A Weekend of Wine in the Valley

Sometimes there's nothing like getting away with the girls for a weekend. And an easy drive over the Cascades sets us right in Portland, and the Oregon wine country, during the gorgeous fall harvest. 

 Everybody's  favorite street  to stroll in Portland.

Everybody's favorite street to stroll in Portland.

  The Nines.  Sigh. It makes me SO HAPPY.  And we were so spoiled with our welcome from Laura and special treatment from John. 

The Nines. Sigh. It makes me SO HAPPY.

And we were so spoiled with our welcome from Laura and special treatment from John. 

  • For 2015 - 2016, if you book The Nines through me, here are the amenities you will receive: 
    • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
    • Continental breakfast daily, for up to two in room guests
    • $100 USD Equivalent Food & Beverage credit, 
      • to be utilized during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
    • Early check-in/late check-out
      • subject to availability
 White Carrera marble,  Gilchrist and Soames BeeKind , and luxurious towels at  The Nines . And more spoiling by Peter on the concierge level. So fun!

White Carrera marble, Gilchrist and Soames BeeKind, and luxurious towels at The Nines. And more spoiling by Peter on the concierge level. So fun!

  Domaine Drouhin ; "French soul in the Oregon soil."

Domaine Drouhin; "French soul in the Oregon soil."

  Archery Summit.  The customer service here is impeccable.  Explore their selection of current release Pinot Noirs. Or for a more in depth and educational experience, they offer private tours of their gravity flow winery and barrel caves as well as a variety of private tastings that offer the opportunity to experience an extended flight of their most exclusive and limited production wines.     Le vin c'est la vigne.    The wine is the vine. 

Archery Summit. The customer service here is impeccable. Explore their selection of current release Pinot Noirs. Or for a more in depth and educational experience, they offer private tours of their gravity flow winery and barrel caves as well as a variety of private tastings that offer the opportunity to experience an extended flight of their most exclusive and limited production wines.  Le vin c'est la vigne. The wine is the vine. 

  Sokol Blosser ; such a lovely setting.

Sokol Blosser; such a lovely setting.

  Cork & Barrel Tours ; witty, charming, fun, tolerant, kind, funny, and best of all, safe. I'll make sure you are with The Best: Kimberly and Eric Benjamin. 

Cork & Barrel Tours; witty, charming, fun, tolerant, kind, funny, and best of all, safe. I'll make sure you are with The Best: Kimberly and Eric Benjamin. 

     And if you're really lucky, you'll meet the Cutest Little Vine Tender the World Has Ever Seen.   I may be partial.

 

And if you're really lucky, you'll meet the Cutest Little Vine Tender the World Has Ever Seen.

I may be partial.

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