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Nestled in the Willamette Valley

Old Favorites & New Discoveries A Guide to Wine Tasting in the Portland Region


Welcome to Our Wine Country Situated in the northern edge of the Willamette Valley, in the Tualatin River Basin, Tualatin Valley is one of Oregon’s premier wine tasting destinations. Easily accessible, the valley is just minutes from downtown Portland and boasts nearly 35 vineyard estate wineries and tasting rooms.

Our tasting rooms are welcoming to beginning wine drinkers and seasoned wine enthusiasts alike!

Tasting Notes:

In addition to its proximity to Portland, another defining characteristic of Tualatin Valley’s wineries is the intimacy of the wine tasting experience. Not only are the tasting rooms inviting and less crowded, the people who work in our tasting rooms are knowledgeable and helpful, and welcoming to beginning wine drinkers and seasoned wine enthusiasts alike. Also, the person who poured your flight just may be the winemaker! tualatinvalley.org

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Why Is This Region Special? It’s All About the Soil! Tualatin Valley is a special place. Its soil, which comes from the Laurelwood family, is unique to this area of the Willamette Valley wine region. From the slopes of the Chehalem Mountains to the Tualatin River Basin, these Laurelwood soils were formed millions of years ago by the erosion of rock, which blew into the north end of the valley. Tualatin Valley’s vineyards are planted in these unique soils, which help define the diversity and complexity of the wines found here.

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Tasting Notes:

Great effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained herein. All listings and information are subject to change without notice. This map is not to scale; it is for general informational purposes only. Do not reproduce without permission of the Washington County Visitors Association. Printed 2019

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Explore Tualatin Valley’s Wineries

Glossary American Viticultural Area (AVA): A designated wine grape-growing region in the United States

You don’t need to be an expert to enjoy the wines. From the novice to the aficionado, all are welcome to explore the wines that have put this region on the map. We love wine, and once you visit, you will understand why our winemakers are passionate about the wines they make, and we are, too.

Terroir: The combination of factors, including soil and climate, that give wine grapes their distinctive character

Visit tualatinvalley.org to plan your Tualatin Valley wine getaway today.

Varietals: Wine made from a specific type

of grape (i.e. Pinot Noir)

Legend

Food Available for Purchase

Vineyard/ Wine Tour

Picnics Allowed

Dog Friendly

White Wines

Rosé

Sparkling and Dessert Wines

Tasting Notes:

Red Wines

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Availability of wine varietals are subject to change and seasonality. All wines listed may not be available for tastings at the wineries. All tasting rooms charge tasting fees, which range from approximately $10-25.

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Owner/winemaker, Bertony Faustin

Abbey Creek Winery

Varietals:

31441 NW Commercial St., North Plains, OR 97133 503-389-0619; abbeycreekvineyard.com Open Saturday-Sunday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Since 2008, Abbey Creek Winery has been producing high-quality wines at its winery and tasting room, located on North Plains’ main street. Abbey Creek features its wines made from grapes grown on the familyowned estate vineyard, located on the slopes of the northwest hillside just beyond Portland’s urban heart. Distinguished locally for carefully cultivated fruit, Abbey Creek presents a small portfolio of handcrafted, premium estate wine and wines sourced from grapes around the region, bringing lesser-known varietals to the palates of wine drinkers. 8

Gamay Noir Pinot Noir • Red Blends

Albariño Chardonnay • Gewürztraminer • Pinot Gris

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Owner, David Nemarnik

Alloro Vineyard 22075 SW Lebeau Rd., Sherwood, OR 97140 503-625-1978; allorovineyard.com Open daily, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Alloro Vineyard is an artisan winery dedicated to creating handcrafted Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and late-­harvest dessert wine on a low-yield estate vineyard. The resulting wines are rich, complex and classic in style. The vineyards are farmed in a sustainable manner, protecting the environment, nurturing soil health and ensuring premium wines from vintage to vintage. Set in the Chehalem Mountains, Alloro’s Tuscan-style estate tasting room is the perfect showcase for its sophisticated wines. During summer months, Alloro hosts winemaker dinners and other events. 10

Varietals: Pinot Noir

Chardonnay Riesling

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Rosé of Pinot Noir •

Dessert Wine •

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Owners, Laurine & Alfredo Apolloni

Apolloni Vineyards 14135 NW Timmerman Road, Forest Grove, OR 97116 503-359-3606; apolloni.com Open daily, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Open until 7 p.m. on Friday during summer months)

Tradition, Italian and family are the foundations of Apolloni Vineyards and its winemaking. Apolloni specializes in the production of traditional Pinot Noir and Italian-style wines. Here, you will find the only Pinot Grigio in the Tualatin Valley. Taste the Pinot Grigio next to the Pinot Gris and experience the same grape with different styles. Situated 25 miles west of Portland on a slope in the foothills of the Oregon Coast Range, the 40-acre vineyard’s location provides an ideal growing climate for Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Pinot Blanc varietals. 12

