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(Last updated: 10/17/2014)

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Featured Willamette Valley Events

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Ongoing Willamette Valley Events

Date

Event

Location

Sat
Oct 18
9 am - noon
Coelho Winery’s Grape Harvest Breakfast in the Vineyard.  See the harvest as it is happening at Coelho Winery while enjoying a hearty breakfast in the vineyard.  Experience linguicia (Portuguese sausage), eggs and other fixings then stroll through the vineyard, where Dave will show you the harvest happenings!  Tickets are $30.  For additional information call 503-835-9305. Coelho Vineyard
25325 SW Perrydale Rd.
Amity, OR
Sat
Oct 25
6:30 – 9:30 pm
Youngberg Hill Harvest Winemaker Dinner.  A yearly tradition that is full of wonderful stories.
 
Youngberg Hill
10660 SW Youngberg Hill Road
McMinnville, OR
Sat
Nov 1
Times TBA
Dinner in the Field with WillaKenzie Estate.  The award-winning Dinner in the Field series features 7-course meals at local farms in Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory.  The meals are made from local ingredients sourced right from that farm and neighboring providers all prepared right there in the field. Passion for Pinot with a sense of place defines WillaKenzie Estate, a family owned, boutique winery, located in the heart of the Willamette Valley.  For over 20 years, they have produced highly acclaimed Pinot Noir, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, and small lots of Pinot Menuier, Gamay Noir, and Chardonnay.  Their grapes are sustainably grown on the Estate and our Old World style wines reflect our French heritage.  $80 per person includes wine/beer, tax & gratuity.

For additional information call 503-662-3280.
WillaKenzie Estate
19143 NE Laughlin Road
Yamhill, OR
Fri
Nov 7
10 am – 4 pm
McMinnville AVA Passport at Youngberg Hill.  Spend a day in wine country and at Youngberg Hill.
 
Youngberg Hill
10660 SW Youngberg Hill Road
McMinnville, OR
Fri
Nov 14
3 - 6:30 pm
¡Salud! The Oregon Pinot Noir Auction: ¡Salud! Cuvée Tasting & Auction.  ¡Salud! marks the world premiere of Oregon’s finest Pinot Noir.  Winemakers from the state’s foremost wineries will debut the 2013 vintage at this benefit for Oregon’s seasonal vineyard workers and their families.  This event is the only opportunity to acquire unique cuvées made exclusively for ¡Salud! – the very best of the latest vintage of Oregon Pinot Noir. For additional information call 503-681-1850.  Tickets to the ¡Salud! Cuvée Tasting and Auction are $275 each (Friday and Saturday package including the Dinner and Auction Gala is $450).  For ticket information click HERE. Domaine Drouhin Oregon
6750 Breyman Orchards Rd
Dayton, OR
Sat
Nov 15
5 pm
¡Salud! The Oregon Pinot Noir Dinner and Auction Gala.  ¡Salud! marks the world premiere of Oregon’s finest Pinot Noir with this dinner and auction gala.  Tickets to the Dinner and Auction Gala are $295 each (Friday and Saturday package including the Dinner and Auction Gala is $450).  Black tie optional.  For ticket information click HERE or call 503-681-1850. The Allison Inn & Spa
2525 Allison Ln
Newberg, OR
Sat
Nov 15
5 – 8 pm
The Northwest Food and Wine Festival.  Over 600 wines and an array of gourmet flavors and bites from oysters to fine chocolates to fresh strawberries.  Experience on site or purchase for later spirits, wines and some foods.  The Festival will offer their annual Pate’ in Portland (showcasing handmade and gourmet charcuteries and pate’s) with new features including the Sausage Slam, Fungus Affair and Oyster Enthusiasts.  There will be live music along with amazing offerings from some of the finest purveyors of wine, spirits and food.  Tickets (including all samples) are General Admission $75 or VIP $95 (includes early entrance). To purchase tickets online click HERE. Doubletree Lloyd Center
1000 NE Multnomah Street
Portland, OR
Sat & Sun
Nov 22 & 23
11 am – 4 pm
Winery Open House at Youngberg Hill.  Please join Youngberg Hill for their pre-Thanksgiving Open House at their Granary District winery in McMinnville (across from the Grainery Brewery) to taste their new 2012 Pinots, plus the opportunity to sample their other wonderful wines including the Brittan, deLancellotti, Ermisch, Fairsing, Meristem, and Winderlea.  Tasting Fee $20. Youngberg Hill
Granary District Winery
829 NE 5th Street, Suite 700
McMinnville, OR
Fri - Sun
Nov 28 - 30
11 am – 5 pm
Thanksgiving Weekend Open House.  Enjoy barrel tastings in the Willamette Valley Vineyards cellar in addition to library wines, decadent chocolates, gourmet cheeses, and more from local artisans.  Bring your family, loved ones, or adventure out on your own and experience Oregon Bounty.  General Admission is $10.  Upgrade to the “Pairing Passport” for $10 more and join their winemakers in the cellar for an exclusive barrel tasting experience and gourmet bites paired with each wine.  Upgrade to Wine Club Members is complimentary. For more information call 800-344-9463 or e-mail info@wvv.com. Willamette Valley Vineyards
8800 Enchanted Way SE
Turner, OR
Fri – Sun
Nov 28 – 30
11 am – 4 pm
Thanksgiving Weekend at Cherry Hill Winery.   You are invited to visit the Cherry Hill Winery tasting room for Thanksgiving weekend where you can taste their wonderful wines, stroll through their vineyard or relax on the patio.  This is a perfect place to have lunch while enjoying a glass of your favorite Cherry Hill wine with views of the vineyards and surrounding Eola hills. Cherry Hill Winery
7867 Crowley Road
Rickreall, OR
Fri - Sun
Nov 28 - 30
10 am - 4 pm
Thanksgiving Open House at Youngberg Hill.   Visit Youngberg Hill for their Thanksgiving weekend open house.  They will release their 2012 Natasha and Jordan Pinot Noirs to the public.  Tasting fee $10 (complimentary tastings for all Wine Club members). Youngberg Hill
10660 SW Youngberg Hill Road
McMinnville, OR
Sat
Dec 27
Times TBA
Dinners in the Field with Flower Farmer & Phoenix & Holly Railroad.  Field Vine Events has partnered with Oregon Farm Loop to present a unique series of Farm Dinners.   Stroll through the farm, glass in hand, guided by tales from the wine and root, then relax into six courses celebrating locally farm-grown produce and wine. $80 per person includes six courses, wine and gratuity.

