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Nehalem, Wheeler, Rockaway, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Oceanside, Pacific City,
Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Waldport, Yachats & Florence.
Summer on Oregon Coast Celebrated with Wines
|Yachats and its stunning scenery
(Yachats, Oregon) –Wine
tourism is one of the big features of this state, and the Oregon coast
has no shortage of wine tourists either.
In that spirit, The Wine Place - the Yachats wine shop
specializing in Oregon vintners - celebrates summer with free wine tasting
Located in the heart of downtown Yachats, at Hwy. 101 and
W. Fourth St., The Wine Place boasts a wide selection of wine and gourmet
goodies. Patio and loft seating provides space to enjoy glasses of wine
or bottles purchased in the store - with no corkage fee.
POINT Newport - Offers only the finest in luxury condominium
lodging. Every unit is focused on the beauty of the sea and the
All units boast two bedrooms, two bathrooms, designer kitchens,
wireless broadband Internet, fireplaces, Jacuzzi’s and private
decks. Friendly staff dedicated to high quality and superb customer
service. 140 NW 48th Street, Newport. (541) 265-3751. (800) 870-7795.
Summer hours find The Wine Place open every day, from 11
a.m. – 5 p.m., and often later.
Free wine tasting throughout the summer features different
wines each Saturday.
Saturday, August 4: 1 to 4 p.m., Cuneo Cellars.
Meet Alex Pompell, of Cuneo Cellars in Carlton, Oregon. Enjoys sips and
samples of Cuneo’s red wines, created from grapes grown in vineyards
throughout the Northwest. Cuneo crafts traditional Burgundy, Bordeaux,
and Rhone-style red wines.
|The area is well known for wild waves, which make for exceptional
entertainment while sipping wine
Saturday, August 11: 1 to 4 p.m., Amalie Robert
Estate. Located 15 miles southwest of Salem, this small but rising
star winery was recently featured at the Portland Independent Wine Festival
(from a pool of 800 entries, four Amalie Robert wines were chosen to be
among the 40 featured wines). The Wine Place hosts co-owner Dena Drews
as she shares complimentary tastes of Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier, and a
stainless-steel fermented Chardonnay.
Beach Rentals, Lincoln City. Perfect for large family
vacations all the way down to a getaway lodging for two - with
over 25 vacation rental homes to choose from. A breathtaking collection
of craftsman or traditional beachfront homes, or oceanview houses
– from one to seven bedrooms. In various areas of Lincoln
City and overlooking the beach, with some in Depoe Bay. All kinds
of amenities are available, like hot tubs, decks, BBQ, rock fireplaces,
beamed ceilings and more. Some are new, some are historic charmers.
Lincoln City, Oregon. 1-(503)-232-5984. www.a1beachrentals.com.
Saturday, August 18: 1 to 4 p.m., Piluso Vineyards.
Meet and mingle with winemaker Sandee Piluso and her husband Ernie "Pinky"
Piluso of Piluso Wines, a vineyard nestled on a 65-acre farm near Salem.
Piluso Vineyards was recently featured in the Portland Indie Wine Festival.
The winemaking duo will share samples of Pinot Noir and “Bianco
Dolce,” a Chardonnay dessert wine.
Saturday, August 25: 1 to 4 p.m., Amity Vineyards.
Amity is back by demand at The Wine Shop, after a rousing response in
the past. Meet Matt Gibson of Amity Vineyards in his return visit to The
Wine Place. Recognized as one of Oregon’s top producers, the vineyard
was founded 30 years ago. The winery is located in the North Willamette
Valley, a region hailed as one of the premier Pinot Noir producing areas
in the world.
Saturday, September 1, 1 to 4 p.m., Lorelli Vineyards.
A popular guest, Rich Lorelli is owner/winemaker of Lorelli Wines in southern
Oregon and returns to The Wine Place to sample and share. Growing grapes
in the Applegate Valley for over 20 years, Lorelli is an expert alchemist
who consistently creates award-winning wines.
Sunday, September 2, 1 to 4 p.m., Yamhill Valley
Vineyards. Mix, mingle and sample wines with Sandi Kolb of Yamhill
Valley Vineyards, a 150-acre estate near McMinnville. Founded in 1983,
Yamhill is “stubbornly dedicated” to the production of distinctively
Oregon cool-climate varietals.
Parking at The Wine Place is available in the lot behind
the shop. For up-to-the-minute events and information, call 541-547-5275
or visit www.iloveoregonwine.com.
