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Media Resources and Recent Press

Taste Newberg is the Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for Newberg, Oregon, promoting travel and tourism to the area. Taste Newberg is the official visitor resource for the destination. Visit TasteNewberg.com and explore Newberg on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Aerial view of downtown Newberg in the autumn

Media Contact

tastenewberg@playnicepr.com

Recent Press

Portland Monthly Magazine recommends Newberg as a perfect wine destination for fall: “[...]Just past Sherwood, we’re suddenly shot through a green tunnel of tree canopy and out into another world. Blue signs point to farms just off the highway (and to a farmhouse brewery, Wolves and People). There’s the classic 99W Drive-In. And the surrounding hills hide wineries and vineyards galore. [...] Break up the boozier stops with a peek into Chapters/Cream Northwest coffeehouse/bookstore/scoop shop; Velour, a vintage-and-new clothing store where you might find an old Jantzen swimsuit, a wool watch cap, and some perfectly broken-in overalls...” Read the article >

Thrillist shares some of the best places to watch the fall leaves change color: “Towns like McMinnville and Newberg provide a launch-point for wine country, as well as their own sites, like Newberg’s Bald Peak State Park, which overlooks the town and its surroundings.” Read the article >

Forbes finds plenty of charm on Newberg’s lavender trail: “On a recent visit to Oregon, I hit the lavender trail in Newberg (a quaint city in the famed Willamette Valley wine country, a little under an hour outside of Portland) and followed the route to u-pick farms and restaurants, hotels, breweries, and shops that are celebrating lavender season in different delicious ways — all with added safety measures in place, of course.” Read the article >

KGW News recommends a visit to Wayward Winds during peak lavender season: “Wayward Winds Lavender is the biggest u-pick farm in Oregon, with over 12 acres to roam. With the 16th annual Lavender Festival canceled this year over coronavirus, u-pick farms are great places to practice physical distancing while wandering through fields of purple-beauty with your family.” Watch the segment here >

MORE Good Day Oregon (KPTV/FOX 12) visits Chehalem Flats during Newberg’s lavender season. Watch the segment here >

Press Releases

  • Socially Distant Fall Travel in Newberg [links to press release PDF]
  • Newberg’s Lavender Trail [links to press release PDF]
  • Introducing Taste Newberg [links to press release PDF]

Media Materials

To download a current version of the Taste Newberg media kit, please click here . [link to current press kit--note this will change seasonally]

Sample Image Gallery

The images below are available to download for media use, with required photo credit to Taste

Newberg/TasteNewberg.com

In addition, Taste Newberg has a robust image library available to members of the media. Please email your specific requests to tastenewberg@playnicepr.com

Photos of Newberg by Carly Diaz, Ron Miller, and Andrea Johnson

1. Vidon Winery - Photo by Carly Diaz -

2. See See Motor Coffee Co. - Photo by Ron Miller -

3. Newberg Wednesday Market - Photo by Ron Miller

4. Vista Balloon Adventures - Photo by Andrea Johnson

Photos of Newberg by Ron Miller and Todd Klingler

5. Wayward Winds Lavender Farm - Photo by Ron Miller

6. Chapters Books and Coffee & Cream Northwest - Photo by Todd Klingler

7. Willamette River at Rogers Landing - Photo by Ron Miller

8. Art Exhibit at Chehalem Cultural Center - Photo by Ron Miller

Photos of Newberg by Ron Miller and Gary Randall

9. Rogers Landing - Photo by Ron Miller

10. Parrett Mountain Cellars - Photo by Gary Randall

11. Domaine Divio - Photo by Gary Randall

12. Trisaetum - Photo by Gary Randall