12 Sweet Ways to Celebrate Your Special Valentine in Newberg
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Are you ahead of the curve with your plans signed, sealed and ready to be delivered? Or do you need some classic Oregon Wine Country inspiration?
Travel through the rolling hills of the Chehalem Mountains AVA to one of our world-renowned vineyards.
Wine and dine your date in downtown Newberg at one of our top-rated restaurants and catch up on some rest and relaxation in a luxury spa hotel. It’s enough to make you want to propose… to do it all over again soon!
Choose from 77 deluxe guest rooms and 8 suites located across four levels: Terrace, Spa, Main and Penthouse. The Allison Spa boasts 12 treatment rooms, a fitness studio, indoor swimming pool, whirlpool and pool terrace.
If Valentine’s weekend is spoken for, February is Oregon Truffle Month in the Willamette Valley. Stay at The Allison Inn & Spa any February weekend (except February 11-12) to experience this Oregon delicacy with the JORY Culinary team.
The Allison has put together an exciting Celebration of Truffles Package that includes a One Night’s Stay in a Deluxe King Guestroom and a five-course dinner featuring Willamette Valley Truffles. This makes a great gift idea! Koin 6 News AM Extra with Emily Burris spent the day enjoying the full Allison Inn & Spa experience, check out the video here:
#2.) Subterra Valentine’s Dinner, Monday, February 14
SubTerra Kitchen & Cellar has prepared a special menu for your Valentine’s dinner. To make sure that they are following social distancing and safety protocols, they have two seating’s available: 4:30pm and 7:30pm.
Price is $130pp and includes a 4-course dinner, glass of the newly released sparkling rosé from Seufert Winery in Dayton, and gratuity.
#3.) The Painted Lady will treat you and your valentine to a special evening inspired by local farmers and ingredients, paired with impeccable service. We highly recommend gifting a reservation at this cherished establishment.
There are openings available Valentine’s week, starting Wednesday, February16! *Rumor has it there is a seven-course tasting menu at $135 per person on Monday, February 14 (Valentine’s Day). It looks full, but call to be added to the waitlist.
#4.) Raptor Ridge Winery Sparkling Supper Club, Friday, February 11
Enjoy a Special Sparkling Pre-Release dinner, featuring the Raptor Ridge 2017 Sparkling Brut Rosé! Enjoy Raptor Ridge wines and international bubbly paired with a seated four-course dinner. – $125 per person.
#5.) Longplay Wine 4-Course Dinner, Friday, February 11
Get cozy and take a sip down memory lane with a casual 4-course dinner paired with 2011 vintage wines from Longplay.
There will be exclusive savings on 2011 wine packs available to make your Valentine’s Day extra special.
SIP and SAVOR
#6.) Natalie’s Estate Winery Wine & Chocolate Pairing, Sunday, February 13, 2-4pm
For your Valentine’s celebration, you will be served 6 delicious wines, each paired with selected artisan chocolates. A perfect pairing is when the wine, the chocolate, or both enhances the tasting experience of the other.
#7.) Domaine Divio Valentines’ Day Celebration, Sunday, February 13
Indulge in decadent sweet and savory treats for this most romantic day of celebration and enjoy the release of Domaine Divio’s new Rosé. – $40 per person
#8.) Meraviglioso Winery is hosting a Bottle & Bottega “Paint & Sip” on Saturday, February 12, with the art having a romantic theme. $40 per person.
#9.) Parrett Mountain Saturday and Sunday, February 12 – 13, Tasting Room Open Saturday 11am – 6:30 pm, and Sunday 11am – 5pm.
What is Valentine’s Day without a little bit of red wine and chocolate? If we don’t see a box of chocolates, the day never existed. This winery is offering a sweet treat to pair with each lingering sip! Bring your sweetheart in to celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend, and enjoy a complimentary chocolate to pair with your favorite Big Red.
#10.) Artisanal Wine Cellars has a Valentine’s Day Virtual Wine Tasting on Friday, February 11
$179 gets you a shipment of five wines from all over Oregon and some Miss Hannah’s Truffle Popcorn to taste. If you’re looking for something to enjoy from the comforts of home, a virtual wine tasting experience might tickle your fancy! Get cozy and savor each sip right from the couch.
#11.) Ewing Young Distillery Friday, February 11, 6pm-9pm
Flying solo this Valentine’s Day? Or perhaps you are in the market for someone new with whom to spend your time. Meet new people in a relaxed, low-pressure environment at Ewing Young Distilleries’ Friday Night Mixer. Along with their usual great cocktails and fine spirit pours, Chef Tucker will be serving pork sliders, coleslaw, baked beans, and a decadent chocolate dessert.
#12. Rex Hill Saturday & Sunday February 12th & 13th
Join Rex hill on Saturday and Sunday for an exceptional culinary experience created by winery chef David Sapp! They are celebrating Oregon Truffle Month and Valentine’s Day with an elevated February menu. Savor this seasonal five-course lunch highlighting local ingredients that have been thoughtfully paired with our wines. $125 per person, $100 for Club. $25 deposit will be put towards this pricing when the full amount is paid in person. Reservations close at 5 PM Friday.
Valentine’s Day can be challenging if your date is a bit of a last-minute planner, or if you have no date at all. Feel free to tag a friend who might be looking for a fun night out! This blog link is a great *hint hint* for where you’d like to spend the day together.
For hopeless romantics looking to “pull out all the stops”, we recommend booking a long weekend in wine country and get a taste of all eleven of these fantastical locations in Newberg. Check out all of Newberg’s overnight accommodations here.