The Allison Inn Journal

News, Stories, Events, Food & Culture at The Allison Inn & Spa


Departures (Restaurants) – Portland’s “Cuvée Weekend”

Chef's Table at JORY Restaurant

Departures Online Magazine – Portland Cuvee Weeknd
By Krista Simmons

Dining Agenda: New Restaurants and Food News This February

A global list of new and notable places to eat and drink

Portland: Allison Inn and Spa’s “Cuvée Weekend”

The Allison Inn & Spa, located in Oregon’s stunning Willamette Valley, will host its third-annual Cuvée Weekend February 24-25, bringing in some of the country’s most talented young chefs to collaborate on a dinner at the property’s restaurant, JORY.

TravelAge West Magazine – A Spirited Stay At The Allison

TravelAgeWest Magazine

By Mindy Poder

Flowing with soul and wine, The Allison Inn & Spa is a top luxury option in the Willamette Valley

There are more than 500 wineries and 700 vineyards in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, a 150-mile-long, 60-mile-wide area bordered by the Cascade Range to the north, the Coast Range to the west and the Calapooya Mountains to the south. With such a vast and perpetually growing number of wine slingers to sift through, travelers attempting to map out a tasting itinerary before their trip might struggle with selecting the right wineries to visit.

LAX Magazine 2017 – Oregon’s Willamette Valley

LAX Magazine Features The Allison Inn and Spa

The Allison Inn & Spa

“Every detail is considered and delivered with best in class furnishings, views, amenities and graceful service. Each room has a patio, window seat and fireplace. There are over 500 original pieces of local art including at least three in each room.” – LAX Magazine Winter 2017

The Allison is a LEED Gold Certified structure. Key green’ features include solar hot water, photo voltaic cells generating electricity, no plastic bottles used on property and a roof on the function space wing planted with sedum green eco roofing. A complement to the property’s sustainable practices, the resort uses reclaimed wine bottles from JORY restaurant to make beautiful, one of a kind, handmade glassware that is used in the guest rooms.

Travel Weekly: Upscale in Oregon wine Country

Travel Weekly - June 20, 2016 Issue

Taken from Travel Weekly’s Luxury Travel Section in the June 20, 2016 Issue:

“Residents of the Willamette Valley in Oregon’s wine country want visitors to know one thing right off the bat: it’s not Napa, a distinction they are proud of.

In fact, this upstart region is taking on California’s more-established wineries with a recent explosion of tasting rooms sprinkled around the valley, along with eateries serving up fine dining and a posh resort that rivals its California competitors in luxury and style.

Better Nutrition: The Grape Seed Cure For Beautiful Skin

Better Nutrition: May 2016 Issue

Taken From Better Nutrition May 2016 Issue:

“Preventing wrinkles with scrubs and masks made from Pinot Noir grapes is the idea behind “Pinotherapy” at The Allison Inn & Spa in Oregon’s renown Willamette Valley wine country. Using grapes harvested from The Allison’s own Pinot Noir vineyards, the 90-minute “Grape Seed Cure” begins with an exfoliating crushed grape seed scrub, and is followed by a detoxifying body mask of organic honey, finely ground grape seeds, and wine.

Meetings Today: Wine-focused Lodgings Lure Groups West

Meetings Today - April 2016 Issue

Taken From Meetings Today April 2016 Issue:

“The Allison Inn & Spa opened in 2009 in the Willamette Valley. Located less than an hour from both Portland International Airport and downtown Portland, this property is a convenient group get-away in the heart of Oregon’s wine region.

360 West Weddings: Oregon Stellar Scenery And So Much More

360 West Weddings - Spring 2016 Issue

Taken From 360 West Weddings Spring 2016 Issue:

“Fans of pinot noir no doubt know those from King Estate Winery, Argyle Winery, Benton-Lane Winery and scores of others in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Framed by the Cascade Mountains, the scenic valley reaches from Portland about 150 miles south to Eugene.