June is a great month out in the Willamette Valley. The stage is set called "Bud Burst," and these tiny bursts have but one goal, to restart photosynthesis and generate new energy derived from the sun.
Introducing our "v" experience...
TourVday (Tour V Day)... TasteVday (Taste V Day)... and Vtasting (V Tasting) all are a play on words that brand with VIPs "V".
Join us as we set out and experience the Vibe of wine country, the Views and sounds of the Vallery along with the fresh air and everchanging weather that us Oregonians only know best.
Willamette Valley become an official A.V.A in 1983 (American Viticultural Area). Today, it is recognized as one of the premier wine producing areas in the world known for its Pinot Noir, all do to the cool moist climate mild year-round. Winters are typically cool and wet, summers are dry and warm, heat above 90 F (32 C) only occurs 5 to 15 days per year and the temperature drops below 0 F (-18 C) once every 25 years. Most rainfall occurs in the late autumn, winter and early spring when temperatures are the coldest.
The Willamette Valley, Oregon's leading wine region has two - thirds of the state's wineries and vineyards as home to more than 700 wineries.
You will need to plan well ahead for your planned visit. Most all of the wineries are by reservation only, most are 60 minutes to 90 minutes seated reservation, you will need to plan for travel time between wineries anywhere from 5 minutes to 35 minutes travel times in between your scheduled time.
You will need to visit each wineries website to see specific details and guild lines they have set for their quests to recognize and follow at the time of your visit. These guild lines may vary from winery to winery so be sure to check with each one you plan to visit.
Some limitation on the number of guests in your group, 6 maybe all that is allowed, more that 6 you will need to call ahead and talk with them and make arrangements and some are restricted to 10 or less guests per visit.
Some wineries have snack style menus; only serving Breads, Cheeses and charcuteries and NO outside food is allowed, you are not allowed to bring your own food, you must enjoy what they provide.
Some wineries allow you to bring your own lunch food to enjoy with your wine and time spent there.
RECOMMENDED that you pay close attention to their reservation details. You might be required to pay reservation fees "Make yourself especially aware of their policies pertaining to their cancellation fees
*No show charges *Cancellation charges per-person *rescheduling if you are late.
*INQUIRE ABOUT: Their vaccination policies, the time allowed for your visit, the number of guests allowed per-group.
*INQUIRE ABOUT: Children, Minors, Pets, food and Face coverings also their hours of operations.
Memberships: most provide the best benefits and access to many options and areas not offered to non-members.
Plan your day with anticipation for experiencing what the valley has in store for you. The wines that await your arrival ready to be enjoyed by you. Know that the valley has spent its time mastering its' flavors from the minerals, organic elements that are naturally occurring in the valley's rich soil know as Jory dirt, the basalt-based volcanic soil found in most vineyards. Take delight in knowing the vineyards have been groomed and well prepared just for you.
Prepare yourself for and experience that you will take with you, the memories that will last a lifetime and remind you every time you open a bottle of Oregon grown wine. The many moments you will capture with your phone, pictures and videos.
Taste award winning Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay and Pinot Blanc.
Please contact us to check availability for your tasting experience. VIA text, call or email -Drop us a line-
09:00 am – 05:00 pm