Great Northwest Wine Loves Our 2012 Pinot Noirs

2012 Pinot Noir wins Double Gold at Great Northwest Wine Competition “It is a powerfully elegant wine with aromas of rhubarb, ripe strawberry and clove, followed by flavors of supple red fruit backed by just the faintest hint of moist earthiness. An absolutely luscious effort.” Great Northwest Wine Competition, April 2015 Purchase Here     […]

2012 Pinot Noir Block 10 & Block 9-115 Wine & Spirits Year’s Best Pinot Noir

We are excited to announce that our 2012 Pinot Noir Block 10 & Block 9-115 were selected for Wine & Spirits Magazine Year’s Best US Pinot Noir.   94 points & Best Buy “Grown at a Pommard-clone block in the estate’s highest elevation vineyards, this wine feels autumnal and warm, slightly rustic, and above all, […]

“Delicate, Floral” Pinot Gris selected by Oregon Wine Press

2013 Winter’s Hill Pinot Gris was one of 11 selected by the Oregon Wine Press  in their April issue. “Light and bright upfront, delicate, floral aromas lead to an appealing melange of mango, banana and apple that intermingle with pleasing piquancy on the palate.” Special pricing during April: 6 bottles for $149 shipping included.

2012 Pinot Noir Block 10 rated OUTSTANDING

Great Northwest Wines just rated our 2012 Pinot Noir Block 10 OUTSTANDING, their highest score. “Dark and ripe aromas of blackberry, plum and raspberry truffle include clove, black pepper and vanilla. The drink is youthful and expressive, bringing flavors of ripe strawberry, raspberry compote and toast. Its round and delicious finish shows pomegranate, tobacco leaf […]

2013 Pinot Gris 90pts Wine Enthusiast

Our 2013 Dundee Hills Pinot Gris earned a score of 90 points from the Wine Enthusiast.  Look for it in the February issue. “Good grip and focus are the hallmarks here, showcasing pinpoint fruit flavors of orange, apple and pear. Precision crafting and immaculate acidity contribute to a lingering, refreshing finish, with a gently-rendered phenolic […]

GiveGuide Raises more than $3.1 million

The GiveGuide charitable giving campaign shattered is own record and goals for 2014, raising more than $3.1 million. Winter’s Hill Estate was proud to sponsor 1000 Friends of Oregon, one of the Portland area non-profits selected to  participate.  1000 Friends also broke their previous record, raising more than $29,000 to support their efforts to protect […]

“Best Buy” 94 & 93 Points from Wine & Spirits

We are excited to announce Wine & Spirits Magazine featured our 2012 Pinot Noir Block 10 and Block 9-115 in the December issue as Best Buys. Only 72 cases of each wine were made, and they were released to Wine Club members earlier this year, which means there are only a few cases left of […]

2012 Watershed Pinot Noir Makes Seattle Times’ Top 50 for 2014

Andy Perdue, the wine writer for Seattle Times, released the Pacific Northwest Top 50 Wines for 2014 a yesterday. Andy only considered wines that were tasted under blind conditions. Out of about 1,700 wineries located in the Pacific Northwest (Oregon, Washington, Idaho and British Columbia) Andy tasted roughly 5,000 wines this year.  That’s a ton […]

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. […]

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 […]