Reviews from the PinotFile

The PinotFile is written and published by Rusty Gaffney, aka The Prince of Pinot.   The 26 issues a year include reviews of more than 1500 wines each year, as well as longer articles about Pinot Noir producers and events in wine-country. 91 pts 2012 Winter’s Hill Estate Pinot Noir Watershed  “Moderately light reddish purple color […]

91-93pts! Tanzer reviews for 2012 Pinot Noir

Each year Josh Raynolds, of the Tanzer International Wine Cellar, produces one of the most extensive and thorough tastings of Oregon Pinot Noir.  We are very pleased with the scores that our 2012 Pinot Noir received. 91 pts 2012 Winter’s Hill Estate Pinot Noir Watershed   “Lurid red.  Sexy, high-pitched aromas of fresh raspberry and candied […]

2009 Pinot Noir Dundee Hills paired with Bucantini all’Amatriciana

This classic and simple Italian recipe pairs beautifully with our 2009 Pinot Noir Dundee Hills. This dish originated in the town of Amatrice, which is located in the mountainous region of Lazio. Lazio region is located on the central peninsular section of Italy. We hope you enjoy! Need more 2009 Pinot Noir? Purchase here. Remember […]

Gold Medal and Best of Class

The Los Angeles International Wine Competition awarded our 2012 Dundee Hills Pinot Gris a Gold Medal and selected it as the best overall Pinot Gris in the competition.  Celebrating their 75th anniversary this year, the Los Angeles International Wine Competition is one of the most prestigious in the United States. We are also proud to […]

Scallops, all day long!

Taste through the newest releases from Winter’s Hill with Shall We Wine from Chicago. Host Regine Rousseau was joined by her guests; Michael Cannon, GM of 710 in Hyde Park, Lauren Rivera, of Northwestern University, and Josh Parkinson, owner of Blind Taney, our Illinois Distributor. Together they tasted the Pinot Blanc, Dry Rosé of Pinot […]

2013 Pinot Noir Barrel Tastings & Futures

This weekend is your first chance to sample and purchase 2013 Pinot Noir. The barrels for the 2013 Futures tasting have been selected, and you are in for quite a treat this weekend! In 2013 we had an early spring and long mild summer that had us on track for an easy and early harvest. […]