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 … [Continue reading]

Monarch Butterflies at Winter’s Hill

This is our first sighting of a monarch at Winter's Hill in June of 2014. We were excited to find both caterpillars and a chrysalis on July 13!! The caterpillar is feeding on milkweed which we planted 5 years ago. It is the only plant on which … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

2nd Annual Toast For A Cure

Thank you to everyone that came out to support this wonderful event. We greatly appreciate it. With all of your efforts we helped raise over $8,500 for the Northwest Chapter. Join us here at Winter's Hill Estate for the 2nd Annual Toast for a Cure … [Continue reading]

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." … [Continue reading]

2014 Harvest is Just Weeks Away-Veraison

Veraison-the onset of ripening. Veraison is the period of development when the berries transition from berry growth to berry ripening. Over the next several weeks the grapes will begin to develop a sweet taste as the sugars begin to … [Continue reading]

Winter’s Hill Painting for Sale

David C. from Chicago made the winning bid for our painting, and we are pleased to make a $500 donation to Gads Hill Center. Our friend, and Bottle & Bottega of Portland artist, Holly Moxley, painted this beautiful scene for use at one of the … [Continue reading]

Pinot Blanc Celebration

Note: Unfortunately we will not be able to offer tractor rides down to the vineyard this weekend, because the 2014 Harvest is beginning Friday. The winery will be in full harvest mode so there will be lots of action to witness this weekend. Join … [Continue reading]

Shrimp Salad with Hominy, Arugula, and Lime

The last thing we want on a hot summer day is to feel weighed down by the food we eat. Well, we've got the perfect salad just for the occasion. This brightly colored and flavorful shrimp salad is perfect for the hot summer days. It is light and … [Continue reading]

Summer Festival, August 9 & 10

Saturday, August 9, 201411:00-5:00pmSummer is the most beautiful time in the Willamette Valley, and we invite you to celebrate with us. Join us Saturday and Sunday, August 9 & 10 for our annual Summer Festival. Equestrian Wine Tours will be … [Continue reading]