The Wine Place is nestled in the charming seaside village
of Yachats, Oregon. Located along the stunning coastal route, The Wine
Place is 26 miles south of Newport, 26 miles north of Florence, 85 miles
from Eugene and 75 miles from Corvallis.
Cape Property Services.
Dozens of homes in that dreamy,
rugged stretch between Cannon Beach and Manzanita known as Arch
Cape. Oceanfront and ocean view , or just a short walk from the
All homes are immaculate and smoke free; some pet friendly (with
a fee). Some with broadband, indoor or outdoor hot tubs, fireplaces,
decks, and fire pits or barbecues. Call about tempting winter specials
that go until March (not valid holidays, however). www.archcaperentals.com
Sands Condominium Motel, Lincoln City. Free, fresh baked
cookie upon check-in is just the start. All rooms beachfront and
up against Lincoln City's most famous stretch of beach: the D River.
Each room comes as a suite or mini-suite, and has a kitchen and
balcony or patio. Some w/ gas fireplaces, while all have a DVD Players;
movies to rent come with free popcorn. Heated indoor pool, a spa,
and this fabulous beach is lit at night. Rooms sleep from two, four
to six - including a deluxe fireplace suite. Gift certificates orspecial
occasion packages. www.dsandsmotel.com.
171 S.W. Highway 101. 800-527-3925.
Paradise Suites & Vacation Rentals - Seaside
Unique Luxury Accommodations in Seaside. 1BR Suites,
1BR & 2BR Duplex Units and 3BR Houses, units for 2-8 people.
Rent entire property for 20-26. Close to beach, river and Broadway
Suites are designed for two adults; vacation rental units for families.
All units have kitchen and many have fireplace, deck and jetted
tub. Comfy robes, slippers, luxury bath amenities, quality linens
and more. 741 S. Downing St., Seaside. 800-738-6691. www.SeasideSuites.com
City Vacation Homes
Something for everyone: smaller homes
with a view to a large house that sleeps 15. All are either oceanfront
or just a few steps away – all with a low bank access and
fantastic views. Most are in the Nelscott area; one is close to
the casino. You’ll find a variety of goodies: fireplaces,
multiple bedrooms, dishwashers, Jacuzzis, washer/dryers, hot tubs,
cable TV, VCR, barbecues; there’s a loft in one, and another
sprawling home has two apartments. Pets allowed in some homes
– ask first. Each comes with complete kitchens. Most have
seventh night free. Prices range from winter $85 to summer $230
per night. www.getaway2thecoast.com.
Rockaway Beach. All rooms are immaculate and have TV’s, VCR’s
and in-room phones w/ data ports. Oceanfronts have queen bed, a
double hide-a-bed, kitchen, cozy firelog fireplace and private deck.
Both types sleep up to four people. Others are appointed for a two-person
romantic getaway, yet still perfect for those on a budget. Elaborate
oceanfront Jacuzzi suite has two bedrooms, kitchen, double hide-a-bed,
fireplace and private deck, sleeping as many as six. For family
reunions or large gatherings such as weddings, some rooms can connect
to create two-room and three-room suites. Some rooms pet friendly.
523 N. Pacific St., Rockaway Beach. (503) 355-2112 - 1-800-824-0938.
at Cannon Beach. Beautifully wooded natural setting at quiet south
end of Cannon Beach. Great during winter storms with a new book by
the fireplace – or when the sun is out for family fun and beach
strolling. Handsome beach cottage-style architecture. Lush flowering
gardens and naturalized courtyard pond. Warm, inviting guest rooms.
Continental buffet breakfast. Warm Cookies. Family and Pet Friendly.
Welcome gifts. Smoke-free. Complimentary Wireless Connectivity. Wine
and book signing events. 800-321-6304 or 503-436-9085. Hemlock At
Surfcrest, Cannon Beach, Oregon. www.atcannonbeach.com.
Ocean Lodge. There will not be another property built
like this in Cannon Beach in our lifetimes. Rare, premiere ocean
front location; handsome, dramatic architecture and tasteful, fun
(nostalgic) beach interiors. Overlooks Haystack Rock. 100 percent
smoke free. Imaginative special occasion packages. Massive wood
burning lobby fireplace. Library w/ fireplace, stocked with impressive
book collection. Pet and family friendly. Lavish continental buffet
breakfast. In-room fireplaces, mini-kitchens. Jacuzzi tubs in select
rooms. DVD players, complimentary movies. Morning paper. Warm cookies.
888-777-4047. 503-436-2241. 2864 Pacific Street. Cannon Beach, Oregon.
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