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648 W. Main Street, Carlton OR 97111

What to Do in Oregon Wine Country

With so many wonderful restaurant and wineries sometimes it is almost difficult to choose what to do in Oregon’s Wine Country. Below are a list of some of the Oregon Wine Country restaurants and wineries brought to you from The Carlton Inn, a Carlton Oregon Bed & Breakfast. Please note that only those restaurants the innkeepers of The Carlton Inn have eaten at are included on this list.
Wineries near Carlton Inn Bed and Breakfast in Carlton, OR


Alexana Winery & Tasting Room
Alexana Winery was born of Dr. Madaiah Revana’s love of the great wines of Burgundy. In the spring of 2005, Dr. Revana began a search for both the ideal region and an experienced winemaker with the goal of producing Pinot Noirs that could rival those from Burgundy. His search ended in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, where he met Lynn Penner-Ash. Alexana is named after Dr. Revana’s daughter, Alexandra.

(503) 537-3100

12001 NE Worden Hill Rd
Newberg, OR 97132

Belle Pente Vineyard & Winery
Belle Pente (bell-pont') means "beautiful slope" - a perfect description for our hillside vineyard site in the Yamhill-Carlton District of Oregon's Willamette Valley. Our inspiration comes from the exquisite wines of Burgundy and Alsace, and follows the guiding principle that great wine is made in the vineyard and merely nurtured in the winery. Our standard practices include organic & biodynamic viticulture, carefully managing vineyard quality and yields, and meticulously hand sorting the grapes that arrive at the winery to remove all underripe or damaged fruit. Our 3-level, gravity-flow winery is designed for gentle, natural winemaking in small lots, with minimal handling and manipulation, to produce premium wines of character and distinction.

(503) 852-9500

12470 NE Rowland Road
Carlton, OR 97111

Cana’s Feast Winery
Located in a Tuscan-inspired winery, just a few blocks north of historic downtown Carlton, Cana's Feast Winery has a rich history of producing bold Northwest red wines. Utilizing traditional and modern techniques in the cellar, we craft wines of richness and complexity that pair adeptly with food while retaining their respective varietal characteristics. Cana's Feast Winery is open for wine tasting seven days a week and easily accommodates both large and small groups for tours, tastings and private events.

(503) 852-0002

750 W. Lincoln Street
Carlton, OR 97111

Carlton Cellars
Welcome to Carlton Cellars. We're an artisanal Winery, Vineyard & Tasting Room in the heart of Oregon wine country, passionate about making premium Pinot Noir and other fine wines in the Willamette Valley handcraft tradition.

(503) 852-7288

130 West Monroe Street
Carlton, OR 97111

The Carlton Winemakers Studio
The Carlton Winemakers Studio is home to fourteen individual vintners that produce some of the regions most coveted wines under one innovative roof. Located in the heart of the Willamette Valley, we invite you to visit our state-of-the-art Tasting Room where you can taste our wines, and learn about the unique and charming stories behind each label.

(503) 852-6100

801 North Scott Street
Carlton, OR 97111

Cliff Creek Cellars
We at Cliff Creek Cellars are dedicated to producing quality, estate-grown wines that will stand the test of time, to obtaining local, regional and national recognition and distribution and to fostering an enjoyable experience for the consumer at all points of contact.

(503) 487-6692

214 E. First St.
Newberg, Oregon 97132

Folin Cellars
Folin Cellars is a family owned and operated winery focusing on producing 100% Estate grown warm climate varietals including Viognier, Tempranillo and Syrah. Our wines are produced using minimal intervention with an emphasis on handcrafted blends highlighting our unique vineyard site. Great care is taken in the vineyard to ensure only the highest quality fruit goes into our wines. We currently produce approximately 1500 cases of wine. All of our wines are sealed with the innovative Vino Seal Closure to ensure all of our wines are as our winemaker intended them to be. "No Cork, No Worries."