Varietals: Malbec Merlot • Nebbiolo • Pinot Noir • Sangiovese

Chardonnay Fete Blanc • Pinot Blanc • Pinot Grigio • Pinot Gris

Pinot Noir Rosé •

Blanc de Noir • Brut • Moscato • Rosé • Dessert Wine •

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Árdíri Winery and Vineyards

Varietals: Pinot Noir Syrah

35040 SW Unger Road, Cornelius, OR 97113 503-628-6060; ardiriwine.com Open Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and by appointment

Voted one of Oregon’s top 10 wineries with panoramic views, Árdíri Winery and Vineyards specializes in Willamette Valley and Napa Valley Pinot Noir. With vineyards in both prestigious wine-growing regions, their wines illustrate the differences in terroir and how that affects the complexity of the wines. Located in the Chehalem Mountains AVA, the winery sits on a beautiful east-facing slope with a view of Mt. Hood. The tasting room boasts an open-air area with fireplace and fire pits, perfect for year-round visitation. 14

White Blend Pinot Gris

Rosé of Pinot Noir •

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Co-owner, Sheila Blakeslee

Blakeslee Vineyard Estate

Varietals:

20875 SW Chapman Road, Sherwood, OR 97140 503-625-6902; blakesleevineyard.com Open daily (April-December), 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Open Thursday-Monday (January-March), 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Situated on the south side of the Chehalem Mountains, Blakeslee Vineyard Estate produces wines that beautifully represent the terroir of the region. Blakeslee has been producing Pinot Noir from its sustainably farmed vineyard for more than 20 years. The site, which was a hazelnut (filbert) and Christmas tree farm in the 1970s and ‘80s, was converted to a Pinot Noir vineyard in the late 1990s. Today, Blakeslee produces premium Pinot Noir, including an elusive white Pinot Noir. 16

Pinot Noir

Chardonnay Riesling • White Pinot Noir • •

Rosé of Pinot Noir •

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Owner/winemaker, Dana Blizzard & Nick Blizzard

Blizzard Wines 29495 SW Burkhalter Road, Hillsboro, OR 97123 503-334-8832; blizzardwines.com Open Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., or by appointment

Blizzard Wines is located in the heart of the Chehalem Mountains AVA. The tasting room has a stunning view of the hills and the family’s vineyard, VanSchepen Vineyards. What sets this winery apart from others in the region is that Blizzard wines creates amazing big red wines such as Syrah and red blends crafted from grapes from Eastern Washington, as well as delicate Pinot Noir from the estate vineyard. Dogs are welcome outside on the patio only. Each weekend, partake in a special grand tasting ($35). 18

Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon • Malbec • Merlot • Pinot Noir • Syrah • Red Blend •

Chardonnay Pinot Gris

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Rosé of Grenache •

Dessert Syrah •

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Owners, Jim and Holly Witte

A Blooming Hill Vineyard and Winery 5195 SW Hergert Road, Cornelius, OR 97113 503-992-1196; abloominghillvineyard.com Open Friday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 12 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

A Blooming Hill Vineyard and Winery is nestled in the Chehalem Mountains, where windblown soils, cool breezes and warm sun produce grapes and wines of distinction. This small-production winery/vineyard produces award-winning Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Riesling. The special reserve white blend, “Mingle,” is A Blooming Hill’s signature wine. Bring a picnic lunch or purchase food at the tasting room and enjoy an afternoon at this comfortable and cozy tasting room. 20

Varietals: Pinot Noir

Chardonnay Pinot Gris • Riesling • White Blend • •

Rosé of Pinot Noir •

Pinot Noir Port •

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Winemaker, Gilles de Domingo

Cooper Mountain Vineyards 20121 SW Leonardo Ln., Beaverton, OR 97007 503-649-0027; coopermountainwine.com Open daily, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The Cooper Mountain philosophy is simple: to craft authentic wines with minimal intervention while respecting the soils and climate from which they originate. As one of the first certified biodynamic wineries in the Pacific Northwest, Cooper Mountain Vineyards stands by its philosophy. Taste these “natural” wines, and sign-up for a tour of the vineyard to get a closer look into what goes in producing a high-quality, sustainable wine. 22

Varietals: Gamay Noir Pinot Noir

Chardonnay Gewürztraminer • Pinot Gris • Tocai Friulano

Rosé of Pinot Noir •

Pinot Blanc •

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Partner, Mike Kuenz (pictured, right)

David Hill Vineyards and Winery 46350 NW David Hill Road, Forest Grove, OR 97116 503-992-8545/877-992-8545; davidhillwinery.com Open daily, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