For additional information call 503-266-3581.
Flower Farmer
2512 N Holly
Canby, OR

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Ongoing Willamette Valley Events

Date

Event

Location

Fri & Sat
Jan 23 & 24
4 – 10 pm
Oregon's First Taste.  This two day event will feature Oregon art, brew, food, music, shopping, spirits and wine.


 
Oregon State Fair & Exposition Center
Columbia Hall
2330 17th St NE
Salem, OR
Fri & Sat
Jan 30 & 31
Times TBA
Portland Seafood and Wine Festival.  Sip Oregon wines, listen to live music and enjoy fresh coastal seafood and other culinary delights at the 10th Annual Portland Seafood and Wine Festival.  Bring the whole family, kids will enjoy face painters, balloon artists and more!

In addition to fresh Oregon seafood sample wines from over 50 Oregon Wineries.  The first 300 people each day through the gates receive a collectable wine glass.  Proceeds benefit the Oregon Chapter of the National MS Society.
The Oregon Convention Center
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Portland, OR
Mar 13 – 15
Fri – Sun
Fri 3pm - 9pm
Sat noon - 9pm
Sun noon - 5pm
McMinnville Wine & Food Classic.  Enjoy the culinary variety and relaxed atmosphere at the McMinnville Wine & Food Classic.  Watch some of the area's best Chefs in the Northwest demonstrate their skills.  Talk with winemakers and vintners while learning 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 1000 Attendees will receive a free wine glass on Friday. Evergreen Space Museum
500 NE Captain Michael King Smith Way,
McMinnville, OR
Mon
Mar 2
5:30 – 8 pm
Walla Walla Wine at Pure Space.  Walla Walla Valley wineries are excited to bring this tasting experience to Portland.  Under one roof, you can sample a selection of wines from more than forty-five of the Valley’s wineries.  Mingle with principals and winemakers who will pour for you and answer questions, while sharing their insights on the vintage and current releases.  Experience the commitment and passion that gives the renowned wine region of the Walla Walla Valley its energy and personality. Pure Space
1315 NW Overton St
Portland, OR
Fri – Sun
Mar 20 – 22
Times TBA
Equinox Experience in the Eola-Amity Hills.  The 2015 Equinox Experience is your opportunity to explore the Eola-Amity Hills American Viticultural Area.  Visitors will have a variety of activities to choose from over the weekend, including winemaker lunches and dinners, wine tasting and winery tours.  The Equinox Grand Tasting will be held on Saturday evening, a gala event showcasing the wines of our AVA. Map of Eola-Amity Hills Winery Region
Sat & Sun
Apr 11–12
10 am – 4 pm
North Willamette Wine Trail.  Spend a weekend with the North Willamette Vintners exploring Oregon wine country.  Guests will be treated to complimentary wine tastings, pairings, entertainment, and activities at participating wineries.  Along your journey 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.  Enjoy handcrafted foods, gifts and other products by local artisans at the wineries for this special weekend. From experienced wine lovers to novice wine tasters, the North Willamette Wine Trail has something for everyone. $45 (full-weekend), $30 (Sunday only), or $10 (designated driver weekend). For additional information e-mail Info@NWVintners.org or call 503-941-0609.
North Willamette Vintners Wineries
(Hillsboro and Portland area)
Sat
Apr 18
Times TBA