(503) 349-9616

116 West Main Street
Carlton, OR 97111

Ken Wright Cellars Co
Located in rural Carlton, Oregon, Ken Wright Cellars is devoted to showcasing the inherent quality of selected vineyard sites. With a clarity and breadth that is unequaled by other varieties, we believe Pinot noir best expresses the character of these sites. Rather than stamping wine with a varietal trademark, Pinot noir is the ultimate vehicle for conveying the aroma, flavor and texture of the location in which it is grown.

(503) 852-7070

236 N Kutch St.
Carlton, OR 97111

K & M Wines
K&M Wines, Alchemy Vineyard is a small, 3 acre vineyard located on the South side of Parrett Mountain in the Chehalem Mountains American Viticultural Area (AVA) South of Portland.

(503) 625-3236

128 W. Main St
Carlton, OR 97111

Monks Gate Vineyard
Monks Gate vineyard is the focal point of our 50 acre farm located in the Yamhill-Carlton AVA of Oregon’s northern Willamette Valley. In searching for our retirement venture of getting back to the land, we were drawn to the northern Willamette Valley's maritime climate of cool nights and warm dry summer days and, of course, the area's reputation for production of luscious Pinot Noir wines!

(503) 852-6521

9500 NE Oak Springs Farm Road
Carlton, OR 97111

Noble Pig
Noble Pig is a small, family-owned vineyard and boutique winery specializing in micro-production lots of Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris. Founded in 2008 with the purchase of an 88-acre parcel of land just west of McMinnville, Oregon. Four acres of Pinot Noir were planted in May 2010 and we look forward to our first estate harvest in the next coming years.

(503) 474-2000

203 Main Street
Carlton, OR 97111

Scott Paul Wines
Scott Paul Wines is an artisanal producer of Willamette Valley, Oregon Pinot Noir, based in historic Carlton, OR. Additionally, we import wines directly from over 20 top producers in the French wine regions of Burgundy & Champagne, and offer them alongside our Pinots in our tasting room and online.

(503) 319-5827

128 S. Pine St.
Carlton, OR 97111

Seven of Hearts Wine
We work with fourteen to fifteen different vineyards in the Willamette and Columbia Valleys , farmed to our winemaker’s direction. Every vineyard, every vintage, requires different decisions. Our goal is to never make the same wine twice, by allowing the wines to reflect the unique qualities of each vintage’s time and place.

217 West Main St.
Carlton, OR 97111

Siltstone Wines
Siltstone Wine is the culmination of life in the vineyard. The story begins in Sacramento, California well before the first modern-day vines were planted in Oregon's Willamette Valley.

(503) 864-4858

213 Pine St.
Carlton, OR 97111

Soter Vineyards
Soter Vineyards is the culmination of Tony Soter’s life-long study in viticulture and winegrowing. Tony and his family invite you to experience their Mineral Springs Ranch in the Yamhill-Carlton AVA of Oregon's Willamette Valley; a place they regard as a haven for raising exceptional Oregon Pinot Noir and sparkling wines.

(503) 662-5600

10880 Northeast Mineral Springs Road
Carlton, OR 97111

Troon Vineyard
The Tasting Room offers fine wines from select Oregon producers generally closed to the public. Established in 1995 in the old Carlton Bank in the heart of Oregon's Willamette Valley, The Tasting Room has an extensive collection of both older and newer vintage premium wines stored in climate controlled conditions.

(503) 852-3084

250 N. Kutch Street
Carlton, OR 97111

Tyrus Evan Wines
Ken Wright, known for his highly-rated, single-vineyard Pinot Noir, introduced a new label in 2003, Tyrus Evan, producing Claret, Syrah, Malbec and Cabernet Franc. The bottlings are limited—less than 1,300 cases were produced in 2003—but the winemaker says the wines are here to stay.

236 North Kutch Street
Carlton, OR 97111

Stone Griffon Winery
Carlton Wine Tasting Room, currently featuring wine from Yamhill/Carlton AVA, Spofford Station/JLC Winery in Walla Walla AVA, Milton Freewater, Oregon

223 W Main
Carlton, OR 97111

Restaurants near Carlton Inn Bed and Breakfast in Carlton, OR


Carlton Bakery
Baguettes, fresh fruit pastries, and whole grain breads. 

