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Join in tour or do my own?

Apex, North Carolina
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Join in tour or do my own?

I am in Portland in business next week and have a free day on Saturday and will be by myself. I would like to go to the valley then and was wondering if you thought one of the join in tours is the best way or self guided? I do like to make sure I am hitting great wineries and have done a self tour before and am totally fine with tasting and spitting and being able to drive as I have done that several times in California. I am more interested in tasting to buy or order later, not getting inebriated. But if there was a join in tour that really focused on great wine from smaller producers, I would do that also. Thoughts? And if you have any winery suggestions that fit the bill, let me know! Thanks!

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Portland, Oregon
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1. Re: Join in tour or do my own?

If it were me, I would do a self-guided tour. If you join a tour, you may be going to wineries that are so-so, rather than those that are of interest to you and your tastebuds.

You can find information on the various wineries on the Oregon Wine Boards site.


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