Wine Tours LLC
- WINE TASTING COLUMBIA
VIEWS, RED wine, AND a DESERT!
the Avery Web Cam View of the Gorge- It's rather
the Sunny side of the Gorge. We pick you up
at your location, and take a scenic drive
along the Columbia River to a select group of
the best wineries out East. We've personally tasted
at each of these and are familair with their wines
and personal stories.
a Room & Tour
for a 30% discount.
Maryhill Winery is Washington State's premier
destination winery featuring one of the Northwest's
most desirable microclimates for growing grapes.
Picnicking is encouraged on our spacious and scenic
covered arbor with perfect river views. Possibly
the most enjoyable part of Maryhill, from a grower's
standpoint, is the wide variety of grapes the
area will support - including several difficult
to grow varietals often stunted in many of the
region's other vineyards.
focus their vineyards on producing premium red
wines, with special attention to Syrah and Sangiovese.
Their larger vineyards include blocks of Zinfandel,
Viognier, Merlot, Syrah, and Cabernet Sauvignon
vines, as well as smaller sections for Cabernet
Franc, Malbec and Grenache.
Winery & Vineyard
Marshal's Winery is a small but growing operation
with a wide range of mouth watering wines to satisfy
everyone's tasting pleasure. Varieties exclusive
only to Marshal's Vineyard round out a menu of
great wine, atmosphere and fresh local treats.
The Marshal family has been making a wide base
of varietals since 1999. The vines that stretch
over the hills produce cabernet sauvignon, cabernet
franc, syrah and, most recently, barbera. Ron
Marshal also crafts cooler white varietals from
White Salmon grapes.
You are often greeted personally by "Mr.
Ron Jon", if not handed a plate of smoked
salmon by his lovely wife Lily, along with your
vast variety of wine samples! We enjoy the Gold
Medal Barbera and Syrah Reserve here. Marshals
has an excellent selection of sweet wines and
well as drier reds.
Cliffs Vineyard & Winery
riverfront scenery, towering 400 foot basalt cliffs
and luscious sun-soaked vineyards host a petite
winery's distinctive estate varietals. Ask questions
about the hard to grow Nebllio grape, stick your
nose in a glass, hike the vineyards or sit in
a hand carved wood swing. Cascade Cliffs famous
Wine club parties are the hit of the season with
food and bluegrass bands.
Tree Vineyards & Winery
Wines produced here include: Cabernet Sauvignon,
Cabernet Franc, Sangiovese, Barbera, Grenache,
Syrah and Viognier. A small tasting room near
Maryhill Park with excellent value.
Family owned and run.
A hidden gem in The Gorge!
Williams Winery is a family owned and operated
winery in the Columbia River Gorge with a Tasting
Room on Hwy 14 near Avery Park. The winery produces
under 2000 cases of ultra premium wine annually
from some of the best vineyards in the Columbia
Valley AVA and around the Columbia River Gorge.
Brad Gearhart owns and operates Jacob Williams
with the help of award-winning wine consultant
John Haw, formerly of Maryhill and Sokol Blosser.
Brad graduated from the University of Oregon in
the 1987 and moved to Portland in 1992. He and
his college roommate started Dry Hollow Vineyards
in The Dalles in 2003. The wine operations and
production were moved to an updated facility in
Hood River a few years later, and the name was
changed to Jacob Williams after Brads two
Grown and produced in a National Scenic Area by
the McCormick Family, these wines are prepared to
complement food. Estate vineyard sites lie on both
the Washington and Oregon slopes of the Columbia
River, at various elevations and in distinct micro-climates
spread throughout this exciting, young AVA. Our
spectacular winery and tasting room setting overlooks
the AVA from high above the River near Lyle, Washington.
Sunshine Mill tasting room features the wines
of Quenett Winery in a unique, world-class environment
that you must see for yourself!
interior incorporates the original machinery of
the flour mill that occupied this building since
1918! The history of the building is cherished
by the community of The Dalles and is found inspiring
by our visitors
spend a weekend in the sunny side of the columbia
river gorge. Wineries, fly fishing, mountain biking,
skiing and hiking! Just 1.5 hrs from Portland.
Located right up from downtown The Dalles, this
3 bedroom, 2 bath guest home sleeps up to 7
people. Charming 1890's restored Victorian
home, close to downtown shopping, riverfront trail,
wine tasting, and brew pub just blocks away.
pets ok outside, minimum 2 nights at $400/night.
Pets welcome outside in fenced yard.
See the web site at www.dalleslodging.com