The land of pinot’s………..

Oregon’s Willamette Valley is a huge region of rolling hills covered with majestic landscapes of farms and vineyards. The first pinot noir grapes were planted there in 1965 by David Lett, the Eyrie Vineyards.  According to the Willamette AVA, today there are 316 wineries in the region stretching from Portland to Eugene. Our recent trip focused on the north region of the valley an hour … Continue reading The land of pinot’s………..

Summer travels…….

Good friends of ours had a wonderful adventure this summer leasing a small motor home to travel through Washington and Oregon with their young son.  John shared some winery recommendations for their trip and Robert was kind enough to report back on their adventures in the northwest wine country. Parker inspecting the grapes at Sokol Blosser “Your recommendations for visiting wineries were spot-on. From your … Continue reading Summer travels…….