What Are the Best Wineries Near Medford?

The wineries, tasting rooms, and vineyards in Oregon Wine Country are spectacular, and a handful of Southern Oregon’s best wineries can be found in Medford, OR. Whether you are craving

The Oregon Chocolate Festival

It’s that time of year again! The Oregon Chocolate Festival returns from March 9-11. For the 14th time, top-tier chocolate makers will gather here in Ashland to exhibit their tastiest

What’s It Like To Write a Play?

In September, 2013, Kara and I had a wonderful opportunity to go to New York City to attend the preview of the Tony Award winning Broadway play All The Way,

New Gardens at Country Willows Inn!

We’re so excited to share our new gardens, deck, and gazebo with you! This extensive renovation of our gardens and pool area began last winter and was completed in mid

Beauty, Elegance…and Wine

With summer slipping away in Ashland and a lovely autumn upon us, we begin to look forward to cooler days and the festivities of autumn. This is the perfect time to brag

Smoke Detector Bird?

Lately we’ve been perplexed by a morning sound that we were convinced was a distant smoke detector sounding, or an open refrigerator door warning, or some alarm trying to gain our

What are Capers?

Have you ever wondered where capers come from, or even what they are? Capers are a wonderful addition to so many foods. At the inn, we use them in our potato-caper omelets