Oregon Wine Country for Memorial Day Weekend

Oregon Wine Country
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.

Adelsheim Vineyard
16800 NE Calkins Lane, Newberg, OR
www.adelsheim.com

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.

Argyle Winery
691 Highway 99W, Dundee, OR
www.argylewinery.com

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

Rex Hill
30835 N Hwy 99W, Newberg, OR
www.rexhill.com

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
www.solenaestate.com

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!

WillaKenzie Estate
19143 NE Laughlin Road, Yamhill, OR
www.willakenzie.com

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
www.WillametteValleyVineyards.com

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

3 comments

  1. Our rustic tasting room welcomes you to a tasting of seven of our most popular wines. Our educated and friendly team will provide insights to our unique wines. The tasting flight changes every couple of weeks based on availability. Tastings are available for $10 per person (glass is not included).

  2. Standard Tasting fee is only $5, and each tasting fee is refunded per bottle purchased. We have just introduced the option of a Limited Production Tasting Menu, where the fee is increased to $15. This flight offers all of our high-end wines that have a total production of 100 cases or less! Tasting Fee is also refunded per bottle purchased from this list. *No appointment necessary with the following exceptions: Groups of 10-19 — please call ahead to make an appointment. Tasting Fees paid upon arrival before the tasting starts. Refund policy still applies. Groups of 20 — please call ahead to make an appointment. Tasting Fees paid with a credit card number when appointment is made (If you cancel, the tasting fees are not refunded. We are a small winery, and staff extra people for groups of 20 ). Since there are now two tasting options, you will be charged for the $5 Standard Tasting only, and if people decide to upgrade to the $15 Limited Tasting Menu, they can request this upon arrival. Refund Policy still applies. No groups of 20 are accepted on Saturday after 1:00PM.

  3. Is this your first time Temecula wine tasting? We welcome you to come sample our wines in the wine tasting room. As part of your tasting fee you will have the option to taste 6 different wines on our tasting list. Our servers enjoy talking with customers about the wines and we encourage you to take notes and please feel free to ask questions. You are welcome to take a copy of the tasting menu on the tasting bar for notes. It is our goal to create a comfortable and relaxing environment so please let us know how we can make your experience memorable.

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