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Views and Vines Gorge Tour - Wine tasting and transportation included

  • Mar 30, 2013 · 9:30 AM
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Join with our group and leave behind the hassle of driving while tasting. This all day trip will explore the wines and views of the Columbia River gorge. We'll stop to view Mt Hood from the Washington side at Catherine Creek Wilderness, known for its beautiful spring flowers. Afterwards, we'll visit a couple wineries on the Washington side of the Columbia river. SE Washington has a hot dry climate for growing many different varietals that can't grow in Oregon. We'll then head across to Oregon at the Dalles for lunch.

After seeing some of the amazing Victorian homes in The Dalles, we'll head back towards Portland along the Old Columbia River highway, stopping at the Tom McCall Nature preserve for another breathtaking view of this unique geographical feature in our own backyard. As time permits, we will stop in Hood River for one more tasting. Bring your cameras and your fresh pallet for a day of wonderful sights and tastes.

Because this is more of a sightseeing tour, we will not spend too much time walking.

We should be back at Gateway between 6 and 7 pm.

Possible winery visits include:

  • Syncline
  • COR
  • Cascade Cliffs
  • Maryhill
  • Naked Winery
  • Marchesi

All events start promptly at time indicated. Bring rain gear if it rains.

Cost is $50 per person and includes the costs of 3 wine tastings and transportation. Cost does not include lunch.


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  • George

    Gorgeous views and fun friendly people. The three wineries we visited were very welcoming and educational. Tom our organizer was very knowledgeable about the geography, history and folk lore of the Columbia Gorge. He made the drive very entertaining, with frequent interesting stops.

    1 · March 31, 2013

  • Kurt

    really fun-having no idea what to expect, other than sipping on wine, and getting to take in the gorge-I found the company to be great, and I got to engage in some of my favorite activities-they would be sipping wine, meeting new people, and hanging out in the gorge. (not necessarily in that order) It was great!

    1 · March 31, 2013

  • Tom

    Thanks to Sue for bringing treats to share!!!

    1 · March 30, 2013

  • Pattie C.

    What a great way to spend my birthday. Looking forward to it!

    March 23, 2013

    • Tom

      That'll make 2 birthday girls on the tour!

      March 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sounds fun!! Maybe next time.:(

    March 22, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sounds like fun!!!

    March 22, 2013

  • Susan

    What company are you going with and is their driver insured?

    March 22, 2013

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