Portland Wine Tastings
Oregonians were growing and fermenting grapes before they achieved statehood. But their current reputation as one of the world’s top producers of high-quality wine has been built over the past five decades. Come and try a wine tasting with the fabulous wines in the northwest United States to see how the wine industry has progressed—and now produces—remarkable wine with balance, and depth, displaying the true character of Pacific Northwest Wines(PNW). You’ll also enjoy the hospitality, culture, and amenities here.
Urban Wineries in Portland
Many wineries have sprouted in the bustling city of Portland. These wineries trade in their rolling hills for a view overlooking downtown.
These are known as urban wineries. They are making a big impact in the city not only because they are convenient but also because they have access to a variety of grapes that can be harvested and bottled. Oregon is well-known for its pinots. These 10 urban wineries offer excellent Pinot Noir, Gris, and many other varieties.
PORTLAND WINE BARS & WINERY TASTING ROOMS TOP PICKS
|The Portland Wine Company, Home of Love & Squalor Wine (and Jackalope Wine), is an urban wine bar, a wine-tasting room, and a wine store that is located in Downtown Portland, Oregon. They specialize in the best local handcrafted, small-batch wines from the Pacific Northwest (PNW). The wines are locally made in small batches, usually less than 200 cases. The store sources from small, local vineyards, which are usually 20 acres or less in size. Their 2020 Mothershucker dry white table wine is also popular, as well as their other fine wines.|
|The Portland Wine Bar opened in March 2012 and is said to keep getting better every year! They focus on local, small-batch wines from other small Oregon and Washington wineries and keep rotating the wines. Wine tastings are held regularly. New wines are pulled in the field, and the wines are brought back to one of a handful of Portland wineries. As a Portland urban winery tasting room, they can host a large number of wine enthusiasts who regularly seek out Pacific Northwest Wines, especially Oregon Pinot Noir.|
The Winery at Manzanita, located in the Willamette Valley, is the home of their Oregon wine production in Manzanita, Oregon, on the Oregon Coast. It is only 15 miles south of Cannon Beach and 1.5 hours from Portland and is just 3 blocks from the
|Black Dog Vineyard in Carlton was added to the family in the Summer of 2021. This luxuriant 20 acres of organic Pinot noir is set in the Coastal Foothills of Yamhill-Carlton AVA (American Viticultural Area) on a 50-acre property with magnificent Oregon oak trees and stunning views. In 2022, both of the vineyard’s wine-tasting rooms, Manzanita NW and the Bend Wine Bar, opened in Portland’s Slabtown.|
What About Kids and Pets?
The Portland Winery Bar is both family and dog friendly. All four-legged friends are welcome for patio seating, but only certified service animals are allowed inside. Dogs should stay leashed and be on the floor or ground at all times. No children at the serving bar.
526 SW Yamhill St, Portland, OR 97204
MORE PORTLAND WINE BARS & WINERY TASTING ROOMS
|FULLERTON WINE BAR & TASTING ROOM|
The Fullerton Wine Bar & Tasting Room is authentically Pacific Northwest with a Scandinavian heart that brings a taste of Oregon wine country to Portland. Guests come for its hospitality, wines that explore Oregon’s AVAs, and abundantly creative dishes. The winemaking processes are tended with an artistic and respectful hand, resulting in elegant and distinctive Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays.
1966 NW Pettygrove St., Portland, OR, 97209
|Hip Chicks Do Wine|
Hip Chicks Do Wine in Portland is the oldest urban winery. The women-owned business was established in 1999. They produce wine exclusively from Oregon and Washington State grapes. You can also enjoy the award winning fruit right here in Portland. A rotating selection of six wines is available in the tasting room. These changes are based on what’s best during each visit. Enjoy samples such as Bad Girl Blanc or Riot Girl Rose while enjoying Drop Dead Red, which is fruity and yet robust enough to drink for any occasion.
