Oregon Experience Itinerary

Day 1: PDX/Newberg

Meet your professional driver for an airport transfer with private vehicle from Portland's PDX airport to Wine Country. Enjoy the flexibility of having a private vehicle and driver available to you for 4 hours today. With the exception of the Optional visit to Panther Creek Cellars all tasting and tour fees are included with this itinerary.

Optional winery visit - Panther Creek Cellars: Make a visit to the Panther Creek Cellars. Located in the heart of the Willamette Valley, Panther Creek Cellars has been producing
signature Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay wines since 1986.The winery has been recognized for its signature blends as well as single vineyard designate wines. (not included)

Recommended: Dinner @ JORY Restaurant (Not Included)

JORY is named after the rich, fertile soil in the Willamette Valley and specific to growing pinot noir grapes. A dedication to local food traditions and a celebration of the region's rich wine culture has elevated JORY to become one of the finest Willamette Valley restaurants. The creative menus accentuate the native flavors of the valley with a strong influence on seasonality, local garden-to-table agriculture and an affinity for wine pairings.

Accommodation: The Allison Inn & Spa - Penthouse King Suite


Day 2: Newberg/Dundee

Meet your private vehicle and professional driver for 8 hours of service at your disposal.

Archery Summit Winery:  Follow the path from vine to wine and begin your journey in the Archery Summit Estate vineyard where you will learn how great wine truly begins with exceptional vineyards. From there, you will go behind the scenes of the gravity flow winery and unique barrel caves where you will learn about the winemaking process from start to finish. During your tour, you will enjoy a selection of our Pinot Noirs as you learn about all of the meticulous steps it takes to craft them.

Recommended: Lunch @ Red Hills Market (Not Included)
Red Hills Market delivers a taste of local goodness with a wide selection of cheeses, charcuterie, craft beer and wine. They provide all of the winetasting essentials, whether that's a picnic lunch to go, or its wood-fired pizza in the casual wine country setting.

Make your way to the tasting room at the sleek Winderlea Vineyard & Winery for a tasting flight made up of five wines, including a
Chardonnay and four Pinot Noirs. A portion of all tasting fees are donated to ¡Salud!, the organization that provides healthcare services to Oregon Vineyard workers and their families. Since opening in 2008, Winderlea has donated over $100,000 to these services through tastings.

Lange Estate Winery is a 2012 Wine and Spirits Winery of the Year! Experience a reserve tasting flight of Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, and Pinot noir, including the winery's coveted single vineyard Pinot noirs. The friendly and knowledgeable staff will guide you through the wines,
while you take in the beautiful Dundee Hills views at the Best Bottle Season One "Home Base Winery"!

Recommended: Dinner @ JORY Restaurant (Not Included)

Accommodation: The Allison Inn & Spa - Penthouse King Suite


Day 3: Newberg/McMinnville

Meet your private vehicle and professional driver for 8 hours of service at your disposal.

Dominio IV Wines: Experience some of the fine Dominio IV wines in an intimate tasting room. The Dominio IV winery resides in the thriving Granary District of McMinnville, Oregon. What was once a dilapidated, agricultural storage building has since been renovated into the perfect home for creating and enjoying wines. The interior facades were torn away from previous remodels to reveal original walls composed of beautiful, local lumbers. Stacked, roughcut twobyeights glow with a natural warmth that makes the tasting room cozy and intimate: the ideal space to taste and share stories. During the warmer seasons, the doors to the tasting room spill out to an outdoor patio. There,one can explore Dominio IV wines while enjoying the sunshine.

Recommended: Lunch @ McMenamins Hotel Oregon (Not Included)

McMenamins offers a variety of seasonal entrees ranging from hearty classics to homemade daily specials. Specialty cocktails, wine and handcrafted ales round out the dining experience. When you're considering Oregon wine country restaurants, McMinnville and McMenamins pair well. Sit alongside the many windows or traditional stained glass in this historic restaurant and bar—the latter of which is 40 feet long!

Lumos Wine Company: As of fall 2014, a new tasting room for Lumos Wine was opened in downtown McMinnville, close to the winery. You’re invited for a visit and tasting where you’ll learn about the Lumos farm and winery andcolorful local history. The wines are all carefully crafted with minimal intervention so that the final product clearly reflects the vintage both in terms of weather and terroir. Lumos wines are all vegan using nothing in the production process that can trigger allergens.

R. Stuart & Co. & Wine Bar: R. Stuart & Co. blends the fire and passion of four spirited partners, all of whom share a love of wonderful Oregon wine. The winemaking is primarily on Pinot noir, Pinot gris and a brut sparkling wine Rosé d’Or. The wines are authentic, easy, approachable and perfectly balanced to pair with food. Today you'll enjoy an educational cellar tour & tasting, where you'll have a comprehensive look into what makes R. Stuart & Co wines fabulous. You'll finish a few blocks away at the Wine Bar where you'll end with a flight of the most current R. Stuart & Co releases.

