Sip on something beautiful with these Portland wine tours!
Visiting Portland for the first time or looking to explore your hometown? With wine country practically in their backyard, you are sure to create unforgettable memories on the East Coast’s most beautiful vineyards.
Check out these Wine and Food Tours to indulge in a unique experience only Portland can offer. Uncork and unwind for an immersive and relaxing activity.
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Portland Wine Tours
Portland has a buzzing wine industry. A Wine Tour is an excellent way to get a glimpse into this growing culture! Perfect for connoisseurs and casual drinkers alike.
1. Wildwood Adventures
Wildwood Adventures offers an array of public and private tours in Portland and surrounding natural sites. Focusing on smaller group, they prioritize quality activities and maximum enjoyment. You do not want to miss out however on their Willamette Valley Wine Tasting Tour! You will pass through orchards, farms and lavender fields as you make your way to three exquisite wineries of the valley. While tasting a variety of wines from Pinot Noir to Riesling and more, you will have the opportunity to do winery tours and participate in viticulture talks. Here, you can learn all about the science, production, and study of grapes. Sounds like a sweet deal to me! For more details about this tour and others, visit their website here.
2. Backcountry Wine Tours
Jack Cranley, owner and operator of Backcountry Wine Tours, and his two guides Dillon and Katie are passionate about wine and the soil they live on. They know Oregon Wine Country like the back of their hand, and will bring you on an adventure to discover the hidden gems and secrets of the region. What can you expect from the tour? Well to begin, they offer door-to-door pickup and drop off within Portland, a gourmet lunch and of course experience and expertise about the vineyard region. Each tour visit three to four wineries and will taste wines from several distinct growing regions. Not to mention, the drive to the wineries is quite the scenic view! To learn more about Backcountry Wine Tours, click here to visit their website.
3. Triangle Wine Country
Explore the Willamette Valley Wine Country with a wine expert with Triangle Wine Country Tours! No really, each guide is a WSET Certified wine professional that know all the important details as well as fun facts about the production (and consumption) of wine! They visit only the best wineries of the valley in their Shareable, Private and Customizable tours. Their tour will bring you on an adventure discovering a variety of wineries, each with their own distinctive qualities. Enjoy a diverse flight of Rosé, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir alongside delicious snacks such as a locally sourced charcuterie platter. Visit their website for a full list of their tours.
4. A Great Oregon Wine Tour
At A Great Oregon Wine Tour, they want to share their love and knowledge of wine and the Oregon Wine Country with you! With so many wineries in the area, it can be hard to choose which to visit. That’s why they’ve taken care of all the organizing, so all you have to do is sit back, relax and take your palette on a journey. Their Willamette Valley Wine Tour explores three to five wineries in the region where you will learn about their history and production process from industry experts. Nothing beats the flavour of locally grown wine, especially shared over a picnic style lunch. Perfect for seasoned wine lovers as well as newcomers to wine culture. For more information on their tours, click here to visit their website.
5. No Whining Wine Tours
Specializing in private and custom wine tours, No Whining Wine Tours focuses on responding to each group’s individual desires. Offering experiences in both tasting rooms and touring wineries, you get the best of both worlds. Run by Trish, a female entrepreneur and wine industry expert, No Whining will bring you to big industry contenders as well as smaller boutiques wineries, and will introduce you to the important people behind the industry. Filled with beautiful views of vineyards and delectable wine, you are certain to hear absolutely “no whining” on this tour! Visit their website here to find out more!
6. Tesla Custom Winery Tours
Tesla Custom Winery Tours prides themselves by being Oregon’s first and only entirely sustainable wine tour. With pickup and drop off in Portland in an electric vehicle, rest assured that while you’re touring beautiful green vineyards, you stay eco-friendly! No better way to appreciate the vast nature of Oregon than by respecting it, right? Not to mention, Tesla Custom Winery Tours will bring you to acclaimed wineries of the Willamette Valley where you will participate in fun and educational wine tastings, and indulge in a savoury vineyard lunch. For more information, visit their website by clicking here.
Taste your way through this eclectic and wholesome city with a Food Tour!
7. Lost Plate Tours
Lost Plate‘s passion for travel and cuisine is unparalleled! At Lost Plate Portland, all of their guides are Portland locals that know all the best off the beaten path restaurants and breweries to make your experience a truly unique one. Explore Portlanders’ fascination with donuts, coffee and craft beer! Participate in their Downtown Portland Coffee and Donut Tour and visit coffee shops only frequented by locals. Here you can taste at least 3 different types of coffee and even learn the perfect coffee pour from an experienced barista. For more info, click the link here to visit their website.
8. Taste Portland Tours
Open during the summer season, Taste Portland offers insider-access to the most desired eateries in the city. Their guides offer knowledge and expertise on many world foods and cultures! Their mission is simple: to provide fun and enjoyable experiences that show you the best of Portland food. On their Portland Food Cart Tour you will have the chance to eat from the 10 most delicious food carts chosen amongst the 500 food carts, so you know its gonna be good! Click here to see a full list of their tours on their website.
9. Eat Adventures
From high-end to street food and city-wide driving tours to walking food tours, Eat Adventures has it all! There is a tour for everyone, no matter your preferences. Their Arts District Food Tour is a truly unique experience of the city. Exploring the extensive art scene found in what is known as the Alberta Arts District, you’ll see the colourful streets that make the area so iconic. You will also be able to stop at the local boutiques, shops and eateries that prosper within this charming neighbourhood. What to expect? Food from a diversity of cultures, locally inspired fusions, artisan cocktails, hip food carts, and much more! Visit their website to learn more by clicking here.
It is hard to find a company that loves their hometown more than Forktown does. The independent and locally owned businesses, the creativity that is present throughout the city, and the warmth with which Portlanders approach each day are just a few things that make Portland so special. That is why their tours aim at sharing just what it means to be a local here, by appreciating the local food and culture. Their Downtown Portland Tour is an excellent introduction to the city. With so many delectable spots in the city, you may find yourself at one of the largest food cart pods in town, a favourite sandwich emporium, a farm-to-table Mexican restaurant, a gorgeous chocolate shop & more! Along the way, learn about what makes Portland and their residents unique, and hear fascinating stories of the city. For more information, click here to visit their website.
11. Third Wave Coffee Tours
Portland is the best city for coffee in America. Seem like a bold statement? Well at Third Wave Coffee, they firmly believe that the best coffee is found in their hometown, and they’re also not ones to shy away from boldness. They are passionate for the entire process, from the roasting of the beans to the craft of the barista. Join their A Streetcar Named Delicious Tour to visit five acclaimed and innovative micro-roasters and taste the city’s finest brews. Also, participate in comparative testings and learn by watching brew methods demonstrations. If you’re a coffee lover, then what are you waiting for? Click here to visit their website and learn more.
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