Cost: $179 per person with tasting fees included or $149 per person with no tasting fees paid (for non-drinkers, children, wine club members, collectors, etc.).
Semi-Private Tours: Parties of one, two or three may be combined with other guests. Parties of four or more become a private tour automatically. Our tours are limited to six people per van! Still don't want to share your space? No problem. For parties of two or three, simply pay for one additional guest and name that guest Private when making your reservation online.
Note: We have a two person minimum per tour.
Why Choose Us?: This is no ordinary wine tour! Your guide will be a WSET Certified Personal Sommelier who knows, loves and appreciates the wine country. We are with you all day, inside the tasting rooms and out in the vineyards, helping you understand more about your personal palate. This is an intimate look at the wine country as our personal guest and how these wines compare to wines around the world.
The tour typically departs around 9:00 am from the Portland metro area with our first wine tasting at 10:00 am. After six hours, we typically return around 3:30 pm or 4:00 pm. Departure times and locations vary based on participants. We provide door to door transportation all year long from the Portland metro area including hotels, B&B's, residences and other rental units. Book your wine tour and transportation early to ensure your space.
From April to October we work in conjunction with Vista Balloons as the exclusive wine tour company and will pick up guest from the Newberg Sportsman Airpark after your champagne brunch. See our hot air balloon package for more details. We also provide transportation back to Portland for FREE after your wine tour if you provide transportation to the Airpark early in the morning.
- Door to door transportation from your hotel or a central location to the vineyards
- A WSET (Wine & Spirits Education Trust) certified Personal Sommelier
- Tasting fees included (up to $15 per person per winery)
- Plenty of water & snacks
- A delicious lunch that is gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan-friendly!
- Personal introduction to the wineries and winemakers
- And possibly Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar tasting
- Gratuity is not included
Tours are also available in the Columbia Valley Gorge (just East of Portland) as well as Urban Wineries! While the Willamette Valley specializes in Pinot Noir with rolling hills reminiscent of Burgundy, the Gorge features various Bordeaux red varietals and sweeping vistas of the Columbia River. Looking to book a large group? Check out our Private Large Group Wine Tours or contact us for more details.
Our philosophy is simple......we help you get personal about wine!