Long Weekend in Oregon Wine Country – 3 Days of Food & Wine in McMinnville

Summertime and the livin’ is easy – or at least, a little more lax than normal, especially in McMinnville, the heart of Oregon wine country.  Skip out of that Friday staff meeting, make your lodging reservations, and hit the road.  McMinnville’s fine dining, award winning wineries, and fantastic shopping along Historic Downtown 3rd Street are…

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Top 7 Summer Events Not to Miss in McMinnville, Oregon

Things to do in McMinnville this Summer. You won’t want to miss these top McMinnville Events! Summer in the Heart of Oregon Wine Country means just one thing: it’s time to hop in the car and get down to McMinnville, Oregon (less than an hour SW of Portland)! You’ll find plenty of things to do including delectable…

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Top Drinks in McMinnville That Aren’t Wine

There’s no question that McMinnville Oregon is a destination for wine lovers looking to situate themselves in the middle of Pinot noir paradise, but can one live on wine alone? (Answer: of course!) But, for those in need of a change of pace, McMinnville has some other top drinks that aren’t of the wine kind: Craft Cocktails &…

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Sip! McMinnville Food & Wine Classic. A Wine Tasting Event Extravaganza

Now over twenty years running, Sip! Wine and Food Classic draws over 100 wineries, breweries, distilleries, food vendors, artists, craftspeople and makers from all over Oregon under one grand roof at the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum. We all know McMinnville, Oregon is in the heart of the Willamette Valley wine country, but at Sip!…

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6 Things to Do in McMinnville When It Rains

One thing every Oregonian (and visitor to Oregon) should know – we never let a little liquid sunshine get us down!  Spring is a lovely time of year to visit McMinnville, Oregon and with so many things to do in McMinnville like events, shopping, wine tasting, and other activities you certainly won’t find yourself twiddling your…

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9 Reasons Why McMinnville Will Be Your Favorite Oregon Wine Country Getaway

Wine Tasting Two-Step  – Stroll, skip and sip at 18 different wineries and wine tasting rooms in downtown McMinnville on foot. Oregon’s Only Indoor Waterpark – Accelerate down waterslides built around a parked Boeing 747 jumbo jet. Award-Winning Historic Downtown – Voted America’s Best Main Street, McMinnville’s darling downtown beat out more than 2,000 nominated main streets from across the country.…

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McMinnville a Perfect Hub for Your Travels

McMinnville serves as terrific home base for area travels in Oregon’s beautiful Willamette Valley. Here’s what you can find in each direction: West: The Oregon Coast offers breathtaking vistas of pounding waves, talented artists and even pods of gray whales when the timing is right. North: Oregon’s largest city, Portland can be found in about…

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Tasting Room Tips for Visitors

No visit to McMinnville would be complete without stopping in to at least one winery tasting room. After all, there are dozens to choose from, so you’ll never know what you’ll find. Check out our wineries page to acquaint yourself with some of the options, or start by learning more about the different styles and…

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