$25 for Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting for Up to Four at LaVelle Vineyards in Elmira ($85 Value)

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$25 for Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting for Four ($85 Value)

After visitors sip samples of three wines each during a wine tasting, they depart on a winery tour. Guests then retire to a private table on a deck that overlooks the estate's vineyards to share a plate of cheese and fresh fruit.

LaVelle Vineyards

The accolades accorded several of LaVelle Vineyards' wines in the pages of Wine Enthusiast magazine serves as evidence of the diligent work of founder Doug LaVelle and his son, Matthew, who tends the vines today. After taking over the winery—then one of the oldest in Southern Willamette Valley—in 1994, Doug took it upon himself to make a number of improvements to its antiquated technology and distribution network. He started the wine club in 1995, and just recently opened a brand new wine bar and tap room off of International Way in Springfield called the LaVelle Tap Room. The tap room serves as an in-town location for wine club members, but also to provide a new wine-bar-meets-tap-room experience with more than 30 wines to choose from and several local beers on tap.

Doug's investments paid off. Today, with Matthew as lead winemaker, the winery ferments grapes both from its original Willamette Valley location and another site in the Columbia Valley in eastern Washington. At the rustic Elmira winery, visitors can recline on the sunny deck, tour the winemaking facilities, or outsmart tipsy minotaurs in the garden's labyrinth.


Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “WE HAD SUCH A GREAT TIME WINE TASTING AND TOURING THE VINEYARD! MARY DAWN WAS OUR HOST AND SHE WAS FANTASTIC!! WE WILL DEFINITELY BEGOING BACKTO LAVELLE!!! ”

  • “It's a beautiful venue, the wine is excellent and it was a wonderful experience. ”

  • “We had a wonderful time! The weather was perfect, the staff was great and the setting was beautiful.Would recommend it to anyone!!”


In a Nutshell

After wine tasting, visitors take a vineyard tour & nibble on plates of cheese & fresh fruit while overlooking the site from a sunny deck

The Fine Print

Expires Sep 30th, 2014. Limit 4 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 2 per visit. Reservation required; subject to availability. Tasting parties are weather dependent. Inclement weather may force rescheduling. Must be 21 or older. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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