305 W. Main St.
Carlton, OR 97111

Cuvée is located in the historic downtown Carlton, experience a carefully-crafted country French cuisine with hand-selected meats, seafood and vegetables sourced from local farms and vendors. A wine list of local favorites and French imports, along with a classic cocktail menu, rounded out the offerings for a classic and tastefully casual dining experience.

214 W. Main Street
Carlton, OR 97111

The Horse Radish
The Horse Radish offers the ultimate wine country experience to visitors and locals alike! We have amazing artisan cheeses, meats, and a wonderful lunch menu. You can enjoy our seasonal offerings here or to go for the perfect picnic. We have 50+ hand-selected Northwest wines, with a dozen open daily for tasting, with selections changing each Friday. They also offer live music every Friday and Saturday from 7-10 p.m. with a special dinner option offered in addition to their regular menu.

(503) 852-6656

211 W. Main St.
Carlton, OR 97111

Nick's Italian Cafe
Italian cuisine made with North West seasonal ingredients, and don't forget the amazing NW and Italian focused wine list. 

521 Northeast 3rd Street
McMinnville, OR 97128

Bistro Maison
Come & See why all our guests are raving about Bistro Maison. We know you will do the same. Bistro Maison, in historical downtown McMinnville, is The classic French bistro in the heart of Oregon's "Pinot Noir" wine country, Willamette Valley. Chef Jean-Jacques and his wife Deborah have a combined 50 years in the food and wine industry in Paris, Rome, and New York City. They are delighted to be in Oregon's Yamhill County and minutes away from some of the best wines and produce in the world. They welcome you to their home and their kitchen.

729 NE Third Street
McMinnville OR 97128

Golden Valley Brewery and Restaurant
Best Brew Pub in the Heart of Wine Country! Since we started in 1993, we've followed a fresh, local, made-in-house cuisine program at Golden Valley. 

1520 NW Bethany Blvd
Beaverton, OR 97006

La Rambla
Menu is full of traditional favorites as well as lesser known delicacies; blending Spanish influences with fresh Northwestern ingredients.

(503) 435-2126

238 Northeast 3rd Street
McMinnville, OR 97128

Modern American cuisine in the heart of Oregon's wine country. 

228 NE Evans Street
McMinnville, Oregon 97128

Joel Palmer House
Our cooking revolves around wild mushrooms and truffles which we gather ourselves and with friends. We have always endeavored to obtain locally raised ingredients in our cooking, and we use many locally produced greens, herbs, and vegetables, many of which come from our own culinary garden. We frequently draw inspiration from the cuisines of Mexico, China, Thailand, Poland, and India, so we call our cooking, “freestyle”. Of course, we work hard to create dishes that complement the glorious wines of Oregon, especially Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, and Chardonnay.

600 Ferry Street
Dayton, OR 97114

The menu is based on the foods that our farmer/neighbors grow: seasonal, and regional. Many of the wines that we feature come from just down the road. We are committed to using the best ingredients, and our menu changes as we move through the seasons of the year. We also believe in using the highest quality and most healthful ingredients available and to that end use organic, free range and chemical free products. Cuisine can happen when food tastes like what it is, so we use techniques that help that along. Our culinary approach is European but we like to use styles from all over.

760 Hwy 99W
Dundee, Oregon 97115

Dundee Bistro
Our heated courtyard is open through the harvest season. Using the freshest seasonal ingredients… Crafting savory dishes that will delight. Seasonal dishes that can be enjoyed fireside!

(503) 554-8068

100-A SW Seventh Street
Dundee, OR 97115

The Painted Lady
Welcome to The Painted Lady Restaurant. Let us treat you to a special evening with a menu inspired by our farmers and service that will pamper you and your guest. The Painted Lady is more than a restaurant, it's an experience to remember. 

