We wouldn't suggest that Oregon's tourism board is recommending drinking and driving. It's just that Travel Oregon is letting travelers know that the Beaver State has enough juice for plug-in vehicles while drivers – or passengers, at the very least – are out sipping fermented grape juice.
Winston/Nextel Cup winner Richard Childress is sitting in the driver's seat of an enterprise not often associated with
NASCAR: a vineyard. Childress and business partner Greg Johns own Childress Vineyards, 65 acres of
wine country in Lexington, North Carolina, just a stone's throw from his racing headquarters in Welcome.