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EV Friendly: Oregon Wine Country

Discussion in 'Northwest' started by PhilBa, Jul 25, 2013.

  1. PhilBa

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    #1 PhilBa, Jul 25, 2013
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    Hi, Thinking of a trip to McMinnville/Newberg area. Looking for EV friendly B&Bs or resorts.

    Here's what I have found so far:
    The Carlton Inn, Carlton - Chargers at City Hall - 1800ft, 2 Blink J1772s (30A, I presume)
    RR Thompson House, Carlton - Chargers at City Hall - 2000ft, 2 Blink J1772s (30A, I presume)
    Oregon Mutual Insurance - 1 J1772
    A couple of walgreens (J1772s)
    Joel Palmer House Restaurant - appears to have 2 ChargePoint J1772 EVSEs
    Stoller Winery has a wall outlet (not sure exactly what that means)
    Le Puy Inn, Newberg. car charging station, but also a 9.9 kW solar array.

    This was mostly culled from PlugShare/Recargo.

    Are there any B&Bs that might let you hook up? I'm thinking Carlton may be my best bet at this point.

    And, of course, the Woodburn SC is now open.
     
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    The Walgreens J1772 in newberg is 30A and free.
     
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    Contacting a friend who lives in the Willamette Valley, Yamhill area, who owns and operates a winery and is also a Model S owner. Will let you know if he can/will share his charger and if he has any charging options at his Winery.... Wahle Vineyards.
     
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    @123, Thanks, I saw that one in PlugShare/Recargo. My ideal is a B&B with a NEMA 14-50.

    @efusco, Thanks, that's the right area.

    It's a bit frustrating that so few hotels & B&Bs have made chargers available. I know I would book a room at a place that had one.
     
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    Some research shows a couple of possibilities. Carlton has several J1772s at city hall. Blink. 2 B&Bs are withing walking distance. Detail in the first post.
     
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    Sorry it took so long, finally got a reply from my friend at Wahle Vineyards...

    We are off the grid at the vineyard so don't have that charger set up yet.

    At the City Hall in Carlton nearby to the shared winery that I work at, there is
    a public charger.

    Additionally aerovironment(currently free) and blink have many chargers in our
    wine region. Many of the Walgreens have them.

    I make a fairly large loop through wine country when I go out and so far always
    have enough reserve to get back to Portland.

    My friends at Elk Cove have a Tesla and have put in a charger I'm told.
     

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