Tag Archive: Food and Wine

Mar 15

A Taste of Southern Oregon – Historic Jacksonville and Wine Country

Historic Jacksonville is a must see on a visit to Southern Oregon. The entire town has been designated a Historic Landmark and remains much as it was over 100 years ago. Old brick buildings, once occupied by saloons and frequented by gold miners still line the streets and are now home to unique shops, art galleries and fine restaurants. This quaint town is also a great starting point to explore the wineries of the Applegate Valley.

Nov 22

A Southern Oregon Thanksgiving

Christmas merchandise crowds the aisles at all the shops while festive yuletide decorations line the streets. It’s Christmas, or is it? Every year it gets earlier. Had I wanted to buy ornaments or even a plastic Christmas tree I could have done so before Halloween. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a huge fan of Christmas but when it starts two months early that’s just overkill. So, in honor of the autumn season and that seemingly forgotten holiday called Thanksgiving here are some suggestions as to how to get out and enjoy the pre- Christmas season.

May 21

Springtime Wine Tours in Southern Oregon

After a long wet winter two sure signs of spring in Southern Oregon are the Spring Uncorked Barrel Tour and Roam the Rogue Passport Winery Tour.  Both give a chance to sample wine and take in the beautiful valley scenery. The Spring Uncorked Barrel Tour takes place Sunday May 22nd from 11am – 5pm and …

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Mar 21

Shop Local at Rogue Valley Growers Markets

The growers markets are a popular valley attraction. Many area residents enjoy strolling through the market in search of the freshest brightest fruits and vegetables while listening to local musicians and sampling local gourmet treats.

Oct 01

Art Along the Rogue

If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend head to Grants Pass for the annual Art Along the Rogue Festival.