As I write this, I’m enjoying a piece of toast with some delicious Marionberry Jam that I brought back as a souvenir, and can’t believe it’s already been two weeks ago today that I was at this beautiful brunch. This meal was so enjoyable and special that the flavors and aromas are still fresh in memory.
I have to admit, this was my favorite thing we did at the International Pinot Noir Celebration. A winemakers lunch in Oregon Wine Country at Erath Winery. After breakfast, we loaded up on a bus and left McMinnville for a “mystery” trip to a winery. Destination top secret – no one knew where we were headed. Folks that
We traveled to the International Pinot Noir Celebration in Oregon Wine Country after reading rave reviews in the Travel Section of the Denver Post. It read something like “If you can only travel to one food and wine festival, pick this one” We had traveled to Oregon last summer on a wine tasting trip with friends and fell
Thursday evening we attended a pre-IPNC winemaker’s dinner at Domaine Serene Winery. Many of these dinners were available at various wineries and selecting which one to attend was difficult. We so much enjoyed a visit and VIP Tasting at Domaine Serene last year that we decided this would be our choice. Domaine Serene is owned by Ken and Grace
Crescent Cafe in McMinnville, Oregon. The only place to eat breakfast in McMinnville. Before I dive into writing about the food, wine and events of the INPC, I wanted to post a quick note about our travels on Thursday, starting with the Crescent Cafe.