• R. Stuart & Co. Winery and Wine Bar

    This is where guests are welcome to try Pinots of white and red crafted by Rob Stuart over at the winery on Fifth Street. For an added bonus, visitors can also enjoy Rob’s sparkling wines, coffee from an Oregon roaster and some local microbrews at the wine bar. However, the real spotlight is on the drinkable Big Fire and the reserve R. Stuart & Co. wines, which include grapes from several Willamette Valley vineyards. On Saturday mornings, the wine bar offers exclusive flights of single-vineyard wines in an exclusive event called Taste of Place. The wine bar’s regular hours are noon to 6 p.m. Sunday-Tuesday and noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.

  • Wheels N Time

    Carolyn Smithrud has a passion for customer service and a love for the Yamhill Valley leading her in 2013 to open a customized touring service called Wheels N Time. Sharing her knowledge of the area Carolyn is your driver and tour guide where it’s Your Day – Your Way. Carolyn has driven residents from the local area, and visitors from England to Anchorage, New Zealand to New York in her roomy and immaculate Ford Flex accommodating up to six passengers. With deep family roots in Oregon wine country, flawless driving record, friendliness, and professionalism she invites her guests to sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride.

  • Westrey Wine Company

    Westrey, founded in 1993, focuses on the “big three” of varietals for Oregon wine country: Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay. The winemaking process is a collaboration between Amy Wesselman and David Autrey, who use fruit from three area vineyards to create sophisticated, food-friendly wines. The grapevines all are planted at different elevations and they each have different ages, a combination that gives Autrey and Wesselman complex flavors to work with. With both single-varietals and single-vineyard wines on offer, Westrey Wine Company is at the top of its craft.

  • Matello Wines & Goodfellow Family Cellars

    With a fool for a totem and a dedication to Pinot Noir, Matello’s offerings will have you smiling for sure. The company, which comprises winemaker Marcus Goodfellow and partner Gaironn Poole, opened its brick-and-mortar location in 2011. Both Goodfellow and Poole have a long history working in restaurants and as sommeliers, which they put to good use each year by producing delicate, nuanced Pinot Noir. The winery is a member of the Deep Roots Coalition, which works to preserve terroir by requiring non-irrigated grapevines. You can ask them more about this approach at a tasting, which can be scheduled by emailing info@matellowines.com.  

  • Maysara Winery

    Since 1997, the Momtazi family, led by native-Iranians Moe and Flora, has nurtured the vines and vast acreage that supply fruit for Maysara. The pair have three daughters who also fill important roles at the winery, plus they have created their own small label. Maysara Winery offers several top-notch Oregon Pinot Noirs as well as a Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris. Visitors can even find a sparkling rosé. The winemaking happens in a gigantic building that pairs beautiful stonework with warm wood and some of the biggest doors you’ve ever seen! Tasting room hours vary by season, but from November to May the hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

  • J.L. Kiff Vineyard

    We are a small, family-run vineyard and winery hidden in the hills just 10 minutes northwest of McMinnville. Joel and Laurie (the ‘J’ and the ‘L’) farm and produce Pinot Noir (and more) on a 9 acre vineyard. Our winery is a converted pole barn, which is where you can come to taste the wine, too. We are very much a ‘Do It Yourself’ operation, just like it was in Oregon in the early days. When you come here, you will not find fancy decor, but the wine is intriguing and you will be served by the people who own and operate the place.

  • Ransom Wine Co. & Distillery Tasting Room

    It’s not often that a winery is born out of a distillery parentage, but then again, Ransom is unique in many ways. Tad Seestedt founded Ransom Spirits in 1997 and initially crafted grappa and brandy. A few years later, the winemaking portion of the business bloomed with a few small-batch offerings. Through the years, Ransom has added gin, vodka, whisky and vermouth to the lineup. Visitors to McMinnville, Oregon can enjoy the full range of Ransom’s creations at the new tasting room on Third Street. Sample wine and spirits, or the staff would be happy to whip up a signature cocktail featuring Ransom’s distilled delights. The spot is open Thursday & Sunday 11am-5pm; Friday & Saturday 11am-7pm.

  • Pinot Vista Tasting Lounge

    Enjoy Pinot noir and many other locally made varietals and brands in the historic McMinnville Mercantile Building. Offering hands-down the widest array of varietals, blends and dessert wines Pinot Vista Tasting Lounge has got guests covered with a relaxing, welcoming atmosphere catered to wine lovers. The Lounge welcomes visitors between noon and 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, noon to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.

  • Biggio Hamina Cellars

    Winemaker Todd Hamina has touted the properties of terroir throughout his 20+ years in the wine business, and he brings his low-interference approach to all the wines he creates. The unfiltered offerings at Biggio Hamina (named for Todd and his wife, Caroline Biggio) range from Pinot Noir to Riesling and rosé, all of which may be sampled in a private tasting with Hamina himself with advance notice. Watch the winery’s Facebook page for notice of impromptu or seasonal tasting sessions.

  • Willamette Valley Vineyards McMinnville Tasting Room

    The big winery on the hills outside nearby Salem offers a special tasting room experience for McMinnville visitors. Willamette Valley Vineyards is the brainchild of owner Jim Bernau and was born in 1983 when he turned a plum orchard into a pioneering vineyard. As one of the largest wine producers in the region, Willamette Valley Vineyards harvests fruit from several Willamette Valley AVA sites, as well as other nearby areas. The award-winning Pinot Noirs are on full display in the McMinnville tasting room, though a full flight really is the best bet for a prime flavor journey. The tasting room is open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Sunday hours are noon to 6 p.m.

  • Elizabeth Chambers Cellar

    A boutique label run by Liz Chambers herself, this winery located in McMinnville’s former power station highlights the elegant Pinot Noirs created by winemaker Michael Stevenson. With a long history of involvement with Willamette Valley vineyards, both Chamber and Stevenson strive to elevate the spirit of their Pinots using the flavors nature has given them. Guests can sample the award-winning results from noon to 5 p.m. daily in the renovated historical building.

  • Brittan Vineyards

    Veteran winemaker and Pinot Noir devoté Robert Brittan harnesses the distinct taste that comes from grapes planted at the base of the Coast Range. A Napa Valley transplant, Brittan focuses on this varietal and the many flavors it can provide based on the soil the vines call home. Starting with the 2006 crop, he’s been creating elegant Pinots that display the same intensity as he brings to his job; in recent years Brittan has added Chardonnay and Syrah to the repertoire. Brittan Vineyards’ tasting room in the Granary District is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Monday and by appointment at other times.

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