Explore Wineries in Hillsboro, Oregon
The city of Hillsboro is the high-tech center of Tualatin Valley, and its proximity to rural wine country makes this an exceptional destination to explore.
Start the day at Ruby Vineyard & Winery, which produces premium Pinot Noir from some of the oldest vines in the Willamette Valley. Enjoy the picturesque views of Mt. Hood at Ruby’s new tasting room and taste Pinot Noir from Old Vines, Chardonnay and Rose of Pinot Gris. (Open Friday-Monday)
Grab lunch at Midway Firehouse Pizza. Located in a historic property in rural Hillsboro, this family-friendly pizza restaurant focuses on homemade pizzas, salads, dessert pizzas and gluten-free options. (Open daily; hours vary)
Next, visit one of the oldest wineries in the valley, Oak Knoll Winery. This pioneering winery was founded in 1970, and produced blackberry wine, as well as other berry wines. Today, Oak Knoll’s varietals include Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling, Müller-Thurgau and many more. (Open daily)
Across the street from Oak Knoll is Blizzard Wines, which is celebrating the opening of its new tasting room. Blizzard produces a broad selection of estate-grown wines, as well as wines from grapes grown around the region. Enjoy a flight of Pinot Noir, Syrah, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Riesling. (Open Friday-Sunday, starting April 29th)
The last stop is Helvetia Vineyards and Winery. Located just minutes from Hillsboro’s high-tech corridor in the farming community of Helvetia, Helvetia Winery is the perfect setting to taste its varietals of wines. Tastings include a Pinot Noir flight and a traditional flight of both white and red wines. (Open Friday-Sunday)
Ice cream–scoops, soft-serve, vegan or dairy-free–brings joy to people of all ages. Indulge in a world of creamy, delectable goodness at these Tualatin Valley ice cream shops.
July 14-16 is one of those magical times when Tualatin Valley becomes extra vibrant with an abundance of events. Celebrate the middle of summer at these events this weekend.
Summer vacations are in full swing, and whether you’re looking for a week-long or weekend getaway, or even a staycation, these are some of our summer faves for the whole family.