Willamette Valley Vineyards
When you travel to Oregon, one to the most amazing things you need to try is the excellent wine tasting experience. Willamette Valley vineyards account for more than half of the state’s vineyards. There are 400 plus wineries that adorn the valley of Willamette. Such is the quality and abundance on wineries in the valley of Willamette. The stupendous Willamette Valley has a range of appellations. These appellations include Dundee hills , Chehalem Mountains, Eola-Amity hills and McMinnville, to name a few.
This valley has a very unique environment. It is buffered by the storm of the Pacific Ocean and then spread over more than 100 miles around the valley is the Willamette River. The valley also has great surroundings in the east. The Cascade Range is present towards the eastern region which provides the eastern boundary to the Willamette Valley. This valley is perfect for the purpose of travel and tourism. Such serene climatic conditions provide a cool climate to the valley which is perfect for vacationing.
The widest region of the valley is in the shape of a broad valley which spreads over 60 miles. The Willamette Valley vineyards are blessed with a long season suitable for growing. The summer’s days here are warm with the evening being cooler. The valley also has times of peak Indian like summers which are followed by winters and springs as well. The spring time is the longest and makes an ideal time to visit Willamette Valley vineyards for wine tasting. This valley provides ideal climatic conditions which shape the particular grape variety that Oregon is famous for. This grape variety grows in cooler climatic conditions.
However the valley also sees unfavourable climatic conditions which may be difficult to pass for winemakers. The vineyards in Willamette Valley are famous for production of other varieties such as Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay Melon, Sparkling wine, Syrah, Cabernet etc.
The Willamette Valley vineyards are one of the most popular destinations among the tourists traveling to Oregon. Not only there is the advantage of exquisite wine tasting there are also numerous other features. These include luxury resorts, exquisite quality inns and excellent bed and breakfast services. The tourists can also indulge in a fine dining experience with the range of restaurants present here. The wineries of the Willamette Valley vineyards are very close by to Portland as well. Hence people from Portland have an added advantage. They can come visit vineyards in Willamette Valley anytime since it takes a maximum of 2 hours.
Whenever in Oregon, you must pay a visit to the Willamette Valley vineyards and taste the delicious wine. The wine tasting experience here is sure to become one of a life time for you. More often than not our tourists keep coming back just for the love of the sparkling wine that we are the makers of. Not only do you have the opportunity of having a full-fledged holiday but you can also relish in the taste of exquisite wine.