MAP OF THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY
Home to more than 300 wineries
The Willamette Valley is known for its world class Pinot noir. Visit wineries and tasting rooms surrounded by beautiful vistas and views of the Cascade Mountains. Explore quiet backcountry roads leading to a rustic barnyard tasting room or state of the art winery.
Sixty-five Willamette Valley wineries are on the road from Oregon to Seattle. Come taste for yourself the wines that are putting this region in the news and mingle with the people who are making it happen!
Sip Pinot noir, Chardonnay, Pinot gris, and more from Pinot pioneers, up-and-coming hipster producers, and everything in between.
Enjoy the wines with hors d'oeuvres from Herban Feast at their unique Sodo Park venue just south of downtown Seattle. More details.
Who planted the first Pinot noir vines in the Willamette Valley? Which tasting brought international attention to Oregon wines? What movie sparked widespread interest in Pinot noir? Visit our historical timeline to learn how this unique wine region has developed through the years.
Linfield College Archive – The Eyrie Vineyards
Road Trip: Searching the Willamette Valley for the Perfect Pinot
Yahoo Travel – July 10, 2014
The plan: To explore as many of the wineries — and as many of the quirky small-town spots that make this region unique — as possible in a four-day trip. The route: Portland to Eugene, avoiding the highway (in this case, I-5) in favor of picturesque byways. Read full article