With sweeping views of Oregon’s Coast Range, David Hill Vineyards and Winery is one of the most picturesque wineries in the region. Specializing in a diverse selection of varietals, the 140-acre farm features some of the oldest vines in the Willamette Valley. Explore the old vines on a self-guided vineyard hike, and pop into the tasting room, an historic farmhouse originally built in 1883, and select from a variety of tastings, including an exclusive seated-tasting to sample wines that reflect David Hill’s unique terroir and old vines. 24

Varietals: Pinot Noir Tempranillo

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Chardonnay Gewürztraminer • Pinot Blanc • Pinot Gris • Riesling • •

Rosé of Pinot Noir •

Merlot Port • Muscat Port •

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Owners/winemakers, Beth Klingner & Kevin Johnson

Dion Vineyard 33155 Reidweg Road, Cornelius, OR 97113 503-407-8598; dionvineyard.com Open Friday-Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (April-November) and by appointment

Dion Vineyard, named after Dionysus, the ancient Greek god of wine, is a family owned and operated vineyard located in the north end of the Chehalem Mountains. For more than 40 years, three generations have farmed this land, growing premium wine grapes. Grapes from Dion’s 60-acre vineyard are used by a variety of wineries throughout Oregon, as well as in its own estate wines. Sample the selection of Dion’s wines from its cozy tasting room. Friendly pets are welcome. 26

Varietals: Pinot Noir Tempranillo

Chardonnay Pinot Gris • Viognier

Rosé of Pinot Noir •

Cuvée Sparkling Wine •

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Owner/Winemaker, Eric Hamacher

Hamacher Wines

Varietals:

14665 SW Winery Ln., Beaverton, OR 97007 503-628-1910; hamacherwines.com Open Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hamacher Wines is an artisan wine producer of Pinot Noir, Riesling and Chardonnay. The winery and tasting room is situated on the Historic Ponzi Estate, established in 1970. Come spend a relaxing afternoon at the winery, sample a flight of wine and play a game of bocce ball. During the summer months, Hamacher hosts events, such as the weekly “Sip & Lounge with Art.” Please leave “Fido” home, but feel free to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy outdoors. 28

Pinot Noir

Chardonnay Riesling

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Pinot Noir Rosé •

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Winemaker, Don Crank III

Hawks View Winery

Varietals:

20210 SW Conzelmann Road, Sherwood, OR 97140 503-625-1591; hawksviewwinery.com Open daily, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Hawks View Winery shapes award-winning wines sourced from its estate, as well as well-known vineyards on the West Coast, which may be sampled in the stylish tasting room with comfortable picnic grounds and stunning mountain views. Owned by Ponte Family Estate, the wines from the sustainably farmed vineyard reflect the terroir of the Chehalem Mountains. The tasting room stays open later than most, so this is the perfect spot to wind-down after a day of exploration. Dogs are allowed outside. 30

Pinot Noir Red Blend

Chardonnay Pinot Gris • White Pinot Noir

Rosé

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Owner/Winemaker, John Platt

Helvetia Winery

Varietals: Merlot Nebbiolo • Pinot Noir • Sangiovese

23269 NW Yungen Road, Hillsboro, OR 97124 503-647-7596; helvetiawinery.com Open daily, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Helvetia Winery provides a country winery experience just ten minutes from high-tech Hillsboro in the historic Helvetia area of Washington County. This rustic tasting room is the perfect setting for sampling award-winning wines, touring a working vineyard and winery, or simply relaxing in a beautiful rural setting. Further enhance your visit with a vineyard and winery tour. Learn about the soils, the history of the Helvetia community, how the wine is made, and visit the winery. The tour concludes with a private wine and smoked salmon tasting. 32

Chardonnay Pinot Gris • Riesling

Merlot Rosé Nebbiolo Rosé • Pinot Noir Rosé

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Partner, Rudy Marchesi

Montinore Estate 3663 SW Dilley Road, Forest Grove, OR 97116 503-359-5012; montinore.com Open daily, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Montinore Estate is a family-run winery, noted for its high standards in sustainable agriculture and careful craftsmanship. As one of the largest producers of estate wines made from Biodynamic grapes in the country, Montinore is committed to creating estate grown and bottled, balanced wines that are true to their varietal characteristics as well as this special place in the Tualatin Valley. Montinore is home to many events throughout the year, including the Maialata Festival of the Pig and summer Shakespeare performances. 34

Varietals: Lagrein Pinot Noir • Red Blend • Teroldego

Pinot Gris Riesling • White Blends

Pinot Noir Rosé •

Pinot Noir Port • Riesling Dessert Wine •

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President, Greg Lint

Oak Knoll Winery

Varietals:

29700 SW Burkhalter Road, Hillsboro, OR 97123 503-648-8198; oakknollwinery.com Open daily, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Open until 6 p.m. weekdays, May through September)

