Sip and Savor in the Willamette Valley this Winter
2019 Oregon, USA Media Trip
February 25-28, 2019 

Pink & lavendar sunset behind stylist local market in Dundee, Oregon

Host: Willamette Valley Visitors Association

IFWTWA thanks our members' hosts and the Willamette Valley Visitors Association for coordinating their stay. All opinions expressed are the individual writer's and not those of, or influenced by IFWTWA.

IFWTWA Writers in Attendance:

Francesca Mazurkiewicz
David Nershi
Christine Cutler
Jana Seltzer
Priscilla Willis*

*Original press tour cancelled by airlines due to snowstorm; solo trip completed in April 2019.

SOCIAL MEDIA: 
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February 2018
~ Seitzer, Jana. Instagram: wiskynsunshine
BED and BREAKFAST GOALS, Abbey Road Farm
SUNSET, The Dundee Bistro
SPIRITS, 4 Spirits Distillery

MEDIA PLACEMENTS:

Nershi, David. Vino-Sphere, March 1, 2019
"Willamette Valley Overflows with Dining and Lodging Options"
Planning a trip to Oregon Wine Country? Here's where to stay and eat.

Salmon entree at Subterra - A Wine Cellar Restaurant in Newberg, OR

 


Nershi, David. Vino-Sphere, April 10, 2019
"Oregon's Willamette Valley Encompasses Diverse Beverage Scene"
We understand if you think Willamette Valley isPinot Noir only. Don’t look now, but the region boasts a burgeoning craft beer scene, new distilleries and the emergence of new grape varieties.

Beautiful brunette waitress offering a variety of craft beers in a wooden serving tray


Seitzer, Jana. Whisky + Sunshine, April 1, 2019
"Sleep in a Reclaimed Grain Silo at Abbey Road Farm"
The Silo Suites are the Abbey Farms Bed and Breakfast rooms housed in three grain silos on the property, two of which were at one point working silos on the Abbey Farm property.

Snow white covering sky & ground surrounding group of 3 Abbey Road Farm Silos

 


Nershi, David. Vino-Sphere, May 1, 2019
"Our Premier Willamette Valley Pinot Noir Picks – Part 1"
For Pinot Noir lovers, Willamette Valley in Oregon Wine Country is the promised land. This famed region 30 miles south of Portland produces more than 80% of Oregon’s Pinot Noir and is home to more than 750 vineyards. We visited seven top wineries during our recent visit. Uncork and enjoy!

Alloro Vineyard Wine Barrels with good looking gentleman in foreground holding a glass of wine and gazing toward the barrels 

Nershi, David. Vino-Sphere, May 5, 2019
"Our Premier Willamette Valley Pinot Noir Picks – Part 2"
For Pinot Noir lovers, Willamette Valley in Oregon Wine Country is the promised land. This famed region 30 miles south of Portland produces more than 80% of Oregon’s Pinot Noir and is home to more than 750 vineyards. We visited seven top wineries during our recent visit and picked our favorite Pinot Noir from each. We profiled the first four in Part 1. In our second installment we profile three more stellar wineries. Uncork and enjoy!

Steve Lutz in vineyard of Lenné Estate

 


Outlets added as they become available 

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