Once known as “Carl’s Town” Carlton Oregon is a small town in Yamhill County 40 miles southwest of Portland with around 2000 residents – most of who are in the wine or tourism business. Its closest city is McMinnville about 15 minutes by car to the south. The heart of Oregon wine country with a robust offering of wine tasting rooms located downtown and throughout the surrounding area. Downtown offers some of the best shops in the Willamette Valley with clothing boutiques handmade jewelry specialty foods fine art and wine-related merchandise. There is no shortage of activities, from wine tasting riding horses through the vineyards bicycling through wine country hiking or relaxing at Trappist Abbey.
City of Carlton: 503-852-7575 www.ci.carlton.or.us
Business Association: www.carltonbusinessassociation.com