Aromas of peaches and bread combine with flavors of apple, more peach and honey for a fantastic taste experience. Its long finish, smooth yet dry, simply adds to the overall delight. (60% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay) www.argylewinery.com ($100/three bottles) ##Photo by Kathryn Elsesser

Sabering the Holidays

Toast the season with sparkling

Aromas of peaches and bread combine with flavors of apple, more peach and honey for a fantastic taste experience. Its long finish, smooth yet dry, simply adds to the overall delight. (60% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay) www.argylewinery.com ($100/three bottles) ##Photo by Kathryn Elsesser

Sabering the Holidays

Red Hill Vineyard is the only vineyard located inside the Red Hill Douglas County AVA, which is located within the Umpqua Valley AVA.  ##Photo Provided

AVA Unto Its Own

Red Hill Douglas County founder leaves legacy

Red Hill Vineyard is the only vineyard located inside the Red Hill Douglas County AVA, which is located within the Umpqua Valley AVA.  ##Photo Provided

AVA Unto Its Own

From left: Jonathan Maldonado (cellar worker), Aurelien Labrosse (assistant winemaker), Jean-Michel Jussiaume (winemaker) and Toni Muhlbacher (cellar worker) stand by the old vine at Birdseye Ranch. ##Photos By Maureen Flanagan Battistella

Vine with a View

Del Rio buys Birdseye Ranch, 150-year-old vine

From left: Jonathan Maldonado (cellar worker), Aurelien Labrosse (assistant winemaker), Jean-Michel Jussiaume (winemaker) and Toni Muhlbacher (cellar worker) stand by the old vine at Birdseye Ranch. ##Photos By Maureen Flanagan Battistella

Vine with a View

A scene from the movie “Three Days of Glory” features Thiébault Huber of Domaine Huber-Verdereau in Volnay. ##Photo provided

“Three Days of Glory”

Scott Wright captures real Burgundy in new movie

A scene from the movie “Three Days of Glory” features Thiébault Huber of Domaine Huber-Verdereau in Volnay. ##Photo provided

“Three Days of Glory”

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Oregon Wine Country Getaway Guide

North Willamette Valley

McMenamins Grand Lodge

McMenamins Grand Lodge

3505 Pacific Avenue
Forest Grove, OR 97116
503-992-9533 | www.mcmenamins.com
               

McMenamins Hotel Oregon

McMenamins Hotel Oregon

310 NE Evans Street
McMinnville, OR 97128
503-472-8427 | www.mcmenamins.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
                          

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