Memorial Day Winery Events
The forecast for Memorial Day Weekend calls for sun, low 70s, and a spectacular time at wineries in the South Willamette Valley. The journey begins with a less than 30-minute drive along the eastern edge of the Coast Range.
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- Sip in Sweet Views at Sweet Cheeks
27007 Briggs Hill Rd
Eugene, OR 97405
Daily, Noon – 6 p.m.A breathtakingly beautiful 25-minute drive from downtown Eugene, Sweet Cheeks Winery always brings its A-game for Memorial Day Weekend. Sip fabulous wine, dance to live music, munch on Oregon Wood Fired Pizza, and browse local art while taking in the stunning views.
- Eat, Drink, and Be Meriwether
88324 Vineyard Ln
Veneta, OR 97487
Friday, 6 – 9 p.m.; Saturday – Monday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.Walk through a lantern lit vineyard at Friday’s special Memorial Lumineer walk, then enjoy live music from Jen Sennett at Domaine Meriwether Winery. The music continues through the extended holiday weekend, along with a Ducati exhibit, food and drink for purchase, art walk and more.
- Iris Vineyards Opens Vineyard-side Tasting Room
82110 Territorial Hwy
Eugene, OR 97405
Saturday – Monday, Noon – 5 p.m.One of the region’s premier producers of Oregon pinot noir is reopening the tasting room at their vineyard, which is just a 30-minute drive from downtown Eugene. Iris Vineyard’s 360-degree vista includes vineyards and the forested hills of the Lorane Valley. Iris is between Sweet Cheeks Winery and King Estate, an easy and totally worthwhile stop on your trip through Oregon Wine Country.
- Eugene Urban Wine Circuit - Wine In the City! 540 Charnelton St Eugene, OR 97402 Sunday, 2 – 6 p.m.Visit six urban winery tasting rooms at the Eugene Urban Wine Circuit’s “Wine in the City” event on Sunday, May 25. Taste small batch wines, and dine on foods from local chefs. A guest winemaker/winery will also be at each location. Pick up your pass at one of the participating wineries. Those include Capitello Wines, Oregon Wine L.A.B., Territorial Vineyards, Noble Estate, J.Scott Cellars, and Eugene Wine Cellars or purchase tickets here.
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Read last year’s Memorial Day Wine Tasting blog post.