Over the years I've compiled a "list" of great people and places that I think are worth sharing with you.
I hope these can be added to your list too!
Stay, Sip, and Shop at Balanza vineyard Guest House. Located in the Dundee Hills, the heart of the Willamette Valley, Balanza Vineyard is surrounded by breath-taking vineyards, incredible wineries, and upscale dining. With heart-stopping views and close proximity to destination vineyards, the Balanza family is here to make your wine country vacation perfect.
I am so excited to let you know that now, as of spring 2020, Balanza is sharing their own wines with guests. Enjoy their 2017 Dundee Hills Pinot Noir, 2019 Dundee Hills Rose' of Pinot Noir and the 2018 Dundee Hills Chardonnay. If you are visiting wine country make sure to stop by the guesthouse to take in the view and taste the magic of the wine. You won't be disappointed.
Natalie’s Estate Winery is nestled in the quiet foothills of the Chehalem Mountain AVA in Oregon’s viticulturally famous Willamette Valley.
"It is very rare to sit and drink wine with the winemaker himself. It is even rarer for the winemaker's wife and business partner to then prepare you lunch. Boyd and Cassandra offer an extremely unique experience in the Willamette Valley. At Natalie's Estate, Boyd pulls directly from the barrels to let you taste different vintages and varietals (in our case a petit verdot). The smell of garlic and herbs wafted through the air as Cassandra incorporated produce from their land into a fantastic three course lunch. Boyd and Cassandra's approach to winemaking and hospitality is very old world. You are welcomed into their home, Boyd shares his passion and talent with you glass by glass and Cassandra brings it home with a stunning meal. I felt like family after spending the afternoon with them. I cannot say enough good things about their warmth, kindness and hospitality. It is also a unique experience in that while they of course make a pinot and a rose, Boyd especially loves big reds- sangiovese in Willamette... who knew?!?!"
Located in the scenic Willamette Valley in Sherwood, Oregon, Blakeslee Vineyard Estate produces wines that beautifully represent the terroir of the region – offering Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling, Rosé of Pinot Noir and if you haven't had White Pinot Noir it's not to miss! Now Open By Appointment Only!
Chrissie and Koorsh Zaerpoor purchased the farm in 2005. They learned how to build fences, greenhouses and barns; produced more than 80 tons of composted manure from the poultry and cattle, built raised vegetable beds and so much more. They have turned this dream into a thriving business and a treasure to Yamhill, OR. Their mission "is to produce the best-tasting, most nutrient-dense food available anywhere, to steward our land sustainably, and to provide high quality life for the animals and people of Kookoolan Farms. We take pride in our hand-crafted foods, and pleasure in sharing our little farm with each other - and with you."
The farms name Kookoolan comes from Koorosh's childhood nickname given him by his father. An obscure hero of Irish literature is the medieval character of Cuchulain, pronounced "koo-cullen," who was a big mead drinker, a warrior, and guardian of the cattle herds.
Newberg Ace Hardware has been in town since 1964. Glen and Joyce Vergets had the vision to grow with Newberg. Betty and Mark, with all our wonderful staff, are happy to continue this, today. It's a great place to find garden supplies, any fix-it needs, a smile, and of course the nuts and bolts you expects from Ace Hardware.
Erika Bury is an amazing Optometrist and she is incredibly connected to our community. She is a local women's lacrosse coach and referee, has been a part of the Team in Training with the Leukemia Lymphoma Society, and she is a member of our Newberg Chamber of Commerce.
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