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Grapes at Alloro Vineyard in Sherwood, Oregon
Cornelius Wine Trail

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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.

RECOMMENDED HOTEL(S):
•    McMenamins Grand Lodge Hotel (Forest Grove)
•    Holiday Inn Portland West (Hillsboro)
•    Aloft Hotel (Hillsboro)

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)

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Explore the Agricultural Goodness of Cornelius, Oregon Cornelius is an agricultural paradise, where rolling hillsides, vineyards and farms abound.

Cornelius is a small city situated in the heart of the fertile Tualatin Valley, in the Chehalem Mountain American Viticultural Area.