12th Annual Oregon Truffle Festival in McMinnville – January 2017

SAVE-THE-DATE FOR THE 12TH ANNUAL OREGON TRUFFLE FESTIVAL, BRINGING CULINARY THOUGHT LEADERS TO THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY THIS WINTER The premiere celebration of native truffles in the U.S. will host Harold McGee and Dave Arnold during the festival which runs from January 20-29, 2017 Eugene, Ore.  — The Oregon Truffle Festival returns to the Willamette Valley…

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McMinnville Tiny Travels

Confessions of a Closet Cruise Director There’s this thing that happens when people visit my family in McMinnville. The second I learn someone I know is coming to town it is as if invisible hands have tied a short navy scarf around my neck and I morph into this person: chipper, scheming, managerial, someone with…

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McMinnville Wine Walk App Now Live!

Last month, the city of McMinnville, Oregon launched their Wine Walk Passport, a new way for visitors to track their McMinnville winery tastings. As of mid-July, wine lovers will be able to download the Wine Walk smartphone app on both iPhone and Android phones, making it even easier to gain access to pertinent information such as hours, location,…

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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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