It all started with an experimental batch of blackberry wine. Founded in 1970 by Ron and Marjorie Vuylsteke, Oak Knoll is one of Oregon’s pioneer wineries, which set the foundation for a family winery with its berry wines. Now carried on by the second generation, Oak Knoll focuses on premium Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay and other diverse varietals of the region (and, yes, they still produce berry wines). Oak Knoll hosts events—such as comedy and paint nights—at its winery and tasting room weekly, and its annual “Toast to the Tunes” summer concert series is open to all ages. 36

Cabernet Sauvignon • Marechal Foch • Petit Verdot • Pinot Noir • Syrah • Red Blend •

Chardonnay Müller Thurgau • Pinot Gris • Riesling • Viognier • White Blend •

Rosé

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Co-Owner/Winemaker, Derek Einberger

Patton Valley Vineyard

Varietals:

9449 SW Old Hwy. 47, Gaston, OR 97119 503-985-3445; pattonvalley.com Open Thursday-Monday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday by appointment

With 30 acres of clonally-diverse Pinot Noir, Gamay and Chenin Blanc, Patton Valley Vineyards is focused on growing the finest grapes. Patton Valley uses certified sustainable farming practices to produce wines that are true to site, reflecting the character of the land and of the people who produce them. Everyone, from the growers to the winemakers, are devoted to caretaking the estate with an emphasis on the idea that hard work makes everything taste better. 38

Gamay Pinot Noir • Syrah

Chardonnay Chenin Blanc • Riesling

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Owner/Winemaker, RJ Lint Owner, Juanita Lint

Plum Hill Vineyards

Varietals: Pinot Noir Syrah

6505 SW Old Hwy. 47, Gaston, OR 97119 503-359-4706; plumhillwine.com Open daily; hours vary seasonally

Plum Hill Vineyards is built on an historic dairy farm where the restored farm house serves as a warm and inviting pet-friendly tasting room. Visit and enjoy the pastoral mountain views from the picnic areas while sipping on a diverse selection of wines. Shop Plum Hill’s gift shop, which features wine-related gift items and local artisan crafts. Take a peek at the “Double Wedding Ring” quilt barn panel on the barn, which is part of the Quilt Barn Trail of Tualatin Valley. Complete with a dog run, pet treats and other amenities that make them feel welcome, Plum Hill has been ranked as one of the most dog-friendly wineries in the U.S. 40

Pinot Blanc Pinot Grigio • Riesling • Schönburger

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Co-Owner/Winemaker, Luisa Ponzi

Ponzi Vineyards 19500 SW Mountain Home Road, Sherwood, OR 97140 503-628-1227; ponzivineyards.com Open daily, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Founded in 1970 by the Ponzi family, Ponzi Vineyards is internationally acclaimed for producing some of the world’s finest, limited production Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, White Riesling, Arneis and Dolcetto. Set atop a Northwest facing slope of the Chehalem Mountains, Ponzi’s state-of-the-art winery and modern tasting room are surrounded by the vineyards and valley views. Indulge in a tasting of current vintages, explore Ponzi’s winemaking practices and philosophies with a winery tour, or relax on the patio, lawn and bocce ball courts. 42

Varietals: Dolcetto Pinot Noir

Arneis Chardonnay • Pinot Blanc • Pinot Gris • Riesling

Pinot Noir Rosé •

Dessert Wine • Brut Rosé •

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Owner/Winemaker, Jared Rallison

Rallison Cellars

Varietals:

16079 SW Railroad St., Sherwood, OR 97140 503-347-9173; rallisoncellar.com Open Thursday-Sunday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. or by appointment

Rallison Cellars is a boutique winery with a dedication to single vineyard red and white varietals. With a focus on small production and the viticulture practice, Rallison Cellars features a vast array of varietals. This winery focuses on limited-production wines, and each bottle is individually labeled with the bottle number and total bottles produced. Visit the tasting room, located in Old Town Sherwood, where visitors will have an outstanding wine tasting experience. By appointment only, wine lovers can visit Rallison’s estate vineyard and winery, located on Parrett Mountain. 44

Cabernet Grenache • Malbec • Pinot Noir • Syrah • Tempranillo • Zinfandel

Albariño Chardonnay • Pinot Blanc • Pinot Gris • Riesling • Sauvignon Blanc • Viognier

Rosé

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Proprietor, Annie Shull Founder/Winegrower, Scott Shull

Raptor Ridge Winery 18700 SW Hillsboro Hwy., Hillsboro, OR 97132 503-628-8463; raptorridgewinery.com Open Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Raptor Ridge Winery is one of Oregon’s esteemed producers of quality Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and some rare varietals not commonly found in the Willamette Valley. Founded in 1995, Raptor Ridge has established wonderful wines and a memorable wine tasting experience. Guests can linger to enjoy unobstructed, 180-degree views of the vineyard from the outdoor deck, right off the tasting room, and you just may see a native Raptor gliding across your view. 46

