World-class wines paired with breathtaking views. Prepare your palate for some fantastic sipping experiences. Oregon is home to more than 725 wineries and with the Willamette Valley as Oregon’s largest wine region, there’s no shortage of options to pick from when deciding where to visit. Here are a few wineries to add to your list while visiting the region this harvest season.
For some rustic repose – Alloro Vineyard
Completely devoted to Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling, and Muscat, the Alloro Vineyard winery combines modern technology with traditional practices. Alloro offers tasting room experiences as well as a cave tasting with provisions experience. Additionally, they offer a unique dining experience with a farm to farmhouse table dinner they call the “Whole Farm Dinner”.
22075 SW Lebeau Road, Sherwood, OR; www.allorovineyard.com
For the trend seeker – Cooper Mountain Vineyards
Located on the slopes of Cooper Mountain, this vineyard was one of the early adapters of Biodynamic farming practices in the early 90’s. All of the Cooper Mountain vineyards are farm certified organic and biodynamic. Visit the horse barn that was converted into the original winery and now into the tasting room located just 10 miles from downtown Portland or dive into an intimate biodynamic vineyard and winery tour that includes tasting.
20121 SW Leonardo Lane, Beaverton, OR; www.coopermountainwine.com
For the whole family – Fullerton Wines
Family owned and operated, Fullerton Wines comes from an international background, which eventually lead the family to begin making wine in the Willamette Valley. The winery is known for their elegant and distinctive Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays. Inviting and friendly, the Fullerton Tasting Room on Pettygrove is open Wednesday-Sunday and core flights are $15 per person, waived with wine purchase of $75.
1966 Northwest Pettygrove St., Portland, OR; www.fullertonwines.com
For the local zealot – Hawks View Winery
With stunning views and just 30 minutes from downtown Portland, Hawks View Winery is the premier destination winery with a stylish tasting room open daily from 11am-7pm and picnic lawn open seasonally for lawn games, picnic tables and is family and dog friendly. Hawks View Winery is known for their Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir, both grown from sustainably-farmed vineyards located in the Chehalem Mountains AVA in the northern Willamette Valley.
20210 SW Conzelmann Road, Sherwood, OR; www.hawksviewwinery.com
Get started on your Willamette Valley getaway research by heading to Travel.Hilton.com/Portland to explore hotel options and read our city guide. Cheers!