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3 Excellent Reasons to get an Oregon Wine Passport

Oregon Wine Passport to vineyard on country road on sunny dayAn Oregon Wine Passport membership means great savings and special offers from dozens of wineries in the Willamette Valley. The passport pays for itself even during a weekend getaway to Oregon Wine Country. Better yet, two members can share one passport, so come explore and save together. Each participating winery offers their own unique benefits to their Oregon Wine Passport members. Just show your membership card when you visit and use it as often as you like. You’ll sip many reasons to get an Oregon Wine Passport but these 3 top the list:

  1. Save while sampling wines – Most wine flights or tastings are free with your passport membership.
  2. Big savings when purchasing bottles or cases of wine – Save from 10% and even up to 20% when buying wine and some wineries offer members free shipping. 
  3. A great guide to exploring Willamette Valley wineries – Those new to Oregon Wine Country can use their passport as a place to start a wine tasting journey. While veterans might find new places. 

The Oregon Wine Passport will take you all over the beautiful Willamette Valley of Oregon and to many quaint towns and cities. With over 20 member inns, the Bed and Breakfasts of Yamhill County offers wonderful accommodations throughout the Willamette Valley. Find the perfect place by location or by special amenities to make your wine tasting vacation unforgettable.

Oregon Wine Passport to 15 Willamette Valley Cities

No matter where you visit in the Willamette Valley you’re certain to find a winery participating in the Oregon Wine Passport. With 15 towns and cities including dozens of wineries, it may take more than one trip to Oregon Wine Country to visit them all. Start planning your wine tasting itinerary:

  1. Amity – You’ll love the rustic elegance of the Coelho Winery cool tasting room, almost as much as their wine. While Franny Beck Wines and Grochau Cellars strive to create the very best balanced, food-friendly wines. Fans of the Oregon “Big Reds” will love the Merlot at Mystic Wine. Your beer or cider loving friends can tag along to Silas Wines where they serve a rotating cast of both.Oregon Wine Passport at wine tasting, people hold glasses of red wine
  2. Aurora – The unassuming red barn at Aurora Cellars houses their elegant tasting room. 
  3. Carlton – For a personalized tasting experience visit Chris James Cellars. While the smaller Stone Griffon Vineyards has a very relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The tasting room a Troon Vineyard has the feel of a fine wine bar. Then swing by Carlton Cellars for a taste of their excellent Pinot Noir.
  4. Cottage Grove – Known for their Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris, Saginaw Vineyard also creates small batches of specialty wines. 
  5. Dallas – Van Duzer Vineyards is committed to creating refined, consistent wines grown with sustainability in mind.
  6. Dundee – Hyland Estates designs their tasting to your interest, from casual to in-depth and educational.
  7. Eugene – Enjoy light fare and sweeping vineyard views while tasting wine at Iris Vineyards. J. Scott Cellars, located in the Westside Warehouse District of Eugene, also offers live music and access to yummy food truck fare. When you book a private tasting at Silvan Ridge Winery expect an informative experience that’s a lot of fun too.
  8. Independence – Come to Namaste Vineyards to sample their popular white blends but also try their full-bodied reds.
  9. Junction City – Transport yourself to Italy when visiting the Tuscan-Style tasting room at Pfeiffer Winery.
  10. McMinnville – Elizabeth Chambers Cellar transformed the city’s historic brick power plant building into an inviting and comfortable tasting space. Find Terra Vina tasting room downtown as well on historic Third Street. Enjoy snacks with your wine lounging on an indoor cellar patio at Walnut City Wineworks. 10 minutes from the downtown soak up vineyard views from the Yamhill Valley Vineyards tasting room.
  11. Newberg – Both Arbor Brook Vineyards and Archer Vineyard converted barns into beautiful tasting rooms. While Cliff Creek Cellars refurbished a bank into their tasting space. You’ll find Longplay Wine and Purple Cow Vineyards right in downtown Newberg. Enjoy the arts with fine wine at Artisanal Wine Cellars (that displays local artwork) and The Potter’s Vineyard (that also sells handmade pottery). Cozy up by the fire at Parrett Mountain Cellars, and sip great wine at Vintyr Wine an artisanal boutique winery.Oregon Wine Passport used at winery with Wine bottles in row and oak wine keg.
  12. Salem – Take in the 360 degree view of the vineyard at the Coria Estates tasting room.
  13. Silverton – Sample Vitis Ridge wines in their unique tasting space that is shared with the barrels. 
  14. Turner – Enjoy beautiful views along with food and wine at Willamette Valley Vineyards. Their lovely space has several fireplaces, an expansive patio, and  spacious courtyard.
  15. Woodburn – Enjoy the great wine with a beautiful view on the patio at Hanson Vineyards.

So many choices, so much delicious wine to try. The Oregon Wine Passport will help you discover great vineyards and save you money on your purchases. Plan your wine tasting vacation to the stunning Willamette Valley. Find your perfect getaway at the member inns of Bed and Breakfasts of Yamhill County.


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