Harvest 2017!

Harvest started early this morning! The pickers arrived before daybreak and finished their coffee in their cars. The sun came up and all were working!   We quickly started filling the totes set up on the trailer. Each of the 4 totes … [Continue reading]

Harvest Thoughts

We've been preparing for the grape harvest for weeks - new equipment procured , old readied, barrels emptied of the last vintage, etc. We forget sometimes how much more there is to the harvest season than grapes. My family is German and fall means … [Continue reading]

More Excellent Reviews from Great Northwest Wine

This has been a big summer for us with fantastic reviews from Great Northwest Wine. Our 2014 Pinot Noir Block 10 was rated Excellent a couple days ago. "The Gladhart family devoted Block 10 of its Pinot Noir plantings to the Pommard clone, and it … [Continue reading]

Crop Thinning as Harvest Approaches

With harvest surging towards us, it is time to thin the crop of grapes that is hanging on the vines. Why cut off such lovely fruit? Because the grape's genetic program evolved to create the maximum quantity of seeds, while as winemakers we want to … [Continue reading]

Harvest Update

Harvest Update August 27, 2017 Veraison, the onset of ripening, began a couple weeks ago for us in our Winter's Hill Vineyard. The grapes are slowly changing from green unripe berries to the beautiful red pinot that we know and love. The berries … [Continue reading]

Another OUTSTANDING! from Great Northwest Wine

We are excited to announce our 2014 Pinot Noir Block 8 was recently rated Outstanding by Great Northwest Wine. All of the Pinot Noir that Russell Gladhart produces under his family’s Winter’s Hill Estate label hails from the vineyard they … [Continue reading]

2014 Pinot Noir Block 9-Corner Rated Outstanding

We are excited to announce Great Northwest Wine rated our 2014 Pinot Noir Block 9-Corner Outstanding! "Russell Gladhart and his family’s historic farm in the Dundee Hills were a featured attraction during the 2017 International Pinot Noir … [Continue reading]

Harvest Party Featuring Red Hills Market

Join us in the Winter's Hill Estate Winery for an afternoon of eating and drinking to celebrate the 2017 Harvest. The bounty of the season will be on full display as harvest will have just begun. This is your chance to see all the action while … [Continue reading]

Shrimp Tacos Paired with Pearly Everlasting

Our Pearly Everlasting is a light and refreshing wine that is perfect for summer patio sipping. It also pairs perfectly with shrimp tacos. I hope you enjoy! Avocado Salsa: 1 small onion, quartered 1 jalapeno, quartered, seeds … [Continue reading]

Announcing a new Tasting Experience

Vineyard Walk & Picnic tasting experience offered through Airbnb. You are invited to a tour & wine tasting in our winery & vineyards finished with a picnic on our patio overlooking the coastal mountains. This is a chance to get up … [Continue reading]