Explore Wineries in Cornelius, Oregon
Half-Day Wine Trail
Wedged between Hillsboro and Forest Grove, and located in the Chehalem Mountains American Viticultural Area (AVA), Cornelius is rich in wine.
Start your day of wine tasting at Árdíri Winery and Vineyards, which is situated on a beautiful east-facing slope with a view of Mt. Hood and the intervening hills. Árdíri specializes in Willamette Valley and Napa Valley Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris. Enjoy a flight of wine at the tasting bar, or have a seat on the patio near the fireplace or one of the three fire pits. (Open Friday-Sunday)
Next, visit Dion Vineyards, which has been producing estate-grown wines for more than 30 years. Taste a variety of wines, including Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, and new this year, Tempranillo. (Open Friday-Sunday, April through November)
After wine tasting, travel to downtown Hillsboro for an delightful meal at Syun Izakaya, one of the region’s best Japanese restaurants, or try the tasty sandwiches at Clark’s Bistro & Pub, or enjoy a pizza from Pizzario. (All restaurants are open daily)