4510 SE 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97202
|Southeast Wine Collective|
Southeast Wine Collective is an urban restaurant and winery. It is home to over 60 wines, from different winemakers. They also offer wine by the glass, bottle and flight. Oui is a great place to enjoy a glass of wine with delicious food. Wine Bar + Restaurant. The Collective Club provides two shipments each year to members, as well as a variety of benefits and discounts.
201 SE 3rd Ave, Portland, OR 97214
Coopers Hall is housed inside an old Buckman neighborhood auto body shop. This space perfectly combines both good wine and taprooms. Open space allows patrons to see the process of wine making. A nice selection of reds, whites, and a range of food options will make for a great night.
404 SE 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97214
ENSO specializes in the hand-crafting of authentic, old-world wines. Built in Buckman’s warehouse, the urban winery bottles small-batch wines using grapes from Oregon, Washington and California. ENSO can also offer exceptional red and green blends as well as Chardonnays and Cabernet Francs.
1416 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97214
|Viola Wine Cellars|
Viola Wine Cellars might be Oregon-based. However, its specialty is Italian-inspired wine. The tasting room is located at NE Alberta Street but the wines are actually made by Darryl Joannides in his garage in Northwest Portland. Joannides only uses sustainable, organic fruit sourced mostly from Columbia Gorge AVA. It produces a range of very fine wines, including Dolcetto, Pinot Grigio, and Sangiovese.
|Urban Crush Winery|
Urban Crush is a winery that also acts as a community. Urban Crush, founded by Ed Fus & Laureen O’Brien, is home to a handful family-owned wineries. They share a tasting room, production facility, and lounge. Visitors can choose from a range of small-batch wines.
2025 SE 7th Ave, Portland, OR 97214
|Teutonic Wine Company|
Teutonic Wine Company has everything a hipster wine enthusiast needs. SE has the feel of a neighborhood bar. There are records playing and libations flowing. The Urban Winery specializes exclusively in German-style wines such as Riesling and Gewurztraminer. The Wine Crue club offers 12 bottles of wine per year and the opportunity to buy Teutonic records.
3303 SE 20th Ave, Portland, OR 97202
|Jan-Marc Wine Cellars|
Jan-Marc Wine Cellars is another outstanding winery that operates from a garage. Jan-Marc, Barbara and their two-car garage in North Portland were the first to make wine. The couple now has a Killingsworth tasting area that features a variety wines, including Syrah, Chardonnay and Merlot.
2110 N Ainsworth St, Portland, OR 97217
|Seven Bridges Winery|
Seven Bridges is the winery to choose if you love bold red varieties. North Portland winery sources grapes directly from Washington and Oregon vineyards. It specializes in making red wines.
2303 N Harding Ave, Portland, OR 97227
Did you think that there would be a list of Oregon wineries with no Pinot Noir-focused wineries? Boedecker Cellars is a husband-wife team. They started making wine in the Willamette Valley, before moving to Northwest Portland. The vineyards from which they grow their grapes are still just 40 miles away. Boedecker Cellars produces Pinot Noir and a variety of Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc and Chardonnay. They also offer a white blend.
2621 NW 30th Ave, Portland, OR 97210
Helioterra Wines is a small, artisan producer of Northwest wines made from exceptional regional vineyards to craft wines that are elegant, and graceful in style. The name Helioterra draws on geological inspirations, symbolizing Heliolite, the Oregon state gemstone (more commonly known as Sun Stone). Helio and Terra combine the Greek words for sun and earth, natural partners for grape growing.
You can visit our urban winery, located in Southeast Portland, for a tasting experience with Winemaker Anne Hubatch. Indoor and Outdoor seating is available. Masks are encouraged but not required. No reservations are needed. Their tastings happen in the winery loft overlooking the winery floor. You will gain first-hand knowledge of our winemaking, vineyard sites, and the history of Helioterra Wines from the winemaker herself! Gather your group of friends, family, or colleagues. and let’s schedule a tasting!