Flavors of Carlton.  The Flavors of Carlton is an annual celebration of art, food and wine to benefit Carlton.  Many local artists donate paintings, sculpture, collage, watercolor and textiles for the live and silent auction.  Local wineries pour tastes of recent wine releases paired with delectable food from the best chefs in Wine Country. Ken Wright Cellars
236 N Kutch St
Carlton, OR
Sat & Sun
May 16 & 17
10 am
Vineyards Marathon Grapes of Half.  This point to point wine country marathon also offers a half marathon or 5K option.  Winery partners include: Noble Estate Winery, Sweet Cheeks Winery and Silvan Ridge Winery.  Finishers receive a glorious commemorative wine glass, a complimentary glass of wine at each winery and much more.

 
Half & Full Marathon - Sweet Cheeks Winery, 27007 Briggs Hill Rd, Eugene, OR
5K - Silvan Ridge Winery, 27012 Briggs Hill Rd, Eugene, OR
Sun
Jul 12
Times TBA
2015 Fueled by Fine Wine Half Marathon.  Having been featured in Runner's World Magazine as the #13 best half marathon in the country (Feb 2013 issue) the Dundee Hills AVA - Fueled by Fine Wine Half Marathon is the must run event for those that want to combine their passion for running and love of fine wine in one event.  The spectacular and challenging course will take you past some of the most acclaimed wineries in Oregon, winding through pristine vineyards and providing a breathtaking view from the top of the Dundee Hills. Dundee, OR
Ongoing Willamette Valley Events

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Date

Event

Location

Tuesday - Sunday
11 am – 5 pm
Daily Tastings at Cristom Winery and Vineyard.  Visit one of the Willamette Valley’s oldest Pinot growers; this sustainably farmed vineyard offers a unique taste blending both Old and New World wines.  An easy one hour drive from Portland, take a nearby ferry ride, taste their wines and bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on Cristom's 65-acre estate.  For more information call 503-375-3068. Cristom Winery and Vineyards
6905 Spring Valley Road NW
Salem, OR
Daily
11 am – 5 pm
Cathedral Ridge Winery Tasting Room and Tours.  Create your own wine experience from a variety of choices at Cathedral Ridge Winery.  Craft a flight of six wines from their award winning wine list with their Standard Tasting, or step up for the Reserve Tasting with seven of their current Reserve wines. Want learn what it takes to be a fully functioned craft winery then sign up for their Tour and Tasting with a Cathedral Ridge Winery staff guide or experience a Barrel Tasting with an exclusive look at the wine making process along with tastings straight from the barrel and a gourmet food platter to round out the experience.

If all this sounds too good, then wait, they have a Cellar Tasting delving deeper into the history and differences with each vintage, like the Barrel Tasting wine from the cellar are offered along with a gourmet food platter.  Lastly, there is the “Full Treatment” or Connoisseur Tasting offering the barrel, cellar and Reserve wines all offered by a master guide providing the history, future and current production of the winery, a gourmet food platter is included.  Please call ahead with questions and to reserve one of their many options, 800-516-8710 or click HERE for pricing options and updates.

Cathedral Ridge Winery and Tasting Room
974 N HWY 99w
Dundee, OR
Every Thursday
5 – 8 pm
Montinore Estate.  Serving up complimentary snacks, live music and of course wine!  Come with friends or family, unwind from a long work week and start your weekend off right.  For more information call 503-359-5012.
 
