Drunken Oranges Paired with Hans & Lena Pinot Gris

This Memorial Weekend we are offering a sneak peek of our 2017 Hans & Lena Pinot Gris. For 2 days only you’ll get to sample the 2015 & 2017 Late Harvest style Pinot Gris. Make sure to check out the video above of our bottling of the 2017 vintage.

This past weekend I made drunken oranges for a dinner party and they were delicious!! This is a super easy recipe that I hope you’ll try.


  • 8 oranges
  • 1 bottle Hans & Lena Pinot Gris
  • Cinnamon
  • Nutmeg
  • Heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons diced mint
  • 2 tablespoons powder sugar



  • Peel oranges and break or cut into pieces or wedges, and place into a mixing bowl.
  • Pour the bottle of Hans & Lean over oranges.
  • Place in refrigerator for at least 4 hours or over night.
  • Place a mixing bowl in the freezer for at least 20 minutes to get cold for making whipped cream
  • Right before serving pour heavy whipping cream, sugar and mint into the cold bowl and whisk on high speed until medium to stiff peaks form, about 1 minute.
  • Spoon oranges into serving bowl, sprinkle with cinnamon & nutmeg, and top with whipped cream.
  • To make it a complete pairing you can serve a small glass of Hans & Lean Pinot Gris to sip while enjoying the dessert.

2015 Hans & Lena Pinot Gris
10% residual sugar, 14.5% alcohol

Retail: $28 – 375ml bottle
3 & 6 Bottle Club: $23.80
12 Bottle Club: $22.40

2017 Rosé voted Top 25 Rosés of 2018 By Vinepair.com

We are excited to announce our 2017 Rosé was featured in VinePair.com The Best 25 Rosé Wines of 2018! We were one of only 3 Oregon Rosés to make the list.

Selection Process:
“To determine our list of the 25 best rosés of 2018, we released an open call for submissions, scoured wine shops, and gathered a panel of beverage industry experts to taste as many pink wines as humanly possible. We opt not to taste blind, figuring modern consumers rarely shop without considering prices. This led to some tough decisions, like eliminating Garrus, Whispering Angel’s top-tier offering, from our ranking. Although our panel found it subtle, sophisticated, and undeniably tasty, we couldn’t justify its $104 price tag.”

#22 Winter’s Hill Estate 2017 Rosé of Pinot Noir

“A funky nose with faint barnyardy notes meets creamy roundness in this dark pink rosé made from Willamette Valley Pinot Noir. “It tastes organic,” one of our panelists commented. Fittingly, the house prides itself on sustainability. Average price: $22”

Read the full article here.

To celebrate our 2017 Rosé we are offering complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles through May 13th! All you need to do is add 6 or more bottles into your online shopping cart to receive free ground shipping. You can also order by phone 503-864-4592 or email Paul@wintershillwine.com.

Retail: $22
3 & 6 Bottle Club: $18.70
12 Bottle Club:$17.60

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Oregon, Only Slightly Exaggerated

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92 Points-2014 Pinot Noir Block 10

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