MCMINNVILLE RESTAURANTS & GROCERIES (Google Map): A guide to our favorite local restaurants, as well as nearby places to buy food and sundries.
11 GREAT WINERIES WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE OF THE PASTRY RANCH (Google Map): Some of our favorite stops for Oregon Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and other grape varietals, and you can walk to all of them.
A MAP TO OUR FAVORITE WILLAMETTE VALLEY WINERIES (Google Map): There are over 250 wineries within 20 miles of our house. Our favorites, and some of the finest producers of Oregon wines, are on this map. Many of them have extraordinary views and beautiful tasting rooms. Get busy!
CLOSEST COFFEE SHOP: Flag & Wire in the Granary District, 8th Street & Alpine (5 minute walk)
CLOSEST MINI-MART FOR MILK, SUNDRIES, BEER & SOFT DRINKS: Red Apple Market, corner of 8th Street & Lafayette Avenue
CLOSEST PLACE FOR A BEER, BURGER AND PIZZA: Grain Station Brew Works, 8th St. & Alpine (5-minute walk)
CLOSEST WINERY: Eyrie Vineyards, one of Oregon’s oldest and most prestigious wineries, has its tasting room right across the railroad tracks (ask us about the hidden shortcut)
CLOSEST GROCERY STORE: Grocery Outlet, on Hwy. 99W at 19th Street
CLOSEST ORGANIC GROCERY: Harvest Fresh, 3rd Street at Cowls
MCMINNVILLE FARMERS MARKET: Every Thursday afternoon from 1 to 6 p.m. on Cowls Street between 2nd & 3rd Streets, from mid-May to mid-October
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