In this Portland food tour, we will explore the charming streets of the Kerns neighborhood where we will sample some of the tastiest bites that Portland has to offer. This once sleepy neighborhood has blossomed into a Portland bazaar for diverse and delicious treats. Our six stops will create a varied and scrumptious meal and whet your appetite for what the Kerns has to offer. Examples on this Portland culinary tour will include ethnic contributions as well as a visit to an eclectic tea shop, charcuterie, a gourmet market and of course, a chocolatier.You will not leave hungry!While the Kerns extends more broadly, its core is centered on Restaurant Row, on NE 28th between Burnside and Glisan St.We will walk a total of 1.3 miles through tree lined streets and hipster hangouts while we visit six foodie hot spots in the Kerns neighborhood. Along the way we will also talk about the history of the Kerns and take in some classical Portland residential architecture.21 and over only.
The urban wineries of Portland are growing to stand among their world-class Willamette Valley siblings; not just beautifully-made wine from some of the region’s best vineyards, but also showcases for exquisite farm-to-table cuisine. With both the Willamette Valley and the Columbia Valley providing the grapes, Portland’s urban wineries represent a distillation of the region, nearly 2,000 vineyards and dozens of varieties. The city’s wineries are also a hotbed of innovation. The wild variety of growing regions and fruit is matched only by the creativity of the makers crushing, fermenting and blending their wine in the inner city.And then there’s the food! The tour will visit three carefully hand-picked urban wineries, the last one which will include seasonal, vegetable-rich pairings of inventive local farm-to-table cuisine. Wineries are chosen the same way they are in the top sommelier-led tours: our expert guides taste through the flights regularly to select only our favorites.
We will get to indulge in some of Portland's most popular restaurants. Nostrana and Kachka are nationally recognized and their chefs are James Beard nominated. And you get to avoid the lines!Lots of Portland and neighborhood historical details are interwoven into our tour.
Wine lovers can save big with the Oregon Priority Winetasting Pass, an excellent investment for visitors and local s alike. Valid at over 450 wineries throughout the West Coast, this pass entitles you to all sorts of perks, from discounted wine tastings to meet-the-winemaker experiences, and is valid for an entire year.
Start your day with delicious tastes from Portland locals’ favorite spots. Discover the the beginnings of Portland’s food scene and why we’re on the world’s radar for food trends. On this morning walking food tour we visit some hole-in-the-wall shops and restaurants which have left their mark on the city. Let a local guide take you to breakfast, elevensies, lunch and dessert!Dietary restrictions: we CAN provide substitutions for vegetarians and non-alcohol guests, but CANNOT provide substitutions for vegan diets. Please note, we cannot guarantee all stops will have substitutions for gluten and dairy allergies. All allergies and dietary restrictions must be indicated in advance at time of ticket purchase.
Take the MAX to the Portland Zoo and we'll meet you in Washington Park with the perfect bicycle for cruising the streets of Portland and tasting some of the best beer it has to offer! This adventure starts with an easy and exciting downhill glide from the Zoo to Portland's fabled International Rose Garden, hearing stories of its origin along the way. From there, you'll cruise down to the heart of the Pearl for some brews at Breakside Brewery and a tasty bite. Next it's across the Steel Bridge for another of Portland's finest beer at Mt.Hood Brewing Co. Continuing, we'll pedal across the elegant and beautiful Tilikum Crossing to the western waterfront. Traveling along the water you’ll be visiting Tom McCall Waterfront Park, a favorite place for runners and bikers alike. Finally you’ll be taken to a surprise last Portland gem, for a view and a fond farewell.
A group of accomplished winegrowers and winemakers who saw the potential on Oregon for the finest Pinot Noir in the world will be visited. Robert Drouhin, the Chairman of Maison Joseph Drouhin from 1957 to 2003, established the first Burgundy presence in Oregon in 1987, Domaine Drouhin Oregon. This two-day 'Wine Tour Experience' visits a group of six accomplished French and French-influenced winegrowers and winemakers. Guest's will experience wonderful wines paired with some of the best Chef inspired plates. The Magic Begins Here.
Can't join us for one of our one or two-day tour wine tours? Take part in our half-day wine experience! You will visit Bergstrom Wines where you will be welcomed by your hostess with a taste of Champagne while she takes you exploring the biodynamic practices of their vineyard and garden programs, all while enjoying views of the Willamette Valley. Next, your hostess willguide you through the Bergstrom story and a tasting of their limited-production estate wines, including a selection of library wines. Each Ekollon Experience includes a lunch pairing menu designed by Josh and Caroline Bergstrom featuring seasonal, locally sourced, gourmet bites.After a great wine pairing experience at Bergstrom, it is time to settle into a relaxing mid-afternoon at Roco Winery. Rollin Soles is the co-owner and wine maker. Rollin is one of the ‘20 Most Admired Wine Makers in North America’. Rollin is also the founder of Argyle wines. We’ll be back to your accommodations by 3:30 pm.
