1. Articles in category: Tours

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    1. Walla Walla beckons visitors to taste wine, enjoy food, small town hospitality

      Explore oregonlive.com (Aug 22 2014)

      Walla Walla beckons visitors to taste wine, enjoy food, small town hospitality

      Northstar has a wine-blending program, where participants learn to blend wine to their taste and create their own bottle label. Not far west across the highway, which is S.R. 125 in Washington, Basel Cellars' tasting room is part of a stunning river-rock and log lodge fit for a medieval king.

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    2. Geological Wine Tours project to launch in October

      Explore Wine Business (Aug 14 2014)

      Geological Wine Tours project to launch in October

      Responding to a trending interest in the connection between the geological foundation of Pacific Northwest vineyards and the region’s world-renowned wines, WinesNorthwest.com (an 18-year-old online tour guide for Northwest wine country) is set to launch its Geological Wine Tours project on Sunday, October 12.

      “The matter of place,” observes Susan O’Hara, WinesNorthwest founder, “is pretty central to decision-making by Northwest winemakers, viticulturists and wine enthusiasts alike these days. That’s pretty obvious when you look at the rapid growth in the number of sub-appellations in the Northwest over the past 10 years or so and the prices ...

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    3. An Oregon Winelover’s Guide to Walla Walla Valley

      Explore Oregon Wine Press (May 30 2014)

      An Oregon Winelover’s Guide to Walla Walla Valley

      Exploring the interstate AVA and Oregon's major role in this wine region's acclaim

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    4. Oregon wine country touring by bike offers day outings, elegant arrangments, do it yourself

      Explore oregonlive.com (May 19 2014)

      Oregon wine country touring by bike offers day outings, elegant arrangments, do it yourself

      In Oregon, most of the wineries with wine country ambience were built in the hills, alongside the vineyards. Yes, there are plenty of winemakers on flatlands along Oregon 99W in the Dundee area, but you probably wouldn't want to bicycle there for pleasure.

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    5. Oregon wineries happy with Alaska Air promotion

      Explore Great Northwest Wine (Apr 22 2014)

      Oregon wineries happy with Alaska Air promotion

      Once again, Oregon wines will fly free, thanks to a program with Alaska Airlinesthat was put to the test last fall.

      “It went very well,” said Ryan Pennington of Erath Winery in Dundee.

      He said the Erath tasting room manager attributed at least 50 people coming in to take advantage of the program during its two-month trial period.

      “That’s a nice piece of incremental business,” he told Great Northwest Wine.

      The program will now run year-round out of five airports: Portland, Medford, Redmond/Bend, Eugene and Walla Walla.

      Dave Rice, a direct-sales associate with Chehalem Wines in Newberg ...

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    6. How to Check a Case of Oregon Wine for Free on Alaska Airlines

      Explore The Pop Culture Travel Guide (Apr 22 2014)

      How to Check a Case of Oregon Wine for Free on Alaska Airlines

      After the successful completion of a pilot program last fall, Alaska Airlines and the State of Oregon have announced they will extend the Oregon Wines Fly Free initiative for another year.

      Beginning May 1st, Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members will be able to check one case of wine for free on their return flight to all domestic destinations departing out of four Oregon airports (Portland, Medford, Redmond, Eugene) as well as one in Washington (Walla Walla). As someone who has routinely debated whether a bottle of booze or two is worth the extra baggage fee it would cost get them ...

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    7. Turn your tax return into a travel ticket

      Explore CBS News (Apr 21 2014)

      Turn your tax return into a travel ticket

      Tax returns are coming in for many, which hopefully are big enough for a spring getaway. CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss some of the top destinations your tax returns could take you.

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    8. Passport to a pleasant day

      Explore DailyTidings.com (Mar 3 2014)

      Passport to a pleasant day

      Members of the Bear Creek Boutique Wineries Association are working together to let tourists and locals know numerous wineries are located just minutes from downtown Ashland, Medford and Jacksonville.

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    9. Oregon wine tours

      Explore usatoday.com (Jan 8 2014)

      Oregon wine tours

      Oregon wines rank with the world's best although the industry is tiny compared with neighboring California. The climate can be challenging with months of wet, cold weather punctuated by a glorious summer when temperatures can reach the 90's for weeks on end.

