July 2020

36 Of The Best Pinot Noirs Willamette Valley Has To Offer
Forbes | July 2020
Offering a brief history of winegrowing in the Willamette Valley– from planting the fist vines in 1965 through today with more than 600 wineries in existence– Michelle Williams shares some of the standout Pinot Noirs of the region. Among her favorites are the 2015 Domaine Drouhin ‘Laurene’ Pinot Noir, 2016 Sokol Blosser ‘Orchard’ Pinot Noir, 2016 Stoller Family Estate Reserve Pinot Noir, 2016 Torii Mor ‘Olson Estate Vineyard’ Pinot Noir, and the 2014 Native Flora ‘The Heretic North Slope’ Pinot Noir.

Your Guide to Great Summer Wines — Spectacular Sparkling, Rosé, White and Red Picks
Paper City | July 2020
James Brock offers his summer wine guide, with options just as perfect for a family-only dinner party as they are for a takeout meal. With recommendations spanning the globe, the Dundee Hills is home to several of his top picks including the 2016 Argyle Vintage Brut with fruit from Knudsen Vineyard among others, the 2017 Ruby Primo from Native Flora, and the 2019 Pinot Noir Rosé, Stoller Family Estate.

May 2020

Collaboration is Key
Oregon Wine Press | May 2020
Kerry McDaniel Boenisch gives a history of the early days in the Dundee Hills, comparing the disruption that occurred with the eruption of Mt. Saint Helens with the disruption the coronavirus has brought in spring of 2020. She highlights the spirit of collaboration that permeated the region then and continues to live strong today.

Oregon’s Willamette Valley Makes Rosé Like No Place Else On Earth
Forbes | May 2020
Leslie Kelly offers a who’s who of rosé wines in the Willamette Valley, encouraging readers to check out a few of the notable rosé wines in the region on their next visit. Among those highlighted are Domaine Drouhin, Furioso Vineyards, Domaine Roy & Fils, Sokol Blosser, Winter’s Hill and Lange Estate Winery & Vineyards.

April 2020

The New York Times
Eric Asimov takes his readers to the Willamette Valley to discover Chardonnay wines as the featured topic of his Wine School column. He notes that in the last 15 years, “Oregon seems to have found its own groove, pursuing a leaner style, with lively acidity and plenty of nuance.” He highlights several Dundee Hills members for their exceptional Chardonnay offerings including Bergström Vineyards, Domaine Drouhin, and Stoller.

Oregon Wine Press | April 2020
Jade Helm highlights the explosion of recognition of Chardonnay within Oregon and the Dundee Hills. While it took several decades for Oregon’s Pinot Noir to become internationally celebrated, Chardonnay has done the same in less than ten years. ROCO Winery and Knudsen Winery are mentioned as producers of exceptional Chardonnays among others in the AVA and the state.

March 2020

The Oregonian | March 2020
A significant change is underway as Knudsen Vineyards prepares to open their first tasting room in the space formerly occupied by Erath Winery. Michael Alberty notes the transition feels appropriate because of the relationship between the two groups. Cal Knudsen and Dick Erath began working together in 1971 and four years later created a partnership to begin Knudsen Erath Winery.

January 2020

Wine Enthusiast Magazine | January 2020
Paul Gregutt takes readers through the transformation of Pinot Noir in the Willamette Valley from the ’90s through today, celebrating Alexana Winery and Winderlea Vineyard & Winery as two of the many Dundee Hills producers that make exceptionally elegant wines and solidify this winemaking region as one of the best in the world.
Oregon Wine Press | January 2020
Drawing parallels between Vosne-Romanée in Burgundy and the Dundee Hills in the Willamette Valley, L.M. Archer describes each as the pinnacle wine region within their particular constellations. Highlighting numerous wineries including Winter’s Hill, Domaine Serene, Archery Summit, Domaine Drouhin and more, Archer celebrates the past, present and future of the Dundee Hills.

December 2019

KOIN TV | Kohr Harlan | December 2019
Harlan visits the Dundee Hills in preparation for New Year’s Eve to explore some local sparkling wine options perfect for the holiday.
Welcome to Oregon’s Dundee Hills
SFGate | December 2019
No matter your interests, Dundee Hills offers something you’ll love. This microsite allows guests to craft a visit perfectly tailored to their interests — from wineries offering vineyard tours to those with a focus on sustainability to experiences outside of wine.

November 2019

Complicated but Delicious: A Simple Guide to Pinot Noir
The Manual | Mark Stock | November 2019
Drawing comparisons between Burgundy, France and the Dundee Hills, and providing a brief history of the region, Stock highlights nearly a dozen Dundee Hills Winegrowers Association winemakers.
Willamette Valley Wine Guide: Everything You Need to Know
The Manual | Mark Stock | November 2019
Stock offers a brief history of Pinot Noir and highlights Dundee Hills’ Domaine Serene Winery and White Rose Winery for their excellent wines.

September 2019

A guide to wine tasting in Oregon
The Evening Standard | Rosemary Behan | September 2019
Behan makes the case for visitors to skip California in favor of Oregon’s wine scene and highlights her experiences at Sokol Blosser and Durant Vineyards at Red Ridge Farms.

August 2019

Winter’s Hill Interview with Real Wine Julia
KPNW Radio | Julia Crowley | August 2019
Crowley invites Russell Gladhart and his mother, Emily, to the studio to taste wine and explore the origins of Winter’s Hill, one of several multi-generational wineries in the Dundee Hills.

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Oregon Pinot Noir – Meeting The Challenge
Forbes | Tom Hyland | August 2019
Archery Summit’s 2016 Pinot Noir was the highest-rated wine among the 500 tasted by Hyland, who described it as “one of Oregon’s shining stars”. Also receiving a strong recommendation was Domaine Drouhin’s 2016 release.

March 2019

SFGate | March 2019
The Dundee Hills offers far more than its award-winning wines. SFGate explores the unique experiences, exceptional lodging options and delectable restaurants guests can enjoy.