Carefully tailored for the connoisseur in each, Wine Hopper Tours offer a full-spectrum experience, providing an in-depth education of the history of the region and a hands-on tasting experience that guarantees more than a self-guided tour allows. Join Wine Hopper Tours on an enlightening journey through the oldest wine region in the state. Come explore Southern Oregon’s Wineries in a very unique way.
Departs Daily from Ashland & Medford
Timing: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Cost: $79 per person and includes tour, wine tastings, vineyard picnic and transportation to vineyards and back. After a day of tasting and purchasing, let us ship your wine home for you. (shipping charges will apply)
10:00am Van departs from Ashland Springs Hotel in downtown Ashland, Oregon
10:20am Pickup at Harry and David’s Country Village in Medford, Oregon
10:30am Pickup at Jacksonville Inn in Jacksonville, Oregon
5:00pm Tour Ends
We’ll start the day taking a tour of one of the regions 127 vineyards. Touch the grapes, feel the dirt and see why this region is such a diverse growing region. Of course we’ll need to taste some wine and put together the knowledge we just learned in the vineyard. A vineyard picnic will follow our tasting and tour.
After lunch we’ll board our Mercedes Benz tour van and move up the road to our next stop. Here we’ll take the next stop in the wine making process and spend some time in the barrel room of today’s featured winery. The winery staff will showcase their current wines in the barrels and show you the behind the scenes of an active winery.
Our next two stops will highlight some of the smaller wineries in the region and allow you to spend some time tasting and learn more about our region and its wonderful wines.
All our guests are encouraged to purchase wines on their tour and bring them home. All Wine Hopper guests will get exclusive “wine club pricing” when they visit today’s wineries. Remember, we’ll ship it home for you.
Space is limited, please book in advance.
Departs from Merlin, Oregon (10 minutes north of Grants Pass, Oregon)
Timing: 5:00pm to 9:00pm (May to October)
Cost: $110 per person (2 person minimum)
Wine Hopper Tours is offering an intimate experience on the Rogue River every evening between late May and early October. Starting in Merlin, Oregon near Grants Pass, let us take you on a trip you’ll never forget. These trips are operated by our parent company Rogue Wilderness Adventures, an award winning river outfitting business for over 40 years.
Relax with a late afternoon float through Hellgate Canyon. Frequently, the riverside wildlife awakens to play as twilight threatens the day. The raft floats silently downstream while families of otters frolic on the sandy beach and beavers emerge to make their rounds. We stop for a light meal and enjoy wine tasting before we continue on. Twilight Wine Floats begin around 5pm and end at 9pm May thru August. Fall trips start at 3pm and end at 7pm.
What to Expect:
A calm float down one of the nation’s beautiful rivers. You’ll wear a lifejacket as your guide maneuvers your raft through a few rapids. Sip wine, take pictures and enjoy this magical time of day on the river.
Rapid Level Class I & II
Season: May thru September
Ages: Appropriate ages. Some walking and climbing of the side of a raft is required.
What’s Included: Guide, raft, dry bag, transportation, light meal and a bottle of wine.
Cost: $110 per person
Guide gratuity and Gov’t access fees additional.
Splash gear and Personal Floatation Devices will be fitted before leaving.
Evening float trips are operated by Wine Hopper Tours parent company Rogue Wilderness Adventures.
Chauffeured Mercedes Sprinter Van
Timing: 6:00pm to 9:00pm – 13 People Max
Cost: $200 for 3 Hours
The Rogue Valley offers a number of fun evening destinations for wine tasting. Roxy Ann Winery and Dancin Vineyards outside of Jacksonville both offer twilight tastings and live music. Wine Hopper Tours is available for evening tours starting at 6pm. Ideal for groups of four or more people, the Wine Hopper Mercedes Sprinter van is available for $200 from 6pm to 9pm Thursday thru Sunday. This is a custom tour, so you choose where we go and how long we stay. No meals or tasting fees are included. This is a safe and convenient form of transportation for your evening festivities. Van capacity is 13 people, and 3 hours for the $200 fee. An extra $100 per hour will be billed outside of the 3 hour standard tour.Book Your Evening Custom Tour
Wine Hopper Tours is happy to accommodate any custom/private requests for your wine tour in Southern Oregon. Feel free to choose departure times, wineries and itinerary for your special day. Birthday celebrations, wine/dinner clubs or perhaps a group from the office who want to tour in style let us help plan your day. Our custom tour packages start at $600 a day for 13 people. Tasting fees are included at select wineries, as well as special pickups and drop-offs. Please contact our office for more information regarding your trip.
Our Mercedes Benz Sprinter Wine Van is available for shuttling at weddings or private parties for $125 an hour. Need something bigger? Checkout our Hopper Bus!
Hopper Bus Tours can set up custom transportation for your group. Be it a day at Crater Lake or transportation for a wedding at a local winery we can take care of your needs.
Licensed and insured for transportation in Oregon, Hopper Bus Tours is happy to move your group here in Southern Oregon or perhaps a trip to Eugene or Corvallis for a football game.
Our bus is designed for comfort. Forty luxury reclining seats, four televisions, great air conditioning and baggage storage are all great features when moving people.
We’re happy to make a custom tour for your group or if you prefer to use one of our recommended tours. Please call Brad our group coordinator at Wine Hopper Tours 541-476-9463 or 1-855-550-WINE to book your event.
Pricing for group tours in Southern Oregon:
Wine Tour In Southern Oregon for 14 or more people.
$55 per person. Includes pickup at your location, picnic lunch, visit to three award winning wineries, tasting fees, appetizers and discounts at wineries on wine purchases.
Crater Lake Tour with Wine Tasting
Tour of Crater Lake National Park for 14 or more people.
$99 per person. Includes pickup at your location, picnic lunch, visit to Crater Lake National Park, step on park ranger for tour while in park, stops at Natural Bridge way point then an afternoon stop at an award winning Upper Rogue Winery for tastings and appetizers.
Bus Charter for event in the Rogue Valley
Hire the Hopper Bus for private transportation of your group for an event.
4 hour minimum of $400 and includes four hour rental of bus, driver and mileage. Extra hours above four are billed at $125 an hour. Driver gratuity is not included but suggested.
Full day is $800 and includes eight hour rental of the bus, driver and mileage. Driver gratuity is not included but suggested.
Bus Charter for event outside the Rogue Valley
Bus charters to Klamath Falls, Eugene, Salem, Bend or Portland are billed on a daily rate of $1000 a day for an eight hour day. Additional hours will be billed at $125 an hour. Driver gratuity is not included but suggested.