Posts Tagged ‘ Willamette Valley ’

Pinot bingo

Jan 2nd, 2017 | By
A vineyard in the Willamette Valley of Oregon

As a way of encouraging you to visit the vineyards of South Willamette Wineries in the US state of Oregon, organisers in Lane County have developed a game – Pinot bingo – that is strictly for adults.



Eugene and a $200,000 dog called Tom

Jul 7th, 2012 | By

One man can value his dog more than many. Tom – a Lagotto Romagnolo dog – has found 200lbs of Perigord truffles in his time. At between $1,000 and $2,100 per pound, Tom is worth between $100,000 and $200,000. He isn’t even a local. He comes up to join in the seasonal hunt for the perigords



Riding the Coast Starlight: part two

Feb 26th, 2012 | By

Adrian rides the rails with Amtrak. Read about his rail journey – arguably the best way to cover America’s huge distances – exclusively on CD-Traveller



The Place You Go After You’ve Seen The Rest

May 23rd, 2010 | By

Where is it?
Oregon.
It was described to me so. This is the place where not too Brits or Irish go yet. It’s where California was 25 years ago. This is where you go to see America as it was. Very neighbourly. A place to explore at your own pace. It has deserts and year round snow-topped mountains where can ski 12 months of the year at the high levels, 363 miles of world class beaches and untouched wilderness. Golfing, fishing and skiing, rafting and biking are just some of the pastimes and sports to be enjoyed. More than anything it’s the outdoors that is to be enjoyed and marvelled at.
Oregon is the United States in a microcosm