R.R. Thompson House B&B

Month: February 2011

Sip! 2011, Oregon's Wine Classic – Lodging Available

Sip! 2011, McMinnville, Oregon’s Wine and Food Classic, descends on the Evergreen Space Museum on March 11 for a three-day run.  This will be the 18th annual year for the classic and features wine tasting from some of Oregon’s premier wineries, amazing cuisine, guest chef demonstrations, live music and arts and crafts.   
Among the scores of wineries participating will be Stoller Vineyards, Troon Vineyards, Zenas Wines and Kramer Vineyards.  Artists skilled in jewelry making, pottery, photography and water color painting will greet visitors and present their work.  Fine food purveyors including The Brigittine Monks, Evergreen’s Cosmo Cafe and Willamette Valley Cheese will be on hand to share their offerings.
While attending Sip! make yourself at home at the R. R. Thompson House, a romantic bed and breakfast in nearby Carlton, Oregon.  Call us at 503-852-6236 to reserve one of our gorgeous, spacious suites or cozy rooms, each with private bath and whirlpool tub.   A full, gourmet breakfast is served each morning.  We look forward to hosting you for Sip! 2011.

Willamette Valley Oregon for Valentine's Day Weekend

What could be better than a glass of Pinot Noir wine coupled with Pinot Noir brownies!  Monks Gate Vineyard near Carlton, Oregon tempts with this offering Valentine’s Day weekend.  Linda bakes these irresistible treats herself and will offer them to visitors of the vineyard/tasting room on Saturday, February 12 and Sunday, February 13.   (Tasting fee applies).

Monks Gate is one of dozens of wineries in the Valley planning special events during Valentine’s Day weekend.    The theme at Coelho Winery in Amity will be “The Perfect Aphrodisiac,” with the staff offering a selection of wines paired with “sweet and savory aphrodisiacs.”  On Sunday, February 13 at 3 p.m., Vintage Voices, a jazz ensemble, will perform classic love songs in the tasting room.  (Reservations requested, charity donation to YCAP.)

Get ready for a fun and eventful weekend in the Willamette Valley this Valentine’s Day weekend.  We invite you to make the R. R. Thompson House in Carlton your home base during a weekend of exploration.