Vineyard Update

June 7th, 2019  -Rapid Growth Phase! Six weeks after declaring 95 % bud break ( open leaves arrayed perpendicular to the trained cane) we are in the midst of the second canopy tuck of shoots into the 18 inch training wire with many now three feet long reaching up to the third, top wire. The […]

2018 Pinot Noir Barrel Tasting

Because this event was so popular we decided to add on 2 additional dates this summer. June 22, 2019 July 27, 2019 You are invited to sit down with us to sample through several barrels of our 2018 vintage Pinot noir. The wines you will be tasting will be offered as Futures at a 30% discount […]

Bees, Birds, and Pinot Take Center Stage at Winter’s Hill Estate in the Dundee Hills

We are excited to have a great article in Portland Monthly. “From an idyllic perch in the Willamette Valley’s famed Dundee Hills, winemaker Russell Gladhart walks through vineyards soaked in late afternoon sunlight with his mother, Emily—a tradition at their third-generation family operation. Both are firm believers in the adage: “The best fertilizer is the […]

Slow Cooker Pork Shoulder with 2018 Rosé of Pinot Noir

I made this recipe using our 2018 Rosé and it was delicious. So easy to make as well. Simply leave it in a slow cooker on low for 7-8 hours then serve with your favorite sauce. #16 Vinepair.com The 25 Best Rosé Wines of 2019 “You can taste and smell the terroir,” said one taster […]

2018 Pinot Noir Futures Sale

Our Pinot Noir Futures sale is now open. This is the one time of year where you can order our wines at a 30% discount. This year we are offering both full cases (30% discount), and half cases (20% discount). These wines are still aging in the barrels, and will be ready for pick up […]

Grafting Chardonnay at Winter’s Hill Estate

The long planned grafting of 1800 Pinot gris plants to Chardonnay was done today. The plants were originally planted in 1993 so the grafts have a well established root system to benefit from. This fall we will have a small harvest. Next year we can make wine! The trunk head is sawed off and the […]

Winter’s Hill Sells 10 Case Lot for $10,000.

I wanted to share some exciting news with you surrounding Winter’s Hill Estate at this year’s Willamette Valley: The Pinot Noir Auction. The Auction featured 86 one-of-a-kind Pinot noir and six collaborative Chardonnay auction lots from the 2017 vintage, Our 10 case lot of Winter’s Hill Estate The Hartland Pinot Noir, sold for $10,000! The […]

Earth Day Oregon-Crag Law Center

Winter’s Hill is celebrating Earth Day by supporting Crag! We are excited to be part of Earth Day Oregon, a new state-wide initiative to bring attention to sustainably minded businesses supporting earth focused nonprofits on Earth Day – and throughout the month of April. We are excited to be working with Crag Law Center to […]

10th Annual Fueled By Fine Wine 1/2 Marathon

Chris Nagy’s Grand Finale! After a ten-year run that saw it go from an intriguing idea to one of the most highly regarded running events in the country, Chris has decided to retire as race director and owner of this successful event. This years Fueled by Fine Wine Half-Marathon will be her final event as […]

Chicken Parmesan Paired with 2016 Pinot Noir Dundee Hills

Our 2016 Pinot Noir is arriving at doors this week for Cellar Door Club shipments, and we want you to have a delicious recipe to pair with this wine. I made this Chicken Parmesan dish this past weekend for family, and they loved it. I hope you enjoy! If you would like to get our […]