Eugene Willamette Valley Wine Tasting Tour

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Eugene Willamette Valley Wine Tasting Tour
Duration

Durations: 4 Hour(s)

Group Size

Group Size: 1+

Languages

Languages: English

Go wine tasting near Eugene in the Southern Willamette Valley, stopping at three wineries and enjoying a cheese and cracker platter.

From £ 89.94 per person

  1. Tour Overview

    The Southern Willamette Valley is home to over 100 vineyards and over 25 wineries that are passionate about the increasing awareness and prestige of the growing region in the Willamette Valley. Oregon has developed an International awareness to this part of the world as one of the most renowned Pinot Noir producing regions similar to Pinot’s birthplace, Burgundy.

    Eugene’s close proximity to the Willamette wineries, our first winery visit is less than 30 minutes. We will visit three wineries on the tour and taste several varietals at each one with nibbles along the way for pairing pleasure. We select your winery based on season and day of the week, each will have a unique and different experience from boutique to Estates to enhance your tour experience. Your tour guide will enlighten you on the region from history to terroir to elevate your wine tasting experience.

    With your guide, visit three of the area’s top wineries, where you'll learn about the unique relationship between the valley's volcanic soils, elevation and protective microclimates — ideal for producing pinot noir. At each winery, taste a select group of varietals that will please even the most discerning palate, from Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Riesling, Viognier, Petit Verdot, Marchel Foch, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and many more.

    After your wine-tasting experience, your tour ends with return to Eugene for drop-off. 

    The three wineries visited in this region may include the following:

    • Sarver Winery  
    • Valhalla Winery 
    • Silvan Ridge 
    • Sweet Cheeks 
    • Iris Vineyards 
    • LaVelle Vineyard
    • Pfeiffer Winery 
    • King Estate 
    • High Pass Winery 
    • Walnut Ridge 
    • Brigadoon Vineyards
    • Chateau Lorane 

  2. Tour Itinerary

    Day 1 : Southern Willamette Valley Wineries

    Oregon's Willamette Valley has been quietly producing some of the finest wines in the world for four decades. As of 2011, wine enthusiasts traveling through the region have over 200 wineries to choose from -- up from just five in 1970. Located near Eugene, the southern part of the valley is home to some of the state's most well-known vineyards and wineries.


  3. What's Included

    • Bottled water
    • 1 wine tasting flight per person at each of the 3 wineries
    • Cheese & cracker tray (Not a meal replacement. Please eat lunch prior to the tour)
    • Live commentary on board
    • Professional, local  guide
    • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points 

  4. What's Excluded

    • Additional food and drinks

  5. FAQs

    Please Note:

    • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
    • Valid identification for age verification is required
    • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    • A small amount of walking is involved
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • It is recommended that you eat lunch before this tour starts, as only a light snack is included 
    • Due to the nature of this tour and the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund. 
    •  Tour meet-point locations and times: 

    Stop #1 – 1:00 pm – Valley River Inn, 1000 Valley River Way, Eugene, OR 97401. Meet in hotel lobby.  

    Stop #2 – 1:15 pm – Hyatt Place Eugene/Oakway Center, 333 Oakway Rd, Eugene, OR 97401. Meet at the ground floor entrance.  

    Stop #3 – 1:30 pm – 5th Street Public Market, 296 E 5th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401. Meet under the Made In Oregon sign at the rooster fountain in the center of the main level courtyard.   

  6. Requirements

    • Valid photo id for age verification at wineries

  7. Cancellation Policy

    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 24 hours or less before event

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