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Wine Tour of Willamette Valley with a Personal Sommelier

  • Taste wine at boutique wineries with a WSET-certified sommelier

  • Includes tastings, lunch, charcuterie, and more

  • Hassle-free, round-trip transportation from your hotel

Wine Tour of Willamette Valley with a Personal Sommelier
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5 Hour Wine Tour including lunch and 3 Wine Tastings
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5 Hour Wine Tour including lunch (excludes tastings)

Visit boutique wineries in Oregon’s famed Willamette Valley with a WSET-certified sommelier as your guide. Enjoy the picturesque scenery as you sample wines at three or more wineries. Your sommelier is on hand to tell you about each wine you taste and to help you diversify your wine collection. This semi-private tour is limited to six people and includes tastings, hassle-free transportation, charcuterie, and more.

What to Expect

The Willamette Valley of Oregon is home to some of the best wine in the Pacific Northwest. Bordered by the green coastal ranges to the west and the snow-capped Cascade Range to the east, the valley features rich alluvial soils washed down from ice-age floods and numerous microclimates along scenic waterways and rustic farms. Although the area offers an abundance of varietals and styles for the discerning wine drinker, it is probably best known for its world-class Chardonnay and Pinot Noirs – the famed grapes of Burgundy in France. 

After your complimentary morning pickup from your centrally located Portland hotel, residence or central landmark, the tour begins with a brief introduction from your driver and guide – who also happens to be a WSET-certified sommelier. As you leave the frenetic pace of the city behind, your guide will fill you in on the local history and unique qualities that make the region such an ideal place for growing high-quality, premium wine grapes. Also, from April to October this six-hour public tour includes a pickup at the Newberg Sportsman Airpark in conjunction with our hot air balloon package.  

Your tour will visit between 3 and 4 wineries throughout the day and include bottled water, healthy snacks and a complimentary lunch featuring vegetarian and gluten-free options. Tasting fees are included for all stops up to $15 and you will have abundant options to purchase, ship, and sample additional wines at your own discretion and cost. The trip ends with a drop-off back at centrally located Portland locations or the Newberg Airpark, where you can proceed to nearby neighborhood restaurants to sample the local fare or back to your hotel or lodging to sleep off the amazing wine.

Note: Groups of two or three may be combined with your approval.

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Perfect day!

My husband booked this wine tour for me as a wedding gift and it exceeded all expectations. Dan was our personal Sommelier, and he also picked us up from our hotel. Aside from being incredibly knowledge on wine and the area, he was so personable....More

Dan J, Owner at Triangle Wine Country Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you Kayla. I love that we provided the perfect day for your honeymoon. It really is an honor to make new friends and help create new memories. Congratulations again on your wedding and we would love to see you guys again the next time...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
First and definitely not last wine tour

My husband and I had a wonderful time on our wine tour with Julie! She is extremely knowledgable about wine and teaches you anything you want to learn. The tour ended up being just my husband and I, which made for a more personal experience....More

Thank mb159808
Dan J, Owner at Triangle Wine Country Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much. I really like how you summarized the experience for everyone to understand. We really do try to provide a holistic view of the Valley's diversity both in terms of AVA designation and winery diversity. This is our home and we're proud...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great experience, learned a lot!

My husband and I had an awesome day! Our group was small, allowing for personal touches and a great learning environment. We've been to a number of wine-growing regions and still learned some great tips on this excursion to beautiful Oregon wine country. I highly...More

Thank Rick K
Dan J, Owner at Triangle Wine Country Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rick, and thank you for the nice review. I'm glad you had an awesome day and I would love to do it again. Let us know the next time you guys are back in Portland!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Full immersion in wine tasting!

In late July 2018, Dan took me and my husband on a two-day private wine tour and we visited eight different, wonderful boutique wineries. Dan is a very knowledgeable, funny, engaging, tour guide. Before our trip, he asked us questions about what kinds of wines...More

Thank frontrunner97
Dan J, Owner at Triangle Wine Country Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much. I started this business based on my passion for wine and the belief that wine should be more approachable and enjoyable. What better way to teach and educate other people about wine than at the vineyard and among the vines? Word...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Totally worth it! Dan was very knowledagble and funny. A perfect day!

We had a wine tour with Dan, who was an absolute delight to spend the day with. He was funny, entertaining, and extremely knowledgeable when it comes to wine and the Willamette Valley. We learned so much! We visited several wineries which I had never...More

Thank Shae N
Dan J, Owner at Triangle Wine Country Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your feedback. It really is important to us since our tours are different, and even though we can describe them it's really just something you have to experience for yourself. Maybe your review will motivate someone else to give us...More

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patty j
July 18, 2018|
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We arrived back at our hotel around 4:30/5PM.