Nestled at the heart of Willamette Valley’s thriving wine country is the charming and historic town of McMinnville. On the surface, McMinnville may appear to be a sleepy little town without much to offer for a weekend getaway to the Willamette Valley. If you make that assumption, however, you’ll be wrong. McMinnville is actually a fascinating mix of ambition, community spirit and passion about the businesses that populate its streets, giving it the feel of a large city, complete with the all the charm you want from a small town. In fact, it is this unique combination of attributes that makes McMinnville a great place for couples to take a Willamette Valley getaway. Join us in McMinnville, and savor in our fantastic wines, gourmet foods, beautiful surroundings, and the fresh air you expect out of an Oregon retreat. Stay in our luxurious accommodations at Youngberg Hill Vineyards, where you’ll experience a romantic gem nestled atop a hill in Oregon’s Wine Country. Experience what it feels like to be pampered by our exceptional staff as you relax, unwind, and enjoy the views of our 22 acre organic vineyard, the Coast Range, Mount Jefferson, Mount Hood and the Willamette Valley.
Take a stroll down McMinnville’s historic third street, and you’ll find a large collection of shops, restaurants, and wine bars where you will surely while away your day. Since McMinnville is in the heart of Oregon’s wine country, you’d be remiss to miss the chance to taste some of the excellent wines grown and produced in this region. Start your Willamette Valley getaway off on the right foot by sampling some delicious wines available at the many tasting rooms and wine bars that dot the streets of McMinnville. Start your journey with some delicious wine and cheese at R. Stuart & Co. Wine Bar. Across the street, you can find more wine at Twelve Wines. When you’re done sampling wine, Honest Chocolates is right next door, specializing in their very own chocolates made fresh in their kitchen. With more than 20 restaurants in a short span of city blocks, you’re certain to find something to please your tastebuds in this food-lovers paradise. It would be hard to go wrong with local staple Nick’s Italian Cafe. Local and sustainable fares have been hot trends in the restaurant industry recently, but this is nothing new to the award-winning chefs of McMinnville. Many of our restaurants work with local farmers to create the finest and freshest food around.
Browse through a fascinating collection of books and gifts at Third Street Books, or meander through one of the many boutiques in town. Catch a movie at the Moonlight Theater, where they show second-run movies for $3. Or, if getting out and experiencing the fresh air is more your style, then head into the rolling hills of the beautiful Willamette Valley. Visit one of the many Willamette Valley Wineries, or relax with a picnic at one of the 15 Yamhill County Parks. McMinnville and its surrounding areas are a wonderful canvas from which to create your perfect Willamette Valley getaway. Whatever you desire, let us help you create your perfect weekend escape to wine country, when you stay at Youngberg Hill Vineyards.