In addition to sampling spectacular wines, an Oregon Wine Country vacation also offers plenty of exciting day trips. Explore more of the gorgeous Willamette Valley scenery on hikes to magical waterfalls and through serene forests. Spend a relaxing day at a fascinating museum or beautiful botanical garden. The dramatic Oregon coastline is also an easy drive from Yamhill County. A glass of the world’s best Pinot Noir will be waiting for you when you return to your Bed and Breakfast. Oregon Wine Inns, with over 20 member Bed and Breakfasts, offers guests the choice of the best accommodations with every amenity. The long, spectacular summer days are on the horizon. Now’s the time to book a long getaway filled with excellent wine, great food and wonderful adventures.
It’s natural that the Willamette Valley, known for award-winning wines, would also have a wealth of excellent restaurants. After all, wine perfectly paired with a superb meal is one of life’s greatest pleasures. This creative and diverse restaurant scene has grown from the same fertile soil that nourishes the acres of vineyards. Not only did the winemaking valley attract talented chefs, but farmers as well. This partnership created a thriving food culture with some of the best restaurants found in the Northwest. The choice of cuisine is globally inspired but locally sourced, with settings from elegant multi-course meals to quick gourmet bites between wine tastings. Whatever dining experience you choose, the outstanding pinot noirs will taste even better alongside an amazing meal.
When planning an Oregon Wine Country vacation, find the perfect lodging at the Bed and Breakfasts of Yamhill County. Our association has over 20 member Inns and Bed and Breakfasts in the Willamette Valley. Search by location or special amenities, and book your wine and foodie getaway to Oregon Wine Country this spring.
This spring, come discover the roots of Oregon Wine Country while exploring the wineries of Dundee Hills. Back in 1965, David Lett probably didn’t know he was pioneering the Willamette Valley wine industry, but when he chose the Dundee Hills to plant the first Pinot Noir, it turns out he launched what is now known worldwide as a vibrant winemaking community. The world really started to noticed when his Pinot Noir beat more established French labels in the Gault-Millau French Wine Olympiades. Other winemaking trailblazers in the Willamette Valley included the Sokol Blosser and Erath family. Eyrie Vineyard, Sokol Blosser, and Erath all have welcoming tasting rooms. Visit all three wineries while touring the Dundee Hills, and taste the origins of Oregon wine this spring.
You may come to the Dundee Hills to taste the world-class wines, but while you’re here you’ll enjoy the views of rolling vineyards and distant mountain peaks. This area also benefits from residing in a rain shadow, creating a dryer, sunnier climate; an enjoyable place to be in an otherwise rainy northwest spring. The Bed and Breakfasts of Yamhill County make an Oregon wine getaway easy to plan. With over 20 member bed and breakfasts, visitors will find the perfect fit for their ideal vacation. There are several beautiful Inns within the Dundee Hills area, each perfect for a wine tasting getaway. Find your favorite Inn, and book your getaway today!
The quiet Cellar Season has begun in the mist covered Willamette Valley. Young wines from the Fall harvest rest in their barrels, while they undergo their transformation into what will be the new exciting vintages enjoyed throughout the coming year. Cellar season also happens to be the perfect time to explore Oregon’s top tasting rooms, without the hassle of summer’s big crowds. It’s this time of year when the talented winemakers can linger over flights with guests, enjoying the fruits of their hard labor. These cooler days are also the coziest time to visit the warm and welcoming Yamhill County wineries, which offer a welcome respite from the drizzly cold weather outside. After sampling excellent Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris or Riesling wines, return to a tranquil Oregon Bed and Breakfast. Oregon Wine Inns has over 20 member Inns, all located in wine country. Browse the Bed and Breakfasts by location or the amenities needed for your ideal wine tasting getaway, choose your favorite, then book your getaway to Oregon’s Wine Country today.
Imagine beginning 2019 with a romantic getaway to the lush Willamette Valley of Oregon. Spend your days touring and tasting the bounty of the Yamhill County vineyards. Sip award winning Pinot Noir, all the while enjoying views of the stunning countryside, peaceful valleys, distant mountains, and shimmering lakes. In addition to superb wine, visitors have an excellent choice of romantic restaurants in which to dine, and quaint towns to explore. When it’s time to put your feet up for the evening, return to the serene settings offered at our Bed and Breakfasts. The Bed and Breakfasts of Yamhill County have over 20 inns to choose from, all with their own unique character. Find your perfect getaway, and plan a romantic escape to Oregon’s beautiful wine country today.