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.
Join the Willamette Valley finest wineries for a festival in honor of the quintessential summer wine: Rosé! Stroll through the vineyard while being serenaded by two live bands and noshing on food prepared by Portland’s Crown Paella, a wood fired pizza truck from Fire Box Food, and cold treats from Ono Shaved Ice, all while enjoying the wares of 26 profoundly particular, passionate producers of the potable pink that is Rosé. Click for 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
Oregon’s Big Wine Secret – Its Wonderful Whites
Forbes – May 30, 2015
Oregon white wine is beginning to generate real buzz – the state known for classy Pinot Noir is now making delicious whites too. But this is not so strange, when you come to think about it. If Willamette Valley’s cool climate is sympathetic to Pinot Noir, why not the white varietals of cool Alsace and […] more news