Indulge in the diverse flavors of Mississippi Avenue on a tasting extravaganza. This afternoon food tour takes your small-group to Mississippi’s many trendy eateries, brewpubs and boutique cocktail joints. Enjoy the hip local scene while nibbling on noodle curries, pork tacos, and ice cream sandwiches, complemented by local beer and wine or a creative cocktail.
Your Guide/ Driver will collect you for a short drive to your first vineyard visit of the day – Antica Terra. A comprehensive tasting featuring their current releases and a rotating selection of inspirational bottlings from around the world. Wines are served alongside a selection of small seasonal bites crafted by Chef Timothy Wastell. Moving on, take in the breathtaking views, on the way to your second tasting of the day. You will be pleased to know that you are in for a treat; a gourmet picnic lunch with wines for you at the breathtakingly beautiful Anne Amie Vineyard. What a great experience you have in store for the finale of your tour! You will head south-west, a beautiful 30-minute drive to the fabulous Cristom Vineyards where you will enjoy a hosted tasting featuring a rotating selection of 6-8 wines, including their single-vineyard estate Pinot Noirs, "The Four Ladies." Guests will learn about the rich history of Cristom and enjoy a seasonal tasting plate.
Head south of Portland to the Willamette Valley wine region for a chance to learn about winemaking in Oregon on this private excursion. Visiting local wineries, you'll gain insight into the world-famous varietals of the Willamette Valley, such as Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Rose, and Pinot Gris, and hear about the history of the valley. Then, indulge in a complimentary gourmet lunch.
This 2 1/2 hour 4 mile tour takes you to some of the city's most famous donut shops for a taste of Portland's most delicious doughy delights - all food included! We'll cruise between 4 donut shops and ride through several of Portland's most lively and iconic neighborhoods including Old Town, Chinatown, the Pearl District, the Park Blocks, Portland State University and the scenic Portland Waterfront. Our first stop is NOLA with their rich, chocolaty layered La’ssant. The next is the deservedly famous Blue Star, where we'll sample the French brioche-based doughnut that graced the cover of Food & Wine magazine. Then on we go to local favorite Coco Donuts, which not only has scrumptious donuts but also roasts their own coffee. Then we cruise down the hill, along the river and to the most famous place in Portland, Voodoo donuts where we'll skip the line (often an hour long!) and try the notoriously delicious bacon maple bar (vegetarian option available).
Portland's chocolate scene is overwhelming; let us navigate you through its origins, passionate makers, and diversity with this walking tour that delves into what some call "decadence" but we call "delight." Chocolate is a virtue! And when paired with wine, another specialty of the Willamette Valley, we believe you'll find this tour unmatched in breadth and deliciousness.Our tour hits both the well-known highlights and some of the secrets of the chocolate scene, with a few surprises we don't want to give away. You'll taste chocolate in myriad forms and styles; think of it as a chocolate education. Trust that you will not leave the tour wanting!The tour in total is about 2.5 miles (4km), mostly flat walking, with several tastings of chocolate -- just the right amount so you'll have room for wine as well! We keep groups very small, so you'll have an intimate experience with your enthusiastic guides.(Contact us for larger groups or private experiences; we are happy to accommodate!)
Dine around Portland in the evening with this food and drink tour in the Northwest Portland Slabtown and Alphabet District neighborhoods. This walking tour will take you to five different restaurants where you'll get to try wine, pasta, Asian fusion food, and dessert. The tour ends at a craft brewery where you'll get to round off your culinary experience with a pint on the house.
Enjoy a savory spin through two Portland neighborhoods on this small-group walking tour through downtown Portland. Sample a wide variety of culinary delights, from both restaurants and the city's ubiquitous food carts alike. The menu may include bahn mi sandwiches, freshly made pasta ragu, and single-origin chocolates, all washed down with a local craft beer or wine. Learn about Portland's culinary history and culture from your expert guide. Group size is limited to 12 people.
With its famous food carts in abundance of restaurants running the gamut from funky to chichi, Portland is a great place for foodies. This small walking tour takes you all around downtown Portland, with stops at a selection of great local eating spots. You can expect to taste all sorts of treats. Typical examples include local seafood, wine, and beer, delicious desserts, and seasonal farm-to-table delights!