1859 Magazine: Oregon Weekend Getaway

“From Newberg, it’s about a half hour west to charming historic McMinnville… for your dinner reservation at intimate date-night darling, Thistle, followed by a nightcap with a side of stargazing at the Rooftop Bar atop McMenamin’s Hotel Oregon, or a game of pool in the back bar of buzzy Nick’s Italian Cafe.” Read the full…

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Forbes.com: Why McMinnville Makes For The Perfect Getaway

From Forbes.com: “An easy hour’s drive south of Portland will lead you to an impossibly charming town – Third Street is so picturesque, it could easily double as a movie backdrop – that also boasts big city perks and amenities.” Read Katie Chang’s recommendation for a full weekend of wine country exploration here!

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Tiny Travels: The Five People You Meet in McMinnville

I say it every time I meet someone new in this small wine country town with a name that sounds like it’s from a different century: There are only five people to meet in McMinnville. I say five people not to minimize the contributions of the thousands that live here but to show the impact…

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Farm to Table the Whole Year Round

As the days shorten and grow cooler and the flames of fall color light up the hills around us, we are still keeping busy at Even Pull Farm. Our fields are full of hearty greens, leeks, root veggies, and lettuces in beautiful shades of green, blue, purple, and red. We spend our days on a…

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Vancouver Sun: Oregon Road Trip – Take the Slow Road

“With 200 wineries within a 30-minute drive it’s tough to decide on where to taste… As we gazed over acres of vineyards, heard nothing but songbirds, and tucked into our picnic with a gorgeous Pinot noir, all was right with the world.” Thanks to Jane Mundy at the Vancouver Sun for this fun piece on taking…

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Tiny Travels: Put a bird (or several) on it at this great winery

Most visitors head straight for the tasting room at Winter’s Hill Estate Winery, a boutique family operation set in a protected hill deep in the Red Hills viticulture area. But today, I’m headed with owner Emily Gladhart past the din and churn of a just-started harvest into the woods: A native oak savanna flush with…

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