Montinore Estate Vineyards
3663 SW Dilley Road
Forest Grove, OR
First Fridays
5 - 9 pm
First Friday ARTwalk.  Downtown Newberg welcomes you to the First Friday ARTwalk the first Friday of the month year round. Visit more than 30 ARTwalk locations and enjoy the creativity.  Downtown Newberg Oregon
Third Saturday
4 – 8 pm
McMinnville Art & Wine Walk.  The McMinnville Downtown Association holds an Art & Wine Walk on the third Saturday of each month.  Participating vendors host artists and offer wine-tasting along Northeast Third Street. For more information, call 503-472-3605 or visit their web site. Downtown McMinnville

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   Outside Oregon's Wine Regions ...
or in those not yet included on Wines Northwest

Ongoing Events outside Oregon's Wine Regions

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Date

Event

Location

Sat
Oct 18
1 – 4 pm
Cellar on the 10th – Wines for the Fall Wine Tasting.  As autumn unfolds let Cellar on the 10th share some of their favorite fall wines. The Cellar on 10th
1004 Marine Drive
Astoria, OR
Thur
October 30
6 to 9:30 pm
Adelsheim Winery Dinner at Stephanie Inn, Cannon Beach, OR.
Join David Adelsheim for an autumn evening on the Oregon Coast and a four-course dinner paired with Adelsheim wines. Event contact Info: 503-436-2221.  $99 per person; gratuity not included.  More info here.
Stephanie Inn
2740 S Pacific Street
Cannon Beach, OR
Sat
Nov 8
1 – 4 pm (wine tasting)
6 pm (winemakers dinner)
Cellar on the 10th – Antinori The Cellar on 10th will be celebrating everything Antinori with wine tastings in the afternoon and a winemaker dinner later that day. The Cellar on 10th
1004 Marine Drive
Astoria, OR
Sat
Nov 15
3 – 7 pm
Seaside Downtown Wine Walk.  The Seaside Downtown Development Association invites Oregon wineries to come to Seaside and set up inside downtown businesses pouring samples of their best wines for the public.  They set up three different locations selling their commemorative wine glasses and check ID's.  The glasses are required and are sold for $10 each, the ID bracelets are free (if you're over 21)!  Participants are given maps indicating in which business each winery is located then the fun begins!  The wineries are allowed to sell unopened bottles, so if you find a new favorite you can take a bottle home with you! 

Most of the wineries charge a small tasting fee, making it an inexpensive way to experience new wines and check out what downtown Seaside has to offer.  Some locations offer live music, and it's a great time for browsing the stores and maybe finding a gift for that special someone or a wonderful souvenir for yourself!  For additional information call 503-717-1914.
Downtown Seaside, OR
Sat
Nov 15
1 – 4 pm (tasting)
6 pm (dinner)
Wine Tasting and Wine Maker’s Dinner at Cellar on 10th – Premier NW Wines.  Let the Cellar on 10th guide you through what they consider the Premier wines of the Northwest.  After the tasting return for a winemaker’s dinner featuring these same wines. The Cellar on 10th
1004 Marine Drive
Astoria, OR
Sat
Nov 22
1 – 4 pm
Wine Tasting and Wine Maker’s Dinner at Cellar on 10th – Thanksgiving
Let the Cellar on 10th help you pick the perfect wines for Thanksgiving and the start to the holiday season.
The Cellar on 10th
1004 Marine Drive
Astoria, OR
Fri & Sat
Nov 28 & 29
1 – 4 pm
Wine Tasting and Wine Maker’s Dinner at Cellar on 10th – Holiday Open House.  An annual tradition, the Cellar on 10th starts the holidays with wine tastings paired for the season. The Cellar on 10th
1004 Marine Drive
Astoria, OR
Sat
Dec 6
1 – 4 pm (tasting)
6 pm (dinner)
Wine Tasting and Winemaker’s Dinner at Cellar on 10th – Ken Wright Cellars.  Please join The Cellar on 10th for an afternoon of wine tasting featuring Ken Wright Cellars of Carlton, Oregon.  Return later for a winemaker’s dinner pairing Ken Wright Cellars with a wonderful meal. The Cellar on 10th
1004 Marine Drive
Astoria, OR
Sat
Dec 13
1 – 4 pm
Wine Tasting at Cellar on 10th – Annual Holiday Bubbles The Cellar on 10th offers their annual Holiday Bubbles celebrating the season with unique and effervescent varietals. The Cellar on 10th
1004 Marine Drive
Astoria, OR
Sat
Dec 20
1 – 4 pm
Wine Tasting at Cellar on 10th – Wines for Christmas.  Let the Cellar on 10th provide suggestions for your perfect wine selection for Christmas.
 
