Waerator-Instant Wine Aerator

We were recently offered a free toy in the mail, the Waerator an instant wine aerator, to play with in the tasting room. So play with it we did! We opened several new bottles of wine, 2014 Pinot Noir, 2012 Pinot Noir Block 4, and 2012 Pinot Noir Reserve to try it out. For each […]

A Summer Walk at Winter’s Hill Estate

Great time to leisurely walk around the meadow, into the woods and down to the vineyard. Along the way you’ll pass patches of brodiae, and False Solomon’s Seal which has gone to seed and likely bumble bees fast at work collecting pollen and eating nectar. Watch for the bluebirds and the acorn woodpeckers too. When […]

Waiting for the Monarchs

I’ve been checking for eggs on the milkweed for some time now. I’m anxious to know that the monarchs will find the milkweed again! Our patches are well established, planted in 2010, and each patch has from 10 to 20 flower stalks. It is still early. Don’t usually see larva until July. This year I […]

New Growth and Old Memories

Hiking through the vineyard today, it is clear that the growing season is underway, no matter how reluctantly the cold dreary winter recedes. On May 1 there was nothing but closed, fat pink buds; on May 3rd little green mouse ears were everywhere. Now the shoots of block 5, barely 530 feet in elevation and […]

Vineyard Pruning Workshop Postponed

Due to the chance of snow up here on the hill tomorrow we have decided to postpone our Vineyard Pruning Workshop to Sunday, February 12 11:00-1:30. We are sorry for the inconvenience, but we don’t want to take any chances with the way this winter has gone. We do hope you can make it next […]

Happy Holidays from Winter’s Hill Estate!

Thank you to all of our friends, colleagues, members and guests for making 2016 such a great year. We hope that this season gives all of you the opportunity to spend precious time with family and friends.  As we look back on 2016, and look forward to the New Year, we hope you will raise a […]

Guest Distillery: Rolling River Spirits

Sunday, August 7, 2016 We are pleased to welcome Rolling River Spirits to the winery to sample some of their liquors. Rolling River Spirits is a Portland, Oregon based family-owned and operated business producing handcrafted organic spirits from still to bottle. We use the freshest organic ingredients such as wheat in our vodka and will […]

Shoot thinning and cultivation in the vineyard

Honey Bees at Winter’s Hill Estate

Spring Wine Party

Saturday, April 23, 2016 You are invited to join us for our semiannual Cellar Door Wine Club Pick-Up Party. This is your opportunity to sample the current wines in the club shipment, and meet with the Gladharts to learn more about the estate property, the winery and the wines. Spring 2016 Shipment: 1 bottle 2014 […]