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About the Beer Blogs

If you’re as crazy about wine and beer as we are, then you’ll love our wine and beer blogs. We offer one or more from each of our eight stores. Why so many? Each of our Stewards is as unique as our Wine and Beer Shops. That’s why we’ve asked each one of them to share their insights here. Choose your store from the menu, below, or drink them all in at you leisure.


Beer at SW Portland

  • SW Portland Steward Matt Misley developed a fondness for the expression of grapes and the frothy goodness of balanced brews through personal exploration and a keen sense of taste. Passed down by an uncle, his love of home brewing and quality beers runs deep. It was a trip to Italy a few years back that sparked his interest in wine. Working at Market of Choice couples the best of both worlds, he says.

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Beer at Delta

  • Delta Oaks Beer Stewards Roger Clark and Dan Budd believe that there is more to beer than taste. “It’s about ambiance, food and the wonderful feelings that come with a special occasion,” Dan says. “I love that I get to be a part of that.” Dan and Roger celebrate all that is beer here, as part of their blogs. “We have such a great selection, you can always find just what you’re looking for,” Roger says.

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Beer at Willakenzie

  • Willakenzie Beer Steward Mary Anne Clark studied anthropology and continues to learn about the world every day through beer. Learning about beer, she says, is similar to learning about people, culture and history. Mary Anne’s passion for handcrafted ales and her inquisitive personality are sure to spark discussion. Drink in her blog here.

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Beer at Corvallis

  • Corvallis Stewards Andie Daniels and Marni Furse share a passion for pairing - a common dilemma among those who love food and drink but don’t necessarily know how to make a perfect match. Experienced and eager to help customers choose, here’s their take on the world of brew.

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Beer at Franklin

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    Franklin Beer Steward Bruce Griswold is not afraid to pour his heart out, especially when it comes to beer. And he enjoys nothing more than sharing what’s he’s learned over the years. Find out what's on tap at your Market of Choice Franklin Beer Shop through his blog.

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Beer at Willamette

  • brianhyndLike the weather, the job changes with the seasons for Brian Hynd and Ryan Shoop. Spring days bring citrus brews. In summer, it’s IPA all they way. As the leaves begin to fall, pumpkin and porters come out to play. When winter visits, stouts take their place. Always on the lookout for new finds and ready to rediscover old favorites, their blog will keep you tapped into what’s brewing throughout the year.

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