*** *** Primrose & Tumbleweeds: 2014

Ring in the New Year at Primrose & Tumbleweeds

Ring in 2015 at Primrose & Tumbleweeds

Enjoy Oregon Wine, Beer, Cider and Specialty

Cocktails with delicious food
 all evening while listening to live music
From Tim Trautman on the piano.

Last minute gifts - there is still time to give Oregon Wine

Local delivery is available.  Are you outside of the area and need to send wine to your friends or family?  Give us a call and we can help you choose the perfect local wine, we will deliver to the recipient in the Portland Metro area.  
If a gift certificate is more your style, we can mail it to the recipient, there is still time!


Holiday Gift Idea for the Party Host

Looking for the perfect host or hostess gift for the holiday party this weekend?
How about a growler full of your favorite beer or cider?
Fill with one of our 10 beers or ciders on tap.
Empty Growler just $5
Fill is just $12 or $16 depending on the beverage.
Or, if you are hosting your own party, bring your growlers and fill them here.  It is a great way to serve your guests on a smallish budget.

Holiday Gift Idea - Olympic Provisions

Our countdown to Christmas and Holiday Gift Ideas list continues with one of Oprah's favorite things for 2014 and one of our favorites things always!  
Olympic Provisions dried salami.  Perfect as a stocking stuffer or slice it up and serve to your guests with some delicious artisan cheeses.
We also have the Chocolate Salami, if you haven't tried that you must!  It looks like salami but there is no meat to be found, instead it is a delicious log of chocolate with pistachios and other yummy ingredients.

Holiday Gift Idea - Selection of Holiday Truffles

Give a box of delicious, quality, hand made locally, artisan truffles.  So many delicious flavors to choose from, you may have to try a few for yourself!  Build your own box from the selection in any quantity you choose.  A 2 piece box is perfect for a stocking stuffer or a 6 piece box can be a great Secret Santa gift.  Be the star of your holiday party's white elephant exchange.

Holiday Gift Ideas - Picnic Stix

It might be too cold to sit outside and drink wine this week but it is always nice to think about relaxing at an outdoor summer concert with your friends and enjoying your favorite wine.
The Picnic Stix keep your wine bottle and your glasses from spilling.  
Perfect gift for any of your friends!  $14

Holiday Gift Idea - Sparkling Wine, Mini Bottle

Great stocking filler for the person that loves to add a little sparkle to their holiday.
Stella Rosa is a semi sweet sparkling red wine
$8 each or buy the 3 pack for $21

Holiday Gift Idea - Saturday Night Live Journal

A great gift for the SNL lover that likes to keep track of things.  Several covers to choose from, celebrate SNL's 40th Anniversary.

Holiday Gift Idea - Wine Bottle Candelabra

Made of wrought iron, this Candelabra is the perfect way to decorate with those beautiful wine bottles you have been saving.  A great gift for yourself or for that person who loves to entertain.

Holiday Gift Idea - Moonstruck Tumbled Chocolates

Keep these on hand for those unexpected guests this holiday season, put them in a pretty bowl and serve with wine.  They also make a great Stocking Stuffer too!  Just $5 you will want to buy all the flavors including carmelized hazelnuts, sea salt caramels and chocolate covered blueberries.

Holiday Gift Idea - Whiskey Rocks

For the Whiskey lover in your life.  These rocks are stainless steel, keep them in the freezer and then place in your glass with your favorite whiskey.  Keeps it cold without diluting your drink.  Perfect gift or stocking stuffer.  $29.00

Wine Glass Writers

Great Stocking Stuffer for the wine lover and person who loves to entertain.  These pens will write on glass or ceramic, they won't rub off but then you can wash it off with just soap and water.  Fun and easy gift idea!  Just $10.95

A Great Stocking Stuffer - Moonstruck Chocolate Bar

Dark Chocolate, Milk Chocolate, Chocolate with Sea Salt, Chocolate with Chile, Mayan Milk Chocolate.  So many varieties, at just $4 each you can get one for each stocking and everyone will be happy!

Holiday Gift Giving Ideas

Primrose & Tumbleweeds may be home to The World's Largest Selection of Oregon Wines but we also have a great selection of items perfect for Stocking Stuffers and Gift Giving during the holidays.  Follow along this holiday season for some great ideas to help with your holiday shopping.

We start today with the easiest gift of all - A Gift Certificate to Primrose & Tumbleweeds.  Available in any amount this is the perfect stocking stuffer, Secret Santa gift for a co-worker or anyone else that might enjoy wine, beer, food, or chocolate.  Gift Certificates can be redeemed for anything at Primrose & Tumbleweeds, from a bottle of wine to our delicious Hungarian Mushroom Soup!

Buy your Olympic Provisions at Primrose & Tumbleweeds

Oprah has just named Portland's Olympic Provisions Salami as one of her favorite things of 2014.
Buy yours at Primrose & Tumblweeds, we carry all twelve varieties and it goes great with Oregon wine!  You can also enjoy it served on our charcuterie plate with cheeses, fruit and fresh baguette.

Golden Ticket Holiday Shopping Kick Off Party - Friday, November 14th

Join us on Friday, November 14th, 5pm to 8pm
For the Downtown Hillsboro Golden Ticket Kick Off
Participating merchants will be open late
Each time you shop with a participating merchant you could receive your Golden Ticket
which is then redeemable at another participating merchant for a special deal
Check with each participating merchant for details on their promotion

At Primrose & Tumbleweeds we will have a special deal just for you during the Kick Off Party
Come in and purchase 2 beverages and 2 entrees to 
receive your choice of a FREE appetizer or dessert

Call 503-703-8525 for reservations

During the Kick Off Party take a "selfie" while you are enjoying the festivities anywhere in downtown.  Post on Twitter or Instagram with #PrimroseGoldenTicket and be entered to win one of a selection of prizes from us.

