Wine Discovery Tour

Departure from Seattle

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Do you know what I love most about InquisTours? These guys have HEART! My wife and I are all about the little details and personal touches - and they nailed it! Everything from the food, lodging, transportation, and entertainment was absolutely world class. Our tour guide extraordinaire, Guy Glaeser, was just so wonderfully personable and engaging. He’s that type of person you could spend all day with laughing and telling stories, then unwind in the evening over a glass Walla Walla’s finest to laugh and talk some more. This tour is definitely something we will cherish and tell our friends about for years and years to come. A truly wonderful experience!

Explore Washington's Wine Country with a stop in Portland and the Willamette Valley

$3899
Per Person, Double Occupancy
SEATTLE
CHELAN
WALLA WALLA
PORTLAND
For expert and novice wine and culinary lovers, this Wine Explorers Tour introduces you to the world-class wines of Washington and Oregon. The wine growing regions in both states offer the most stunningly diverse landscapes in the world. Join us on a 7-day inclusive private or small-group exploration of wine, culinary expertise and cultural and natural history of the Pacific Northwest.

Age

21+

Duration

7 Days

Location

Seattle to Chelan, to Walla Walla, to Portland

Dates

Year-round

Departure
Seattle, Washington
Departure Dates
Departures dates can be customized, and private trips accomodated. Contact us for more details.
Accomodations
6-night Deluxe Hotel
What's Included
What's Not Included
Are you looking for a different date than the ones listed above? Call us and we will customize a departure date that works best for you!

Day 1

Seattle, Washington to Chelan, Washington (via Woodinville, Washington)
Start with a downtown Seattle pick-up by the InquisiTours tour director starting at 8:30 am. As you leave Seattle toward Woodinville, learn the history that made this world-class city what it is today. We’ll arrive in Woodinville, a renowned wine-mecca north of Seattle with a small-town vibe that draws visitors and locals alike to its 100-plus tasting rooms. There we will visit a winery and feast on lunch before traveling through the Cascade Mountains and the Wenatchee National Forest. Our home for the night, Chelan, is a quaint agri-artisan community located along the Southeast end of Lake Chelan, and home to dozens of wineries. Tonight, join us for a welcome reception with dinner on your own. Overnight.
Meals Included: 1 Tasting, Lunch, Reception

Day 2

Chelan, Washington
Start the day with a hearty breakfast before exploring the wines of this glacially carved valley. Initially known for apples and abundant recreational opportunities, the crystal-clear waters of Lake Chelan are now the backdrop for your wine tastings. We will visit select wineries that may include: Fielding Hills, Tsillan, Hard Row to Hoe, or Benson Vineyards, with a picnic lunch while wine touring. The evening is on your own. Overnight.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, 1 Tasting

Day 3

Chelan, Washington to Walla Walla, Washington
This morning board your van to explore the dramatic Columbia River Basin. Orchards and vineyards complete the expansive views as we travel into the heart of the Washington wine country. You’ll enjoy a delightful lunch and wine production tour at one of the great Red Mountain AVA wineries. After a scenic drive to Walla Walla, our day will finish with a brief walking tour of this beautiful college town and a tasting at a downtown boutique winery before checking into the hotel for the night. The evening is yours to explore the many dining options in town. Overnight.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, 1 Tasting

Day 4

Walla Walla, Washington
After breakfast, join us for a morning art-walk while we explore the creative side of Walla Walla among the sculptures on the Whitman College campus, followed by a visit to a Southside winery and tasting. The rest of the day is yours to do what you please. You can choose from an optional excursion or may decide to spend your day exploring, shopping, or visiting the numerous tasting rooms and art galleries in town. Whatever you do, you will want to be back in time for a special wine-paired dinner. Overnight.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner, 1 Tasting

Day 5

Walla Walla, Washington to Portland, Oregon
This morning we will meander country roads and farmlands as we make our way to Portland along the scenic Columbia River Gorge. Along the way, we stop at a Columbia Gorge winery for lunch and a tasting and Multnomah Falls before checking in to the hotel in the early evening. Dinner is on your own and in Portland that means anything from food trucks to fine dining.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, 1 Tasting

Day 6

Portland, Oregon
After breakfast, join us for a scenic drive to the Willamette Valley for a visit to an estate vineyard to sample the region’s Pinot Noir paired with lunch. After lunch we will return to Portland and the rest of the afternoon is yours to do what you please. You may decide to visit Powell’s Book Store, explore various neighborhoods while riding the MAX train, visit the numerous museums or breweries in town, enjoy tax-free retail shopping, or a combination of everything! However you choose to spend your day, we hope you will find time to join us for a farewell reception in the early evening.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, 1 Tasting, Reception

Day 7

Portland, Oregon to Seattle, Washington
After breakfast on our final day we will head north on to Seattle. We will stop at the airport around noon, and a downtown location around 1:00 pm. If you are sailing to Alaska from Seattle on that day, we can drop you at the Seattle Cruise Terminal with plenty of time to board your ship.
Meals Included: Breakfast