wines, plus interviews with winemakers. Published by the Canada-based Figure 1, the book features colorful photography alongside conversations with influential wine professionals and 80 four-season recipes. The book is now available at independent bookstores in Oregon and online.
Published during May’s Oregon Wine Month, Oregon Wine + Food brings together winemaker voices from across the state and traces the history of Oregon’s evolution into a top wine destination. The new book includes interviews with 40 winemakers who each collaborated with local chefs on recipes to pair with their wines. Oregon Wine + Food recipes include appetizers and small plates, soups, salads, and sides, meat and vegetarian mains, fish and seafood, and desserts.
Example wineries and recipes include:
- Brianne Day from Day Wines and a Crispy Potato Salad with Peas and Smoked Mussels from Chef Sara Hauman
- Nate Wall from Troon Vineyard with a Pastrami Beet Reuben from Chef Carl Krause
- CJ McCollum from McCollum Heritage 91 and Halibut Tacos with Avocado Dressing from Chef Joy Dario
Authors Danielle Centoni and Kerry Newberry began working on Oregon Wine + Food in 2020, during the height of the pandemic. Centoni, a James Beard award-winning food writer and recipe developer, tested every recipe and adapted them as needed for the home cook. Newberry, a longtime wine and food writer who has contributed to Wine & Spirits, Sunset Magazine, Edible Portland, and others, worked closely with winemakers to share their and the larger Oregon wine story.
The new book includes beautiful landscape, food and portrait photography by Portland-based photographer John Valls, and food styling by Andrea Slonecker.
A book signing event will take place with the authors at Powell’s City of Books on July 26 at 7 pm. For more book signing events, please visit the Oregon Wine + Food book website.
Book cover imagery and more assets can be found in the folder here.
Oregon Wine + Food is available today at independent booksellers in Oregon and at online retailer Amazon.
About Danielle Centoni
Danielle Centoni is a James Beard Award-winning food writer, recipe developer, and cookbook author. She is a former food editor of The Oakland Tribune, The Oregonian, Imbibe Magazine, MIX Magazine, and Eater Portland. Her work has been featured in regional and national publications, including EatingWell, Fine Cooking, Better Homes & Gardens, Modern Farmer, and Seattle Magazine, among others. She has also co-authored three cookbooks and contributed editorial work and recipes to many others. She regularly blogs about home cooking in the Pacific Northwest at Roux44.com.
About Kerry Newberry
Kerry Newberry is a Portland-based writer who writes about food, wine, farming, and travel. She holds a master’s degree in Educational Leadership for Sustainability from Portland State University and has studied with the Wine & Spirit Education Trust. Her writing has been featured in numerous publications, including Travel Oregon, Sunset, Edible Portland, The Oregonian’s MIX Magazine, Forbes, Fodor’s, Oregon Public Broadcasting, Wine & Spirits Magazine, and SIP Northwest. Her writing has been recognized with multiple awards and fellowships by Les Dames d’Escoffier International, Edible Communities, and the Symposium for Professional Wine Writers.
About Figure 1 Publishing
Figure 1 Publishing is a leading North American publisher of high quality illustrated books. We publish books in the areas of art, architecture, design, food + drink, Indigenous art + culture, and photography.