These tastings generally run for 60-90 minutes. They work best with two to four wine selections. You choose the wines, the date, and the guests. We provide the wine packs for pick up, delivery or shipping. It’s simple! And a lot of fun!
2025 SE 7th Avenue, Portland, OR 97214
Other Great Wineries in the Portland Region
FULL-DAY MT. HOOD WATERFALL TOUR WITH LUNCH AND WINE TASTING
Visit Mt. Hood and the Columbia Gorge, with a couple of stops for wine tasting along the way, with this full-day tour. You’ll visit Multnomah Falls, the Columbia Gorge’s most famous attraction, hang out at Mt. Hood’s historic Timberline Lodge, and pay a visit to two different wineries for a wine tasting of Gorge-produced wine at your leisure.
|Abbey Road Farm Estate Vineyard Winery & Tasting Room|
The Abbey Road Wine Group is the best place to taste for those who are seeking a well-rounded experience, complete with opportunities to hang with farm animals, eat a 6-course meal from an onsite chef, and have a wine tasting. Abbey Road has several different labels and winemakers outside the Abbey Road brand. The wines can vary from sparkling pirone to Van Duzer Gruner veltliner to many others — and there’s plenty of wine tasting! Abbey Road will open every day between 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
10200 NE Oak Spring Farm Road Carlton, Oregon.
|Sokol Blosser Winery|
The tasting rooms on pastoral grounds have been open from 10 a.m. to 15 p.m. and are an easy first stop for many hardcore wine lovers. In 1971 Susan Sokol and Bill Blosser planted the first vineyards at the vineyard and the winery continues to be family-run. Alex Sokol Blosser, the son of Susan and Bill, made wines. Sokol Blosser’s extensive range is impressive, as well as its fun mix and sparkling wines. It’s better to call ahead and find out the price. Sokol Blosser is open Tuesday through Thursday between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.
5500 NE Sokol Blosscher Lane Dayton, Oregon 97412.
|Day Wines at Day Camp|
Owner and producer Brianne Day has appeared on a variety of the most amorphous wines and has received a nomination in the James Beard Awards for best Wine Enthusiast. The wines here are bold, imaginative, and wide-ranging: Tastings cover every type of Appalachian Valley wine, including syrah vineyards and syrah Pinot Meunier. Guests are served on a hot, sheltered terrace in “urban” Dundee under the direction of the relaxed staff. The cafe has a 24-hour open hour.
909 W Dundee OR. 97115.
|Durant Vineyards Tasting Room|
Durant has a vineyard that is more than just winery. Durant creates their own olive oil using Olive Oil grown locally, hosts overnight visitors on their Vineyard Villa and welcomes families along its trails and gardens. Nevertheless, Durant’s unique offerings offer breathtaking mountain views, and reservations dominate covered space. You should try it in the rainy season. The tasting house will be open between 9am and 5pm. From Friday to Sunday.
543NE Breyman Orchard Road Dayton, OR 95114.
|Stangeland Vineyards & Winery|
Stangeland is a vintage vineyard in the Eola-Amity Valley that produces very beautiful, cool-weather Pinot Noirs in the Eola Hills. Stangeland began planting pinots in the late 70’s which has made its plants a lot larger in the Willamette valley. Visit the mid-century tasting room surrounded by trees and mountains. Visits are encouraged from 12 a.m. to 5 p.m.
8800 Hopewell Road N. Salem OR.
The Woody Winery and the tasting room offers views over the Willamettes Valley pinot noir or chardonnay. In this tasting, a tasting can often showcase a wide variety of pinot noirs with some of their pours showing delicate ruby Dundee fruits and many with darker tobaccoy aromas of Northern Willamette Valley pinots. Resonance offers tastings everyday either in the garden or outside.
