Brewing cluster grows in Eugene neighborhood

Brewing cluster grows in Eugene neighborhood

A growing number of breweries and wineries are boosting Eugene's Whiteaker neighborhood.

Eugene’s Whiteaker neighborhood, home of brewers Ninkasi, Oakshire and Hop Valley, also is home to meadery Blue Dog Mead; Eugene Wine Cellars and Territorial Vineyards & Wine Co., two pioneer urban wineries that set up shop in the Whiteaker more than a decade ago; and newcomers Oregon Wine Lab and Capitello Wines, which plan to open by Thanksgiving.

And there are likely more to come. More producers are looking for space in or near the city’s oldest and funkiest neighborhood, which is about a mile northwest of downtown and hugs the Willamette River from Skinner Butte to Chambers Street.

Read more at The Statesman Journal.