On the Block
By Wine Press Staff
Get a taste of the 2009 vintage at this year’s ¡Salud! Oregon Pinot Noir Auction, a benefit to ensure access to quality health care for Oregon’s seasonal vineyard workers and their families.
This event, Nov. 12 and 13, is the only opportunity to acquire unique cuvées made exclusively for ¡Salud! by some of Oregon’s best Pinot producers.
Participating wineries include: Adelsheim Vineyard, Amalie Robert Estate, Antica Terra Winery, ArborBrook Vineyards, Archery Summit Winery, Argyle Winery, Ayres Vineyard, Bergström Wines, Bethel Heights Vineyard, Chehalem Wines, Cristom Vineyards, Dobbes Family Estate, Domaine Drouhin Oregon, Elk Cove Vineyards, Erath Winery, Evening Land Vineyards, Hamacher Wines, Ken Wright Cellars, King Estate Winery, Lange Estate Winery, Lemelson Vineyards, Maysara Winery, Panther Creek Cellars, Patricia Green Cellars, Patton Valley Vineyard, Penner-Ash Wine Cellars, Ponzi Vineyards, R. Stuart & Co., Raptor Ridge Winery, REX HILL Vineyards, Scott Paul Wines, Shea Wine Cellars, Soléna Estate, Soter Vineyards, St. Innocent Winery, Stoller Vineyards, Torii Mor Winery, Westrey Wine Company, WillaKenzie Estate, Willamette Valley Vineyards, Winderlea Vineyard & Winery, Witness Tree Vineyard.
“We are extremely grateful to our contributing wineries who have each donated their very best custom Pinot Noir in support of ¡Salud!,” said Maria McCandless, event organizer. “Our auction and its mission would not exist without this very significant contribution and the ongoing support of these top Oregon wineries.”
For out-of-town guests attending ¡Salud!, the Inn at Red Hills has assembled a package for lodging after the Friday Tasting and Big Board Auction on November 12. The Inn also will host a post-event party with 10 percent of all wine/beer sales being donated to ¡Salud!
¡Salud! The Oregon Pinot Noir Auction Tasting and Big Board Auction
Location: Domaine Drouhin Oregon
Address: 6750 Breyman Orchards Rd., Dayton
Date/Time: Nov. 12, 3–6:30 p.m.
Dinner and Auction Gala
Location: The Governor Hotel
Address: 614 S.W. 11th Ave., Portland
Date/Time: Nov. 13, 5 p.m.
Tickets: $395 (limited)
Info: 503-681-1850; www.saludauction.org