Halloween at Primrose & Tumbleweeds 2014

Join us Halloween night for live music, drink specials and prizes.  The party starts at 7 pm.  There are two ways to win a prize:

Come in costume, take a pic and post it with the hashtag 
on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.


Fill out a ticket and place in the bowl.

We will be randomly drawing throughout the night.

Exploring Oregon - Wines and Ghost Towns

The Columbia River Gorge is home to some of the most beautiful wineries in the state.  Sweeping views and warm sunshine.  What you may not know is that there are some fun ghost towns to explore too.  Make a day trip out of it, pack a picnic lunch, visit the tasting rooms and explore some of Oregon's history.

Do you think the early Oregon settlers would have ever imagined we would be making wine?

Here are some links to get you started:

Travel Oregon - a great story about Dufur and nearby ghost towns

Oregon Wineries to visit:

Garnier Vineyards
Analemma Wines
Wy'East Vineyards
Pheasant Valley

If you want to cross the river into Washington there are many more wineries

This Friday - Our Author Reading Series 7-9 pm

Friday, August 29, 2014
7:00 -9:00 pm 
The event is free and our regular menu items will be available for purchase
Enjoy wine, beer, cider and cocktails.

Join us for a celebration of the written word! Local authors of every flavor will gather for Bards & Brews to share their works in a series of talks and reading.
Following the author presentations, mingle with your favorite bards and get all your questions answered.  Books will be available for purchase.  Make it a night to remember. Go home with autographed editions of the evening’s highlights!

Batya Podos discovered the Greek Myths at age nine, and ever since then she has been chasing a good story. For over thirty years she has been a storyteller and performer, workshop leader, teacher and playwright. She worked as an artist in residence and educational consultant in the U.K., where she lived for over a decade, and later, when she returned to the U.S., as a middle-school drama teacher.
Katherine Boyer, M.A., is an author, speaker, and shamanic practitioner. Her master’s degree is in counseling psychology from Lewis and Clark College and a bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College. She is versed in the methodology of ACOA, (Adult Children of Alcoholics), and has studied spiritual traditions ranging from Lakota Sioux sweat lodges to kundalini yoga. And yet mostly she has learned much within the context of family; being a parent, daughter, wife, sister, grandmother, an elder.
Jo Barney's work has been published in literary magazines, mainstream publications, and professional journals, several of her short stories have won awards. Her stories and essays, as well as the novels, reflect her observations of women's lives and the people who inhabit them: children, husbands, parents, friends, strangers who happen by and change everything.
JC Andrijeski has published novels, novellas, serials, graphic novels and short stories, including new adult urban fantasy series, Allie's War, the new adult dystopian series Alien Apocalypse, and the Gate Shifter series, about a shape-shifting alien and a tough-girl PI from Seattle. She also writes nonfiction essays and articles, as well as some erotica. Her short works have been featured in anthologies, online literary, art and fiction magazines as well as print venues such as NY Press newspaper and holistic health magazines. 
Jason Gurley is the author of The Man Who Ended the World, Eleanor and the bestselling novel Greatfall, among other books and short stories. His work has appeared in a number of anthologies, including John Joseph Adams's forthcoming Help Fund My Robot Army!!!
Event date: 
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Event address: 
248 E Main St.
HillsboroOR 97123

Wednesday Nights are Industry Nights in the Tumbleweeds Saloon

Join us starting this Wednesday night 5-10 pm in the Tumbleweeds Saloon!  
If you are in the industry show your food handler's or server's permit and receive 1/2 price appetizers and AMAZING drink specials.
Check out our current Whiskey Flight and Irina will be mixing up craft cocktails

Join us tonight for wine tasting, live music and more

Tonight we are featuring Charles Smith Wines from Walla Walla, Washington.  Named Winemaker of the Year, Charles Smith and K Vintners wines are some of the best in the Northwest.  Stop in for free tasting, buy a glass or a bottle and enjoy some live music tonight.  5-8:30 pm

The Tumbleweeds Saloon will also be open tonight until 10 pm, Whiskey Flights and tonight's drink special the Pink Fizz

Bards & Brews Tonight 7-9 pm

We have another great line up of authors tonight.  Enjoy our 14 rotating taps with beer and hard cider, and a great list of Oregon wines by the glass.  Full menu available too!

Robyn ParnellThe Mighty Quinn
Caitlin Claire DiehlFirst Daughter
Tammy OwenHoust of Goats
Paula StokesThe Art of Lainy
Paul Gerald60 Hikes Within 60 Miles of Portland

Current Tap List

Join us tonight for another Tuesday Marketplace

Tonight we welcome Elysian Brewing, Woodchuck Cider and Garnier Vineyards.
Enjoying samples of Elysian's Super Fuzz, blood orange beer, or their Dragonstooth stout.  From Woodchuck Cider we will have the oh-so-popular Raspberry Cider and one of my favorites, the Dry Hopped Cider.  Garnier Vineyards from the Columbia River Gorge will be here pouring their estate wines including Chardonnay, Rose and Pinot Noir.

We will also have live music from Tim Trautman.  There are so many things going on in Downtown Hillsboro tonight but you won't want to miss stopping in, start your evening or end it with us.  The fun starts at 5 pm and we are open until 10 pm