Red Hills Kitchen to Open in Historic Downtown McMinnville

Beloved Wine Country Food Outpost Will Open the Red Hills Kitchen in the New Atticus Hotel in March 2019! Red Hills Market will bring the quintessential wine dining experience to downtown McMinnville as part of the new Atticus Hotel. Chef and owner Jody Kropf announced he will open “Red Hills Kitchen” in March 2019. The restaurant will be an…

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Wine Enthusiast: Emerging New-World Destinations for Wine Lovers

“Willamette Valley’s Pinot Noir garnered early comparisons to Burgundy. Today, the region stands on its own, rather than as some replication of Europe. That evolution was driven by small producers, though big investment is on the rise. Still, green-and-tan patchwork blanket rolling hills, a mix of vineyards and agriculture punctuated by forest, remains a bucolic world…

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Oregon Wine Capital McMinnville is New Beer Destination

The city of McMinnville is about an hours drive from Portland and known mostly for it’s wine, but as the city’s 6th brewery opens it’s taproom this week, McMinnville is making a strong case for a being a new Oregon beer destination. Read the full piece on New School Beer here!  

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Sunset Magazine: Thistle is a Top 5 Wine Country Bar

Thanks to Sunset Magazine, who named McMinnville restaurant Thistle a “Top 5 Bar Wine Country Insiders Love”! “No absentee owner, Emily Howard is the one serving your food in this cozy space outfitted with vintage decor. She also manages to find room for one of the Willamette Valley’s coolest wine collections—a mix of hometown bottles…

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McMinnville Named a Sunset Magazine Best Travel Destination

McMinnville is a “Willamette Valley Must!”  According to Sunset Magazine: “This small agricultural community has responded to the Pinot Noir–driven tourist boom, and now you hardly need to leave its limits to experience the valley’s riches. Downtown, on picturesque Third Street, you’ll find 19th-century brick buildings housing restaurants, cafes, art galleries, and boutiques, as well…

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NY Times: Chardonnay, the Oregon Way

“After years of focusing primarily on pinot noir, winemakers in the Willamette Valley have turned their attention to chardonnay with excellent results.” Read the full article by Eric Asimov on nytimes.com and plan your trip to the heart of Oregon wine country here.

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Oregon Wine Press: Atticus Unveiled

“Oregon wine country’s newest hotel, the Atticus, officially opened April 1. The 36-room luxury lifestyle hotel is set just off of historic Third Street in downtown McMinnville on the corner of Ford and Fourth streets. Fit with a hidden drawing room, original art and furnishings from local makers, plus a house restaurant in Bless Your…

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Thrillist.com: The Best Towns in America to Visit UFOs

“You know those grainy black-and-white pictures you see on B-rolls of every TV show you’ve ever seen about flying saucers? There’s a good chance those photos came from McMinnville, a small town in the heart of Oregon wine country that’s known just as well for its UFOs as its pinot noir.” Check out the full…

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