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.
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.
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.
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.
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.