Over 150 wineries open their doors this Saturday May 28th through Monday May 30th for special events and tastings to launch the summertime in wine country. Both new releases and old favorites will pour in abundance from dozens of our region’s acclaimed wineries. Enjoy fresh food, live music, and local art. Escape to the hills and see why the Willamette Valley is known for its world-class wines and breathtaking views during this annual celebration.

BJÖRNSON VINEYARD $15

3635 Bethel Heights Road NW, Salem

Saturday-Monday:  11 am-5 pm

Want something unique? Only two weekends a year Bjornson pours their Pinot Noir alongside wines made by several top winemakers. They will also serve wines from Helioterra and Mahonia.

COELHO WINERY $15

111 Fifth Street, Amity

Saturday-Monday: 11 am-5 pm

Enjoy Portuguese family hospitality, flights and barrel tasting with the winemaker, and experience the Coelho Estate & Zeitoun Pinot Noir Release. Taste Rosé, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Portuguese Red Blend, & Port-Style Wine. Gourmet cheese & nibbles available.

CRISTOM VINEYARDS $20

6905 Spring Valley Road NW, Salem

Saturday: 11 am-4 pm

Join Cristom as they celebrate their first-ever Classic Cars Show. Founder Paul Gerrie will display some of his most rare and beautiful machines as you enjoy a 5-wine flight and small bites. Picnics welcome; additional food available for purchase.

CUBANISIMO VINEYARDS $ varies

1754 Best Road NW, Salem

Saturday-Monday: 12 pm-6 pm

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend, Cuban Style! Salsa Nova will be performing live both Saturday and Sunday, with Pura Vida performing live on Monday. Music starts daily at 1pm. And what would live Latin music be without Salsa Dancing? Mz. Jitterbug will be teaching two Salsa Dancing Lessons per day. Cuban Tapas will be prepared by McMinnville’s Pura Vida Cocina for $8 per plate. Admission Fees: General Admission (includes Wine Tasting): $10 | Wine Club Members +1 Guest: FREE | Military (w/ID): FREE | Under 21 Years Old & Designated Drivers: $5 | Afternoon Package (includes Wine Tasting, Cubanisimo Wine Glass, Tapas Plate, & entry into daily raffle drawing): $20 | Afternoon Package – Wine Club Members +1 Guest: $10 | Afternoon Package – Military (w/ID): $10

ILLAHE VINEYARDS $10

3275 Ballard Road, Dallas

Saturday-Monday: 11 am-5 pm

Kick off summer at Illahe’s Memorial Weekend Open House! They will be pouring their newly released whites along with limited pinot noirs, paired with light nibbles. Relax on their patio with a view, play a game of corn hole, and take a peek in their beautiful wine cave.

iOTA CELLARS $15

7895 Amity Road SE, Amity

Saturday-Sunday: 11 am-5 pm

Open only twice a year, iOTA invites you to taste a vertical of their 2011, 2012 & 2013 iOTA, Pelos Sandberg Vineyard, and Pinot Noir from the Eola-Amity Hills. Tasting fee includes vertical, special “bonus” pours of limited wines, and a Riedel glass.

KEELER ESTATE VINEYARD $15

5100 Rice Lane SE, Amity

Thursday-Sunday: 11 am-5 pm

In the mood for a picnic? Order one of Keeler Estate’s “famous” lunch boxes, which come with a fabulous sandwich, side salad, and dessert for $20 per person. Choose from a selection of turkey, turkey with sun-dried tomato, ham, roast beef, pastrami, or veggie (gluten free bread available on request).

LEFT COAST CELLARS $10

4225 N Pacific Highway 99W, Rickreall

Saturday: 12 pm-7pm | Sunday-Monday: 12 pm-5 pm

Enjoy Left Coast’s annual Sip and Stroll, exploring their beautiful estate & taste their new Spring releases during a walk-around-tasting that travels from their Winery to their Treehouse Pavilion, Cave and new Wine Barn. Afterwards, you can grab a bite in their Café where they serve wine-friendly fare, including wood-fired pizza. Admission includes a GoVino glass.

REDHAWK VINEYARD & WINERY $10

2995 Michigan City Lane NW, Salem

Saturday-Monday: 11 am-5 pm

Join Redhawk for wine & barrel tasting, delicious food, and their incredible views. BBQ will be sizzling once again with tri-tip sandwiches and other goodies, along with house-made smoked salmon pate’, cheeses, salad, & more. Meet the winemaker, sample their selection of wines and barrel taste a future release.

WILLAMETTE VALLEY VNYDS. $20/$10

8800 Enchanted Way SE, Turner

Saturday-Monday: 11 am-6 pm

Join Willamette Valley Vineyards for their annual “Pinots From Around the World” blind tasting competition. Taste Pinot Noir from California, New Zealand, France and Oregon. The winner will receive a wine blending seminar with the Winemaker, followed by a wine and food pairing lunch at the Estate.

Live music on Saturday and Sunday from 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm. Admission is $20, $10 for Wine Club Members and their guests, and includes wine tasting and blind tasting competition. Reservations are strongly encouraged for the blind tasting competition.