The Cellar on 10th
1004 Marine Drive
Astoria, OR
Sat
Dec 27
1 – 4 pm
Wine Tasting at Cellar on 10th – Annual New Year’s Surprise.  It is an end of the year surprise! The Cellar on 10th will guide you through wine tastings with the hope of surprising you too. The Cellar on 10th
1004 Marine Drive
Astoria, OR
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Date

Event

Location

Sat
Jan 17
1 – 4 pm
Wine Tasting at Cellar on 10th.  Spend an afternoon with Cellar on 10th as they guide you through wine tastings. The Cellar on 10th
1004 Marine Drive
Astoria, OR
Sat
Jan 24
1 – 4 pm
Wine Tasting and Wine Maker’s Dinner at Cellar on 10th – Alejandro Fernandez.  Please join The Cellar on 10th for an afternoon of wine tasting featuring Alejandro Fernandez of Carlton, Oregon.  Return later for a winemaker’s dinner pairing Alejandro Fernandez with a wonderful meal. The Cellar on 10th
1004 Marine Drive
Astoria, OR
Sat
Feb 7
1 – 4 pm (tasting)
6 pm (winemaker dinner)
Wine Tasting and Winemaker Dinner at Cellar on the 10th – Woodward Canyon.  Spend the afternoon with Cellar on the 10th as they celebrate Woodward Canyon wines.  Later that evening experience a wonderful dinner paired with Woodward Canyon wines. The Cellar on 10th
1004 Marine Drive
Astoria, OR
Thu – Sun
Feb 19 – 22
Thu 5 – 9 pm
Fri noon – 9 pm
Sat 10 am – 6 pm
Sun 10 am – 4 pm
Newport Seafood and Wine Festival.  It wouldn't be winter on the coast without the Newport Seafood and Wine Festival.  It's the premier seafood & wine event of the west coast and the original Northwest seafood and wine festival.  Artists and Craftsmen showcase a variety of fine art, sculpture, photography, pottery, and jewelry.  Pacific Northwest Wineries pour the finest of wines and culinary professionals serve cuisines of delectable delights to entice your palates.  For ticket information click HERE. South Beach Marina
SE Marine Science Drive
Newport, OR
Sat
Mar 7
Times TBA
Sip, Savor & UnWined.  Sip and savor on a unique opportunity that brings you up close and personal with festival wines BEFORE the Astoria-Warrenton Crab, Seafood and Wine Festival!
 
Liberty Theater Paulsen Pavilion
1203 Commercial Street
Astoria, OR
Thu – Sun
Mar 12 – 15
Thu 5 – 7 pm
Fri 1 – 6:30 pm
Sat 10:30 am – 5 pm
Sun 10 am – noon
Savor Cannon Beach.  This annual event celebrates wine and coastal cuisine with special exhibits, unique events tastings and wine dinners.  The festival happens throughout Cannon Beach hosted by galleries, shops and restaurants. Included during the four days will be:
  • Thursday Night Throwdown
  • What Varietal Is It? Competition
  • Battle of the Blends
  • Exploration of Bordeaux, Burgundy, and Rhone
  • Wine Walk (Saturday)
  • Sparkling Wine and Brunch Bites (Sunday)
Downtown Cannon Beach, OR
Fri - Sun
Apr 24 – 26
Time TBA
Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival.  The Astoria Warrenton Chamber of Commerce Crab proudly announces the annual Seafood & Wine Festival.  Spend the weekend while enjoying great coastal cuisine, arts and crafts, wine tasting and more! Clatsop County Fairgrounds
92937 Walluski Loop
Astoria, OR

Ongoing Events outside official Oregon Wine Regions

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Saturdays
Tastings 1 – 4 pm
Dinners 6 pm
Afternoon Wine Tastings and Winemaker Dinners at the Cellar on 10th.  Located in the Astoria Underground at the corner of 10th & Marine Drive in Downtown Astoria. Join them for some great finds and surprises at the The Cellar on 10th.  For a complete listing of tastings and dinner themes click HERE or call 503-325-6600.  The Cellar on 10th
1004 Marine Drive
Astoria, OR

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