Wine Tours Near Portland

Let someone else do the driving while you enjoy wine tasting and vineyard views.

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Guided wine tours near Portland let you explore Willamette Valley and Columbia Gorge vineyards and wineries, tasting to your heart’s content without worrying about driving. Sample your way through the region’s wines on custom trips based on your personal tastes. Seasoned wine experts are ready to make your pinot reverie a reality, and most will even pick you up! Start sipping.

Know Before You Go

All details are subject to change, so please contact tour operators for the latest information.

Public Wine Tours

Daily Tours

The Willamette Valley Countryside Winery Tour from EcoTours departs Portland daily and includes stops at four wineries, plus tours of the winemaking facilities and a stop for lunch.

The six-hour Oregon Wine Tour from Oregon Tour Co. is offered daily, visiting four wineries with a light picnic lunch.

Sea to Summit runs a daily Willamette Valley Wine Tour that includes tasting fees at four wineries. The Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls & Wine combo is offered daily and visits two wineries.

Day trips with A Great Oregon Wine Tour are often led by colorful wine expert Wayne Oppenheimer, who shares delightfully geeky facts about soil types, clones and vineyard management techniques.

America’s Hub World Tours offers a half-day Oregon Wine Tasting Tour  that visits three vineyards.

The seven-hour Willamette Valley Character Wineries tour with Terran Travels takes you to three boutique wineries in the Willamette Valley. Lunch is included, tasting fees are not.

Wineries Near Portland

Sample wine at Willamette Valley vineyards in Portland’s backyard, where you can catch spectacular views and budget-friendly flights.

Non-Daily Tours

Evergreen Escapes pairs wine and waterfalls on their Columbia Gorge Waterfalls & Wine Tour, offered year-round Thursday–Monday (additional days in summer). Evergreen’s Willamette Valley Wine & Waterfalls Tour, which visits Silver Falls State Park and three wineries, is offered year-round on Thursdays and Saturdays and Mondays from June 15–Sept. 30.

Grape Escape offers public tours most Saturdays, taking small groups from downtown Portland to three Willamette Valley wineries.

The Willamette Valley Wine Tasting tour from Wildwood Adventures visits three wineries and runs at least three times a week (more frequently during summer and fall).

Tours in Languages Other Than English

Need a translator for your day of wine tasting? America’s Hub World Tours handles all the arrangements for translation services (currently available in Spanish, German, Mandarin, French and Italian). The half-day Oregon Wine Tasting Tour runs daily. America’s Hub also offers a number of other wine tours.

Urban Wineries in Portland

Driven by winemakers motivated to move their operations closer to where they live and socialize, Portland has nearly a dozen urban wineries.

Private Wine Tours

Be So Lucky Tours offers wine tours which are led by a wine concierge with more than 30 years of experience in the Oregon wine industry and visit Willamette Valley or Columbia Gorge wineries.

Endless Oregon Tours offers a VIP Wine Tour, with visits to four vineyards and a private dinner with the author of Oregon Wine Country Stories. Their Wine & Waterfalls option devotes a whole day to exploring the sights and wines of the Columbia River Gorge.

The sustainable vehicles of EcoShuttle can be chartered for custom wine tours.

First Nature Treks & Tours, led by Kieron Wiedner, provides completely customized Willamette Valley wine tours for up to four people.

Private tours with Grape Escape can be customized for groups large and small and matched to your budget and tastes.

Adrenaline-seekers will love Sea to Summit’s White Water Rafting & Columbia Gorge Wine Tour, which pairs an exhilarating trip down Washington’s White Salmon River with wine tasting around Hood River.

Wildwood Tours offers custom private tours, which can include winery visits.

Portland Outdoor Adventure Tours

Explore the great outdoors in and around Portland with these tour operators.

Hometown Advantage offers a private Oregon Wine Country Coach Tour. The Vintage Tour Bus Co. offers two Wineries of the Willamette River Valley tours.

Other Wine Tour Options

The NW Wine Shuttle is a hop-on, hop-off service that departs from downtown Portland and stops at 15 popular Willamette Valley wineries. The shuttle arrives at each winery every 30 minutes and your day pass includes unlimited travel.

Have a car but want to leave the driving to someone else? Main Street Drivers provides this very service, acting as your designated driver as you explore the wineries of the Willamette Valley.

Wine Tour Operators

Portland Tour Options