Varietals: Pinot Noir Tempranillo

Auxerrois Chardonnay • Grüner Veltliner • Pinot Gris

Rosé of Pinot Noir •

Brut Rosé

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Risdall Ranch Winery

Varietals:

6200 NW Gales Creek Road, Forest Grove, OR 97116 503-357-6604; risdallranchwinery.com Open daily (except Wednesday), 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Come for the view and stay for the wine. Nestled in the foothills of Gales Creek, Risdall Ranch Winery offers tastings of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Riesling. This estate tasting room welcomes families and pets, and guests can picnic while overlooking the vineyard and other wonderful views. The staff here are relaxed and approachable and are dedicated to creating a memorable wine tasting experience for all levels of wine tasters. While there, pop into the on-site Christmas store, stocked with unique ornaments and holiday decor. 48

Pinot Noir Mulled Glühwein

Chardonnay Gewürztraminer • Riesling

Pinot Noir Rosé •

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Owner, Stephen Hendricks

Ruby Vineyard and Winery 30088 SW Egger Road, Hillsboro, OR 97123 503-628-7829; rubyvineyard.com Open daily, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Ruby Vineyard and Winery comprises 7.25 acres in the northern slope of the Chehalem Mountain AVA (American Viticultural Area), producing premium Pinot Noir from some of the oldest own-rooted vines in Oregon. The great-great-grandfather of owner Stephen Hendricks was an Oregon pioneer, arriving in the Willamette Valley from the Oregon Trail in 1843. Today, Stephen continues his family’s pioneering spirit via winemaking. Enjoy the picturesque views of Mt. Hood at Ruby’s tasting room and taste Pinot Noir from Old Vines, Chardonnay and Rosé of Pinot Gris. 50

Varietals: Pinot Noir

Chardonnay Gewürztraminer • Pinot Grigio • •

Pinot Gris Rosé •

Dessert Wine •

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What is saké? Saké is not a wine, beer or distilled spirit. This traditional Japanese beverage is made with only four ingredients: milled rice, water, koji mold and yeast. Served cold, SakéOne’s premium saké varietals have flavor diversity, and can be served with a wide array of foods, including steak, pizza, pasta and more. Discover the wonders of saké, from undiluted cask-strength to infused fruit-forward styles.

President, Steve Vuylsteke

SakéOne 820 Elm St., Forest Grove, OR 97116 503-357-7056; sakeone.com Open daily, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tours available by reservation.

SakéOne is the leading brewer of craft saké in America. Bottled under three distinct brands, SakéOne leads the fast-growing category with distinct styles, flavor infusions and a penchant for education and sharing their unique beverage. A visit to the SakéOne kura (brewery) is an educational experience at all levels. Tours of the kura will give you an inside look at how saké is made and dispel any myths of this ages old beverage. The kura tour, tasting room saké flights, and the many activities and concerts during the year will leave you enlightened and informed with a smile on your face. 52

Saké (sah-kay) Terminology Daiginjo (Die-ging-jo): Saké made Junmai (june-my): Pure saké, containing only rice, water, yeast from rice that is milled to at least and koji 50% of its original size; spirits added in small amounts Junmai Daiginjo: Saké made from rice that is milled to at least 50% Genshu: Undiluted saké of its original size; nothing added Ginjo (Gin-jo): Saké made from Nama: Raw, unpasteurized rice that is milled to at least 60% of its original size

Nigori: Partially filtered; cloudy

Infused Saké: Flavor(s) added via raw fruit or flavor concentrate (primarily American)

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Tualatin Estate Vineyard

Varietals:

10850 NW Seavey Road, Forest Grove, OR 97116 503-357-5005; wvv.com/Tualatin Open Saturday-Sunday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tours available by appointment.

• Cabernet

Franc

• Cabernet Sauvignon • Grenache

Blanc

• Merlot

• Pinot

Gris

• Pinot

Noir

• Semi-Sparkling

Veltliner

• Malbec

• Tempranillo

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• Grüner • Pinot

• Syrah

Tualatin Estate Vineyard, established in 1973, is among the oldest and most respected vineyard sites in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Owned by Willamette Valley Vineyards, one of the largest wineries in Oregon, the estate tasting room offers wine-related products and gifts and wine flights, which include a variety of wines from Willamette Valley Vineyards. For a VIP experience and a closer look at Tualatin Estate, book a private tour and tasting. Learn about the history of the vineyard and the stories behind the vines, followed by a wine tasting flight and charcuterie plate.

• Chardonnay

Muscat

• Riesling • Viognier

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By Appointment Only Wine Tasting Rooms

Garden Vineyards

In addition to estate tasting rooms, which provide a complete, wine country experience, some wineries with vineyards in other locations have chosen Tualatin Valley for their tasting rooms. Also, some wineries may be only open by appointment or during special events. While it may be intimidating to have a one-on-one, private tasting with the owner or winemaker, the experience alone is worth it.

