Portland Monthly Trail of the Month: Harvey Creek Trail

Portland Monthly Trail of the Month: Harvey Creek Trail

A-wiking we will go, a-wiking we will go, heigh ho the dairy-o, a-wiking we will go! OK, so maybe the song won’t catch on. But the hybrid concept of “wiking”—hiking around wine country, that is—has become popular for obvious and understandable reasons. And this ready-made excursion amid the famed Jory soils of Dundee provides a great introduction to a very, very relaxed version of outdoor adventure.

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The Newberg Graphic: OPB will present Dundee program

The Newberg Graphic: OPB will present Dundee program

The Dundee Woman’s Club will host a program this week detailing one of the most infamous train holdups in Oregon history.

“The Last Great Train Robbery,” an OPB Oregon Experience program, focuses on an attempted robbery of a Southern Pacific train on Oct. 11, 1923. The train was on its way over the Siskiyou Summit in southern Oregon and was rumored to be carrying a great deal of cash onboard.

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Portland Business Journal: Renowned Willamette Valley winery uncorks new tasting room

Portland Business Journal: Renowned Willamette Valley winery uncorks new tasting room

Argyle Winery, founded in 1987, has opened its new Tasting House at its original winery location at 691 Highway 99W, right along the main drag in Dundee. The winery partnered with SERA Architects and contractor Lease Crutcher Lewis on the project, which was an extension of Argyle's existing tasting room and former winery.

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Oregon Wine Press: Tina's, Take-Two

Oregon Wine Press: Tina's, Take-Two

In 1991, Tina’s Restaurant in Dundee was a fine dining rarity. Besides Red Hills Provincial Dining — also started in ’91 and just down the street — the only other northern Willamette Valley restaurant worthy of a serious wine list and white table cloths was Nick’s Italian Café in McMinnville, founded 14 years earlier.

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The Bellingham Herald: Small family winery produces big results in Oregon’s Dundee Hills

The Bellingham Herald: Small family winery produces big results in Oregon’s Dundee Hills

High in northern Oregon’s picturesque Dundee Hills is a special vineyard and winery run by a small but high-achieving family.

Winter’s Hill Estate was established in 1990, when Peter and Emily Gladhart put their first vines in the ground at the 150-acre family farm that was established nearly 30 years earlier. They crafted their first wines in 1998, producing just a few hundred cases that vintage.

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Lake Oswego Review: Oregon wines are simply amazing

Lake Oswego Review: Oregon wines are simply amazing

The more I learn about wine, the more I realize how little I know. Thank goodness there are experts who love sharing their knowledge.

My friend, Lauren Barnes, is the marketing director for Dobbes Family Estate Winery, and she recently invited me to spend an afternoon touring the winery with founder and winemaker Joe Dobbes. I love an excuse for a field trip, so gladly accepted and took the scenic drive to the winemaking facilities in Dundee.

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Oregon's wine industry emerges as an outsized ag force

Oregon's wine industry emerges as an outsized ag force

THE DALLES, Ore. — This is a good place to start talking about the rippling impact of Oregon's “alcohol cluster,” as a state economist calls it. Right here, on the welding shop floor of AAA Metal Fabrication with foreman Antonio Morales, where a half-dozen stainless steel fermentation tanks stand in various stages of production.

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