Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition

We were excited to have  our 2012 Pinot Noir Watershed, 2012 Pinot Noir Block 10 and 2013 Rosé invited to the Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition this year. These three wines have garnered quite a bit of press this year, and we are extremely happy to see them finish well with other top rated wines. […]

Harvest Party Saturday, October 18

Join us for our annual Harvest Party as we celebrate the end of another successful harvest. This is a great chance to talk with our winemaker, Shane, and meet the Gladharts. We will be sampling some of the new release wines that are in the current wine shipment, and we have pulled the 2009 Pinot […]

Pumpkin Chipotle Soup Paired with 2009 Pinot Noir Dundee Hills

Temperatures are falling and the fall flavors are filling the produce section in the grocery stores and farmer’s markets. One of my favorite soups this time of year is pumpkin. It has a delicious flavor that warms me up. I love this soup paired with the spicy 2009 Pinot Noir Dundee Hills. Need more wine […]

Oregon Wine Press Top Value Picks October 2014

We were excited to see out 2013 Pinot Blanc was selected as a top Value Pick for Oregon Wine Press! This wine keeps bringing in the great reviews for us. Make sure to stop by the tasting room to sample. It won’t be around for long! “Clean, pure fruit defines this crisp dry wine exuding […]

Portland Monthly Oregon’s 50 Best Wines 2014

We 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. “97.1 Think dark cherry pie filling […]

American Winery Guide Review

“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 […]

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 risotto. Hope you enjoy! Sweet Potato Risotto with Pecans Ingrediants: 4 tablespoons […]

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: Longtime Dundee Hills winery Winter’s Hill created this wine, which pays tribute to the fact that its vineyard borders the […]

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 hosted by the Northwest Chapter of Huntington’s Disease Society of […]

2014 Harvest is Just Weeks Away-Veraison

Veraison-the onset of ripening. Veraison is the period of development when the berries transition from berry growth to berry ripening. Over the next several weeks the grapes will begin to develop a sweet taste as the sugars begin to develop. Talking to our winemaker, Shane, this morning he is predicting that harvest will begin in […]