12960 NW Dick Road, Hillsboro, OR 97124 503-547-9046; gardenvineyards.com Open by appointment only

Freja Cellars 16691 SW McFee Pl., Hillsboro OR, 97123 503-628-0337; frejacellars.com Open by appointment only and during special events

Garden Vineyards is a private vineyard residence located on a southern slope of Portland’s West Hills. Events are designed to showcase the estate’s wine and gardens. The site has expansive views of the Tualatin Valley and the Coast Range from every garden and event area. Food can be provided on a customized basis.

Varietals: Established in 1998, Freja Cellars is a family-operated vineyard and boutique winery dedicated to producing premium Pinot Noir valuepriced wines from estate-grown grapes in the old world style. Each summer, Freja hosts a special annual evening concert.

Pinot Noir

Chardonnay Pinot Gris • White Blend • •

Rosé Noir

Blanc de Noir •

Varietals: Pinot Noir

Albariño

Rosé

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Lachini Vineyards’ Winery & Tasting Bar

Six Peaks Winery

19930 SW 112th Ave., Tualatin, OR 97062 888-703-0007; lachinivineyards.com Open Thursday-Sunday; hours vary Otherwise by appointment

19495 Vista Hill Dr., Hillsboro, OR 97123 541-510-4707; sixpeakswine.com Open by appointment only and during special events

Lachini Vineyards has three vineyards in three AVAs along the West Coast: Oregon’s Willamette Valley, Washington’s Red Mountain and California’s Sonoma Coast. Lachini makes a diverse selection of varietals, each showcasing the best fruit from each vineyard, which can be tasted from the comfort of its Tualatin Tasting Bar.

Six Peaks is owned and operated by the Albin family and features vineyards planted in 1981. Formerly known as J. Albin Winery, Six Peaks is known for handcrafting estate-grown Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Saignée Rosé and sparkling wines of great finesse and unique style.

Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon • Pinot Noir •

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Chardonnay Pinot Gris

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Varietals: Rosé of Pinot Noir •

Muscat Pinot Port • Rosé • •

Cabernet Franc • Cabernet Sauvignon • Pinot Noir •

Pinot Gris Sauvignon Blanc • •

Rosé of Pinot Noir •

Blanc de Noirs • Brut Rosé • Vin Glacé •

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Union Wine Company 119550 SW Cipole Road, Tualatin, OR 97062 971-322-4791; unionwinecompany.com Open by appointment only Union Wine Company is a forward-thinking winery, making stellar wines under three labels: Alchemist, Underwood, and Kings Ridge. Union Wine Co. is perhaps best known nationally as the makers of wine-in-acan. The idea of canning premium wine was groundbreaking, and has shone the spotlight onto this winery that has grown exponentially since it was founded in 2005, and is now the second largest producer of wine in Oregon. Varietals: Pinot Noir

Chardonnay • Pinot Gris • Riesling •

Rosé

Rosé

Cheers to New Wines Tasting Notes:

Winemaking in Oregon and the Willamette Valley continues to grow at break-neck speed. New wineries and tasting rooms are popping up in our neck of the woods at a steady pace. Tasting Notes:

Keep an eye out for these new wineries, which do not yet have tasting rooms that are open regularly to the public: Backstay Wine Co. (backstaywineco.com), Finnigan Hill (finniganhill.com) and Resolu Cellars (nwwineworks.com). Also, be sure to visit tualatinvalley.org for the latest information about wineries and tasting rooms in Tualatin Valley.

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Around the Region Oregon is among the top five wine-producing states in the U.S., and the Willamette Valley is the largest wine region in the state with more than 500 wineries. While Tualatin Valley boasts the majority of wineries closest to Portland, several other wineries in the region are worthy of exploration.

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Co-Owner, Winemaker & Potter, Andrew Beckham

Beckham Estate Vineyard

Varietals: Pinot Noir Trousseau Noir

30790 SW Heater Road, Sherwood, OR 97140 971-645-3466; beckhamestatevineyard.com Open Friday through Sunday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment.

Beckham Estate Vineyard is a small, family owned and farmed vineyard in Oregon’s Chehalem Mountains. Inspired by natural winemaking traditions in Italy, the wine is produced much like how the Greeks and Romans did, in large amphora and tinaja clay vessels, which are handcrafted by winemaker and potter, Andrew Beckham. Sample these unique amphora-produced wines in the intimate tasting room, situated on the family estate. Beckham Estate also is the only winery in the region producing Trousseau Noir and Aligoté. 64

Aligoté Riesling • Sauvignon Blanc • Pinot Gris

Pinot Noir Rosé •

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Elk Cove Vineyards 27751 NW Olson Road, Gaston, OR 97119 503-985-7760; elkcove.com Open daily; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on major holidays

