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.
Winter wine tasting
With temperatures dropping and vines going into their dormant stage, winter brings a unique beauty to wine country. It’s also a quieter time of year for visiting some of the Willamette Valley’s many wineries. Cozy tasting rooms, gorgeous views, and warm hospitality await! Visit our event calendar for a list of upcoming winter events at your favorite wineries and tasting rooms.
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
Region of the Year 2013
Snooth – November 6, 2013
Oregon’s Pinot Noirs have achieved such success that they threaten to define the entire state, even though they mostly come from the Willamette Valley, admittedly Oregon’s most important wine producing region. I am tempted to suggest that the Willamette Valley be Snooth’s Region of the Year 2013 based on the strength of their Pinot Gris, […] more news