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Natural Home Goes to Oregon Wine Country

Eat, sleep and sample wines in Oregon wine country.
By Natural Home Staff
November/December 2007
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Photo Courtesy Frank Barnett, Oregon Wine Board

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An hour from Portland, the northern Willamette Valley is famous for its Pinot Noir—and its eco-friendly vineyards.


Sokol Blosser Winery
Stop by the tasting room at this organic, Dayton-area winery, partly powered by solar and biodiesel, with a green-built wine cellar. (800) 582-6668

Brick House Vineyards
Certified as biodynamic, these excellent wines are created on pristine land near Newberg. Tastings by reservation only. (503) 538-5136

Ponzi Vineyards
Taste certified LIVE/Salmon Safe wines at the Ponzi Wine Bar, Dundee. (503) 554-1500

Other Sustainable Vineyards

Cooper Mountain Wines: organic, biodynamic, Beaverton

Amity Vineyards: LIVE, organic, McMinnville

Stoller Vineyards: LIVE, Dayton

Willamette Valley Vineyards: LIVE, Turner

Evesham Wood Winery: organic, Salem


Joel Palmer House
This acclaimed Dayton restaurant specializes in local, organic, wild-mushroom-based cuisine. (503) 864-2995


Abbey Road Farm
Sleep in silos retrofitted with salvaged timber and sample fresh goat cheese at this Carlton B&B. (503) 852-6278 

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