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Are you looking for the ultimate getaway this winter? You can’t go wrong by choosing a Bed and Breakfast in Oregon Wine Country. Oregon’s wine country region, one of the premier wine tasting regions in the world, is bursting with delicious wines, sensational restaurants, and some of the most beautiful scenery in the Pacific Northwest.
This winter, when many of us are just feeling the urge to get away, you’ll enjoy fewer crowds in tasting rooms and restaurants, and more time to just relax, unwind and enjoy the moment. After all, savoring the moment is what life is all about here in Oregon Wine Country. With so many great places to see and things to do, it’s hard to go wrong when planning a getaway to Oregon’s Wine Country. But one thing is for sure; your getaway should include lodging at one of our member Bed and Breakfasts. Browse our wonderful list of properties, and choose your wine country getaway today!
Willamette Valley Pinot Noir wines are world-famous and the pride of Oregon Wine Country. Visitors from far and wide come to Yamhill County to sample this celebrated wine. There are three major factors that make Willamette Valley Pinot Noir so amazing: the climate, the soil and the dedicated winemakers.
The Willamette Valley became an official AVA (American Viticultural Area) in 1983, right after Oregon Pinot Noir first burst onto the world wine stage in the late 1970s. However, the story of excellent Willamette Valley Pinot Noir began over 10,000 years ago when ancient floods left behind the rich soil that grows the grapes today. The Willamette Valley AVA also has the climate ideal for Pinot Noir grapes. The abundant rainfall during the winter months coupled with the warm, dry summers with cool evenings creates the perfect conditions.
Today the Willamette Valley is known as one of the best wine-producing areas in the world. The winemaking community has grown to more than 700 wineries and 1,000 vineyards, and over half the wine made here is the superb Willamette Valley Pinot Noir.
The landscape of the Willamette Valley echoes the beauty and elegance of a perfectly balanced Pinot Noir. A whole vacation to Oregon Wine Country can be built around sampling the best Willamette Valley Pinot Noir wines. Wherever your wine quest takes you, the Bed and Breakfasts of Yamhill County has the perfect accommodations for your getaway. With over 20 member inns and bed and breakfasts they offer a wonderful choice of locations and amenities.
The artists of Yamhill County, inspired by the scenic beauty of Oregon Wine Country, share their creations during the Art Harvest Studio Tour. More than 30 accomplished artists invite visitors to experience “The artful way to explore Oregon’s Wine Country.” Set your own pace during this self-guided studio tour through 5 towns. This wonderful event happens over two weekends in October, the 4th to 6th and the 11th to 13th. Add some wine tasting and great dining and you have the perfect Willamette Valley Wine getaway. Find the ideal Bed and Breakfast for a wonderful art and wine vacation. Bed and Breakfasts of Yamhill County have over 20 member inns. Choose from these tranquil retreats, in beautiful locations all over the Willamette Valley. Book your fall getaway today for an artful escape to Oregon Wine Country.
When visiting the scenic wineries of Yamhill County in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, beautiful views, excellent wines and welcoming tasting rooms are all expected. However, some wineries offer up pretty unique wine tasting experiences to pair with a glass of Oregon wine. Throughout the year wineries host special dinners and concerts, while their event calendars also include some more unusual activities from painting classes and yoga to stargazing and blind tastings. Expand your wine tasting experiences with something new when touring Oregon Wine Country this summer or fall.
Like a flight of wonderful wines, the Bed and Breakfasts of Yamhill County offer visitors a choice of outstanding accommodations. Our 20 member inns have a wide range of amenities to suit your personal needs and preferences. Find the perfect accommodation for an unforgettable getaway to Oregon’s premier wine destination.
Join a tour this summer when visiting Oregon Wine Country, and enjoy a relaxing wine tasting experience. Let a knowledgeable guide take care of all the planning and transportation while you discover the fascinating Willamette Valley Wine community. You have your choice between private or group tours, with many wineries even offer wine tasting classes for all types of wine consumers. Make your lodging choices just as stress-free, and browse the over 20 members of the Bed and Breakfasts of Yamhill County. We offer premium accommodations in six cities ranging from quaint cottages to grand estates. Search the inns by multiple amenities and find your perfect wine tasting summer retreat.
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 notice 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.