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

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