PDX- Sake One Tasting - Where else to go in area?
Will be visiting Sake One http://www.sakeone.com/ soon for a tasting and tour and looking for suggestions on other wineries in the area worth a visit. Also, would love to know any recommendations for lunch in the area.
Other wineries I'd recommend: Beran, Patton Valley, David Hill, Willakenzie. Beran is by appt only and well worth it!
I checked out the website for the Horse Radish. Looks really cute and would be great for lunch, but it is a bit out of the way. I need to check on the location of the wineries you suggested, but I was hoping to do a closer to home wine tour and lunch- keep it all around Forest Grove, where Sake One is located.
Beran http://www.beranvineyards.com/ is in Hillsborough. Patton Valley http://www.pattonvalley.com/ and Elk Cove http://www.elkcove.com/ are both in Gaston, David Hill http://www.davidhillwinery.com/ in Forest Grove, and Willakenzie http://www.willakenzie.com is in Yamhill.
Horse Radish in Carlton http://www.thehorseradish.com/about.html would make sense
If we to hit Willakenzie
Any other suggestions for lunch that are closer to Hillsborough, Forest Grove or Gaston?
Not really. The best wine country dining is in Yamhill county (Dundee Carlton McMinnville), not Washington county.
The only place in Forest Grove that comes to mind would be http://www.mcmenamins.com/ the Grand Lodge.
In downtown Hillsboro (that's the spelling) is a wonderful Japanese place called Syun Izakaya.
Have fun. Please report back!
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