Recommend a driver in Willamette?

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Recommend a driver in Willamette?

#1 Post by Jason T » March 21st, 2018, 3:42 am

I'm headed to Willamette labor day weekend this year with my wife and friends for a couple of days of tasting. When I've taken similar trips in Sonoma/Napa, I've always hired a driver, even though I'm spitting most everything. I just don't like to take chances behind the wheel.

We'll be renting an SUV, so while we'd consider a car service, I'm mostly just looking for a driver who can drive us around. No need for the driver to plan the itinerary - we'll handle that. Any recommendations?
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#2 Post by K John Joseph » March 21st, 2018, 7:59 am

My folks and I have always used John Swenson. I'm not sure if he's even still driving as I've not been out there in a while, but we always direct folks to his group:

http://www.insiderswinetour.com/home-1.html

He's been great through the years. I think one time my folks went recently the son-in-law of the Anderson family (that owns Anderson Family) was driving. They know everyone and everywhere and the area like the back of their hand.
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#3 Post by Jason T » March 21st, 2018, 7:36 pm

Thanks John!
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#4 Post by Sean_S » March 21st, 2018, 11:45 pm

I'm headed to WV in april and staying in McMinnville, and planning on testing lyft and uber and I will report back.

Just two of us at the moment.

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#5 Post by Jason T » March 22nd, 2018, 9:37 am

Sean_S wrote:I'm headed to WV in april and staying in McMinnville, and planning on testing lyft and uber and I will report back.

Just two of us at the moment.

Sean
Interesting. Let me know how it goes!
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#6 Post by Jason T » March 28th, 2018, 12:01 pm

Bump. Anyone else with suggestions?
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#7 Post by Jason T » August 1st, 2018, 6:30 am

Sean_S wrote:I'm headed to WV in april and staying in McMinnville, and planning on testing lyft and uber and I will report back.

Just two of us at the moment.

Sean
Hi Sean - any word on how well Lyft/Uber worked?
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#8 Post by huberww » May 29th, 2019, 10:42 am

I am organizing a trip with four couples (8 persons total) for this coming September. Any thoughts on current availability of Lyft/Uber would be most appreciated.
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