Stephen Day explains the step-by-step process of making whiskey in his Dayton-based distillery, Branch Point, slated to open in 2018. ##Photo by Marcus Larson

Distill My Heart

Oregon's latest love story: SPIRITS

Stephen Day explains the step-by-step process of making whiskey in his Dayton-based distillery, Branch Point, slated to open in 2018. ##Photo by Marcus Larson

Distill My Heart

Guests enjoy tasting wines inside 2Hawk’s rustic yet chic tasting room. ##Photos © David Gibb Photography | www.dgibbphoto.com

Second 2 None

Medford’s 2Hawk raising bar in Rogue Valley

Guests enjoy tasting wines inside 2Hawk’s rustic yet chic tasting room. ##Photos © David Gibb Photography | www.dgibbphoto.com

Second 2 None

: Apollo Chardonnay is named for the famous space missions. Hagge worked at NASA Houston from the time of Apollo 7 through 13. ##Photos by Paul Cunningham, Paul Cunningham Photography

Space-Aged Offering

Former NASA scientist honors past with wine

: Apollo Chardonnay is named for the famous space missions. Hagge worked at NASA Houston from the time of Apollo 7 through 13. ##Photos by Paul Cunningham, Paul Cunningham Photography

Space-Aged Offering

Jack LaRue near the glacial erratic rock that was deposited on his property via the Missoula Floods. ##Photo by Neil Zawicki

Growing in The Gap

Holmes Gap Vineyard hitches wagon to history

Jack LaRue near the glacial erratic rock that was deposited on his property via the Missoula Floods. ##Photo by Neil Zawicki

Growing in The Gap

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Oregon Wine Country Getaway Guide

North Willamette Valley

Amity Flats

104 5th Street
Amity, OR 97101 | 503-509-1122
www.amityflats.com
                       

Brooks Street House

McMinnville, OR 97128
971-237-3195
www.brooksstreethouse.com
     

Fox Ridge Estate

McMinnville, OR 97128
971-237-3195
www.foxridgeestate.com
     

Oregon Wine Cottage

McMinnville, OR 97128 | 503-883-1974
info@oregonwinecottage.com
www.oregonwinecottage.com
  

Wine Country Farm

Wine Country Farm

6855 NE Breyman Orchards Road
Dayton, OR 97114
800-261-3446 | www.winecountryfarm.com
    

Oregon Coast

Idyllic Beach House

Tierra del Mar, OR
(5 miles north of Pacific City)
503-662-5420 | www.idyllicbeachhouse.com
      

Ocean Front Vacation Rental

Gleneden Beach, OR
(4 miles south of Lincoln City)
503-434-5974 | www.vrbo.com/773292
    

Columbia Gorge

Best Western Plus Hood River Inn

Wine Tasting Passes Available to Guests

Hood River, OR 97031
800-828-7873 | www.hoodriverinn.com
              

Know Before You Go!

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EMPOURIUM

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Couples blend wine with delightful diversions

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Comic artists explore food, wine, intriguing stories

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Artisan bitters all the rage with cocktail craze

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COMMENTARY

Say What?

Winemakers, what do you love about your job?

Jim Nantz

Sportscasting legend chats wine, advocacy

Blissfully Offbeat

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