Best Wineries in Oregon
Famous for its cool, wet weather, artistry, hipster coffee shops, gorgeous hiking trails, and keeping things “weird,” what you may not know is that there are many Oregon vineyards boasting fine wines you can’t find anywhere else.
Grab your beanie, flannel, and hiking boots, we’re navigating some of the most prolific wineries in the wine country of Oregon.
1. Adelsheim Vineyard
When Oregon’s wine industry first began, Adelsheim was there. The Adelsheim family was among the first wave of the state’s wine pioneers in the 1970s. Their top sipper remains to be Willamette Valley Pinot Noir, just one of many in their small batch tasting room.
2. Argyle Winery
Another great winery known for producing Pinot Noir is Argyle Winery, famously located in the old Dundee City Hall. You just might run into the ghost that is said to inhabit its halls as you sip its one-of-a-kind Nuthouse Pinot.
3. Archery Summit
Take a tour of the underground volcanic cave at this upscale winery, which boasts high-end Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Nestled in the picturesque Dundee Hills, Archery Summit is a top wine contender on the Oregon Coast for a reason. If you have the means, you don’t want to miss the gorgeous golden sunset as you taste some of the state’s finest wines.
4. Bergström Wines
Another renowned winery in the rolling hills of Dundee is Bergström Wines, famous for its natural and biodynamic winemaking practices. Josh Bergström, who is the son of the owner, was actually trained in Burgundy, so this winery isn’t short on expertise. Enjoy the rustic farmhouse and natural scenery of this beautiful estate.
High up in the Chehalem Mountains in a historic brick building in Newberg is a winery that knows how to have a good time. If you’re looking for great Old World style wines with a twist, Chehalem Winery has fun variations like “no-oak” Chardonnay and Pinot.
6. Eola Amity Hills
Founded in the 1970s, Eola Amity Hills also boasts a grand history. Located in the heart of the Willamette Valley AVA, this winery isn’t just known for its fantastic Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Its head-turning Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, Gamay, and Gewürztraminer are headliners. As you can see, this unique estate boasts an array of acclaimed French and German varietals.
7. Bradley Vineyards
Also located in Oregon’s oldest fine wine region Willamette Valley, Umpqua Valley claims to be the cradle of the state’s modern fine wine movement. With winemaking practices dating back to the 1880s with the arrival of German winemakers, Umpqua Valley boasts Spanish wines, French wines, German wines, and more in both red and white varieties.
Bradley Vineyards is the largest wine producer in Elkton, Oregon, with most of the vines having been planted in 1983. You can visit their estate by appointment only or join their wine club.
8. Willamette Valley Vineyards
Willamette Valley Vineyards is comparable to stepping into a fairytale, with its luxury suites and views of vine-covered slopes from the elevated outdoor patio of this breathtaking estate. Enjoy expertly crafted meals and wine pairings from the estate chef. You don’t just have to limit your getaway to a day, book a relaxing vacation for a day or two at one of Oregon’s largest wine producers.
9. Domaine Serene
Atop the hills of Dayton, Oregon, is the Tuscan-style winery of Domaine Serene. With its mascot, Wooly, at the forefront, this artistic estate serves great wine and gives a fun nod to commemorate the Ice Age. Enjoy highly regarded Chardonnays and Pinots at this winery that transports you to another part of the world.
10. Rogue Valley Wine Tasting
Home to seventy different wineries and thirty unique wineries, there is also no shortage of wine-tasting trails in Rogue Valley. Characterized by wild landscapes and scenic vineyards along the Rogue River, there is no shortage of climate and microclimate diversity.
Take in the beautiful woodlands of the Pacific Northwest as you enjoy astounding wine.
Navigate Oregon Wine Country
There are so many fantastic wineries we weren’t able to cover in this list, but we hope these locations provide you with a good place to start.
Oregon is a beautiful state with fantastic natural beauty and a massive wine culture that continues to grow. There are few states with as much diversity when it comes to microclimates and varietal expression.
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