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Wine, Wings & Whales – An Oregon Road Trip – Part 2: Willamette Valley

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, Willamette Valley has the best Pinot Noir in the world. Coming from someone who lived next to Napa/Sonoma for 20 years and whose other half is a Frenchman, that’s saying a lot. But for all my declarations about this winemaking region having the best, I’d never actually been there, so I leaped at the invitation to visit for a few days. I wanted to taste more of what I consider to be the nectar of the gods!

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Wine, Wings & Whales – An Oregon Road Trip – Part 1: The Oregon Central Coast

Mr. Misadventures and I are drawn to the sea. For most of our adult lives, we’ve lived close to an ocean, if not a large body of water. While living in the San Francisco Bay Area we often planned on doing a 1-week road trip up the Oregon Coast, but somehow it never came together. Which is why one of the places I said had to be included in our 18-month RV trip was the Oregon Coast. We spent 5 weeks there and absolutely loved it! Living in Phoenix now, we really miss the sea, so when we were asked about spending a few days on the Central Oregon Coast, we couldn’t resist.

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