Eugene, Oregon: 5 Keys to a Mouthwatering Getaway
Savor the wine, beer and food of Eugene
Visitors are often drawn to the Eugene, Cascades and Coast region of Oregon for its spectacular waterfalls and endless beaches, but the food and wine culture will entice you here too. As you savor the fresh connection from Eugene’s farms to its restaurants, wineries and breweries, don’t miss these culinary highlights.
1. Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir
Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris grapes reign supreme at King Estate, Oregon’s largest winery.
2. Fresh Ingredients
Prized truffles are native to Eugene, where they’re celebrated at the annual Oregon Truffle Festival each January.
3. Must-Visit Restaurants
King Estate chefs transform seasonal ingredients into beautiful farm-to-table plates.
4. Heavenly Baked Goods
Creswell Bakery’s chef Heidi Tunnell maintains a farm near her shop to supply produce for her fresh-baked goods.
5. Wash It Down with Craft Beer
Enjoy Agrarian Ales’ craft brews from their century-old dairy barn that offers lush views of the brewery’s hop farm.
Two airports make it easy to access Eugene: Portland International Airport (PDX) and Eugene’s Airport (EUG). The Eugene Airport offers direct connections to Portland, Seattle, San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas and Denver.