Portland Monthly Oregon’s 50 Best Wines 2014

1014-50-best-wines-badge_qhpp1zWe are excited to announce that our Limited Release 2012 Pinot Noir Block 9-115 was selected in Portland Monthly’s annual Oregon’s 50 Best Wines 2014. 2012 Pinot Noir Block 9-115 came in at number 26. There is extremely tough competition throughout the state with some phenomenal wines that were submitted.

07_8411797.1 Think dark cherry pie filling with notes of juniper and pine—perhaps infused with aromas from the protected Douglas fir woodland bordering this LIVE and Salmon Safe–certified vineyard.”

You can check out the full Portland Monthly feature here.

American Winery Guide Review

logo“Visitors and personal guests often ask me for winery recommendations here in the Willamette Valley. I try to determine what is most important to them. Is it a chic tasting room, educational tours, location? Winter’s Hill Vineyard is on my short list for people looking for two things – really delicious, well-made wine and the quintessential small family winery experience where you are bound to talk with one of the owners.”

We were happy to see such a great review today about us by AmericanWineryGuide.com. You can check out the full review here, as well as all their other reviews.

So many Apps!

This summer we have seen more and more guests using mobile apps as part of their tasting experience. Some are using them to post reviews of the wines, or to read the reviews of other users.  Others use them to take notes and record the wines that … [Continue reading]

Trip Advisor Reviews

We love getting reviews like this on TripAdvisor: "Enjoy this Gem.  Great wines. Great people. Go. You won't be disappointed." September 1, 2014.  Read the full review here. "Take the drive, it is worth it. Tasting is done at a bar in their … [Continue reading]

Sweet Potato Risotto with Pecans Paired with Pinot Noir

Now that the temperatures are beginning to cool it's time to enjoy all the delicious fall flavors. This month we are highlighting a wonderful southern dish to pair with our Pinot noir.  I especially like our 2010 Pinot noir Dundee Hills with this … [Continue reading]

Bounty of Yamhill County Sunday Sept. 7

Don't miss the Bounty of Yamhill County Sunday September, 7 at Sokol Blosser Winery. Benefiting the Yamhill Enrichment Society, this event features many of the best restaurants and wineries of Yamhill County. Winter's Hill Estate is proud to be … [Continue reading]

Wine Press Northwest Blind Tasting Results

Wine Press Northwest recently conducted a blind tasting of Pinot noir from Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Our 2012 Pinot noirs received some great reviews. Outstanding! Winter’s Hill Estate 2012 Watershed Pinot Noir, Dundee Hills, $25: … [Continue reading]

Monarch Butterflies at Winter’s Hill

This is our first sighting of a monarch at Winter's Hill in June of 2014. We were excited to find both caterpillars and a chrysalis on July 13!! The caterpillar is feeding on milkweed which we planted 5 years ago. It is the only plant on which … [Continue reading]

Rosé of Pinot Noir is “delightful and refreshing.”

As we savor the last few weeks of Summer, we are finding that our Rosé pairs well with just about everything. Apparently, Great Northwest Wine agrees, rating our 2013 Dry Rosé of Pinot Noir Outstanding. "The spirit of Burgundy shows with this … [Continue reading]

2nd Annual Toast For A Cure

Thank you to everyone that came out to support this wonderful event. We greatly appreciate it. With all of your efforts we helped raise over $8,500 for the Northwest Chapter. Join us here at Winter's Hill Estate for the 2nd Annual Toast for a Cure … [Continue reading]