With more than 450 wineries producing 72 varieties of grapes, Oregon is a world-class wine region and visitors will have the chance to experience the very best of Oregon Wine Country this weekend.
Many Willamette Valley wineries, some in our own backyard, will be opening their doors to the public this Labor Day Weekend and we want to help you plan a wine tour weekend to remember.
Here are some of the wine events you will find in our area this weekend (source: www.winesnw.com):
Encompass 2013: Wine Tasting & Food Carts at Eola-Amity Hills
Encompass 2013 Saturday August 31st & Sunday Sept 1st. Twenty top wineries and vineyards in the Eola-Amity Hills will open their doors for free tastings for those with an Encompass Guidebook ($25). You can also sample from some of our area’s best food carts who will accept $10 worth of food vouchers included in the Encompass Guidebook. Learn more by visiting www. eolaamityhills.com.
Labor Day Weekend at Cubanisimo Vineyards
August 31st, September 1st & 2nd (12pm to 6pm)
Celebrate Labor Day “Cuban Style” with salsa dancing, live dance bands, salsa dance lessons, Cuban tapas and great wine. $10 cover fee includes wine tasting (no entry fee for Amigos de Cubanisimo Wine Club members), $20 Afternoon Package includes your entry fee, wine tasting, a Cubanisimo wine glass, tapas plate and entry into our daily door prize raffle. Tickets available at the door. Open to all ages. Visit www.cubanisimovineyards.com for info.
Labor Day Weekend Festival at Redhawk Winery
August 31, September 1, 2, 2013 (11-5pm) Join the Redhawk Winery for wine & barrel tastings, delicious food, music & their lovely view!! $10 fee includes everything. Don’t miss out on end of summer wine deals! For additional information call 503-362-1596. Visit www.redhawkwine.com for info.
Labor Day Weekend with Cherry Hill Winery
With views of their vineyards and the surrounding Eola hills, a visit to Cherry Hill Winery is a wonderful way to spend an afternoon over the Labor Day weekend. The tasting room will be open with special hors d’oeuvres. After your tasting, stroll through their vineyard or relax on the patio, it is the perfect place to have lunch while enjoying a glass of your favorite Cherry Hill wine. For additional information call 503-623-7867 or visit www.cherryhillwinery.com.