As one of Oregon’s pioneering wineries, Elk Cove Vineyards has been family owned and operated since 1977. In 1995, winemaker Adam Campbell joined his parents, Pat and Joe, to continue producing outstanding Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Pinot Blanc from its estate-grown grapes. Sip a glass of Elk Cove’s wines while overlooking the stunning views from the patio. For a more in-depth experience, reserve a “Grand Tour” of the vineyards and winery ($50). 66

Varietals: Pinot Noir

Chardonnay Pinot Gris • Pinot Blanc • Riesling • •

Pinot Noir Rosé •

Brut Rosé Dessert Wine Blend • •

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Becky Kramer, General Manager

Trudy Kramer, Owner

Kramer Vineyards 26830 NW Olson Road, Gaston, OR 97119 503-662-4545; kramervineyards.com Open daily, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (April-Oct) Open Thursday-Sunday (Nov-March)

Varietals: • Carmine

• Chardonnay

• Pinot

• Grüner

Noir

Veltliner • Pinot

Gris

• Pinot

Noir

Blanc

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Kim Kramer, Winemaker

• Rosé

of Carmine • Rosé

of Pinot Gris • Rosé

of Pinot Noir

• Brut & Brut Rosé • Grüner Veltliner • Müller-Thurgau • Pinot Gris • Pinot Noir Blanc • Pinot Noir Port • Rosé of Pinot Gris • Rosé of Pinot Noir • Dessert Wine

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The Portland Region is Rich in Wine The Portland Region is rich in wine. From urban wineries to the vast landscapes of the northern Willamette Valley, explore the top-flight tastes of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and dozens of other varietals. The tasting rooms throughout the region provide a relaxing respite from the everyday, and are welcoming retreats for experienced oenophiles and the beginning wine connoisseur alike.

Annual Wine Events in Tualatin Valley February Valentine’s Wine Loop May Memorial Day Wine Weekend July Drink Pink Sherwood Wine & Artisans Fair

August Canines Uncorked Forest Grove Uncorked! Taste the North Valley November Thanksgiving Wine Weekend

Regional Attractions & Restaurants Explore more of Tualatin Valley. Myriad attractions throughout the region pair perfectly with a day or weekend of wine tasting. Museum Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks & Minerals 26385 NW Groveland Dr., Hillsboro, OR 97124; 503-647-2418; ricenorthwestmuseum.org Tax-free shopping Washington Square 9585 SW Washington Square Road, Tigard, OR 97223; 503-639-8860; shopwashingtonsquare.com Bridgeport Village 7455 SW Bridgeport Road, Tigard, OR 97224; 503-968-1704; bridgeport-village.com Recreation Fernhill Wetlands 1399 SW Fern Hill Road, Forest Grove, OR 97116; 503-681-3600; fernhillnts.org

Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve 2600 SW Hillsboro Hwy., Hillsboro, OR 97123; 503-681-6206; jacksonbottom.org Killin Wetlands 46280 NW Cedar Canyon Road, Banks, OR 97106; 503-797-1545; oregonmetro.gov Pumpkin Ridge Zip Tours 22616 NW Pumpkin Ridge Road, North Plains, OR 97133; 971-371-3895 pumpkinridgeziptour.com Tree to Tree Adventure Park 2975 SW Nelson Road, Gaston, OR 97119; 503-357-0109 tree2treeadventurepark.com Tualatin River Wildlife Refuge 19255 SW Pacific Hwy., Sherwood, OR 97140; 503-625-5944; fws.gov/refuge/Tualatin_River/

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Wine Country Restaurants

Sleep in Style and Comfort

The Portland Region is known worldwide in culinary circles for its acclaimed restaurants and chefs. What’s lesser known, but is not a secret to those who live in the region, is that Tualatin Valley is an up-and-coming food destination, with foods inspired from some of the best cuisines in the world. While exploring wine country, refuel at these restaurants.

The Portland Region has hundreds of hotel options to choose from, all within an easy drive and accessible to all of the wineries of the area. Discerning travelers have their pick of overnight accommodations, from hip and modern hotels to peaceful and charming lodging properties.

Hillsboro

Forest Grove

Cruise In Country Diner 9785 SW River Road, Hillsboro, OR 97123; 503-647-5286; cruiseincountry.com

Bites Restaurant 2014 Main St., Forest Grove, OR 97116 503-746-6812; bitesrestaurant.com

Helvetia Tavern Kama’aina Comfort Foods of Hawaii 10275 NW Helvetia Road, Hillsboro, OR 97124; 1910 Main St., Ste. A, Forest Grove, OR 97116; 503-647-5286 503-430-0465; kamaainacfoh.com Midway Firehouse Pizza Out Aza Blue Market & Café 14805 SW Hillsboro Hwy., Hillsboro, OR 97123; 57625 NW Wilson River Hwy., Gales Creek, OR 971-228-8057; midwayfirehousepizza.com 97117; 503-357-2900; outazablue.com South Store Cafe 24485 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Hillsboro, OR 97123; 503-628-1920; southstorecafe.com

