Central Oregon is known for its award-winning craft breweries, but let’s not forget about the vibrant wine culture in the region.
While the weather can provide some unpredictable climate conditions for wine production, there is no shortage of resilient and determined wine makers who have set up local tasting rooms and wine bars to share their labor of love with you! Combine the luxury of a stay at Caldera Springs with a wine-tasting getaway and you will feel like you have taken your vacation to the next level.
Are you ready to embark on a wine tasting adventure with the breathtaking landscape of Central Oregon as your backdrop?
We have curated a list of some of our favorite places to taste and toast while staying at a Meredith Lodging rental in Caldera Springs. Whether you prefer white or red, dry or sweet, bold or smooth, there is a wine waiting for you!
This inviting and conveniently located tasting room can be found in the heart of Bend in the Old Mill District. Sample some of their award-winning and cleverly named wines, like their Here to Stay Chardonnay, Off The Record Carménère and Après Rosé.
The relaxed tasting room is family-friendly and they also have a spacious outdoor patio with heaters and a fire pit – where pups can join in on the fun!
Shop and sip at The Wine Shop and Beer Tasting Bar
The shop offers over 600 labels from around the world to satisfy the savviest wine drinker, while the wine bar pours over 30 wines by 2 oz. tastes, full glasses, or flights. Pair your wine with a charcuterie plate or cheese board and toast to another memorable day in Central Oregon. Find something you really enjoy or a gift for the wine lover in the family. Pick up a bottle or two to take home with you!
Sip around the world
Taste a diverse selection of fine wines from around the globe at Elixir Wine Group. Taste a rotating selection of wines from Italy, Spain, Australia, Chile, Portugal, Argentina, and Bend. There is also an outdoor patio where you can relax and savor a bold Spanish red or crisp, fresh white from Australia paired with a delicious cheese and charcuterie plate.
Va Piano Vineyards is a premier winery located in Walla Walla, WA. The owners of the winery love vacationing in Bend so much, they opened an extension of Va Piano in the heart of the city. The family-friendly tasting room has outdoor seating with relaxing views of the Deschutes River. Come taste and toast to the good life!
Dine and Drink Alfresco at Portello Wine Café
This vibrant wine cafe is a great option when you want a bit more to eat with your glass of wine, as Portello offers a full lunch and dinner menu. They also have an excellent happy hour Tuesdays through Friday from 4–6 pm where you can choose from a selection of small bites, all under $7, in addition to all glasses of wine for just $5! They also have outdoor dining, making this a perfect stop on your wine tasting tour for an alfresco lunch. Saluti!
Feel right at home at The Open Door
An elegant yet cozy wine bar nestled in stunning Sisters, OR. The Open Door offers a fresh and seasonal menu in addition to a robust and ever-changing wine list in an idyllic setting. Reservations are suggested.
This beautiful, open-air tasting room serves a fantastic selection of rosé, chardonnay, cabernet, and syrah. Relax and savor a glass of wine in front of the fire pit and toast to a magical and memorable stay in Central Oregon. The whole family – pups included – are welcome! Reservations are encouraged as walk-in seating is first-come, first serve.
Drop by The Good Drop Wine Shoppe
Looking to buy some wine to sip on in front of a cozy fire or from the deck of your beautiful Meredith Lodging rental? Drop by this wine bar/wine shop where you can enjoy a tasting on their outdoor patio, browse their premium selection of wine, champagne, and ports, and find the perfect bottle to go.
Are you ready to book a stay at captivating Caldera Springs?
Meredith Lodging has you covered. View our complete collection of Caldera Springs vacation rentals online or call our Reservations Team at 877.778.9055 to book your stay. We hope to see you soon! In the meantime, follow us on Social and post those vacay pics with #STAYWITHMEREDITH.