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March 7, 2015 – March 8, 2015

Carlton Wine Trail

This weekend self-guided tasting tour is the perfect way to experience the heart of the the Willamette Valley with tastings from 17+ wineries available all within the city limits of Carlton. Come enjoy the charm of small town living, our unique restaurants, and of course our award winning wines.

Tickets include a stemless wine glass with the event logo and two complimentary sample tastes at each of the participating businesses. These tastes may include wine, beer, or cocktails depending on the business' specialty. Advance tickets are $40/person and $50/person the weekend of the event. The event takes place Saturday, March 7th and Sunday, March 8th from noon to 5pm. For more details and to purchase tickets, go to: Eventbrite

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Start: March 7, 2015 12:00 pm
End: March 8, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: various wineries (see list)
Address:
Carlton, OR, 97111, United States
Cost: $40 advance, $50 at event

March 13, 2015 – March 15, 2015

SIP McMinnville Wine & Food Classic

Enjoy the culinary variety and relaxed atmosphere. Watch some of the area's best Chefs in the Northwest demonstrate their skills. Talk with winemakers and vintners and learn the intricacies of their trade. Purchase by the taste, glass, bottle or case. Visit with the artisans and view their work which is available for purchase.  First 1000 Attendees will receive a free wine glass on Friday. See you at the Evergreen Space Museum!

2015 Event Times
Friday, March 13, 3pm – 9pm
Saturday, March 14, 12pm – 9pm
Sunday, March 15, 12pm – 5pm

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Start: March 13, 2015 3:00 pm
End: March 15, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Evergreen Space Museum
Address:
500 NE Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville, OR, 97128, United States Google Map
Cost: $15 pre-sale, $17 gen admission; passes available

March 14, 2015

Rosé Release Party at Winter’s Hill

Don't Drink Green, Drink Pink! 

Our annual Rosé Release Party is the place to be in March! It’s not that
we are totally against green beer, we just know our Dry Rosé of Pinot Noir
taste much better. This is your first opportunity to sample and purchase
the new rosé. It doesn’t last long, so make sure to stock up for the
spring and summer!

$10 tasting fee, complimentary for Cellar Door Club members and 4 guests.

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Start: March 14, 2015 11:00 am
End: March 14, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Winter's Hill Vineyard
Address:
6451 Hilltop Lane, Dayton, OR, 97114, United States Google Map
Cost: $10, complimentary for Cellar Door Club members

2015 Oregon Chardonnay Symposium – Attack of the Clones

The fourth annual Oregon Chardonnay Symposium will be held Saturday, March 14, 2015 at Stoller Family Estate. This year’s Technical Session, led by Rajat Parr, will focus on the subject of clones, including heritage and Dijon, and their contribution to Oregon Chardonnay. The Grand Tasting will once again be one of the largest tastings of the region’s chardonnays, spanning the winemaking spectrum from one end to the other.

Click here for more information.

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Start: March 14, 2015 2:00 pm
End: March 14, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: Stoller Family Estate
Address:
16161 NE McDougall Road , Dayton, OR, 97114, United States Google Map
Cost: $50 and $150

March 15, 2015

Cycle and Sip Sunday in McMinnville

Cyclists of all abilities are invited to participate in the inaugural Cycle and Sip Sunday event, to be held Sunday, March 15, in McMinnville, Oregon. Eola Hills Wine Cellars and The Principal Financial Group are co-sponsors of this new cycling event, to benefit Doernbecher Children’s Hospital and the St. James Catholic School in McMinnville.

Cyclists will take a guided 30-mile bike ride through wine country, departing from and returning to Evergreen Aviation Water Park in McMinnville. Following the ride, cyclists will enjoy attending Sip, The McMinnville Food and Wine Classic.

Ride includes a fully supported bike tour, long-sleeved tee shirt and             admission to Sip, featuring 70 Oregon wineries, gourmet food and fine art.

