Tips for Bringing the Kids Along for Wine Tasting

In my last post, I told you about my latest adventure in wine country as a family. On sunny Sunday afternoons wine country seems to call my name; however, it’s not always easy traveling with the kiddos. Here are a couple of things to think about before taking the kids along wine tasting. (I also…

Oregon Wine Day Trips Part 3: Mid Willamette Valley

This is the third part of a five part series featuring day trip itineraries in Oregon’s wine country. Each itinerary features 4-5 wineries within driving distance of each other near a city or accommodations hub. With rural tasting rooms scattering the farm filled valley, the Salem area of the Willamette Valley is filled with delicious…

Oregon Wine Day Trips Part 1: South Willamette Valley

This is the first part of a five part series featuring day trip itineraries in Oregon’s wine country. Each itinerary features 4-5 wineries within driving distance of each other near a city or accommodations hub. From Oregon’s largest to delicious whole-in-the-wall wineries, the South Willamette Valley knows how to mix it up and keep your…

Wine Tasting 101

To spit or not to spit…that is the wine 101 question. And it is just one of the many questions answered at WineEventsOregon.com’s first wine tasting class – Wine Tasting 101 – held last week. From how to swirl, what colors to look for, how to detect a flaw and more, the course – lead…