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June 21, 2014 – June 22, 2014

Heart of Willamette Summertime Wine Tour

Taste for free at 13 different wineries with the Wine Tour Ticket from Solstice to Equinox! Tickets can be purchased at participating wineries for $20. Visit all 13 wineries and be entered to win a guided barrel tour for four at the wineries of your choice. Prizes also given to anyone who completes the tour.

All summer long! June 21 – September 23.

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Start: June 21, 2014
End: June 22, 2014
Venue: 13 different Heart of Willamette Wineries
Address:
OR, United States
Cost: $20

May 3, 2014 – May 4, 2014

McMinnville AVA Passport Weekend

Celebrate Oregon Wine Month with a visit to the McMinnville AVA! At each participating winery, passport holders will get a stamp validating their visit. The ticket holders who collect stamps at each location will enjoy free wine tastings. Those who collect all five stamps will recieve 10% off purchases the whole month of May with the participating wineries and a chance to enter the Grand Prize of five premium bottles. 

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Start: May 3, 2014 11:00 am
End: May 4, 2014 5:00 pm

April 26, 2014

2014 Yamhill Carlton AVA Spring Tasting

North of McMinnville, Oregon, in the Northern Willamette Valley, the land slowly rises to the hamlets of Carlton and Yamhill. Low ridges surround the two communities in a horseshoe shape. The free-flowing North Yamhill River courses through the center of a lush patchwork quilt of nurseries, grain fields and orchards. The neatly combed benchlands and hillsides of the Yamhill-Carlton AVA, an AVA established in 2004, are home to some of the finest Pinot Noir vineyards in the world. 

Join us April 26 at Anne Amie Vineyards to taste wines from 25+ AVA wineries. We decided that last year was a bit too crowded so we are cutting off attendance at 550 guests this year. 

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Start: April 26, 2014 11:00 am
End: April 26, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Anne Amie Vineyards
Address:
6580 NE Mineral Spring Road, Carlton, OR, 97111, United States
Cost: $35 presale/$50 at the door

April 26, 2014 – April 27, 2014

The Best of Dundee Hills

The last weekend in April, the members of the Dundee Hills AVA are opening their doors (and maybe their libraries) and hosting a most delicious wine and food tasting event. Each participating member will be pouring their favorite wine, paired perfectly with a dish of their choosing. And, if that’s not enough the restaurants and Inns are extending their hospitality in unique ways. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience The Best of the Dundee Hills.

Ticket includes special weekend wine and food tasting at participating members; a Dundee Hills wine glass; and special pricing for regular tastings.

Click here to purchase tickets.

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Start: April 26, 2014 10:00 am
End: April 27, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Dundee Hills Wineries
Cost: $40 per person (or $35 if purchased by April 12th) Only 500 tickets available for the weekend!

April 22, 2014 – April 27, 2014

Plug & Pinot: Celebration of Willamette Valley Electric Byway

Celebrate Earth Day and electric vehicle tourism in Oregon Wine Country!

Join a handful of Oregon’s premier and most sustainable wine country destinations – Elk Cove Vineyards, Sokol Blosser Winery, Stoller Family Estate, Winderlea Vineyard and Winery, and The Joel Palmer House Restaurant – to celebrate and learn more about electric vehicle tourism and accessibility.

Visit all five destinations during the week-long event to complete the Plug & Pinot Passport and be entered to win an EV-Powered Wine Country Getaway!

On Saturday, April 26 from 12-4 pm, each destination will have electric vehicles for you to test ride and representatives on-site to share more information about sustainable driving.

Toyota @ Elk Cove
Nissan @ The Joel Palmer House
Tesla @ Sokol Blosser Winery
Chevrolet @ Stoller Family Estate
Porsche @ Winderlea Vineyard and Winery

And if you have an electric vehicle, enjoy some additional bonuses during the week-long event to celebrate your commitment to sustainable driving. Enjoy complimentary tastings at any of the participating wineries. Indulge in a complimentary appetizer from The Joel Palmer House Restaurant. 

Click here for more details. 

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Start: April 22, 2014
End: April 27, 2014

April 12, 2014 – April 13, 2014

North Willamette Wine Trail Weekend

Spend a weekend with us exploring Oregon wine country. Our guests are treated to complimentary wine tastings, pairings, entertainment, and activities at each participating winery.

Along your journey you may taste a new release, reserve label, or barrel tasting served by a winemaker while enjoying culinary samples carefully selected to enhance each wine. Discover each individual winery through tours, one-of-a-kind demonstrations, and hand-on activities.  Guests will also enjoy handcrafted foods, gifts and other products by local artisians at our wineries for this special weekend. 

From experienced wine lovers to novice wine tasters, the North Willamette Wine Trail has something for everyone.