Ride departs from and returns to: Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum Water Park.

To sign up, cyclists can reserve online at www.eolahillswinery.com or call 503-623-2405.

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Start: March 15, 2015 9:30 am
End: March 15, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Address:
500 Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville, OR, 97128, United States Google Map
Cost: $60 fee

March 20, 2015

CHEHALEM Rose Launch Party in Portland

Join us to celebrate the beginning of spring and the release of our limited production 2014 Rosé of Pinot Noir! Taste a lineup of Chehalem wines paired with fresh seasonal hors-d'oeuvres, and your chance to stock up on our brand new Rosé before it's gone!

The event will be held at a venue in Portland, location TBD.

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Start: March 20, 2015 4:00 pm
End: March 20, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: TBD
Address:
Portland, OR, United States

March 21, 2015

2013 Apreciação Chardonnay Release at Coelho Winery

This is your chance to taste our very limited Estate Vineyard 2013 Chardonnay paired with dreamy Willamette Valley Cheese Co. farmstead cheeses. The past few years this Chardonnay has sold out almost immediately. Experience this stunning white, along with award-winning Pinot noirs. Big Red and Port flight will also be also available. 
Chardonnay and Pinot Noir Flight with Cheese Plate $15
Big Red and Port-Style Flight $10

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Start: March 21, 2015 11:00 am
End: March 21, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Coelho Winery
Phone: 503-835-9305
Address:
111 Fifth Street, Amity, OR, 97101, United States Google Map
Cost: $10 & $15

March 26, 2015

Winemaker Dinner with ROCO Winery

Rollin and Corby Soles invite you to join them for a special dinner at ROCO Winery. Guest Chef Greg Zanitsch of The Fig Tree Restaurant in Charlotte, NC will travel to the winery to prepare a one-of-kind meal paired with ROCO wines.

The Fig Tree Restaurant, owned and operated by husband and wife duo Greg and Sarah Zanitsch, has won the “Award of Excellence” from Wine Spectator Magazine for 9 consecutive years!  Zanitsch has worked at renowned restaurants, such as the Ritz Carlton in Maui and at Auberge du Soleil in Napa Valley.  He offers seasonal menus inspired by both French and Italian cuisines.

Limited seating available. Ticket purchase in advance is required to reserve a seat.  

Purchase tickets here.

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Start: March 26, 2015 6:00 pm
End: March 26, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: ROCO Winery
Address:
13260 NE Red Hills Rd, Newberg, OR, 97132, United States Google Map
Cost: $125

March 28, 2015

Food & Wine Pairing Workarounds for the Stubborn, Picky, and Bored

Sometimes the food you are eating just doesn’t work with what you are drinking and maybe you just don’t care. “I like what I like!”, “This is all they had at the market!”, and “” are your sad refrains. Virtually every pairing can be tweaked, ever so slightly, to shine brighter, and make every dinner a winner. Find out how! $45/ person, 1-2:30pm in the REX HILL Tasting Room Tunnels. 

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Start: March 28, 2015 1:00 pm
End: March 28, 2015 2:30 pm
Venue: REX HILL
Address:
30835 N. Hwy 99W, Newberg, OR, 97132, United States Google Map
Cost: $45/person

March 29, 2015

Bottle & Bottega Painting Party at Winter’s Hill

Join Bottle & Bottega at Winter's Hill Winery for this special event! If
the weather's nice, we'll be painting OUTSIDE and enjoying one of the top 7 winery views in Oregon (as voted by Travel Oregon).  Come join us right where all the magic happens!

Let us inspire you to create your own version of this painting while you
sip some wonderful wine from the region (Tasting not included in event
pricing). NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED. Step-by-step painting instruction provided by one of our artists.

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Start: March 29, 2015 1:00 pm
End: March 29, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Winter's Hill Vineyard
Address:
6451 Hilltop Lane, Dayton, OR, 97114, United States Google Map
Cost: $40