Trip Advisor Reviews

We love getting reviews like this on TripAdvisor: “Enjoy this Gem.  Great wines. Great people. Go. You won’t be disappointed.” September 1, 2014.  Read the full review here. “Take the drive, it is worth it. Tasting is done at a bar in their production facility, which I loved because it brings you in the winery.” […]

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.”

Reviews from the PinotFile

The PinotFile is written and published by Rusty Gaffney, aka The Prince of Pinot.   The 26 issues a year include reviews of more than 1500 wines each year, as well as longer articles about Pinot Noir producers and events in wine-country. 91 pts 2012 Winter’s Hill Estate Pinot Noir Watershed  “Moderately light reddish purple color […]

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 […]

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 […]

Scallops, all day long!

Taste through the newest releases from Winter’s Hill with Shall We Wine from Chicago. Host Regine Rousseau was joined by her guests; Michael Cannon, GM of 710 in Hyde Park, Lauren Rivera, of Northwestern University, and Josh Parkinson, owner of Blind Taney, our Illinois Distributor. Together they tasted the Pinot Blanc, Dry Rosé of Pinot […]

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 […]