Started in 2009, Italy in the Valley is a celebration of wine, food, music, and friendship. Thirteen wineries from throughout Oregon gather to highlight their Northwest take on the classic wines of Italy. We are also joined by producers of other traditional Italian fare who have a passion for quality. Live Accordion music will accompany your visit to a small piece of Italy in Oregon. The entrance fee includes wine tastings, a light lunch, and the opportunity to visit the various vendors. Ci vediamo!more details
August 24, 2014
August 30, 2014
Encompass 2014 is a weekend designed to introduce you to the Eola-Amity Hills American Viticultural Area. As such, you will have the opportunity to visit many of our wineries and vineyards. Over 20 Eola-Amity Hills participating Wineries and Vineyards will be open from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm on both Saturday, August 30 and Sunday, August 31.
When you present your guidebook at each of the participating locations, you will receive a complimentary Encompass Tasting Flight. To complement this incredible display of wine, the Eola-Amity Hills has arranged to have three of Oregon’s finest food trucks conveniently located in the AVA.
Guidebooks are on sale now at www.EolaAmityHills.com.more details
August 31, 2014
This spectacular race winds through 13.1 miles of rolling vineyards and picturesque farmland. The course begins at Stoller Family Estate with a gorgeous view of Mt. Hood and ends in downtown Carlton for the popular wine and music festival. Produced by Destination Races, this half marathon offers a unique and wonderful experience of Willamette Valley wine country. Join a winery team for discounted registration and even more fun during the race!
Once you cross the finish line, the celebration gets underway with dozens of local wineries and breweries pouring. Guests are welcome to join the wine and music festival for a tasting fee.more details
September 13, 2014
Join us to spend a weekend in wine country! With no entry fee & free parking, there’s no excuse!
Exciting Activities All Day:
Grape Stomp Competition, Wine Thief Relay, Barrel Rolling Race, Great FoodArtists' Market, Kids' Midway Games, Mark the Magician, Kids' Watermelon Eating Contest & Kids' Grape Stomp, Helicopter Rides, Wine, Beer & Cider Corral, Live Music & More…
New This Year:
Complimentary “Early Bird” Power Yoga Class, compliments of Portland Team Fitness, at 9 AM in the Upper Park and a Classic Car Display of 1955 – 1957 Ford Thunderbirds, on N. Kutch Street, courtesy of the Rose City Thunderbird Club!more details
September 18, 2014 – September 21, 2014
Bon Appétit presents Feast Portland: A Celebration of Oregon Bounty, the flagship food and drink festival of the Pacific Northwest, capturing the current energy and enthusiasm driving America’s food revolution.
Entering its third year, Feast Portland has been called “the best food festival in the country” by Thrillist National, applauded by local and national media alike, including Zagat, The Daily Meal, Serious Eats, Eater National, Wall Street Journal, Food Republic, New York Post, Forbes and The Oregonian, and named among Fodor’s Travel North America’s Top 15 Food Festivals for being “done to such perfection you’d think one of the Pacific Coast’s biggest-catch food events was in its 30th year.”more details