Explore the diverse wine regions of the West Coast in style and comfort. Visit independent vintners, indulge in elegant wine tastings at world famous estates and take in the magnificent scenery on a vineyard picnic.
Victoria Area Wine Country
As well as a quaint and picturesque city, Victoria and the Saanich Inlet are home to some of the finest agricultural regions in the world. This provides not only fresh produce and seafood, but also an abundance of fantastic local wineries and craft brewhouses, many of which specialize in organic and sustainable practices. No trip to Victoria would be complete without a tasting of delicious local wine or spirits.
Carter Cellars at Envy Estate Winery
Since the first year Restaurant 301 was honored with the Wine Spectator Grand Award in 1998, Mark Carter has been making wine under the label Carter Cellars. Once described by a well-known critic as "swoon inducing", Carter Cellars is now made at the beautiful Envy Estate Winery in Calistoga. Sit and savor a bottle on the patio and enjoy a view of Old Faithful Geyser. Or, slip inside the cool tasting room and let the sultry tango music enlighten your senses while Carter Cellars inspires your palate.
Pend d'Oreille Winery tours
Sandpoint is home to its very own winery. Pend d’Oreille Winery, 2003 Idaho Winery of the Year and 2005 SBA Small Business of the Year, vints award-winning wines from the world-class vineyards of the Northwest. The wine bar features live music on Fridays and Saturdays, while wine tasting, wine sales and tours of the winery and gift shop are open daily.
Wine Touring Package
Enjoy a five hour limousine tour with a personable and knowledgeable driver including a picnic lunch prepared for you by the Blue Wing Saloon. Reserve a tour where up to six other guests may join, or plan a romantic exploration of the Upper Lake wine country with a guaranteed private tour. With the Lake County Wine Adventure taking place this year on the weekend of July 25-26, this is a great opportunity to visit the popular and off-the-beaten-path smaller producers.
Excelsior's Grape Getaway Package
Experience the Willamette Valley wine region with a limousine tour of several local wineries. The limousine will pick you up at the Inn in the late morning with your picnic basket ready and waiting for you. After a luxurious day touring local wineries, you will return to your room where Champagne and goodies will be waiting for you. Then, prepare yourselves for an elegant dinner in our Ristorante Italiano and a full service breakfast in our Bistro.
Progressive Lunch/Wine Tour
A knowledgeable tour guide will lead you in air-conditioned comfort through the scenic countryside of the Rogue Valley Appellation between Ashland and Gold Hill or the Applegate Valley Appellation near the historic town of Jacksonville. Experience a personal welcome at four of the area's finest wineries, learning about the history of the area and the wineries themselves. These wineries represent the variety of Southern Oregon's American Viticulture Areas - all in one delightful afternoon. Also included is a progressive lunch in the gardens of one of the award-winning wineries, surrounded by scenery that makes your tour a feast for all the senses.
Backroads Wine Adventure
Getting off the beaten path is what Backwountry Wine Tours is all about - they will take you to places you probably would have never found on your own. They try to cover a variety of stops for breathtaking scenery, rolling vineyards, unique and superb wines, and often a chance to meet and speak with the winery owners and winemakers themselves. Backcountry provides door-to-door service, so one of their 4 expert guides will pick you up directly at Portland’s White House - usually at 10am.. Most tours wind up being 3 or 4 wineries plus a little break for lunch. Their last tasting will conclude usually around 4:30 and they’ll have you back to the White House by dinner time.
North Umpqua Valley Wine Tour
Tour the beautiful north Umpqua Valley wine country in style and comfort with Sunshine Limo Service and Wine Tours. Take advantage of this great special which offers a 7 hour tour for the price of 5! Tour Henry Estate Winery, Misty Oaks Vineyard, Palotai Vineyard and Winery, and Sienna Ridge Estate and for a special treat stop for lunch at world famous Tolly's Restaurant in historic Oakland. This is a unique Oregon wine tour where you can visit wineries off of the beaten path, go behind the scenes for a "barrel tasting", as well as special reserve estate wine tasting along the way.
Wine, Wine, and More Wine Tour
This three-day itinerary winds through beautiful vineyard countryside with comprehensive recommendations for wineries, markets, restaurants, galleries, tours and gift shops along the way. No detail is missed as innkeepers share their expertise, gladly making dinner reservations and other bookings, creating a complete and unforgettable visit to Sonoma County.
Grab your personal picnic basket pack from your cottage and one of the complimentary bicycles, ride just a block to the local gourmet market for provisions and then set off to peruse the Napa Valley in all its scenic glory. The Innkeepers at the Cottage Grove Inn are pleased to help visitors plan personal bicicle wine tours, recommending nearby wineries and points of interest.
Inn-cursions from Wine Country Inn
Experience "Wine Inn-Cursions" exclusively for Wine Country Inn guests. No more than three couples will leave the Inn at mid-morning in our new, customized SUV to spend an unforgettable day of great wine, wonderful food, and unparalleled scenery. Each Inn-Cursion will include visits to at least three wineries for tastings, a gourmet lunch prepared by our kitchen staff and a scenic tour of some of the Napa Valley's most picturesque spots.
The Southern Oregon Wine Experience
Surrounded by vast mountains, rivers and forests, Southern Oregon’s wine country is one of the most diverse winegrowing regions in the world. This unique collection or wineries produces a wide variety of wines thanks to the varied climate. Stay at The Inn, take a day tour through the beautiful Applegate Valley with its stunning vistas, and enjoy superb wines from over thirty local wineries.