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A Nose For Wine Tours

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Private educational wine tours.
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Reviewed October 24, 2017

We felt lucky to find Fred and A Nose for Wine Tours on TripAdvisor. We booked a last minute trip to Portland and Willamette Valley and couldn't have been happier with the day we spent with Fred. We had never been to the area and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 22, 2017

Great day with Fred. Took us to great places, met great people and drank great wine. Exactly what we wanted. Count not recommend them more. You will not be disappointed.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 19, 2017

Marie was a delight to spend the day with. Not only is she incredibly knowledgeable about wine, but she has a great personality and close relationships with many of the winery owners. She created a personalized tour for us based on our interests, including several...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Christine O
Reviewed September 2, 2017

This was our first visit to the area so we wanted to learn about the region and the winemakers. Fred took us to four wineries that we thoroughly enjoyed. One of them was a very unique experience where we sat down with the winery owners...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Alan B
Reviewed August 10, 2017

We went out with Marie but had originally booked with Fred. We hear both are great! Marie was so helpful and knowledgeable. She picked great spots for us (we gave them some names and they helped decide where to go). She was flexible and let...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 25, 2017

We recently enjoyed a day of wine tasting with Fred from “A nose for wine” tours during our vacation to Seattle and Portland area. Fred was quick to respond to our initial and logistical emails prior to our trip and arrived promptly to pick us...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank mcr12713
Reviewed April 29, 2017

My wife and I visited the Willamette Valley for an anniversary weekend and the tour with Fred was the highlight! Fred gave us a VIP experience! Every tasting room we walked into was met with an excited "Hi Fred!" and even the winery owners/head winemakers...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Chris M
winenose, Owner at A Nose For Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2017

I get to know our guests through correspondence before the tour date. And the date is here and the day goes................TOO fast. You & Jackee were just delightful to spend the day with! It may be about Oregon's wines..but also life and our journeys. I'm...More

Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Fred brought us on a great tour of four amazing wineries. He has a ton of knowledge regarding the area. He's a great conversationalist and his passion for pinots is infectious.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went on a tour with Marie and she was great! We were lucky enough to find and opening while visiting the area for a friend's wedding in Oregon. We let Marie know our taste preferences and she did the rest! We...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

The two of us had the pleasure of a tour run by the delightful Marie Gunton. Booking and working out arrangements with her and Fred (phone and e-mail) were seamless. She met us early at the B&B and, like the rest of the day, Marie...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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montanaphx
June 23, 2018|
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Oooo...so sorry : { This got lost in the middle of website restructuring. I HOPE you were able to find an available tour operator and had a great time here in our Pinot Paradise. Again...my sincere apologies Fred~.
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Pantherma
July 7, 2016|
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Response from Heather P | Reviewed this property |
So sorry I did not see this sooner. Hopefully this answer will help others. I believe it was $495 for 4 adults for a day trip. It does state their rates on their website. I don't know about where to stay, as the tour guide... More
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The_Grayt_1
June 29, 2015|
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Gratuities are at the discretion of our guests. We don't build in gratuities as most limo companies do. A warm handshake and a big smile are gratuity enough. : }
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