201 S. College Street
Newberg, OR 97132

Recipe, A Neighborhood Kitchen
With our hands-on commitment to artisanal cuisine, we adapt to each season enthusiastically when composing our menus of simple yet refined dishes of wine country cuisine. Our rotating selection of house made charcuterie showcases an old world approach using time honored methods and family recipes based on the principles of SLOWFOOD. In our kitchen, meats and fish are cured and smoked, Buratta cheese is hand formed on each morning, pastas are hand made every day using locally milled flour and rich farm eggs.

(503) 487-6853

115 North Washington Street
Newberg, OR 97132

Subterra – A Wine Cellar Restaurant: we offer affordable white tablecloth dining in Oregon's Willamette Valley Wine Country. We are open for lunch all day Monday through Friday and dinner daily. Additionally in our Wine Bar we offer small plate hors d’oeuvres, craft beers, classic cocktails, and affordable regional and international wines by the glass.

1505 Portland Rd.
Newberg, OR 97132

Republic of Jam
In keeping with the wonderful wine tasting rooms in our area, we run our store as a jam tasting room where you can try a flight of jams paired or prepared in ways to make you think beyond toast at breakfast — though our jams are fantastic that way, too!

(503) 395-JAM1

211 W Main St
Carlton, OR 97111

Fun Things to Do near Carlton Inn B&B in Carlton, OR

Fun Things To Do

Equestrian Wine Tours
Our well trained gaited Tennessee Walking Horses offer a comfortable ride through the famous Red Hills of Dundee, well known for their excellent wine, especially Pinot Noir. No experience is necessary, only a comfort zone being around horses, a sense of adventure and a desire for a good time! We also invite you to join us for our timeless carriage rides in the countryside. Our tours enhance and bring enjoyment to weddings, engagement parties, anniversaries and other special occasions you may be planning! Gourmet picnics, custom tours and special requests are welcome. Please inquire.

6325 NE Abbey Road
Carlton, OR 97111

Willamette Coast Ride
The Willamette Coast Ride is a point-to-point “progressive” horseback riding adventure that begins in the Willamette Valley in Oregon at Foothills Farm. We will travel through wine country and forested coastal range mountains spending the nights at  local accommodations as we make our way to the Pacific Coast. The Willamette Coast Ride is one the few English Horseback Riding trail experiences in the United States.

11195 NW Foothills Rd
Carlton OR 97111

Evergreen Aviation Museum IMAX
Dual 4K projectors and the Auditoria X1 digital 7.1 channel sound system, which results in the sharpest digital image possible.

500 Northeast Captain Michael King Smith Way
McMinnville, OR 97128

International Pinot Noir Celebration
Along with the winemakers, speakers and chefs, it is the relaxing and festive atmosphere that sets the IPNC apart from all other wine events. Whether tasting Grand Cru Burgundy or walking through Oregon vineyards with the grower who planted them, guests find themselves unwinding in picturesque Oregon wine country for what Eric Asimov, wine writer for the New York Times, describes as “one of those rare wine gatherings that works on every level.”

(800) 775-4762

McMinnville, OR

Lafayette School House Antique
The three story vintage 1912 Schoolhouse found a new life as Oregon's largest permanent antique display. It is filled with the wares of over 100 antique dealers. The adjacent gymnasium displays antique oak, pine and mahogany furniture. 

(503) 864-2720

748 Hwy 99W Box 698
Lafayette, OR 97127

Vista Balloon Adventures Inc
Imagine floating over Yamhill County's beautiful wine country in one of the greatest adventures of a lifetime. Your hot air balloon adventure happens just 40 minutes South of downtown Portland in a safe, supportive and very fun environment. The $189 package concludes with a catered balloonist brunch and a flight souvenir. We at Vista Balloon Adventures are so confident that you will treasure the memory of your flight that we have a flight refund guarantee.

