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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Reviews from the PinotFile

The PinotFile is written and published by Rusty Gaffney, aka The Prince of Pinot.   The 26 issues a year include reviews of more than 1500 wines each year, as well as longer articles about Pinot Noir producers and events in wine-country. 91 pts 2012 Winter’s Hill Estate Pinot Noir Watershed  “Moderately light reddish purple color […]

91-93pts! Tanzer reviews for 2012 Pinot Noir

Each year Josh Raynolds, of the Tanzer International Wine Cellar, produces one of the most extensive and thorough tastings of Oregon Pinot Noir.  We are very pleased with the scores that our 2012 Pinot Noir received. 91 pts 2012 Winter’s Hill Estate Pinot Noir Watershed   “Lurid red.  Sexy, high-pitched aromas of fresh raspberry and candied […]

2009 Pinot Noir Dundee Hills paired with Bucantini all’Amatriciana

This classic and simple Italian recipe pairs beautifully with our 2009 Pinot Noir Dundee Hills. This dish originated in the town of Amatrice, which is located in the mountainous region of Lazio. Lazio region is located on the central peninsular section of Italy. We hope you enjoy! Need more 2009 Pinot Noir? Purchase here. Remember […]

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 […]

Scallops, all day long!

Taste through the newest releases from Winter’s Hill with Shall We Wine from Chicago. Host Regine Rousseau was joined by her guests; Michael Cannon, GM of 710 in Hyde Park, Lauren Rivera, of Northwestern University, and Josh Parkinson, owner of Blind Taney, our Illinois Distributor. Together they tasted the Pinot Blanc, Dry Rosé of Pinot […]