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Carmine C.

30 years’ of passionate experience in all aspects of the wine industry, I love sharing the beauty of Oregon wines and wine country with others!
2 reviews
Portland, OR, USA
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About Carmine C.
Hi, I'm Carmine. As a winemaker, my goal is to showcase the best of what Oregon has to offer in vineyards and wines! All tours are private and customized to your interests; our pace is flexible and based on your feedback as we move through the day. Feel free to choose the wineries or let us make the selection. My background includes four wine studies degrees and experience in both Napa Valley and Oregon's Willamette Valley. As a result, you'll experience more than the traditional wine tour!
Why book with Carmine C.
  • I'm a winemaker who has worked in vineyards, cellars, and hospitality rooms in Oregon & Napa Valley
  • I have degrees in Wine making, Biodynamic viticulture, International wine marketing, and Whole Systems Design. I have worked in the wine industry for over 30 years.
  • English
  • Professional tour guide
Tours and Tickets by Carmine C.
$225.00 per adult
Overview
This tour is led by one of Oregon's wine pioneers. It's not your traditional wine tour; you will be immersed in wine culture! Oregon’s amazing Willamette Valley located just outside the Portland metro area is nature’s masterpiece for growing cool-climate grapes, such as Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Its deep and complex soils, gently rolling hills, annual rainfall, cool and moderate seasonal temperatures, and long summer daylight coalesce to produce elite and delicious world-class wines. There are over 450 wineries located in the region, offering you diverse sites in which to explore vineyards, cellars, and tasting rooms. Each location is unique in the size of the vineyard and wine production, particular wine-making techniques, hospitality services, and views offered, as well as wines available for tasting.
A trip to wine country with Oregon Winemaker Tours will be memorable! Relax and leave the driving to us while you enjoy some of the world’s best cool climate wines.
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

Super fun! Carmine is an amazing tour guide with inside knowledge of Willamette Valley wineries. He knew people everywhere we went. The wines were fabulous. A perfect day - highly recommend this private tour!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank lizgoulard
Reviewed June 8, 2019

Did this tour on a whim on a solo Portland trip. Such a blast! Great group of people, knowledgable guides, wide range of exposure to different wineries, all around a top-notch - an unbeatable experience. Highly recommend to groups or anyone traveling individually!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Anna F
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