Compass American Guides: Oregon Wine Country, 2nd Edition

Compass American Guides: Oregon Wine Country, 2nd Edition

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Compass American Guides: Oregon Wine Country, 2nd Edition by John Doerper

MAJOR UPDATE! Compass America Guides: Oregon Wine Country 2nd edition has been thoroughly revised and dramatically expanded.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781400007400
Publisher: Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 11/18/2008
Series: Full-color Travel Guide Series , #2
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.52(w) x 7.78(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction ............ 8
A Wine Country Idyll ............ 12
Today’s Lay of the Land ............ 14
How to Use This Book............ 16

Setting And History............ 17
Three-in-One Wine Country ............ 18
Southern Oregon’s Wine Regions ............ 22
The Early Years of Wine Country ............ 23

Visiting Wineries: Tasting And Touring ............ 27
When to Go ............ 29
In the Tasting Room ............ 30
In the Winery ............ 36
In the Vineyard ............ 47
Geology 101 ............ 56

Washington County............ 63
Beaverto ............ 67
Hillsboro ............ 70
Around Forest Grove ............ 73

The Columbia River Gorge ............ 79
The Gorge’s Spectacular Scenery ............ 82
Around Hood River, Oregon ............ 85
Lyle, Washington ............ 90
Around The Dalles, Oregon ............ 92

Yamhill County ............ 100
Newberg ............ 102
Dundee ............ 107
Chehalem Valley ............ 115
Carlton ............ 116
Lafayette ............ 119
Dayton ............ 121
McMinnville ............ 123
Amity ............ 130

Salem And Eola Hills ............ 133
Salem ............ 136
Rickreall ............ 141
Dallas ............ 142
Aurora ............ 142
Silverton ............ 145
Turner............ 145

Southern Willamette Valley ............ 149
Eugene ............ 151
Lorane ............ 158
Veneta ............ 158
Corvallis ............ 159

Umpqua Valley ............ 164
Roseburg Area ............ 168
Elkton ............ 179

Where To Eat In Wine Country ............ 183
Oregon Specialties ............ 184
The Columbia River Gorge ............ 188
Yamhill County ............ 194
Salem and Eola Hills ............ 197
Southern Willamette Valley ............ 198
Umpqua Valley ............ 199

Where To Stay In Wine Country ............ 201
Portland ............ 202
Columbia River Gorge ............ 203
Yamhill County ............ 204
Salem and Eola Hills ............ 207
Southern Willamette Valley ............ 207
Umpqua Valley ............ 208

Practical Information ............ 209
Area Codes and Time Zone ............ 210
Climate and When to Go ............ 210
Getting There and Around ............ 210
Lodging ............ 212
Official Tourism Information ............ 212
Wine Resources ............ 214
Other Resources and Web Sites ............ 214
Shipping Wine ............ 214
Festivals and Special Events ............ 215

Glossary ............ 219

Index ............ 230

Sidebars
Buying and Shipping Wine ............ 33
How Fine Wine Is Made ............ 37
How to Read a Wine Label ............ 49
Grape Varieties ............ 52-53
Oregon Fruit Wines ............ 69
A Great Drive in Washington County ............ 77
Two Great Drives in the Columbia Gorge ............ 98-99
Sustainable and Organic Viticulture ............ 109
A Great Drive Around Dundee ............ 114
Top Wineries with Limited Access ............ 120
A Great Drive Around McMinnville ............ 131
A Great Drive in the Eola Hills ............ 148
Top Oregon Wine Shops ............ 157
A Great Drive in the Southern Willamette Valley ............ 162
The Rogue Valley’s Best Wineries ............ 172-173
A New Crop of Wineries ............ 177
A Great Drive in the Umpqua Valley ............ 182
Wine and Food Pairings ............ 187
Corks Vs. Screw Caps ............ 192

Maps
Viticultural Areas ............ 48
Washington County ............ 68
The Columbia River Gorge ............ 80—81
Yamhill County ............ 103
Salem Area ............ 136
East of Salem ............ 144
Southern Willamette Valley ............ 152
Umpqua Valley ............ 168

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