3rd vintage in a row that our Pinot Gris earned 90 points or higher

We are excited to announce out 2014 Pinot Gris was awarded 90 Points and Best Buy in the February issue of Wine & Spirits Magazine! This is the 3rd vintage in a row our Pinot Gris was awarded 90 points or higher. 2012-90 points Wine Spectator, 2013-92 Points LA Wine Competition, 2014-90 points & Best […]

The Nittany Epicurean reviews our Pinot Gris & Blanc

We just received a couple reviews from The Nittany Epicurean. You can read the full articles at The Nittany Epicurean. 2014 Pinot Gris: “The wine showed a light golden color. Apple, pithy lemon, hay and slate could all be found on the nose. Apple, lemon, honey, hay and limestone followed on the palate where the […]

Nobody Talks About Wine In January

It’s a good thing we love talking about wine in January! Snooth.com has started the year off by previewing 14 wines to drink post holiday, and our 2014 Pearly Everlasting was one of the featured wines. “Pearly Everlasting (the wine) boasted pure, fresh and crisp aromas of honeysuckle, melon and almond – highlighted by an […]

Top 100 Wine 2015

We are excited to announce our 2012 Pinot Noir Reserve made Great Northwest Wine Top 100 Wines of 2015. “Second-generation winemaker Delphine Gladhart has helped elevate this family operation in Oregon’s Dundee Hills, and this small-production Pinot Noir from estate grapes further exemplifies her winemaking prowess. It is a powerfully elegant wine with aromas of […]

Snooth likes our Pinot Gris and Pinot Blanc

With harvest coming to an end, we have more time to send our wines out for reviews by folks like the editors at Snooth.com.  If you are planning to enjoy some shellfish over the holidays, these two wines are a great place to start. 2013 Winter’s Hill Estate Dundee Hills Pinot Gris “Vanilla, green apple […]

Making the case(s) for the best wines for the holidays

Andy Purdue featured our 2013 Pinot Noir Dundee Hills in his recent article in The Seattle Times as one of the best wines to serve for Christmas “I LOOK FORWARD to the holiday season, not necessarily as a time to receive gifts, but rather as an opportunity to dig into my cellar and share wines […]

2012 Pinot Noir Dundee Hills Scores 92 Points

We are excited to announce our 2012 Pinot Noir Dundee Hills was featured in the October issue of The Tasting Panel Magazine with a 92 Point score! “Lush and juicy with tangy cherry and pure flavors; crisp, racy and bright, long and lively.” -92 points. Anthony Dias Blue, The Tasting Panel, October 2015. Price: $39 […]

Great Reviews on Trip Advisor

5 stars “Of all the six wineries that we visited in Willamette Valley, Winter’s Hill was my favorite.”  Click here to read the full review. 5 stars “Small but hands-on family run with outstanding wines- seek it out!” Click here to read the full review. 4 stars “What a great afternoon of wine and sharing!!!” […]

Lemon & Herb Grilled Chicken with 2014 Dry Rosé

Chilled Rosé is the perfect wine for a warm and sunny afternoon on the patio. Warm and sunny days also happen to be perfect days to fire up the grill! We love pairing our Rosé with grilled lemon and herb chicken. Ingredients Juice and zest of 4 lemons, plus 2 whole lemons 5 sprigs fresh […]

Recent Monarch Activity at Winter’s Hill

I monitor activity almost daily. Have found at least 2 doz. larva since June 26 but only 1 chrysalis! Today July 19 I saw 1 instar; yesterday I saw 2 on different plants in about the 4 or 5 instar stage.. Have posted questions about several pictures and would greatly appreciate info on them. I’m […]