Pre-Conference Tours

ACS is pleased to offer Pre-Conference Tours to introduce conference attendees to the conference host city! Tours will be held on Wednesday, July 20. Tickets for each tour cost $95, and include lunch, tastings, and transportation. Tickets for each tour can be purchased during conference registration.

Tour 1: Portland in Town

~8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Stops may include Olympia Provisions, New Seasons Market and more. Full descriptions and final tour agenda coming soon.

Tour 2: Willamette Valley Wine Country

~8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Stops may include Briar Rose, a vineyard and more. Full descriptions and final tour agenda coming soon.

Tour 3: Salem

~8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Tour locations to include:
TMK Creamery
Ochoa’s Queseria
Willamette Valley Vineyards

Explore the “Most Oregon Part of Oregon”, the Willamette Valley and Oregon’s capital city of Salem. First, at TMK Creamery and TMK Distillery you will meet the Cowlebrities and Jr Cowlebrities, see how they make their cheese and ice cream through the Creamery’s observatory windows and see how they make Cowcohol and taste it if you wish! End your time at TMK with time at their retail store or grab some ice cream to enjoy outside on their patio. Next you will head to Don Froylan Creamery where you’ll witness cheesemaking in action, taste their authentic, Mexican-style cheeses, with lunch and have a chance to bring the experience home after visiting their cheese shop. Your last stop is a guided wine and cheese tasting session at Willamette Valley Vineyards, named “One of America’s Great Pinot Noir Producers” by Wine Enthusiast.

Final tour agenda coming soon.