Oregon Wine Country for Memorial Day Weekend
Oregon wine country hosts its 23rd annual Memorial Day Weekend event, May 25-27! Spend one day or the entire weekend tasting wine and skipping from one vineyard to the next. Your favorite wineries will offer tastings of their best wines, with “meet the winemaker” events. If you stay at Hotel Modera, your favorite wine-loving downtown Portland hotel, ask our concierge for complimentary Oregon winery tasting vouchers!
Below is information on events happening this weekend throughout Oregon Wine Country! You can also visit Willamettewines.com for a complete list of events.
16800 NE Calkins Lane, Newberg, OR
Taste their exclusive, limited production wines that are sold only at the winery. They specialize in single vineyard pinot noir from estate vineyards in the Chehalem Mountains. Just released: 2010 Elizabeth’s Reserve Pinot Noir – their highest rated yet! Admission includes artisan cheeses, charcuterie and Riedel Oregon pinot noir glass.
691 Highway 99W, Dundee, OR
Tasting Fee $15
Join Argyle as they sample a terrific selection of wines, including the newly released Black Brut sparkling wine. Tasting fee includes wine tastings, logo glass, nibbles and the opportunity to sign up for special tastings during the day. Special discounts on selected wines.
Saturday & Sunday, 11-5. Tasting room open Monday 11am – 5pm
30835 N Hwy 99W, Newberg, OR
Tasting Fee $10/$20
Weekend special: For $20, taste three library wines (including one from a 9L bottle). For $10, enjoy a flight of current Rex Hill wines. There will be a complimentary tour of the bio-dynamically farmed estate vineyard at 10am. Explore the soils display or Essence Table in the historic tasting room.
Saturday & Sunday, 10am – 3pm
Soléna Estate Winery
17100 NE Woodland Loop Road, Yamhill, OR
Tasting Fee $20
“Gouter en primeur.” Taste the Future. Three days only. Feel the power of the vintage. The 2012’s are shaping up to be the best we’ve seen (yes, better than the 2008’s)! Taste barrel samples in comparison to the last three vintages and get your bottles before they’re gone!
19143 NE Laughlin Road, Yamhill, OR
Tasting Fee $20
Join WillaKenzie for “Wine & BBQ” on Saturday and Sunday. Taste their award-winning wines and enjoy a delicious BBQ prepared by Chef Gabe Gabreski of A Cena. Wine, food and wine glass are included in the ticket price. Fee is refundable when you join the wine club.
Willamette Valley Vineyards Wine Center
300 NE Third Street, McMinnville, OR
Tasting Fee $10
Enjoy a flight of newly released 2009 pinot noirs from our Single Vineyard Designate Series. As always, our comparative tasting of pinot noirs from various Willamette Valley producers will be available.
Open 10am – 6pm