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Thanksgiving Weekend - North Willamette Valley

Beaverton

Cooper Mountain Vineyards
Nov. 26–28 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) We will host Stumptown Coffee Roasters for a comparative tasting of varietal coffees on Saturday and Sunday and discover the similarities between single-origin coffee and terroir-driven Pinot! Live music daily as well appetizers paired with our new releases and some current favorites.

9480 S.W. Grabhorn Road, Beaverton
503-649-0027
www.coopermountainwine.com

Ponzi Vineyards
Nov. 26–28 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) As is tradition, we’re releasing the newest vintage of Ponzi Tavola Pinot Noir in celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday. Also enjoy cellar-worthy, limited-production Ponzi Pinot poured from magnums — great for holiday parties or gifts. The long-awaited 2008 Vino Gelato, our festive ice-style wine, is now available! Fee: $15 (per flight).

14665 S.W. Winery Lane, Beaverton
503-628-1227
www.ponziwines.com

Cornelius

A Blooming Hill Vineyard 
Nov. 26–28 (noon to 5 p.m.) We’ll release the ’09 Pinot noir on Thanksgiving Weekend. Barrel tasters already love it! Taste the ’09 whites and award-winning ’08 Pinot Noir and Mingle, our amazing white blend. Fee: $5 (six wines and treats). Big savings for wine buyers on our Christmas Trees: $10 for Doug Firs. 

5195 S.W. Hergert Road, Cornelius
503-992-1196
www.abloominghillvineyard.com

Árdíri Winery & Vineyards
Nov. 26–28 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Enjoy the ambiance of both a fireplace and fire pit while tasting our Pinot Noirs and Chehalem Gold, a white wine blend. Fee: $10 (includes a logo glass, food, chocolates).

35040 S.W. Unger Road, Cornelius
503-628-6060
www.ardiriwine.com

Forest Grove

Apolloni Vineyards
Nov. 26–28 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Be the first to try newly released 2008 Estate Pinot Noir and 2008 Ciel de Cheval Sangiovese as well as our Italian-style white and red wines. Barrel taste 2009 Sangiovese. Sample and purchase handcrafted meats and food from special guest Laurelhurst Market/Simpatica of Portland! Fee: $5 (refundable with wine purchase). 

14135 N.W. Timmerman Road, Forest Grove
503-359-5946
www.apolloni.com

David Hill Vineyards & Winery
Nov. 26–28 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Join us for Thanksgiving Weekend. Fee: $5 (includes logo glass and light food).

46350 N.W. David Hill Rd., Forest Grove
503-992-8545
www.davidhillwinery.com       

Montinore Estate
Nov. 26–28 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) We have some delicious estate-grown, Biodynamic wines to share with you! We’ll be pouring new releases and old favorites as well as offering holiday specials and case discounts. Fee: $10 (includes wine flight and logo glass); $20 (includes cheese plate, tasting flight and logo glass). 

3663 S.W. Dilley Road, Forest Grove
503-359-5012
www.montinore.com

Purple Cow Vineyards
Nov. 26–28 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Enjoy country hospitality reminiscent of years past when wine was a new and personal experience in Oregon. We feature Pinot Noir, dry Muscat, and Tempranillo. New releases and a library wine will be offered for sampling. Fee $5.

52720 N.W. Wilson School Road, Forest Grove
971-259-8269
www.purplecowvineyards.com

SakéOne
Nov. 26–28 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) “Rice Exposed Tour.” Tastings of fresh Oregon koji rice and kasu, rice cake pressed from fermented saké, which is commonly used as a pickling agent in Japanese cuisine. Fee: $10 (includes tour, saké pairings, chocolate-dipped fortune cookies). Saké and sakétini holiday gift sets 20 percent off. Tours: noon, 1, 2, and 3 p.m.

820 Elm St., Forest Grove
503-357-7056
www.sakeone.com    

Shafer Vineyard Cellars
Nov. 26–28 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Great Christmas shop. Join us for Thanksgiving Weekend. Appetizers included. Premium Oregon wines since 1978. Fee: $5 (includes five tastes). Two-case special.

6200 N.W. Gales Creek Rd., Forest Grove
503-357-6604
www.shafervineyardcellars.com

Tualatin Estate Vineyards
Nov. 26–28 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)  Come celebrate Thanksgiving Weekend with us. No fee.

10850 S.W. Seavey Road, Forest Grove
503-357-5005
www.tualatinestate.com

Gaston

ADEA Wine Company
Nov. 26–27 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.) Come visit ADEA and the gang in Gaston. Visit the winemakers, and taste the newest wine releases from four producers in one location. Celebrated Cougar cheese with accompaniments on hand. Fee: $15. Closed Sunday.

26421 N.W. Highway 47, Gaston
503-662-4509
www.adeawine.com

Big Table Farm
Nov. 26–28 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) We produce what we love to eat and drink. Please come and try some of our just released wines along with pork belly hot out of our smoker. We are introducing our 2009 Pinot Noirs along with our ’07 Syrah and ’09 Riesling.

26851 N.W. Williams Canyon Road, Gaston
503-662-3129
www.bigtablefarm.com

Cancilla Cellars (at ADEA)
Nov. 26–27 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.) Come see us at ADEA Wine Company in Gaston. Visit the winemakers, and taste the newest wine releases from four producers in one location. Celebrated Cougar cheese with accompaniments on hand. Fee: $15. Closed Sunday.

