A Summer Walk at Winter’s Hill Estate

Great time to leisurely walk around the meadow, into the woods and down to the vineyard. Along the way you’ll pass patches of brodiae, and False Solomon’s Seal which has gone to seed and likely bumble bees fast at work collecting pollen and eating nectar. Watch for the bluebirds and the acorn woodpeckers too. When […]

Waiting for the Monarchs

I’ve been checking for eggs on the milkweed for some time now. I’m anxious to know that the monarchs will find the milkweed again! Our patches are well established, planted in 2010, and each patch has from 10 to 20 flower stalks. It is still early. Don’t usually see larva until July. This year I […]

Willamette Valley – Wine Region of the Year!

We are thrilled to announce Wine Enthusiast Magazine has awarded Oregon’s Willamette Valley as its 2016 Wine Region of the Year for the annual Wine Star Awards. Other 2016 nominees included Champagne, Crete, Sonoma County, and Provence. The Wine Star Awards are viewed as some of the most influential in the wine industry, and we […]

Honey Bees at Winter’s Hill Estate

Top 100 Wine 2015

We are excited to announce our 2012 Pinot Noir Reserve made Great Northwest Wine Top 100 Wines of 2015. “Second-generation winemaker Delphine Gladhart has helped elevate this family operation in Oregon’s Dundee Hills, and this small-production Pinot Noir from estate grapes further exemplifies her winemaking prowess. It is a powerfully elegant wine with aromas of […]

Top 10 Vineyards In Oregon

It is our pleasure to announce Wine.net has selected us in their Top 10 Vineyards In Oregon! We are excited to be recognized with such great company. Click here to read the full article, and see the other nine wineries featured.

Thanksgiving Open House

Bring the family out to help us celebrate the Holiday Season. Russell will be sampling pinot noir from the barrel throughout the day, and we will also have Stone Barn Brandy Works here sampling a fortified pinot noir made from our grapes on Saturday. Stone Barn Brandyworks, a craft distillery in SE Portland, will be […]

2012 Pinot Noir Dundee Hills Scores 92 Points

We are excited to announce our 2012 Pinot Noir Dundee Hills was featured in the October issue of The Tasting Panel Magazine with a 92 Point score! “Lush and juicy with tangy cherry and pure flavors; crisp, racy and bright, long and lively.” -92 points. Anthony Dias Blue, The Tasting Panel, October 2015. Price: $39 […]

Lemon & Herb Grilled Chicken with 2014 Dry Rosé

Chilled Rosé is the perfect wine for a warm and sunny afternoon on the patio. Warm and sunny days also happen to be perfect days to fire up the grill! We love pairing our Rosé with grilled lemon and herb chicken. Ingredients Juice and zest of 4 lemons, plus 2 whole lemons 5 sprigs fresh […]

Bounty of Yamhill County

Voted #2 Best General Food Festival As chosen by readers of USA TODAY and 10Best Event Website and Tickets Yamhill County, nestled in the heart of Oregon’s Willamette Valley, enjoys rich soils, a mild climate and some of the most spectacular scenery anywhere. This abundance of natural resources – and a strong pioneer spirit – […]