2014 Late Harvest Pinot Gris Release Party

  Jump for Joy!! The 2014 Late Harvest Pinot Gris is finally back and ready to be enjoyed! Join us to celebrate the release of our 2014 Late harvest Pinot Gris. It has been 3 years since we released our last dessert wine. Tasting Flight: 2013 Pinot Blanc-Best in Class Sunset Wine Comp. 2014 Dry […]

“Delicate, Floral” Pinot Gris selected by Oregon Wine Press

2013 Winter’s Hill Pinot Gris was one of 11 selected by the Oregon Wine Press  in their April issue. “Light and bright upfront, delicate, floral aromas lead to an appealing melange of mango, banana and apple that intermingle with pleasing piquancy on the palate.” Special pricing during April: 6 bottles for $149 shipping included.

90 Point Pinot Gris Paired with Spicy Ginger Pork

Our 2013 Pinot Gris is a great wine to pair with lighter foods such at fish, salads, pork and chicken. The crisp and fruity characteristics make for a great wine if you want to throw a little spiciness to the meal. Below is a delicious Spicy Ginger Pork recipe that is sure to delight. I […]

2013 Pinot Gris 90pts Wine Enthusiast

Our 2013 Dundee Hills Pinot Gris earned a score of 90 points from the Wine Enthusiast.  Look for it in the February issue. “Good grip and focus are the hallmarks here, showcasing pinpoint fruit flavors of orange, apple and pear. Precision crafting and immaculate acidity contribute to a lingering, refreshing finish, with a gently-rendered phenolic […]

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.”

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 […]