      Climate was a major factor in Oregon's late start in the wine game, but in the 1960's a few visionaries from California set out to prove the pundits wrong and demonstrate that the terroir of the Northwest is ideal for cool climate vines. One grape excels – Pinot Noir, a variety catapulted to fame by ...

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    10. Oregon wine country by bike offers several options: expect hills, limit consumption for safety

      Explore oregonlive.com (Aug 2 2013)

      Oregon wine country by bike offers several options: expect hills, limit consumption for safety

      Perhaps Oregon's most popular cycling adventure for local riders is staged each August by the Eola Hills Wine Cellars near Rickreall, west of Salem. In its 16th season, rides are offered on every Sunday in August.

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    11. 2013 Wine Hiking Tour Update

      Explore grandcruwinetours.com (Jun 28 2013)

      Are you looking for something different for your next Oregon wine tour? Check out our wine hiking tour. We are once again offering these trips for the summer. However, we are not offering group trips this summer. If you would … Continue reading → The post 2013 Wine Hiking Tour Update appeared first on Grand Cru Wine Tours.

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    12. Allaboard Trolley good way to tour southern Oregon wine country during event weekends

      Explore oregonlive.com (Jun 20 2013)

      Allaboard Trolley good way to tour southern Oregon wine country during event weekends

      This type of trolley is still manufactured in Medford by Classic Trolley. A modern trolley obviously runs like a bus, with an engine and rubber tires, but the carriage is set up to resemble a 1920s street car trolley.

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    13. Writer looking for winery/vineyard tours to publish

      Explore Oregon Blogs & Community Content (Sep 10 2012)

      Writer looking for winery/vineyard tours to publish

      Oregonian writer Terry Richards is looking for opportunities to learn about how wine is made, from the planting of the vines, to the growing of grapes, to the harvest and bottling.

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    14. North Willamette Vintners invite wine lovers to celebrate harvest

      Explore Oregon Blogs & Community Content (Sep 10 2012)

      North Willamette Vintners invite wine lovers to celebrate harvest

      Participating vineyards at this time are Kramer Vineyards, Elk Cove Vineyards, Plum Hill Vineyards, Provincial Vineyards, David Hill Vineyard and Winery, Apolloni Vineyards and Garden Vineyards.

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    15. 2012 Wiking Update

      Explore grandcruwinetours.com (Apr 29 2012)

      Last year we were able to start offering a limited number of our wiking tours.  Our current plan is to offer several more wiking tours this summer.  However, mother nature is holding us back a bit.  We are having one … Continue reading →

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    16. Wandering the North Willamette Wine Trail: Part 2

      Explore nwwineanthem.com (Apr 18 2012)

      Wandering the North Willamette Wine Trail: Part 2

      From Kelsey Ivey - Part 2 of her North Willamette Wine Trail adventure with the North Willamette Vintners. 

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    17. Embracing the Enlightenment of Discovery

      Explore Oregon Blogs & Community Content (Apr 17 2012)

      Embracing the Enlightenment of Discovery

      On a recent outing to obtain a little more knowledge about the history of Oregon wine we were fortunate enough to be granted access to interviewing three men who have played a major part of the behind the scenes activities in our states wine industry.

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    18. Wandering the North Willamette Wine Trail

      Explore nwwineanthem.com (Apr 16 2012)

      Wandering the North Willamette Wine Trail

      From Kelsey Ivey reporting on the North Willamette Vintners event the North Willamette Wine Trail on March 31st and April1st.

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    19. Roam the Rogue Spring Passport Tour

      Explore southernoregonwineblog.com (Apr 9 2012)

      The wineries of the Upper Rogue invite you to their biannual Roam the Rogue Passport Tour. The spring event will be held 10 am - 5 pm on May 26th, the Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend, the weekend that kicks off the peak season.

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    20. Wiking – Oregon Wine Hiking Tours

      Explore grandcruwinetours.com (Sep 23 2011)

      I wanted to send out an update on the status of our Oregon wine hiking tours, aka our wiking trips.  We will be posting more pictures soon. Due to land access issues we were not able to get the entire … Continue reading →

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