1700 NW Foothill Road, Carlton, Oregon.
Private wine tours
Be So Lucky Tours offers wine tours with wine guides with experience in the Oregon wine industry. Double Decker PDX has custom wine tour packages named after the twin-decker bus company. Endless Oregon Tour provides a VIP wine tour with visits to four wineries and a private dinner with the writer. The Wine & Waterfalls option devotes an entire day to discovering the attractions of this scenic river gorge. EcoShuttle provides sustainable vehicle rental services for customized tours.
|Domaine Roy & fils|
The Oregon style Dundee estate lets visitors sample pinot noir and Chardonnay grown by Yamhill-Carlton and Dundee Hills. It is organically grown with an expert understanding of structure. Domaine Roy consistently produces highly acclaimed wines with a real cellar potential. Domaine-Roy is open between 11 am and 5 pm each day. Sunday through Friday for indoor and outdoor tastings.
8251 NW Worden Hill Road Dundee, Oregon.
|Cana’s Feast Winery|
Cana Feast offers an ideal retreat from Pinot fatigue. Those who have not envisioned leaving pinot noir will find another attractive expression of the variety by buying grapes at prominent farms such as Freedom Hill. The estate is enclosed in Italian cypresses, with bocce ball courts and the piazza directly outside of Italy. The tasting area is available to visitors every day.
700 West Lincoln Ave. Carlton, Oregon 9109.
|Dobbes Family Estate|
Dobbes’s Dundee tasting rooms provide excellent insight into Oregon’s larger wine diversity. Beyond the fact a taste flight may involve a Dundee pinot with serious strawberry notes and a mushroomy Eola-Amity pinot, Dobbe sells wines from both the Willamette Valley and South Oregon — visitors may bring home some. Our tasting rooms are open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
240 SE 5th Ave, Dundee OR 9115.
This winery makes many bottles, with scores between 91 and 100 from Wine Enthusiast James. The painting Frey creates is like wine, distinctively subtle. The visitor can enjoy the wine indoor or outdoor, on the enclosed terrace with views of the vine or on the gallery. This restaurant is open all days from 11am till 4pm.
18401 North Ribbon Ridge Road Newberg Or 98132.
Lemelson’s renowned wines and its lush outdoor terraces are popular places to enjoy gravity flow-style wines made from estate-grown grapes. The wines that can be bought here usually consist of Willamette Valley’s big three — pinot noir, pinot gris. The restaurant is open from 9 am to 5 pm every morning.
142020 Stags Hollow Road, Carlton, OR 99111.
|Coeur de Terre Vineyard|
The winery is situated in McMinnville and is a perfect location to enjoy whatever it is that day and night. The major portion of Coeur Terre wine carries pinot noir grapes as well as white wines including pinot gris and chardonnay. Watch the event calendar which occasionally features live concerts.
20000 SW Eagle Point Road, McMinville, OR 97428.
Located inside an converted grain-lift, Flâneur Wines’ Carlton tasting room offers a variety of wines from Ribbon Ridge and Chehalem Mountains. Flâneur wines have great flavour with pinot noir and excellent structures for cellaring. Flâneur is open daily 11 a.m.-5pm with its final walk-up at 4 a.m.
160 S Pine Street Carlton, Oregon.
The Chehahalem mountain estate has produced 100% estate wines since the 1990s, with an impressive choice of pinot noir and chardonnay as well as Tempranillo and Syrah. Vidon is mostly available on a scheduled schedule. The vineyard invites drop-ins to call (503) 538-4092 to confirm availability.
17850 NW hillside Rd Newberg OR 99132.
These charming estates close to Salem are known for live music and entertainment events and the extensive grounds are a convenient place to spread out. The events continue today, though guests may visit every day to taste pinot indoors and outdoors. Cubanisimo’s hours are 11am-5p.m.
1854 Best Road NW Salem Oregon 97301.
Let someone else drive while you enjoy wine tasting and vineyard views
Wine tours in Portland will take you through Willamette Valley and Columbia Gorge Winery and you’ll get a taste of everything in front of you without having to worry. Sample wines on customized trips to meet your personal tastes. A Seasoned Wine Expert can help you make Pinot Ruisenor a reality. Take a sip.