Recommended: Dinner @ The Joel Palmer House (Not Included)

Cooking at the Joel Palmer House revolves around wild mushrooms and truffles which are gathered among friends. The chefs have always endeavored to obtain locally raised ingredients in their cooking, and use many locally produced greens, herbs, and vegetables, many of which come from the restaurant's own culinary garden. Frequently drawing inspiration from the cuisines of Mexico, China, Thailand, Poland, and India, you're served up from a menu of “freestyle” cuisine. Of course, they work hard to create dishes that complement the glorious wines of Oregon, especially Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, and Chardonnay.

Accommodation: The Allison Inn & Spa - Penthouse King Suite


Day 4: Newberg/AVA Heli-Tour

After a relaxing morning hop in to your private car (self-drive) provided by the Alison Inn and Spa and buzz over to Red Hills Market in Dundee, OR to rendezvous with your personal helicopter. Our Helicopter Wine Tours will whisk you away for roughly 4 hours, so please plan accordingly for your sublime escape.

Prior to departure, you will enjoy a delectable snack and a glass of Champagne at Red Hills Market, followed by a scenic helicopter flight to your first winery. Once there, you can expect to enjoy award winning wines and service, before being asked to re-board for a hop to the next winery. Expect a delightful new encounter and a delicious picnic lunch provided by Chef Jody and his team at Red Hills Market. This is undoubtedly Pinot Noir country, but you won’t just taste reds. We worked hard to hand pick wineries that feature a rich variety of wines that showcase Oregon's commitment to winemaking excellence. After you’ve touched down back at Red Hills Market, we invite you to stop and take some photos to help you remember your Best Bottle/Tour Devine by Heli!

Recommended: Explore the Newberg area this evening for dinner at your leisure (not included). Perhaps make your way to Tina's Restaurant where the menu is based around what the neighbor farmers produce, or Nick's Italian Café, with their voluminous wine cellar.

Accommodation: The Allison Inn & Spa - Penthouse King Suite

Day 5: Newberg/Yamhill-Carlton

Meet your private vehicle and professional driver for 8 hours of service at your disposal.

Ken Wright Cellars: Well over thirty years of winemaking have taught the winemakers at
Ken Wright Cellars a simple truth: source is everything. When you work with sites that have a “ton” of character, great things can happen. These great things cannot happen without a commitment by the vineyard owner to the health of the vineyard, and extremely low crop levels that ensure intensity of aroma, flavor and texture. Ken Wright Cellars is devoted to showcasing the inherent quality of selected vineyard sites. With a clarity and breadth that is unequaled by other varieties, they believe Pinot noir best expresses the character of these sites. Visit the Ken Wright Cellars tasting room today, taking your palette on a pleasant journey.

WillaKenzie Estate: Enjoy a private tour and tasting at the WillaKenzie tasting room. This experience includes WillaKenzie wines paired with select cheeses. Start by enjoying two choice whites as you begin your touring experience. Explore the sensory garden, and discover your favorite wine & cheese pairings prepared with tasting-note mats to document your thoughts. Four single-vineyard Pinot Noirs will be shared along with WillaKenzie's coveted Reserve Pinot Noir.

Recommended: Picnic Lunch @ Wilakenzie (Not Included) Bring your own picnic to the WillaKenzie Estate and enjoy the outdoor patio, with gorgeous vineyard views. Red Hills Market is a great place to forage for picnic provisions!

Elk Cove Vineyard: The tasting room at Elk Cove Vineyards overlooks the beautiful estate
vineyards and Oregon's Coast Range Mountains. Try award-winning wines, take in the view, and check out some of the tasting room exclusives – where they often pour wines you won’t find anywhere else. The Reserve Flight, your tasting for today, includes 46 reserve level wines, including Library Selections and Single Vineyard Pinot Noirs.

Adelsheim Vineyards: At the Adelsheim Vineyard, the insightful and friendly staff will provide you with an unforgettable, personalized tasting experience focused on their single vineyard Pinot Noirs from incredible sites through the North Willamette Valley. Found only at the winery, these wines represent the highest standards of craftsmanship, elegance and ageability. The flight changes throughout the year based on the limited production of the wines, but the staff can educate you on all wines within the Adelsheim portfolio.

Recommended: Explore the Newberg area this evening for dinner at your leisure (not included). Perhaps make your way to Tina's Restaurant where the menu is based around what the neighbor farmers produce, or Nick's Italian Café, with their voluminous wine cellar.

Accommodation: The Allison Inn & Spa - Penthouse King Suite


Day 6: Newberg/PDX

Awake at the Alison Inn and Spa and enjoy a relaxed morning then meet your professional driver for an airport transfer with private vehicle from Wine Country to Portland's PDX airport.


Trip Terms & Conditions

•Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.

•Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refundminus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.

•Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary

•Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.

•Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.

•Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions

•Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

* USD per person, double occupancy. Custom designed personal tour. Prices subject to change.