Welcome to wine history tours
The tour for wine and history lovers alike
Discover the best of wine and history together!
Wine History Tours was founded with a simple purpose: to be the best tour provider for wine lovers and history lovers alike.
The idea for Wine History Tours was born when our founder couldn’t decide which he liked better, drinking world-class Pinot Noir or watching award-winning documentaries. The solution, wine tours for those who love wine and history alike!
If you want to go to primary wine regions, learn the history, and taste the best wines—you are our clientele and we have a tour package for you!
We are currently booking Oregon Wine History Tours with Burgundy Wine History Tours and Tuscany Wine History Tours coming soon!
It is with great pleasure that we bring you a one-of-a-kind wine tour experience with elevated hospitality, top of the line amenities, and a historical narrative arc that will leave you with a deeper appreciation for your wine region of choice and its wines.
Ken Wytsma, Owner
Willamette Valley Wine History Tours
You have never experienced a wine tour like this before! The Willamette Valley is rich with breathtaking scenery, however, it’s the beauty of the history behind this area that truly brings Oregon wine to life. Be prepared to fully immerse yourself into a one-of-a-kind journey as you begin to really appreciate the history behind the wines you know and love.
This must-see excursion will take you through the AVAs of Willamette Valley as your driver delivers captivating tales of how wine connects to world history and pop culture today. Your guide is not only well-informed, but he delivers stories in a way that connects with people from all backgrounds.
Each tour is catered specifically to your group’s interests and needs. Whether you’re a trained historian, casual wine lover, or just enjoy new adventures, this is an exciting experience for everyone who takes part!
This is a must-see tour for anyone who enjoys a glass of wine and a good story. Explore our wide range of tour options below, or more in-depth on the wine tour page, and reach out today to find out how we can create the trip of a lifetime for your group.
We cannot wait to share this amazing experience with you.
Best of Everything
Willamette Valley Early History
1. Oldest Vineyards
2. Oldest Wineries
3. Deepest stories
Newer History and Developments
Trace the evolution of the valley and the cult figures who have made it one of the top wine regions in the world!
Winemaking diversity and equity
Learn about the history of the valley while meeting the women and people of color re-writing its story.
1. Travel to four different AVA’s all in one day! (Either custom or Dundee Hills, Yamhill-Carlton, Ribbon Ridge and Chehalem Mountains)
2. See some of the most historic wineries while also tracing the beautiful landscape that unfolds from one viticultural area to another.
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