Oregon's Willamette Valley wine country is so Gorgeous, it's hard to go wrong planning a longer stay. Here are a few resources for enhancing your trip with friends. They include places to stay, restaurants, winery touring and more!
Wine Enthusiast named the Willamette Valley 2016 wine region of the year, has two-thirds of the state’s wineries and vineyards and is home to nearly 600 wineries. It is recognized as one of the premier Pinot noir–producing areas in the world.
The Gorgeous Wine Country Relay takes place entirely in Yamhill County. It's got a concentration of wine tasting, picturesque small towns, rolling hills and verdant vineyards.
Start - Dundee
Dundee, Oregon, is where it all started for the now world famous Oregon Pinot Noir grape, the Dundee Hills AVA.
Finish - Carlton
Carlton, Oregon has a charming, walkable main street as well as being surrounded by wineries and "Century Farms" - farmers and ranchers who have worked the same land for at least 100 years.
McMinnville, Oregon is another great town minutes from the Start and Finish lines.
There is a lot to love about Oregon Wine Country - get out and explore!