Toast for a Cure Raises more than $7000 for Huntingtons’s Disease research

Thank you to everyone who joined us on September 8 for Toast for a Cure! The event was a great success thanks to your generosity and the generosity of the many sponsors who contributed food, services, and items for the auction. Mother Nature smiled on us with warm sunshine throughout the day, and participants enjoyed […]

New reviews in the PinotFile

Great reviews of our wines in the latest PinotFile from Rusty Gaffney  “The Prince Of Pinot” 2009 Winter’s Hill Vineyard Reserve Estate Bottled Dundee Hills Pinot Noir“”A fruit-driven nose that has staying power in the glass over time. Enticing aromas of ripe cherries and raspberries with a hint of spice, briar and forest floor. Fullflavored […]

Closed Monday, September 2

Winter’s Hill will be closed Monday, September 2 to celebrate Labor Day. We hope you enjoyed the Summer as much as we did. Cheers!

Winter’s Hill Supports Yamhelas Rails to Trails

Winter’s Hill is excited to be working with members of the Oregon Wine-country Communiity to create an 18 mile biking and hiking trail on the right-of-way of the old Union Pacific Railroad.  This intact right-of-way represents an extraordinary resource for both visitors and locals alike. As soon as we learned about this project, we knew […]

Northwest Wines To You is no more. (And that’s OK!)

Over the past several years, we have partnered with Northwest Wines To You to provide our shopping cart and other compliance services. They have been a good partner, but we decided that we could better serve our customers on our own site, http://www.shopwintershill.com . As it happens, just when we were about to roll out […]

2009 Pinot noir Willamette Valley

Our current tasting flight features our 2009 Pinot noir Willamette Valley. It has only gotten better since it was reviewed in 2011. 90 points. “Vivid red. An intensely perfumed bouquet displays scents of raspberry preserves, potpourri and incense, with an exotic spicy overlay. Silky and sweet, offering spicy red berry flavors and a palate-numbing lashing […]

Can you spare a tractor?

Harvest is coming, and Winter’s Hill is looking for a tractor. During the off season, we purchased a specialized trailer to pull the loaded bins of fruit up from the vineyard to the winery.  We are looking forward to bringing the fruit in much more quickly and efficiently, but there is one catch.  We need […]

Too soon to tell

We are getting excited about the coming 2013 vintage, and visitors to the winery are eager to know “Will this be a good vintage?” Our neighbors at Lenné Estate have a great blog post on the dangers of making predictions in Oregon. You can read it here.

Summer Celebration August 17

August 17 Summer Celebration Celebrate the golden days of summer with Winter’s Hill Vineyard.  Enjoy a vineyard tour by wagon (horse and tractor drawn), or stay cool in the cellar while barrel-tasting the 2012 Pinot noir. (Or do both! Why choose just one?) Special Case Sale of our 2009 Willamette Valley Pinot noir. Not regularly […]

90 pts for 2010 Pinot noir Dundee Hills Estate

The International Wine Cellar just published their annual Oregon Pinot noir Report.  Many of Oregon’s best wines were reviewed, and we were pleased with the rating and description of our 2010 Pinot noir Dundee Hills Estate: “90 pts.  Pale red.  Red berries, rose oil and blood orange on the fragrant nose.  Juicy and precise, with […]