2014 Pinot Noir Barrel Tastings for Futures-November 22-23 & 28-29

The 2014 Pinot Noir is resting peacefully in barrel, and are tasting exceptional! The 2014 vintage has been one of the best on record, and is already receiving tons of high praise throughout the wine industry. The fruit we pulled in this year has been the best we have ever seen. This is definitely a […]

Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition

We were excited to have  our 2012 Pinot Noir Watershed, 2012 Pinot Noir Block 10 and 2013 Rosé invited to the Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition this year. These three wines have garnered quite a bit of press this year, and we are extremely happy to see them finish well with other top rated wines. […]

Wine tasting and Pairing Menu at Gamberetti’s Oct. 23

Thursday, October 23 at Gamberetti’s Italian Restaurant in Salem from 6-8pm. Join Russell Gladhart and Chef Karen Moran for an evening of Winter’s Hill wines paired with a fantastic menu for just $20. 2013 PINOT BLANC: Saffron steamed clams   2012 PINOT GRIS: Spicy chicken lettuce wrap 2013 ROSE OF PINOT NOIR Prosciutto Caprese Skewer […]

Pumpkin Chipotle Soup Paired with 2009 Pinot Noir Dundee Hills

Temperatures are falling and the fall flavors are filling the produce section in the grocery stores and farmer’s markets. One of my favorite soups this time of year is pumpkin. It has a delicious flavor that warms me up. I love this soup paired with the spicy 2009 Pinot Noir Dundee Hills. Need more wine […]

Portland Monthly Oregon’s 50 Best Wines 2014

We are excited to announce that our Limited Release 2012 Pinot Noir Block 9-115 was selected in Portland Monthly’s annual Oregon’s 50 Best Wines 2014. 2012 Pinot Noir Block 9-115 came in at number 26. There is extremely tough competition throughout the state with some phenomenal wines that were submitted. “97.1 Think dark cherry pie filling […]

So many Apps!

This summer we have seen more and more guests using mobile apps as part of their tasting experience. Some are using them to post reviews of the wines, or to read the reviews of other users.  Others use them to take notes and record the wines that they have tasted in the course of the […]

Sweet Potato Risotto with Pecans Paired with Pinot Noir

Now that the temperatures are beginning to cool it’s time to enjoy all the delicious fall flavors. This month we are highlighting a wonderful southern dish to pair with our Pinot noir.  I especially like our 2010 Pinot noir Dundee Hills with this risotto. Hope you enjoy! Sweet Potato Risotto with Pecans Ingrediants: 4 tablespoons […]

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.”