Summer in Oregon Wine Country
Summertime is an outstanding time to visit Oregon’s wine country. Vineyards are in bloom, with plump, juicy grapes hanging on the vines, while warmer temperatures beckon for a cool, crisp glass of Rosé, Pinot Gris or Chardonnay, meant to be sipped and enjoyed al fresco.
With the closest wineries to Portland, spend time in Tualatin Valley wine country this summer. Meet friendly vintners. Taste exceptional wines. Make great conversation with wine lovers. It’s all here, so when can you get here?
Summer Wine Events
One of the best ways to experience Oregon wine is through the myriad events held throughout the season. From self-guided tours of dog-friendly wineries during “Canines Uncorked,” to a celebration of Forest Grove’s wineries, breweries and cideries on Main Street at “Uncorked!” festival, explore Tualatin Valley’s wineries and vineyards.
Summer Wine Dinners
Indulge in the delights of summer with fantastic food, exquisite wines and plenty of enlightening conversations at these exclusive Tualatin Valley summer wine dinner events.
Field & Vine Dinner with Santos Family Farm at Alloro Vineyard
August 11 | $95
Field & Vine Dinner at Beckham Estate Vineyards
August 11 | $95
Field & Vine Dinner at Elk Cove Vineyards
August 25 | $100
Field & Vine Dinner at Ponzi Vineyards
August 26 | $100
The best part of our wine country? 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.
History, charm and luxury can be found in the many hotels and other lodging options that dot the landscape. Our hotels are close to Portland and have many urban amenities, but are only a fraction of the cost. Plus, parking is always free!
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