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A small town with big city culture, Corvallis, Oregon has an abundance of arts and culture, and what better way to drink it all in than a tour of local art galleries and local wineries? Join us as we meander across Benton County from the heart of historic downtown Corvallis to the tiny town of Wren. Indulge your creative senses and your palate in the heart of the Willamette Valley. The route is approximately 30 miles round-trip and one hour driving time.

Wineries
  1. Tyee Winery – Located on a Century Farm just south of downtown Corvallis, Tyee Wine Cellars is a family owned and operated vineyard and winery. Once a dairy farm, the vintage milking barn still stands today and serves as an art gallery adjoining the tasting room. 

  2. The Wine Vault – Housed in an old bank in the small town of Philomath, Oregon, the Wine Vault is Pheasant Court Winery's official tasting room, and the old bank vault is still there!

  3. Belle Vallee – The only winery located within Corvallis city limits, Belle Vallee’s tasting room is located on Corvallis’ historic riverfront walk. Showcasing rotating exhibits by local photographers and unique maps, Belle Vallee also offers outdoor seating during the warmer months.

  4. Enoteca Wine Bar – Featuring both local and imported wines, as well as a wide variety of espresso drinks and even a few microbrews, this stop has something for everyone. Enjoy a variety of appetizers with your wine as you browse the works of local painters in this chic venue.

  5. Harris Bridge Vineyard – Sip on dessert wines while enjoying a stroll to the historic covered bridge at Harris Bridge Vineyard. A perfect location for a picnic or a game of bocce ball, this winery is worth the drive.
Art

  1. The Arts Center - Located in the heart of downtown Corvallis on the edge of a rose-filled park, The Arts Center showcases local art from all around the state. Housed in an historic church, The Arts Center is more than just a gallery; local artists offer classes and workshops year-round, and a fun gift shop is filled with local goods.

  2. Dana Marie Art Gallery - This chic and small gallery has just opened showcasing the hand-painted wearable work of Corvallis-based artist Dana Marie.

  3. Pegasus Gallery - Featuring a wide array of art modes including sculpture, photography and recycled art, this whimsical gallery is located in an historic warehouse in downtown Corvallis. Thirsty? The Oregon Trail Brewery adjoins the gallery, so stop off for a pint of their delectable Ginseng Porter.

  4. Corvallis Artisans Market - Every Saturday from mid-April to mid-October, enjoy perusing artisans’ wares along the historic riverfront at the Corvallis Artisans Market. Walking through a wide array of eclectic local art, including a great selection of wearable art, you can listen to local music and sample food from the adjacent farmers market while you shop.

  5. Gateway Gallery - Gateway Gallery was created in connection with a glass blowing studio called Sneak Peek Glass. It features the work of local artists in varying media, with a gallery emphasis on art glass.

  6. The Gallery at Tyee Winery - Tyee Winery houses a small gallery in a historic building on its century farm. With exhibits from artists representing a wide array of styles, Tyee is always an interesting stop.
Stay

  1. Harrison House - Just blocks away from the historic Oregon State University campus, this Dutch Colonial gem is the perfect retreat for those who want to be in the middle of it all. If you are a foodie, you will love the gourmet breakfasts!
Savor

  1. Cloud 9 - This hip atmospheric eatery is located on Corvallis' historic riverfront and showcases both local ingredients and local wines!

For more information on this area, contact Corvallis Tourism at www.visitcorvallis.com or 800.334.8118.


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