The Endless Row McMINNVILLE, OR: Domaine Drouhin Winery estate Pinot Noir vineyards unroll over the hills of the Willamette Valley. The cities of McMinnville and Newburg are the epicenter of Oregon's wine production. INSTRUCTIONS: Download...Show More Summary
With more than 200 vineyards, a string of charming towns, and countless great eateries, Oregon's Willamette Valley draws in more and more wine lovers each year. Just don't call it the next Napa.
The Oregon Department of Transportation is running an initiative known as the Oregon Passenger Rail Project, seeking to improve intercity rail in the Willamette Valley. There will be two meetings in the Portland area this week for those interested: May 7: SE Metro Community Advisory Group Meeting 6:00 p.m. Show More Summary
[Photos: Brian Yaeger] Aptly-named Agrarian Ales is a farmhouse brewery situated in Oregon's fertile Willamette Valley, established on the brothers/founders Ben and Nate Tilley's family farm. Before the family first planted hops, one of their main cash crop was...
. From commentor Marvel: The bulbs are really having their way with us his year. After a warm and sunny week, Spring’s cool rainy pattern has returned to the Willamette Valley (OR) — happy to have had a chance to appreciate (and capture) some daffodils before they got too soggy. Here are a few of [...]
Equipped with more than 70 campgrounds and engulfing a whopping 24 State Parks, the Willamette Valley in Oregon is the best place one could choose for camping in any season. With every season offering something distinct, camping at Willamette should be considered according to the season. Show More Summary
Taste more than 60 Oregon Pinot Noirs on March 7. [ more › ]
By Virginia Meyer on February 10, 2013 - 6:03pm An established direct-market meat operation is seeking renters in Oregon’s Central Willamette Valley. Rainshadow El Rancho is a 120-acre ranch raising and selling bison, pork, and poultry directly to consumers. Show More Summary
The Thursday meeting will be a field tour of Willamette Valley properties involved in a goose hunting program. This tour leaves at noon from the DoubleTree Hotel at 1590 Weston Court NE, Salem. Members of the public can attend the tour but are responsible for their own transportation. Be at the hotel by noon to [...]Show More Summary
Here's the listicle "10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2013." It includes Rioja, Spain; North & South Forks of Long Island, New York; Monterey County, California; and Willamette Valley, Oregon.
Oregon’s Van Duzer has been through upheaval of late. A new winemaker came aboard in June 2010, and the winemaking process was overhauled to focus on smaller sites, lower yields, and gentler handling of grapes. The first release from the … Continue reading ?
A few months ago I got the chance to visit some of Oregon’s best wineries. Recently, they brought the wineries to me. In a presentation of several dozen of Willamette Valley’s most notable wine producers, “Pinot in the City” saw … Continue reading ?
By Ross Swartzendruber of Salem. Ross is a State Representative candidate advocating for middle class over special interests. Hi everybody! Greetings from the rural hinterlands of the Willamette Valley and welcome to my view of the state of Oregon progressive politics. Show More Summary
Back in August, I solicited the interwebs for insight on bringing a toddler out to wine country. I was about to head to Oregon's Willamette Valley with a motley crew of parents, kids, wives (well, wife... she's put forth ZERO effort to find any sister wives). Show More Summary
In this podcast, editors and reporters explain why wheat growers are worried about talks between West Coast grain terminals and the International Longshoremen and Warehouse Union, how a Willamette Valley nursery is emerging from bankruptcy...Show More Summary
Demand for renewable energy has helped fuel a push to grow canola in the Willamette Valley region, raising a tense conflict between producers of organic foods and renewable energy in a state that cherishes both.
Sweaters, scarves, wellies, umbrellas, gorgeous Oregon winery views – this wedding by Jesse Daniels Photography is just as cozy and charming as they come. That lovely blend of casual and chic that gets me every time, and this pretty party is proof of why that combination just can’t be beat. It’s winery wedding perfection, and [...]
A recent trip to Portland afforded an overnight to the Willamette Valley, where Oregon’s best wines are made. On this trip I made advance plans to visit the best of the best, Oregon’s blue chip wineries in a long day … Continue reading ?
The International Pinot Noir Celebration is perhaps my favorite tasting event that I attend each year here in the U.S. Held on the bucolic grounds of a small college in a little town in Oregon's Willamette Valley, the event always manages to get just about everything right. Show More Summary
The Oregon canola saga is local to us here at Culinate, given that it affects crops grown only in the Willamette Valley. But its food politics feel national. At issue: whether to allow canola — a seed crop used to make cooking oil and...Show More Summary