Cheese, chocolate, pears!
Taste internationally-acclaimed blue cheese at Rogue Creamery in Central Point. Right next door is Lillie Belle Farms with supreme chocolates like Dark Star bean to bar and lavender salted caramels. Pear orchards abound in the Rogue Valley, and don’t miss the flagship Harry & David’s store for a comprehensive sampling of all Rogue Valley’s famous fruits.
Family farms & farmers markets
So many welcoming farms dot the Rogue Valley, you can spend the weekend hopping from wine tasting, to u-pick, to music in the fields, and fuel your adventure with homemade jams, pies and picnics. Tour Wooldridge Creek Winery to see their goat’s cheese and charcuterie making operations while sipping their luscious Syrah. Don’t miss the Rogue Valley Food Trail, or any of the bursting- with-abundance Rogue Valley Farmers Markets.
Mark Your Calendar
Best food & wine events
Oregon’s top winemakers descend on the Rogue Valley each year for the ultimate wine tasting-competition-food-pairing extravaganza, the Oregon Wine Experience. But that’s just one of a slew of year-round food and drink fun.
Featured events include:
- Oregon Chocolate Festival – March
- Jacksonville Wine Cruise – May
- Roam the Rogue – May
- Applegate Uncorked – May & October
- Southern Oregon Classic – July
- Oregon Wine Experience – August
- Hearts & Vines – September
- Taste of Harry & David – September
- Ashland Culinary Festival – November