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 […]

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 […]

2012 Pinot Gris paired with Ceviche

2012 Winter’s Hill Pinot Gris is crisp and clean on the palate with aromas of apple and tropical fruits that linger for a long finish. This wine is perfectly suited for an afternoon on the patio with Tilapia Ceviche. We hope you’ll enjoy! Ceviche is a classic Latin American dish that is easy to make and […]

Brrr! It’s cold, but the vines can take it. (fingers crossed)

Temperatures in the Willamette Valley have dropped to 10 degrees F (-12 degrees C) for the past two nights.  That is right at the danger point where Vinifera grapes like Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris can suffer cold damage.  We are relieved that predictions of much lower temperatures did not materialize.  It is also beneficial […]

Pinot Gris from Field to Glass

Follow the Pinot Gris as it makes its way from grapes on the vine to juice ready to ferment into wine. Many people are surprised at the relative dark, bronze color of the Pinot Gris grape.  It needs to be handled gently to avoid extracting the color from the skins. All of our vineyard is […]