Explore the Richness of Oregon Wine
The Tualatin Valley sits in the northwestern corner of the Willamette Valley, known for hosting an abundant number of Oregon’s vineyards and its exquisite Pinot Noir. While the Pinot Noir put the valley—and the state—on the wine map, the sheer diversity of varietals keeps wine lovers coming. This is Oregon Wine Country.
We love wine, and once you visit, you will understand why our winemakers are passionate about the wines they make, and we are, too.
Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris are among the dozens of varietals here, along with Riesling, Gewürztraminer, Chardonnay, and the seasonal Rosé, which are available at the more than 30 wineries in the Tualatin Valley.
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You don’t need to be an expert to enjoy the wines. From the novice to the aficionado, all are welcome to explore the wines that have put this region on the map.
Helvetia Winery pairs John’s handcrafted wine with pastoral views of farmlands.
Bertony, who was an anesthesia technician, decided to make wine, which was one of his passions.
When the Lints discovered a derelict dairy farm in Gaston, they envisioned an estate vineyard winery.
Voted one of Oregon’s top 10 wineries with panoramic views, Ardiri’s 40 acre site is open year round, serving some of Oregon’s top 50 award winning, affordable Pinot noirs and blends.
Primrose & Tumbleweeds is a boutique and wine shop located in historic downtown Hillsboro. Visitors can find and purchase Oregon wines, local handcrafted beers, jewelry and gifts.
The Vineyard and Valley Scenic Tour Route is a 60-mile drive through the lush Tualatin Valley, which runs between the city of Sherwood at the southern part of the valley and the Swiss-settled Helvetia at the northern end.
Whether you’re extending a business trip, tacking a few days onto a pre-existing trip to Portland or want to plan a fun summer getaway near Portland, take a look at our list of 10 can’t miss August events.
It’s the sweet spot summer wine tasting. As bud break is months behind us and the harvest season is still weeks and weeks away, the vineyards of the Tualatin Valley are—quite literally—watching grapes grow.
The melodies of summer can be found at the winery concerts of the northern Willamette Valley.