Dundee Hills – Worldwide Reputation for Greatness

“Wine, especially Pinot noir wine, is all about place. Plant a pinot vine here and it will taste one way, plant it over there and it will taste a different way. Plant it in the Dundee Hills of Oregon’s Willamette Valley, and it will likely taste of silky red cherries or raspberries with a touch of autumn-dewed forest floor and […]

Willamette Valley – Wine Region of the Year!

We are thrilled to announce Wine Enthusiast Magazine has awarded Oregon’s Willamette Valley as its 2016 Wine Region of the Year for the annual Wine Star Awards. Other 2016 nominees included Champagne, Crete, Sonoma County, and Provence. The Wine Star Awards are viewed as some of the most influential in the wine industry, and we […]

2014 Pinot Noir Dundee Hills Awarded 92 Points

We are excited to announce that our 2014 Pinot Noir Dundee Hills was awarded 92 points from Wine Spectator. This wine was also featured in Wine Enthusiast Magazine last month with a 90 point score. “Sleek and focused, with fine tannins around a spicy core of red berry, white pepper and violet flavors, gliding easily […]

Vino Ventures Holiday Wine Pairing

Vino Ventures Wine Tours featured our 2014 Pinot Noir Dundee Hills in their Holiday Wine Pairing. “here at Vino Ventures we are firm believers that great wine breeds great conversation, and nothing is better than that around your holiday dinner table. The trick is in finding the perfect pairing. We are lucky enough to live […]

90 Point Scores from Wine Enthusiast

We are excited to announce that three of our Pinot Noirs were featured in the December issue of Wine Enthusiast Magazine that just hit shelves. 2014 Pinot Noir Block 10 – 91 Points “Vinified with 50% whole clusters, this pure Pommard selection is from the highest portion of the vineyard. This seems to bring slightly […]

2014 Pinot Blanc Reserve Sip Northwest Best of the Northwest 2016

We are excited to announce our 2014 Pinot Blanc Reserve was selected as a Panel Pick in the 2016 edition of Sip Northwest Magazine’s Best of the Northwest. This is the 2nd year in a row our wine has been featured in Sip Northwest’s Best of the Northwest. Last year our 2014 Pinot Blanc was […]

Portland Monthly: Oregon’s 50 Best Wines 2016

We are thrilled to appear in Portland Monthly’s annual wine edition for the 3rd year in a row. This year our 2013 Pinot Noir Block 10 was featured as #35 of Oregon’s 50 Best Wines of 2016. We only made one barrel of this wine which was sold as part of our Futures sale, and […]

Rosé Vertical Tasting

We barrel ferment our Rosé of Pinot Noir in neutral French oak  because it gives the Rosé a bit more body, and more complexity.  The oak also allows the Rosé to develop more as it ages. You are invited to join us for a one day only Rosé Vertical Tasting. We are pulling out five […]

Our New Labels

After working with Ashley Lippard Design for several months we are excited to have new labels ready for everyone to see. We kept the cellar door seal to represent the family history. Emily’s parents, John & Lena Winter, brought with them the wrought iron hinges when they resettled from Illinois in 1961. These hinges now […]

Pizza Making Party & Rosé with Red Hills Market

Love Pizza? Love Wine? We love both! Red Hills Market is firing up their wood-fire oven, and driving it to the top of the hill for a delicious pizza making party with our Winter’s Hill Wine. The Chef will assist you with making your own masterpiece, then sit down with a glass of wine to enjoy […]