Swirl. Smell. Sip. Savor. Repeat.
There are few things more cathartic than the wine tasting ritual. Whether you need a weekend getaway after completing a grueling project at work or you’re just looking for a fun night out in the city, there are a variety of different wineries in the Portland area. Here are some of the best wineries around Portland.
Urban Crush | 2025 SE 7th Ave, Portland
Why settle for vinos from just one vintner? Urban Crush houses three local winemakers, allowing you to taste a better sampling of Oregon Pinots, as well as other varieties. When you’re done at the tasting bar, be sure to relax in the upstairs lounge and watch the wine being made.
TeSóAria Vineyard & Winery | 512 N Curry Rd, Roseburg
Located on the beautiful banks of the North Umpqua River, TeSóAria boasts an array award-winning vinos. It’s open daily from 11 AM to 5 PM, and also hosts special events throughout the year such as the Thanksgiving Weekend Open House. If you don’t have time to make the drive to Roseburg, check out TeSóAria’s bold reds at their wine bar and tasting room located on Williams Avenue.
Seven Bridges Winery | 2303 N Harding Ave, Portland
Seven Bridges sources their grapes from different vineyards in the Columbia Valley, Walla Walla Valley, Yakima Valley, and Horse Heaven Hills, and produces complex wines like Malbec and Bordeaux at their urban winery. Don’t let the industrial location fool you—the experience is more intimate than at other wineries and the pourers are all friendly and knowledgeable.
Domaine Drouhin | 6750 NE Breyman Orchards Rd, Dayton
The Drouhin Family has been refining their skills over four generations. Take a tour of their 225-acre hilltop estate that overlooks the Willamette Valley, and enjoy a comparative tasting of five wines from both Oregon and France, including Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.
Do you prefer the convenience of an urban winery or a sojourn to a rural vineyard? Share your favorite wineries around Portland in the comments below.