SaWa Sushi & Sake 2036 Main St., Suite B, Forest Grove, OR 97116; 971-727-8115; sawa-sushi-sake.business.site

Gaston

Sherwood

Screamin’ Chicken Diner Fat Milo’s Family Kitchen 304 Front St., Gaston, OR 97119; 503-985-3447 16147 SW Railroad St., Sherwood, OR 97140; (503) 925-3551; fatmilos.letseat.at The One Horse Tavern 300 Front St., Gaston, OR 97119; Mason Vecchio Ristorante Mondo 503-985-3273; theonehorsetavern.com 16065 SW Railroad Road, Sherwood, OR 97140; 503-625-5064; masonrestaurantsherwood.com 72

Hotels Near Wineries McMenamins Grand Lodge 3505 Pacific Ave., Forest Grove; 503-992-9533; mcmenamins.com/ grand-lodge Best Western University Inn & Suites 3933 Pacific Ave., Forest Grove; 503-992-8888 bestwestern.com Staybridge Suites Hillsboro North 6225 NE Casper Ct., Hillsboro; 971-205-3980; ihg.com/staybridge Best Western Plus Northwind Inn & Suites 16105 SW Pacific Hwy., Tigard/King City; 503-431-2100; bestwestern.com Additional Hotels Aloft Hillsboro - Beaverton 1705 NW Amberglen Ct., Hillsboro; Tasting Notes: 503-277-1900; alofthillsborobeaverton.com Century Hotel 8185 SW Tualatin-Sherwood Road, Tualatin; 503-692-3600; thecenturyhotel.com Courtyard by Marriott - Portland Beaverton 8500 SW Nimbus Ave., Beaverton; 503-641-3200; courtyard.marriott.com

Courtyard by Marriott - Portland Hillsboro 3050 NW Stucki Pl., Hillsboro; 503-690-1800; courtyard.marriott.com Courtyard by Marriott - Tigard 15686 SW Sequoia Pkwy., Tigard; 503-684-7900; courtyard.marriott.com DoubleTree by Hilton Portland - Beaverton 15402 NW Cornell Road, Beaverton; 503-614-8100; doubletree3.hilton.com Embassy Suites Hillsboro 20001 NW Tanasbourne Dr., Hillsboro; 503-718-0007; embassysuites3.hilton.com Embassy Suites Portland - Washington Square 9000 SW Washington Square Road, Tigard; 503-644-4000; embassysuites3.hilton.com Fairfield Inn & Suites Portland West/Beaverton 15583 NW Gateway Ct., Beaverton; 503-972-0048; marriott.com/pdxfh Hampton Inn & Suites 19999 NW Tanasbourne Dr., Hillsboro; 503-718-0006; hamptoninn3.hilton.com tualatinvalley.org 73


Hilton Garden Inn - Portland/Beaverton 15520 NW Gateway Ct., Beaverton; 503-439-1717; hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com

Residence Inn by Marriott - Portland West 18855 NW Tanasbourne Dr., Hillsboro; 503-531-3200; marriott.com/pdxhb

Holiday Inn Portland South 25425 SW 95th Ave., Wilsonville; 503-682-2211; hiportlandsouth.com

Residence Inn Portland Hillsboro/Brookwood 3160 NE Brookwood Pkwy., Hillsboro; 503-844-7777; marriott.com/pdxbw

Holiday Inn Portland West - Hillsboro 2575 NW Aloclek Dr., Hillsboro; 503-640-1745; ihg.com/holidayinn

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Portland - Hillsboro 7351 NE Butler St., Hillsboro; 503-547-0202; marriott.com/pdxhl

Home2 Suites Portland Hillsboro (Opening Fall 2019) 9790 NE Tanasbourne Dr, Hillsboro; 971-327-9470; home2suites3.hilton.com

Staybridge Suites Hillsboro North 6225 NE Casper Ct., Hillsboro; 971-205-3980; ihg.com/staybridge

Homewood Suites by Hilton The Grand Hotel at Bridgeport Hillsboro/Beaverton 7265 SW Hazel Fern Road; Tigard/Tualatin; 15525 NW Gateway Ct., Beaverton; 503-968-5757; grandhotelbridgeport.com 503-614-0900; homewoodsuites3.hilton.com The Orenco Larkspur Landing - Hillsboro 1457 NE Orenco Station Pkwy., Hillsboro; 3133 NE Shute Road, Hillsboro; 503-208-5708; theorenco.com 503-681-2121; larkspurhotels.com/Hillsboro

For a complete list of hotels in Tualatin Valley, visit tualatinvalley.org.

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Official Tualatin Valley Wine Guide Š Washington County Visitors Association (WCVA) Great effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained herein. The WCVA assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions. Information contained herein is subject to change without notice. For additional information and resources, visit tualatinvalley.org. Printed in 2019


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