WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN VISITING
(Last updated September 14, 2021)
On Aug. 24, Governor Kate Brown announced a new rule that will require people in Oregon to mask in most public outdoor settings — regardless of vaccination status — where physical distancing is not possible. The rule will go into effect Friday, Aug. 27.
On August 11, Governor Kate Brown announced she will be issuing two new health and safety measures to address the spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations being driven by the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant: a vaccination requirement for state employees, and statewide indoor mask requirements effective Friday, August 13.
Bring your mask to wine country regardless of your vaccination status, and check with your destinations before visiting to confirm policies regarding proof of vaccination. See wineries that require proof of vaccination here.
All of us in the Willamette Valley wine community are so grateful for the support of wine lovers near and far throughout the pandemic. We appreciate your patience with our hospitality teams as we readjust and embrace one heck of a tourism reboot. As we train new staff (and unveil our quarantine remodeling projects), your flexibility, your graciousness and most of all your enthusiasm for our wine will be more appreciated than ever. We can't wait to see you in Willamette Valley wine country!
We recommend that all visitors check with their destinations in advance regarding individual business policies for group size, reservations, vaccinations, physical distancing, and venue capacity.
First time in wine country––or first time back in awhile? Find general wine tasting tips here.