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By Emily Hunter | 02/08/2022 | Dining, Hotels & Motels, Things to Do, Trails, Wine


Treat you and your favorite person  to a  rogue weekend in southern Oregon's Rogue Valley Wine Country and adventure oasis Whether you are interested in a classic night out, or want to spice up your traditional date-night routine, the Heart of the Rogue is your one-stop-shop for all things serene, savory and celebratory!

Indulge in award-winning wine, perfectly paired plates, and views of the gorgeous Rogue Valley when you wine and dine in Medford and the Rogue. Choose and create your perfect experience from some of the most notable wineries and tasting rooms we have to offer:

Kriselle Cellars

With beautiful views of the vineyards and valley fields, your tasting room experience will begin at the tallest hill of Kriselle Cellars. Enjoy award-winning reds and whites, along with cheese plates and platters paired perfectly with each sip. Cozy up with your Valentine by the indoor or outdoor firepits, and find romantic views no matter where you choose to indulge. This Valentine’s weekend, you can also enjoy cooked to order wood fired pizzas!

Looking to enjoy a bottle or two at home? Order their southern Oregon reds and whites online, and enjoy award-winning wine from the comfort of your own couch!

RoxyAnn Winery

With over 200 acres of sloping hillside, planted vineyards, and fruit orchards, enjoy the cozy indoor or outdoor atmosphere at this lovely winery. Test out their award-winning proprietary “Claret” - consisting of a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. More of a white wine lover? Enjoy their awarded Pinot Gris, a full-bodied white characterized by its distinct spiciness to the Bartlett pear, pineapple, and nectarine flavors that play well against the delicate citrus acidity. From their original reds to their variety of whites, treat your partner to an evening of delicately crafted wines just minutes from downtown Medford.

2Hawk Vineyard & Winery

Become enchanted by the striking and beautiful tasting room at 2Hawk. A place of rustic elegance, the tasting room invites its guests to slow down and savor the flavors of their luxurious wines and the surrounding views of the valley. Discover why 2Hawk says, “Oregon is much more than just Pinot noir” when you sample critically acclaimed Malbec, Tempranillo, Grenache, Pinot noir, Viognier, Sauvignon blanc, and Chardonnay accompanied with their chef’s locally sourced and delectable food pairings. Outside, the grounds feature stunning views, a large covered patio, grassy areas and seating, bocce ball, and firepits.

In search of Korean specialsbento boxes or special sushi rollsMisoya Bistro is perfectly nestled in the heart of downtown Medford, with an intimate, cozy atmosphere and a lovely outdoor seating area under the lights. Taste the flavors of Korea, China and Japan from their full sushi bar to their savory, specialty dishes.

After your delicious lunch or dinner, transport yourself to the traditional Japanese baths at Chozu Bath & Tea Gardens. Your experience will begin with a purifying shower in one of the steam rooms before you slip into a warm, saltwater soaking pool. After your steaming soak, unwind in their custom-made sauna, featuring cedar wood designed to enhance your relaxation. Invigorate your senses with a cold plunge, or enjoy a peaceful evening in their Tea & Sake Lounge. Find sanctuary and peace at this lovely, hidden retreat.

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Enter an exciting (and totally Instagrammable) environment when you step into the doors of Tartine! From deliciously decorated toast to exquisitely designed cocktails, treat your Valentine to a wonderful brunch date!

With stomachs and hearts full, make your way to Organic Elements Spa. With the Couples Escape package, enjoy a relaxing and romantic spa date with a 60 or 90 minute side by side massage, an hour of private lounge time and complimentary glasses of champagne and chocolates. Treat yourself and your Valentine to a relaxing and rejuvenating experience that both your mind and your body will thank you for!

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Looking for an adventurous way to spend quality time? From the only national park in OregonCrater Lake, to the 1,700 acre Prescott Park and Table Rocks, experience what it’s like to hike in the Heart of the Rogue.

Customize your trip with several different trails to choose from at Prescott Park. Skill levels of all types are welcomed to enjoy this paved and dirt playground. If it’s your first time, make sure to hike to RoxyAnn Peak, where you will find unparalleled views of the Rogue Valley. A true crown jewel of the valley, Prescott Park invites you to enjoy the fresh air, and find romantic refuge with views of stunning vistas all around the valley.

After your hike, continue your adventure at one of the many local breweries in downtown Medford. Enjoy originally crafted brews and fresh eats at Common Block Brewing Company. You can choose to be seated indoors, or outdoors under their canopies and twinkling lights. Down the road, you can also find Walkabout Brewery. With a large lawn space and outdoor firepit, find 8 delicious taps and delicious bites to fuel you after your hike. From smooth ciders to carefully crafted beers, plan the perfect outing and please your palate with Medford breweries!

Looking for a local getaway? Celebrate and pamper yourself and your Valentine with a Date Night package at Rogue Regency Inn! Complete with an overnight staydelicious dinner, and a comedy show for two, love in luxury in the Regency or Executive suites! Both rooms offer relaxing in-room hot tubs and fireplaces, perfect for an intimate, romantic getaway with the person you love.

Relax and indulge this festive holiday with quality time and shared experiencessips or bites. From the peaks of Prescott Park to relaxing in an intricately designed sauna, couple your favorite activities and create the perfect day for you and your Valentine.

Looking for self-care or experiences to do with your friends? Test out these rogue wellness experiences, sure to rejuvenate your mind, body and soul!

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