Tour Oregon’s South Willamette Wine Country on Thanksgiving Weekend
Thanksgiving weekend is one of the best times to visit Oregon wineries. Many have just finished fall harvest and are eager to release new wines for the season.
No plans for the holiday? Check out a few of the Thanksgiving dining experiences planned by a few of our restaurants.
And don’t forget about all of the holiday events going on around town that week! With a little planning, an affordable wine country vacation is an easy and quick getaway to make. Live music, great food, art vendors – there’s sure to be something for everyone!
Here are a few of our favorite South Willamette Winery Thanksgiving weekend celebrations: Benton-Lane Winery
Thanksgiving Weekend Open House Friday- Sunday, noon - 5 p.m.
Taste wine in the Romantic Holiday Barrel Rooms while enjoying Christmas music and artisan cheese and meat plates. Gourmet pizzas will be available Saturday and Sunday.
Thanksgiving Weekend Open House Friday - Sunday, noon - 5 p.m.
On Saturday the winery will be featuring live music and Sunday is all about chocolate! Visitors will have the opportunity to sample chocolate with their wine and purchase chocolates from Northern Italy.
Open Regular Hours Friday - Sunday, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Chestnut Roasting Party Saturday, noon – 6 p.m.
Stay warm with fire roasted chestnuts and rich bodied wines with Iris Vineyard's chestnut roasting party at the Estate Tasting Room.
Friday & Saturday, 1 – 9 p.m.; Sunday, 1 – 5 p.m.
Scott Cellars is kicking off the season with live music on Friday and Saturday, food trucks, a special wine release, the chance to jump start holiday gift giving with wine packages and gift certificates plus guest winery, Poco Collina (Saturday)!
Open Regular Hours Friday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Open Regular Hours Friday - Sunday, noon – 5 p.m.
Noble Estate Vineyards Friday – Sunday, noon – 5 p.m.
This weekend Noble Estate Vineyards will have customized wine flights, artisan Chocolate Tasting by Brutto ma Buono, jewelry trunk show by Stella & Dot and holiday wine specials. Noble Estate Urban
Noble Estate Tasting Room Friday – Sunday, 4 – 10 p.m. After enjoying holiday festivities at the vineyard tasting room, check out Noble Estate’s urban location featuring live music, locally made chocolate, cheese plates and wine specials.
Friday, noon -10 p.m.; Saturday, noon – 8 p.m.; Sunday, noon - 6 p.m.
Make sure to swing by Oregon Wine LAB on Friday to see their featured artist of Eugene’s Last Friday Art Walk and enjoy live music. There will also be live music at 4 p.m. on Sunday to listen to while sipping on your wine.
Pfeiffer Vineyards Friday - Sunday , 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Head over to Pfeiffer Vineyards this Thanksgiving weekend and enjoy live music, great food, marshmallow roasting and, of course, great wine.
Friday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. & Live music and dinner 6 - 9 p.m.; Saturday – Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday night is going to be a special event at Saginaw Vineyards with live music and dinner available for guests. On top of that, all weekend visitors can enjoy complimentary wine tastings and hors d’oeuvres, as well as, new cheese plate options available for purchase
Friday, noon – 9 p.m.; Saturday - Sunday, 12 – 6 p.m.
Enjoy live music into the night on Friday and during the afternoon on Saturday/Sunday. To mark the beginning of winter season, hot soup will be served to accompany the wine and warm guests up.
Thanksgiving Weekend Celebration Friday – Sunday, Noon – 5 p.m.
Welcome to the annual celebration of family, wine and friends including new wine releases, live music and more.
Sweet Cheeks Winery
10th Anniversary and Thanksgiving Celebration Friday, noon - 9 p.m.; Saturday - Sunday, noon - 6 p.m.
Celebrate Sweet Cheeks’ 10th Anniversary this Thanksgiving weekend, with live music and food carts alternating every day.
Friday, 5 -10 p.m.; Saturday, 1 - 9 p.m.; Sunday 1 - 6 p.m.
Open with extended hours for Thanksgiving weekend Territorial Vineyards will be having 2 for 1 tastings all weekend long. Listen to live music on Friday night and Saturday afternoon and make sure to checkout the weekend’s wine bottle deals!