to be said for a place that’s full of ingenuity and authenticity.
From planting the first Oregon Pinot vine and trailblazing biodynamic
wine to picking fresh organic berries off the bush, the Willamette
Valley creates real experiences that make a real difference.
The valley follows the Willamette River north to south
for more than 100 miles from the Mt. Hood Territory east of Portland
south to Lane County. It is a quilt of cities and towns that offer
unique experiences for everyone, from rural enclaves that pop up
between expanses of farms and fields, to serene college towns with
historic inns and classic main streets to cities alive with culture
and heritage, including the state capitol of Salem.
The Willamette Valley is a natural playground for outdoor
enthusiasts and adventure-seekers. Just a stone’s throw from any
direction lies the Molalla River Corridor, Silver Falls and the
Willamette and McKenzie rivers. Whether an ideal voyage includes
biking through covered bridges, white water rafting, running the
famous routes of track & field stars, skydiving or meandering
from tasting room to tasting room, Oregon Wine Country is ripe with
While some say that wine is the heart of the Willamette
Valley, locals agree the real heart is found in the people. In the
Willamette Valley, community means connecting with friends and family
and creating a life worth sharing with anyone and everyone. Residents
and visitors alike enjoy a special connection with the Willamette