Eat, rejuvenate, and rest at the Allison Inn & Spa. Photography © The Allison Inn & Spa.

A Wine-Centric Weekend In Newberg Oregon

The heart of Willamette Valley wine country dishes up great restaurants, exceptional tasting room experiences, and a friendly feel–all just 25 miles from downtown Portland.

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Winemaker and native Burgundian Jacques Tardy brings a heritage of five generations of winemaking to the crafting of Dundee Hills wines for Torii Mor Winery. Founded in 1993 by Dr. Donald Olson, and drawing upon the Olson Estate Vineyard planted in 1972, Torii Mor is noted for beautifully made wine with strong structure and balance.

The Heart and Soul of Wine Country: Dundee Hills

Oregon’s Dundee Hills wines benefit from ancient soils and sheltered slopes. Join us for a tour of the region’s natural wonders and artisan winemakers.

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There is so much to explore on San Juan Island that you ll want to create an itinerary, even if you re on island time.  Start with  viewing the ferry arrivals from the terrace at Friday Harbor House.

San Juan Islands Escape

With a world-class getaway in our own backyard, who needs a passport? Here are our recommendations for exploring the resplendent coastlines and villages of Washington’s San Juan and Orcas Islands.

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It’s no wonder National Geographic named Cannon Beach one of the world’s 100 most beautiful places in a recent issue.

Three Days in Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach is adored for its rugged sea stacks, shingle-clad storefronts and fine dining and accommodations.  Use our guide to plan your next stay.

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Valley View Winery Winemaker John Guerrero samples a barrel.  Valley View was originally established in the 1850s by Oregon pioneer Peter Britt in the Applegate Valley near the historic town of Jacksonville.  The Wisnovsky family restored the winery in the early 1970s and continues to operate it today.

Wine Tasting in Southern Oregon

Wine Enthusiast recently named the Rogue Valley a top 10 wine destination. We visit the region’s outstanding wineries, restaurants and hotels to plan the perfect wine-tasting weekend.

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The stately Ashland Springs Hotel is the city s crown jewel, and home to fine dining at Larks Restaurant.

Plan a Weekend Exploring Ashland, Oregon

In Southern Oregon, the weather is balmy, the landscape lush, and the cities alive with activity. Local foods abound, the wine culture is booming, and art and theatre are around every corner.

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Overlooking the majestic Columbia River, award winning Alexandria Nicole Cellars’ winery and vineyard provides an awe-inspiring backdrop for wine and food enthusiasts.

Washington Vineyard Stays

Planning a weekend getaway? Enjoy the relaxation, panoramic views and of course, great wine on one of washington’s wine producing vineyards.Some of the most captivating farmhouses and b&bs are nestled within working vineyards where you can appreciate the true roots of washington’s award winning wines.

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Pacific City


If rugged, windswept pacific city is the edge of the world, headlands coastal lodge & spa feels like the center. The oregon coast’s newest luxury hotel makes it easy to head out into the wild for your very own oregon adventure—or hunker down with a glass of pinot and watch the waves. Life on the edge never felt so good.

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A relaxing afternoon at Stoller Family Estate.

Oregon Vineyard Stays: A Weekend Among the Vines

Eight great places to stay on Oregon wine-producing estates, from private cottages nestled in the vineyards to delightful B&Bs. These wineries invite you to kick back and stay awhile.   



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Novelty Hill’s tasting room melds old-world style wines with streamlined contemporary architecture.

Woodinville Washington

If you’re looking to get far, far away, you’ve got a lot of options. I hear Tasmania is lovely, while Amsterdam has its own charms. But a quick getaway that just makes you feel like you’re far away? Those are a little harder to come by. Fortunately, one of them is just up the road.

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White water rafting along the wild and scenic Rogue River in Southern Oregon. Photo by Justin Bailie.

Exploring The Jewels of Rogue Valley

The Southern Oregon towns of Jacksonville, Ashland and Medford are a hotbed of culture, arts, history, wine and artisan foods. Use our guide to these jewels of Rogue Valley to plan your next getaway.

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The Northwest’s cool climate, like that of Cristom Vineyards in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, creates a versatile and complex Syrah with spicy and floral notes. Cristom grows its Syrah on the lower slopes of the Estate Vineyards where daytime heat accumulation is high and nights are cold, allowing the Syrah to both ripen and retain its acidity.

Rising Star Northwest Syrah

From the Applegate Valley in southern Oregon to eastern Washington’s Walla Walla Valley, Syrah has long been a beloved variety for growers seeking a full-bodied red grape that’s responsive to site conditions and thrives in a range of climates.

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Located in southeastern Washington and straddling the border between Washington and Oregon, the Walla Walla Valley AVA (American Viticultural Area, or wine appellation) was established in 1984.

Walla Walla Valley Appellation

Our 26-page guide to Walla Walla Valley features the region’s founding and rising star wineries, gourmet restaurants and quaint world-class inns you won’t want to miss. 

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The Winchester Inn Bed and Breakfast, just two blocks from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, offers private rooms and suites in four different houses.

Stay And Play in Southern Oregon

Situated a day’s drive from Portland and Seattle, the Rogue Valley is a perfect weekend destination. Click here for our favorite restaurants, hotels and outings.

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Don Hull Spey casting for fall steelhead on the lower Deschutes.

Steelhead Water

With its miles of unsurpassed fly water and a breathtaking high desert canyon to set the stage, Oregon’s Deschutes River is a summer steelheader’s paradise.

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Arden Chef Sara Hauman and owner Kelsey Glasser. Photography © Michael Morrow

Chef-Driven Wine Bars

Portland’s most well-known chefs are dipping their toes deeper in the wine pool offering more casual experiences that give patrons the ability to deepen their relationship with wine.

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