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 […]

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 […]

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 delightful and refreshing pink from an estate block designated for rosé. Fruity aromas […]

Wine Spectator 90 pts 2012 Pinot Gris

Great review for our 2012 Pinot Gris from the Wine Spectator “Fresh and sleek, with pretty melon and lemon curd flavors on a polished frame, lingering easily.”

91-93pts! Tanzer reviews for 2012 Pinot Noir

Each year Josh Raynolds, of the Tanzer International Wine Cellar, produces one of the most extensive and thorough tastings of Oregon Pinot Noir.  We are very pleased with the scores that our 2012 Pinot Noir received. 91 pts 2012 Winter’s Hill Estate Pinot Noir Watershed   “Lurid red.  Sexy, high-pitched aromas of fresh raspberry and candied […]

90 points, & Top 5 Rosés for Summer 2014 for our 2013 Rosé of Pinot Noir

Editor-in-Chief of Snooth Gregory Dal Piaz recently reviewed our 2013 Rosé of Pinot Noir, giving it 90 points. “Spicy on the nose with lightly candied suggestions of red cherry and strawberry fruit that show excellent intensity and purity. Nice acids open on the palate, which shows a hint of richness and lovely, pure, and slightly […]

Pizza Making Class Featured at WeekendsInDundee.com

On Saturday, June 21, we kicked off summer by bringing the Red Hills Market’s wood-fired oven up to the winery so that our guests could make their very own pizza with the helping hands of Chef Sam. We also had The Beautiful Pig out to the winery so folks could choose from several of their […]

Gold Medal and Best of Class

The Los Angeles International Wine Competition awarded our 2012 Dundee Hills Pinot Gris a Gold Medal and selected it as the best overall Pinot Gris in the competition.  Celebrating their 75th anniversary this year, the Los Angeles International Wine Competition is one of the most prestigious in the United States. We are also proud to […]

Pinot Gris rated Excellent by WinePressNW

Wine Press Northwest has just completed a comprehensive tasting of Pinot Gris from 81 wineries in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.  The Winter’s Hill Estate 2012 Pinot Gris received a rating of “Excellent”. “Winter’s Hill is in the heart of the northern Willamette Valley, and winemaker Delphine Gladhart has put together a luscious Pinot Gris using […]

Pinot Blanc rated “Outstanding”

We are gratified by the attention that our 2013 wines are receiving.  Great Northwest Wines described our Pinot Blanc as “Outstanding” enjoying the “amazing brightness, an entry of Granny Smith apple, tangerine and lime that continues to push in delicious fashion.” Read the full review here. Purchase the 2013 Pinot Blanc here.  $17 per bottle, […]