The winegrowers of the Columbia River Gorge invite you for a weekend in the Gorge. Straddling the mighty Columbia River, the Columbia Gorge Growing Region includes the fertile soils of both Washington and Oregon and intimate tasting rooms are open and featuring new releases, vineyard tours, horseback riding, artisinal treats, live music and more! Here are just a sampling of events and activities this Memorial Weekend in the Columbia River Gorge. For a list of all winery events visit the Columbia Gorge Winegrowers Association website
Pheasant Valley Winery ~ Hood River ~ Come early for authentic Hawaiian BBQ provided by Reed Acol Catering (Sat. & Sun. only). Be among the first to sample our new release 2007 Tempranillo. Partake in barrel tasting and a tour of Hood River’s first and only organic vineyard
Phelps Creek Vineyards~ Hood River ~ Great wine begins in the vineyard! Join us for our 4th Annual Vineyard Open House. Come tour our spectacular hillsides planted with Pinot Noir and Chardonnay with vigneron Bob Morus or go for a hayride through the vines
Cathedral Ridge Winery ~ Hood River ~ On Saturday May 23 we will be joined by Mountain Shadow Natural Meats for a Burgundy, Beef, Brats and Blues event from 1 - 4pm. Live music by The Connally Group
Dry Hollow Vineyards ~ The Dalles ~ Dry Hollow Vineyards celebrates the release of its white wines: Vin Blanc de Table, featuring Sauvignon Blanc, Smith-Cerne Vineyard, and 2008 Chardonnay, McDuffee Vineyard. Horseback rides around the vineyard, weather permitting.
So much to see and a long weekend make for the perfect time to visit. Choose a unique Oregon bed and breakfast over a Columbia River Gorge hotel and let the bed and breakfast inns of the scenic gorge area provide all your lodging needs. The 80 miles from Portland to The Dalles is filled with the spectacular scenery of the Columbia River Gorge Scenic Highway and over 20 wineries. With majestic Mt Hood visible from many locations, the many activities and a stay at an Oregon Bed and Breakfast inn you are sure to have a memorable and fun-filled getaway.