The Secret Grapes of the Willamette Valley

Our 2016 Pinot Blanc Reserve keeps getting great recognition from a variety of writers and critics. It was most recently featured in Vinography.com The Secret Grapes of the Willamette Valley. This is a great read about many of the Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc & Gamay Noir wines from around our area. Read full article here. […]

Swordfish steaks on cedar plank

This delicious swordfish recipe is easy to make, and it pairs well with our 2015 Pinot Noir Reserve.Hope you enjoy! “A selection of the finest blocks in the Estate Vineyard. After 12 months of aging, 11 barrels were chosen that best represented the 2015 vintage. · Moderate garnet color in the glass. Deep aromas of […]

Shrimp & Corn Salad Paired with 2015 Pinot Gris Reserve

  Summer is the perfect time for fresh, bright & light salads. This shrimp & corn salad pairs perfectly for our 2015 Pinot Gris Reserve. “Vivid straw-yellow. Pungent citrus and orchard fruit aromas are complemented by suggestions of chamomile and succulent herbs. Fleshy and dry on the palate, offering bitter pear skin, Meyer lemon and […]

Racking 2017 Pinot noir

    We are busy in the winery this week as we prepare our 2017 wines for bottling at the end of August.   Today Jason is racking barrels of 2017 Pinot noir.  Racking is the process of gently removing the wine from the barrel while leaving the sediment behind.     We use a […]

“In a word, lovely.” Burghound reviews our 2015 Pinot noir

For in-depth understanding and reviews of Pinot noir, you can’t get much better than Allen Meadows and his quarterly journal, Burghound.  He tastes the best Pinot noir from around the world, and he doesn’t give out high scores too freely.  That’s why we were pleased and honored to receive these reviews. 92 points  2015 Dundee […]

A Love Letter to Pinot Blanc

“Pinot Blanc is maybe the best wine you’ve never tasted. Especially the beauties from Oregon, which come on all bright and fruity and then stop just at the brink of going sweet. The varietal’s acidic edge wakes up your tongue, causes eyes to widen and a thought bubble to form: “Hello, gorgeous! Where have you […]

Drunken Oranges Paired with Hans & Lena Pinot Gris

This Memorial Weekend we are offering a sneak peek of our 2017 Hans & Lena Pinot Gris. For 2 days only you’ll get to sample the 2015 & 2017 Late Harvest style Pinot Gris. Make sure to check out the video above of our bottling of the 2017 vintage. This past weekend I made drunken […]

2017 Rosé voted Top 25 Rosés of 2018 By Vinepair.com

We are excited to announce our 2017 Rosé was featured in VinePair.com The Best 25 Rosé Wines of 2018! We were one of only 3 Oregon Rosés to make the list. Selection Process: “To determine our list of the 25 best rosés of 2018, we released an open call for submissions, scoured wine shops, and gathered […]

2016 Pinot Gris Featured in Wine Enthusiast Article

Crisp White Wines from Places You’d Never Expect We are thrilled to see our 2016 Pinot Gris featured in a Wine Enthusiast Article! “Wine drinkers are familiar with famous powerhouse regions that produce crisp white wines, like New Zealand’s Sauvignon Blanc, or Chablis. But equally refreshing whites are also produced in unlikely places. From Napa […]

Polenta & Meatballs paired with 2015 Pinot Noir Dundee Hills

I hope you’ll enjoy this delicious recipe with our 2015 Pinot Noir Dundee Hills. Our flagship Pinot Noir selection brings you the quintessential wine from Winter’s Hill Estate: Red fruit and berry flavors and aromas supported by smooth, rounded tannins. The warm days and cool, breezy nights help the fruit ripen slowly, with freshness and […]