1050 Commerce Parkway
Newberg, OR 97132

Access Oregon Wine Tours
We are located in Oregon's premier wine region, the Willamette Valley.  Access Oregon Wine Tours offers a unique insight into the production and terrior of this amazing viticultural area.  We have been in the local wine business for over 12 years producing, bottling, selling, and educating enthusiastic oenophiles.  Our mission is to give you the best possible Oregon wine experience.

Cascadia Tours
Cascadia Tours offers a variety of fun, informative and adventurous Oregon wine experiences that make great memories and new friends.  Our tours deliver everything from a casual day of wine tasting to an in-depth behind the scenes look at how premium Oregon wines are made.

125 W Main Street
Carlton, OR 97148

Cellar Door Wine Tours
At Cellar Door Wine Tours Helen Avery and Mark Treick specialize in creating Oregon wine tours for couples and small groups that know each other.

1505 Portland Rd Suite 206
Newberg, OR 97132

Free Spirit Wine - Wine Essentials Classes
This two-hour casual and interactive class provides general education on our region and wines that will give you confidence and a solid foundation on which to formulate questions as you journey through wine country.

Oregon Select Wine Tours
At Oregon Select Wine Tours, we are one hundred percent flexible to meet all of your touring needs. Whether it’s your choice of stops or one of ours, we will make the necessary arrangements.

3804 Coffey Ln
Newberg, OR 97132

Willamette Tours
Our tours are tailored for folks who want a unique, charming and memorable wine touring experience. If you want a personalized, fun and relaxing wine tour with a cheerful and knowledgeable guide then you’ve come to the right place.

Drive Pro 4 U
Wine enthusiasts concerned with transportation peace of mind while interested in tasting at their favorite wineries, or trying new ones, now have an affordable alternative to an organized tour or limousine service.

Embrace Oregon
Embrace Oregon has guided sightseeing tours tailored for you to embrace a day or a fun vacation. You can select an arranged tour or customize a tour to see, experience and embrace Oregon with fun filled activities.

1791 SW Cooper Dr
McMinnville, OR 97128

Additional resources of things to do in Carlton, OR

Additional Resources

Tommy's Bicycle Shop
Tommy’s Bicycle Shop is the center of Yamhill County’s cycling universe. Ask anyone you know and they will say “I bought my first bike at Tommy’s.” If they tell you otherwise, don’t trust them.

624 NE Third St.
McMinnville, OR 97128

Pedal Bike Tours
Pedal Portland’s bicycle friendly streets — cycle into the heart of America’s largest Platinum level bike-friendly city. All tours include the bikes, helmets and a guided tour.

133 SW 2nd Avenue
Portland, OR, 97204

Oregon Wine Board
All wines come from someplace, but the best wines can only come from an extraordinary place. Oregon is a world-class wine region with 18 approved winegrowing regions, more than 600 wineries and more than 900 vineyards producing 72 varieties of grapes. Come visit to see and taste for yourself what the wine writers and restaurateurs are rhapsodizing about. Oregon's vintners are waiting.

(503) 228-8336

4640 SW Macadam Avenue, #240
Portland, OR 9723

Travel Oregon
Oregon’s got hot high desert country to the east, balmy coast to the west, and mountains, rivers and forests in between. Not to mention many great towns on your must-see list. You’ve got a lot of ground to cover, and we are here to help you figure out how to get around.

(800) 547-7842


Travel Yamhill Valley
Comprised of a collection of small towns, Yamhill Valley is brimming with opportunities to experience the good life. Yamhill Valley is authentic Oregon. A place where the good life is cultivated every day. Where world-class wineries dot the verdant rolling hills, and roadside farm stands intersect with bicycle brigades. Where historic main streets meet urban-style bistros. Where imagination still takes flight and you’re never too old to stay and play. 

McMinnville, OR 97128

Willamette Valley Wineries Association
Known for making some of the world’s best Pinot noir as well as a diversity of other cool-climate varietals, Willamette Valley wineries are dedicated to a personal, handcrafted approach to winemaking. 

(503) 646-2985

Portland, OR 97298

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