26421 N.W. Hwy. 47, Gaston
503-985-7327
www.cancillacellars.com

Elk Cove Vineyards
Nov. 26–28 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) We’ll be tasting the 2008 single-vineyard Pinot Noirs (rated 90 points or better by Wine Spectator) including Roosevelt (93 points), Five Mountain (92 points) and La Bohème (91 points), along with the Reserve (92 points). Limited bottles available for purchase, stock your cellar.

27751 N.W. Olson Road, Gaston
503-985-7760 / 877-ELK-COVE
www.elkcove.com

Kramer Vineyards
Nov. 26–28 (11 a.m. to 6 p.m.) New releases: ’08 Merlot, ’08 Pinot Port and Brut. We have a terrific selection: sparkling, Pinot Noir, Dijon Chardonnay, Carmine, Pinot Gris and more. Gift shop. Fee: $10 (includes all wines, includes appetizers); $20 (includes Riedel Oregon Pinot glass). Come for some fun! Sustainable vineyard. Case discount 20 percent. 

26830 N.W. Olson Road, Gaston
503-662-4545
www.kramerwine.com

Matello Wines (at ADEA)
Nov. 26–27 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.) Come see us at ADEA Wine Company in Gaston. Visit the winemakers, and taste the newest wine releases from four producers in one location. Celebrated Cougar cheese with accompaniments on hand. Fee: $15. Closed Sunday.

26241 N.W. Highway 47, Gaston
503-939-1308
www.matellowine.com 

Patton Valley Vineyard
Nov. 26–28 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Join us for a reserve flight, featuring two new releases, barrel samples of two new wine club-only wines and other favorites from 2008. Food pairings highlighting local ingredients will be perfectly paired with each wine. Fee: $10 (includes wine, nibbles and a Pinot Noir glass).

9449 S.W. Old Highway 47, Gaston
503-985-3445
www.pattonvalley.com

Plum Hill Vineyards
Nov. 26–28 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Come try our Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Rosé, Müller-Thurgau, in our warm, inviting tasting room and gift shop featuring wine-related gifts and crafts by local artisans. Fee: $10 (includes glass and snacks; $5 refund with bottle purchase).

6505 S.W. Old Highway 47, Gaston
503-359-4706
www.plumhillwine.com

Tendril Wine Cellars
Nov. 26–27 (11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) Where’s Tony Rynders? Pouring the inaugural release (2008) of his Pinot label, Tendril. After 20 years as a winemaker (10 for Domaine Serene), he has finally started his own label. First chance to taste this wine … very limited quantities.

3500 N.W. Bridge Farmer Rd., Gaston
503-474-7705

Thistle Wines (at Kramer Vineyards)
Nov. 26–28 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Enjoy our limited-production Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay, crafted from fruit organically grown in our Dundee Hills vineyard and poured for you by the winemaker. Tasty nibbles and case discounts all weekend long. Included with the Kramer Vineyards fee.

26830 N.W. Olson Road, Gaston
503-590-0449
www.thistlewines.com

Twelve (at ADEA)
Nov. 26–27 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.) Join us at ADEA as well as our tasting room in McMinnville.
581 N.E. Third St., McMinnville
503-435-1212
www.twelvewine.com

Hillsboro

Beran Vineyards
Nov. 26–28 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Join us Thanksgiving Weekend. Fee: $5.

30088 S.W. Egger Road, Hillsboro
503-628-1298
www.beranvineyards.com

Freja Cellars
Nov. 26–28 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Avoid the crowds and meet the winemaker. Pouring artisan Pinot Noir and Rosé from our own estate vineyards, including the release of our best wine yet, the 2006 Reserve. Fee: $10 (includes logo glass, fruits, cheese, breads and chocolates; applied to any two-bottle purchase). 

16691 S.W. McFee Place, Hillsboro
503-628-7843
www.frejacellars.com

Garden Vineyards
Nov. 26–28 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Estate-grown producers of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and sparkling wines. Very close to Portland, spectacular views and two acres of terraced gardens. Food and music all weekend. Fee: $10 (refunded with purchase).  

12960 N.W. Dick Road, Hillsboro
503-547-9046
www.gardenvineyards.com

Helvetia Winery
Nov. 26–28 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) New releases: 2007 Chardonnay, 2008 Gewürztraminer. Barrel tastings. Indian-caught smoked salmon. Gifts and Christmas trees available for purchase. Fee: $2 (refunded with purchase).

22485 N.W. Yungen Rd., Hillsboro
503-647-7596
www.helvetiawinery.com

J. Albin Winery
Nov. 26–28 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) We will be pouring at our new winery home at Carlton Cellars as well as at the vineyard on Vista Hill. Stop by and try our sparkling wines for the holidays and the new releases; they are yummy! Fee: $5 (includes glass).

19495 Vista Hill Drive, Hillsboro
503-628-2986 

Oak Knoll Winery
Nov. 26–28 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Join us Thanksgiving Weekend. Fee: $5 (includes live music and light food). Special case discounts (20 to 50 percent off).

29700 S.W. Burkhalter Rd., Hillsboro
503-648-8198
www.oakknollwinery.com

Robinson Reserve
Nov. 26–27 (11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.); Nov. 28 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Join us for Thanksgiving Weekend. Fee: $10.

21360 N.W. Amberwood Dr., Hillsboro
503-286-1114

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