Where to Wine Around Junction City

It’s no secret that the Willamette Valley is famous for its pinot noir. With more than 500 wineries and counting, the valley is a destination for wine connoisseurs from around the globe. With so many great pours to choose from, there are bound to be some hidden gems ripe for discovery. Junction City is one…

: Courtesy of High Pass Winery

Junction City

Located near Eugene in the south Willamette Valley, Junction City is home to award-winning wineries, an alpaca farm, Kiger Mustang ranch, orchards, artists’ studios and Diamond Woods Golf Course.

Miles of country roads offer exquisite scenery for bicyclists and horseback riders. The Scandinavian Festival celebrates the town’s rich cultural heritage each summer, when dancers travel from all over the Pacific Northwest to perform and teach traditional dances to enthusiastic visitors.

Trip Ideas

  • Road Trip: Willamette Valley

    Nestled between the mist-covered Coast Range and the soaring Cascade peaks, the Willamette Valley stretches for more than 130 miles from Carlton to Cottage Grove. This fertile region is home to the state’s famed pinot noir...
  • Play Eugene Pinot Bingo

    When you walk into Brigadoon Wine Co. tasting room, you might feel like you’ve come home. That’s because this quaint tasting room — in north Eugene, about 10 miles west of Junction City — is...
  • South Willamette Valley Wineries

    Considering that the Willamette Valley American Viticultural Area (AVA) has more than 670 wineries and 10 sub-AVAs within its borders, it might take a lifetime to visit all the tasting rooms and vineyards in this...
    Marc Hinton, Guest Author
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