Known as the Jewel of the Umpqua, Elkton is a destination for history and culinary and outdoor adventures. Fishermen will find bass, salmon and steelhead. Outdoor enthusiasts can observe butterflies and explore the trails through the gardens and native plants at the Elkton Community Education Center (ECEC). Oenophiles can discover Oregon’s newest AVA at Elkton’s vineyards and tasting rooms. And history buffs can tour Fort Umpqua, a replica of the Hudson’s Bay Company’s southernmost outpost sited here in the mid-1800s.
an Oregon StoryVisit Elkton, Oregon’s Newest AVA
With nearly 500 wineries and counting in Oregon, sometimes it’s hard to know where to begin exploring. So why not start with the latest addition? In February 2013, the state welcomed Elkton as its newest American Viticultural Area (AVA).…Continue reading this story…