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Start: April 12, 2014 11:00 am
End: April 13, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: NWV Member Wineries
Cost: $45 full-weekend, $30 Sunday only, $10 DD weekend

March 8, 2014

Oregon Chardonnay Symposium

The third annual Oregon Chardonnay Symposium will look at the future of Oregon Chardonnay, while presenting one of the greatest tastings ever offered of our regions’ bottlings. This year’s event will focus on the future of Oregon Chardonnay with an expanded domestic and international perspective from both producers that have entered into the scene from other states and countries and brought with them a spirited perspective on the topic. Joined by some of Oregon’s pioneers and a selection of current generation Oregon producers, the panel will have a dynamic take on the past, present and future of Oregon Chardonnay. Click here for more details and to purchase tickets. 

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Start: March 8, 2014 2:00 pm
End: March 8, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Stoller Family Estate
Address:
16161 NE McDougall Road, Dayton, OR, 97114, United States
Cost: $60 grand tasting, $100 panel and tasting

March 7, 2014 – March 9, 2014

SIP McMinnville Wine & Food Classic

Enjoy the culinary variety and relaxed atmosphere. Watch some of the area's best chefs in the Northwest demonstrate their skills. Talk with winemakers and vintners and learn the intricacies of their trade. Purchase by the taste, glass, bottle or case. Visit with the artisans and view their work which is available for purchase.  First 1,000 attendees will receive a free wine glass on Friday. See you there!

2014 Event Times
Friday, March 7, 3pm – 9pm
Saturday, March 8, 12pm – 9pm
Sunday, March 9, 12pm – 5pm

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Start: March 7, 2014 3:00 pm
End: March 9, 2014 5:00 pm
Cost: General Admission $15

February 15, 2014

Heart of Willamette Wineries Barrel Tour

Join us for our 4th annual Barrel Tour!

You can sit back and relax on a guided bus to tour and taste great wines from the Heart of the Willamette Valley. This year six wineries will be showing off their wines paired with the winery’s favorite appetizers. Learn from the winemakers how the nectar of the gods is made on the day after Valentine's Day. In fact, make it a Lover’s Weekend! Spend the night at a B&B in Corvallis and enjoy dinner at any number of excellent restaurants.

The participating wineries are: Spindrift Cellars, Airlie, Benton-Lane, Brigadoon, Emerson Vineyards & 3 Fools. Take advantage of this excellent offer by stopping at any Heart of Willamette Winery to purchase your passes or buy them online at Visit Corvallis.

Winery Tour passes are $75 per person which includes a souvenir wine glass, bag of local snack items, and transportation. Order now because seating for this event fills up in a hurry.

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Start: February 15, 2014 9:45 am
End: February 15, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Check in at Benton County Fairgrounds
Address:
110 SW 53rd, Corvallis, OR, 97333, United States
Cost: $75

February 14, 2014 – February 16, 2014

Valentine’s Wine Loop

Cupid is visiting Oregon Wine Country for the third annual Valentine’s Wine Loop. Join Ardiri Winery, Alloro Vineyard, Cooper Mountain and Raptor Ridge for a weekend of special wine tastings and pairings.

If you visit all four between Friday, February 14 and Sunday, February 16, you will be entered to win a “Wine Lovers Basket”, including more than $200 in wine accessories and pairings. Special events will be held at each stop, including a one weekend only preview release of Ardiri's 2013 Rosé!

Sample Agenda:
Stop 1: Cooper Mountain – Sample a savory treat featuring Cooper Mountain’s 11 year old barrel aged ‘New World’ balsamic vinegar and delicious cheese pairing with our 'Vin Glace' dessert wine. $25 per couple, $15 per person (tasting fee includes 1 or 2 Cooper Mountain stemless wine glasses to take home).  Complimentary tasting for our wine club members. Hours: Friday-Sunday: 12-5 p.m.

Stop 2: Alloro Vineyard – Join Alloro for a Valentine wine and local artisan cheese tasting, featuring a sampling of 3 cheeses from Ancient Heritage Dairy, Willamette Valley Cheese Company and Goldin Artisan Goat Cheese. For this weekend only, Alloro will be pouring its limited production 2011 'Riservata' Pinot Noir, along with their 2012 Vino Nettare Dessert Wine and other current releases. $15/person. Complimentary for Cellar Club Members. Hours: Friday-Sunday: 11-5pm.

Stop 3: Raptor Ridge –  Join Raptor Ridge for a tasting of five Single Vineyard Pinot Noirs and Southern Oregon Tempranillo . These limited wines are exclusive to the winery only, so don’t miss your chance to taste. Raptor Ridge is also featuring handpicked cheese and charcuterie to pair with our premium wine selection. The tasting is $15/person, which is waived with a $50 purchase. Complimentary for Flight Club Members. Hours: Friday-Sunday: 11-4pm.

Stop 4: Ardiri Winery & Vineyards – Enjoy a special 6 tasting flight and specially prepared chocolates made by Smitten Truffles for $10. For this weekend only, Ardiri will be previewing its limited production 2013 Rosé, along with other current releases.  Complimentary for Wine Club Members. Hours: Friday 11-9pm; Saturday 11-7pm; Sunday 11-5pm.

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Start: February 14, 2014 11:00 am
End: February 16, 2014 5:00 pm
Cost: varies