8 Best Wine Tours In Oregon, US - Updated 2021

best wine tours in oregon

Oregon, home to the Willamette Valley, is one of the world’s leading wine producers. Known for their Pinot Noir, these tours focus on exploring the culture and production of wine, while exploring the beauty of the Pacific Northwest. With a variety of options, from bike tours to dinner cruises, there’s something for everyone. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride. Please note that all tours are 21 and over.

1. Full-Day Wine & Waterfalls Tour (from USD 140.0)

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Spend the day hanging out at the Columbia River Gorge, also known as Portland’s playground. Hike to Crown Point Vista, and take in a spectacular view of the gorge, then head over the Multnomah Falls, one of Oregon’s most popular points of interest. Experience additional waterfalls as well, such as Latourell Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, Wahkeena Falls, and Horse Tail Falls. Enjoy lunch in Hood River, home of Mt. Hood, and check out the various wine tasting rooms in the area while learning about wine culture (Naked Winery and Springdale tasting rooms are recommended). Please note that due to the wildfires raging through the Gorge, this tour is offering a modified itinerary until it is safe to resume their usual tour. Tastings are included, but lunch is not. Tickets start at 135 USD for this 8-hour tour.

From Portland: Wine and Waterfalls Day Tour

Duration: 8 hour

44 reviews

2. Hour Willamette Valley Wine Tour with Tastings (from USD 139.0)

This tour is a must for wine and cheese lovers. Get picked up at your hotel and embark on a 6-hour tour through the Willamette Valley. Enjoy wine tastings at three local wineries, with cheese, crackers, and chocolate pairings, and view the amazing landscape of the Willamette Valley while sipping on Pinot Noir. Tastings and food pairings are included, but gratuity is not.

Portland: 5-Hour Willamette Valley Wine Tour with Tastings

Duration: 6 to 5 minute

36 reviews

3. Willamette Valley Wine-Tasting from Portland (from USD 159.0)

Willamette Valley Wine Country
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Start the day at 10:00 am meeting the minibus at Director Park in downtown Portland. Enjoy the 45-minute ride to Newburg, where you will take in the beauty of the area in between visits to three wineries, where you will learn all about wine production. Finish the trip with a stop at the Oregon Olive Mill, and learn about olive oil production at the only olioteca in the Pacific Northwest. Tastings, snacks and drinks, and tea is included, but lunch and gratuity are not. This tour lasts for 6.5 hours.

Willamette Valley Wine Tasting from Portland

Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes

10 reviews

4. A Great Oregon Wine Tour (from USD 175.0)

Take in the beauty of the Willamette Valley as you embark on an all-day wine tour through the region. Start the day with a bus pickup from your hotel, and relax as you take in the scenery of the Cascade Mountains. The tour guide will educate guests about the history and culture of the Willamette Valley wineries. Along the way, enjoy stops at three to five wineries, where you will taste wine, explore vineyard grounds, and learn about winemaking, after which sitting down to a gourmet country-style lunch. Drop-off at your hotel will complete the tour. Because of flexibility, the guide will determine which wineries to go to based on individual groups. Lunch and bottled water are included in the price, but tastings and gratuities are not. The 7.5 hour tour begins at 9am.

Willamette Valley Wine Tour from Portland with Lunch

Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes

10 reviews

5. All Day Northern Oregon Wineries and Forest Bike Tour (from USD 244.0)

Dundee Hills Oregon 2014
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If you are the type of person who wants to work off your wine before you drink it, this is the perfect wine tour for you. Meet your guide and the group at Waterfront Bicycles in downtown Portland to pick out your bike. After loading the 7-passanger luxury SVU, enjoy a serene drive to the trail, where you’ll embark on an easy two hour ride through the forest. Stops will be made along the way for water, snacks, and points of interest.

After the bike tour, hop back into the SVU, where you will be taken to two wineries and learn about why the area is known specifically for Pinot Noir. Enjoy lunch while overlooking the Cascade Mountains and Dundee hills. Lunch, water, snacks, bike rentals, and tasting fees are all included in the price, but gratuities are not. The 8-hour tour begins at 9am.

All Day Northern Oregon Wineries and Forest Bike Tour

Duration: 8 hours

1 review

6. Small-Group Oregon Wine Tasting Tour and Dinner Cruise (from USD 273.0)

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For those who do not want the fun to end when the wine tour does, turn your daytime adventures into nighttime fun on this tour that features a dinner cruise. Meet your group at the prearranged meeting point, or be picked up at your hotel, where you will take a van to the Willamette Valley. Enjoy tastings at three different wineries, after which you will return to Portland to embark on a 2-hour dinner cruise on the Willamette River.

Dance and swing to live music and entertainment while partaking in a delicious meal, which includes your choice of entrée, house salad, bread, and beverage, followed by dessert served with coffee or tea. Tastings, bottled water, and dinner are included, but gratuities are not. The 9-hour tour (which includes the cruise) begins at 12:30pm.

Small-Group Oregon Wine Tasting Tour and Dinner Cruise

Duration: 8 hours

7. Private Dundee Hills Luxury Wine Tour (from USD 410.0)

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Enjoy a private tour and explore three wineries in the gorgeous Dundee Hills. Start the day with direct transportation to and from your living accommodations (or even the airport). Spend an hour at each of the three wineries, and eat lunch at the famous Red Hills Market in Dundee, for which each guest will be given 10 USD. Lunch and bottled water are included, but gratuities and tastings are not. Tickets start at 150 USD for this 6-hour tour, though tours can be extended for an additional fee.

Private Dundee Hills Luxury Wine Tour

Duration: 6 hours

8. Full-Day Portland City & Oregon Wine Tasting Combo Tour (from USD 140.0)

Explore the city of Portland and visit sites including the Pioneer Square, Pittock Mansion, and the International Rose Garden, earning the city the nickname the City of Roses. Visit a variety of Portland neighborhoods and learn about the cultures that helped cultivate them into the unique areas they are today. After lunch, take a trip to a few of the wineries in Pinot Noir Country. Entry fees, tastings, cheese and crackers are all included, but lunch and gratuity are not, the duration is 8 hours.

Portland: Full-Day City & Oregon Wine Tasting Tour

Duration: 8 hour

5 reviews

Explore Oregon with a good drop

Oregon is well known for wine production, and in particular Pinot Noir. Explore the beautiful countryside while sipping on delicious local wine on these tours.

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Perri Lerner is a freelance writer based in Portland, Or. In her free time she loves to run, do yoga, travel, and eat amazing vegan food.

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