South Willamette Valley Wineries and Vineyards

Welcome to the South Willamette Valley! This section of the Willamette Valley starts south of Salem and ends just south of Eugene at the Calapooya Mountain Range. This southern region of the Willamette Valley contains over twenty of the state’s wineries. The marine-air influence of the Pacific Ocean and the local formations of the Coast Range Mountains create a series of changing conditions for viticulture.

This region is not only home to fine Pinot noir, Pinot gris, Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Muller-Thurgau and Chardonnay vineyards, but also some of the warmer climate varieties such as delicious Merlot, Marechal Foch, and Cabernet franc. Vineyards are mainly located on thick beds of bluish-grey sandstone rock which produce firm, compact soils.

South Willamette Valley Wineries Association

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