Explore, Tour and Taste
As harvest nears, meet the winemakers and growers of the Chehalem Mountains and Ribbon Ridge wine growing appellations for winery and vineyard open houses during the fourth annual Labor Day Weekend “Explore, Tour & Taste,” Sept. 3–5.
Discover more than 30 locations, many rarely open to the public, walk the vineyards, taste the 2011 vintage on the vine and wines crafted by the region’s top winemakers. The event also includes special pre-harvest vineyard presentations.
Participants include: A Blooming Hill, Adelsheim, Alloro, Anam Cara, Anne Amie, ArborBrook, Artisanal, Beckham, Bergström, Bernard~Machado, Chehalem, Colene Clemens, Cooper Mountain, Elk Cove, Et Fille, Gresser, J. Christopher, K&M, Lachini, Laura Volkman, Le Cadeau, Longplay, Ponzi, Privé, Quailhurst, Raptor Ridge, Redman, Styring, Terra Vina, Tresori, Trisaetum, Utopia and Vidon.
Times and details vary by participants but are generally 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Details and touring map posted at www.chehalemmountains.org.