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J0hn_mc53 wrote a review Mar 2020
Portland, Oregon5 contributions
I live in Portland but work 30 miles away at a winery in Yamhill. My drive to work in the morning is a highlight of the day as I drive through some of the most serene and beautiful countryside in the state. The Valley has so many wonderful attributes, but how many areas offer a great commute ?…
Date of experience: March 2020
DickandMary R wrote a review Feb 2020
Portland, Oregon229 contributions52 helpful votes
The Willamette Valley is more than just a river between hills. There are sever additional streams, Yamhill and Tualatin which help make up the charm. This is especially true of the northern section. Additionally, several of the nearby mountains, such as the Chehalem provide striking vistas. To add to the experience there are literally 100's of wineries, many of which have tasting rooms. Much of the wine produced is world class, often at reasonable prices. Also, in some of the smaller towns up north including Dundee, Newberg, McMinnville and Independence are often very go restaurants. Finally, and excluding Portland, there are many interesting sites to visit. To sum up, the Willamette Valley can make for a full day visit, or even overnight in some of the boutique hotels therr.…
Date of experience: December 2019
Ana G wrote a review Feb 2020
Great experience! Our tour guide, Will, was very gracious and accommodating. We had a very enjoyable visit at three wine tasting rooms— this tour is a must when visiting Portland.
Date of experience: February 2020
Wills Wanderers wrote a review Jan 2020
Salem, Oregon564 contributions63 helpful votes
Visiting this green lush valley from Portland to Eugene is a great for anyone. There’s much to see and experience but it’s also only a hour to the Pacific Ocean or 2 hours to the cascade mountains. Vineyards, attractions, sightseeing, it has everything.
Date of experience: January 2020
1 Helpful vote
Kjk wrote a review Jan 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Alas, the City of Sherwood, Oregon runs photo speed traps to catch unsuspecting tourists on their way to Willamette Valley wineries and wine tasting. They sure got me. Stay out of Sherwood!
Date of experience: November 2019
1 Helpful vote