Explore Wineries in Cornelius, Oregon
Half-Day Wine Trail
Wedged between Hillsboro and Forest Grove, and located in the Chehalem Mountains American Viticultural Area (AVA), Cornelius is rich in wine.
• McMenamins Grand Lodge Hotel (Forest Grove)
• Holiday Inn Portland West (Hillsboro)
• Aloft Hotel (Hillsboro)
Start your day of wine tasting at Árdíri Winery and Vineyards, which is situated on a beautiful east-facing slope with a view of Mt. Hood and the intervening hills. Árdíri specializes in Willamette Valley and Napa Valley Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris. Enjoy a flight of wine at the tasting bar, or have a seat on the patio near the fireplace or one of the three fire pits. (Open Friday-Sunday)
Next, visit Sidereus Vineyard and Winery’s tasting room, which opened in 2022. Sidereus is a boutique winery in the Laurelwood District AVA. The estate-grown vineyards produce Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay and Riesling.
Next, visit Dion Vineyards, which has been producing estate-grown wines for more than 30 years. Taste a variety of wines, including Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, and new this year, Tempranillo. (Open Friday-Sunday, April through November)
After wine tasting, travel to downtown Hillsboro for an delightful meal at Syun Izakaya, one of the region’s best Japanese restaurants, or enjoy a pizza from Pizzario.
Explore the Agricultural Goodness of Cornelius, Oregon Cornelius is an agricultural paradise, where rolling hillsides, vineyards and farms abound.