2013 Pinot Noir Barrel Tastings & Futures

This weekend is your first chance to sample and purchase 2013 Pinot Noir. The barrels for the 2013 Futures tasting have been selected, and you are in for quite a treat this weekend! In 2013 we had an early spring and long mild summer that had us on track for an easy and early harvest. […]

Sit Back, Relax & Enjoy…2012 Watershed Pinot Noir

The 2012 vintage is showing ripe, fruit forward, and full bodied characteristics.  Similar to the 2008 vintage these wines are drinking great right from the start.  You will want to make sure you get plenty of the 2012 vintage because they will sell fast!  We suggest not drinking them all right away though.   Hide […]

Best of The Dundee Hills April 26-27

Join Winter’s Hill and 29 Wineries, Inns, and Restaurants to celebrate the best we have to offer.  Discover exquisite food and wine pairings created for this weekend.  At Winter’s Hill we will be serving French Gougéres  with Black Truffle Copa from the Beautiful Pig. $40 tickets include admission to all participating locations and souvenir glass.Purchase […]

Tasting Flight

Check out our current flight of wine. Stop by the tasting room to enjoy. Wine Tasting Notes 2013 Pinot Blanc Very aromatic and full of tropical fruit flavors, look for blood-orange and grapefruit zest on the nose.  Rich and full on the palate, lychee and orange flavors complement and balance the acidity.  Enjoy with scallops […]

Slurping allowed, 2013 Rosé of Pinot Noir

What to serve with Easter Dinner?  Katherine Cole of the Oregonian suggests starting with Winter’s Hill Dry Rosé of Pinot Noir. “While there’s a hint of candied cherries and raspberries on the nose, the zesty palate has a satisfying saline quality that makes you just want to slurp this stuff down.” Read the full review […]

2013 Rosé paired with Summer Style Pasta

Summer is just around the corner, and we know you’ll be looking for that perfect summer meal to pair with Winter’s Hill Rosé! This dish is simple yet packed with flavor. Cheers! Summer Pasta with Zucchini & Goat Cheese Ingrediants: 12 ounces fusilli pasta(3/4 box) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 pound zucchini, sliced into thin half-moons kosher salt and pepper 1 clove […]

Winemakers Dinner at Le Puy Inn April 4

Winter’s Hill Winemaker Dinner at Le Puy Inn Need a special overnight or weekend away? We’ve got a special opportunity that will surely get you out of your Pacific Northwest Winter Blues routine. Join our winemakers, Russell & Delphine Gladhart, at Le Puy Inn for a Winter Wine Dinner. On Friday, April 4, beginning at […]

Stay cozy with Baked Manicotti and 2009 Reserve Pinot Noir

Rich, creamy, and baked until it is golden brown, this Manicotti recipe is perfect for a cold winter evening.  Pair it with our 2009 Reserve Pinot Noir for a perfect meal. Baked Manicotti with Sausage and Peas Ingrediants 3/4 cup milk 1/2 cup heavy cream 6 ounces (about 3 cups) grated Pecorino Romano 1/4 cup […]

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 […]

Deck The Hills

The Holidays are here, and we are celebrating in true wine-country style. The tasting menu includes some great wines from older vintages such as 2006 and 2008, (check our mobile site for the current flight, and check-in on Facebook or your favorite mobile service for an extra special taste). We are supporting two very important […]