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March 14, 2015

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.

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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

Riedel Tasting at Duck Pond Cellars

Join us for an educational and entertaining program that will change your wine life forever! In a unique and fascinating wine glass tasting, Riedel representative Mari Beth Baumberger will demonstrate the relationship between the shape of a glass and our perception and enjoyment of wines. $85 per person ($75 for Wine Club) includes a set of Riedel Vinum XL wine glasses (Burgundy, Rhone, Bordeaux), wines, and educational seminar. Reservations required by February 14.
 
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Start: March 14, 2015 3:00 pm
End: March 14, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Duck Pond Cellars
Address:
23145 Hwy 99W, Dundee, OR, 97115, United States Google Map
Cost: $85 ($75 for Wine Club)

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 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.  

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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

April 12, 2015

Roll in the Shea at Penner-Ash Wine Cellars

Take a “Roll in the Shea” with us for our 3rd and final Shea vineyard comparative tasting.  Join Lynn Penner-Ash as well as 9 other vintners on our fermentation deck for a progressive Shea tasting that is second to none. Also, two ”Defining Shea” seminars.

General tickets are $75 and seminars are an additional $40. Seminar tickets are limited to general admission ticket holders only.

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Start: April 12, 2015 1:00 pm
End: April 12, 2015 4:30 pm
Venue: Penner-Ash Wine Cellars
Phone: 503-554-5545
Address:
15771 NE Ribbon Ridge Road, Newberg, OR, 97132, United States Google Map
Cost: $75

April 14, 2015

Pinot in the City

Join us for this exciting opportunity to taste some of the Willamette Valley’s finest wines as we return to New York City. Fifty Oregon winemakers and winery owners will showcase the Valley’s signature Pinot noir – and a surprising diversity of other wines including Chardonnay, Pinot gris, Riesling and more. Meet the faces behind the labels in City Winery’s vibrant setting.

Tickets available in February.

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Start: April 14, 2015 6:00 pm
End: April 14, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: City Winery
Address:
155 Varick Street, New York, NY, 10013, United States

April 18, 2015

CHEHALEM Tasting Panel Spring “Open House”

Join us at the Tasting Room for a Spring Celebration and the first chance for Tasting Panel Members to pick up their package of newly released wines. We will be tasting the following Spring releases paired with light fare:

2014 INOX Chardonnay
2014 Gruner Veltliner
2014 Sext Riesling (Sweet & Sparkling!)
2014 Rose of Pinot Noir
2013 Corral Creek Vineyards Pinot Noir
2013 Stoller Vineyards Pinot Noir

We hope to see you there!

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Start: April 18, 2015 11:00 am
End: April 18, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Chehalem Tasting Room
Address:
106 S Center St, Newberg, OR, 97132, United States Google Map

April 23, 2015

Winemaker Dinner with ROCO Winery

Rollin and Corby Soles invite you to join them for an exciting dinner at ROCO Winery. Chef Rich Meyer, of Trifecta Tavern, will bring his talents to the winery and prepare a special meal paired with ROCO wines. Trifecta Tavern, a hybrid bakery/tavern/restaurant owned by Ken Forkish, was one of Portland’s most anticipated openings in 2013.

When Ken tapped Chef Rich Meyer to join him on this project the story intensified. Chef Rich Meyer is a seasoned veteran of the Portland Restaurant scene and is best known for his work at Higgins for 18 years, 8 of them as Chef de Cuisine. Rich says he loves “shaping his creations to the ever changing climate of the Northwest.”

Ken Forkish’s cookbook “Flour Water Salt Yeast” won a James Beard Award.

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

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Start: April 23, 2015 6:00 pm
End: April 23, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: ROCO Winery
Address:
13260 NE Red Hills Rd, Newberg, OR, 97132, United States Google Map
Cost: $125

April 25, 2015

First of the Farmers Market at REX HILL

As the first happy blooms of Spring begin to inspire thoughts of bounteous gardens and long Summer days, the Farmers Market welcomes the great joys of the early season beginning to flourish. Mike will rise early and head to the PSU market in the morning to collect fresh produce and goods and bring them back to the winery to create timely, delicious, and easy wine pairings for you to enjoy at this tasting seminar and demonstration. Taste the fun for $45/ person, from 1-2:30pm in the REX HILL Tasting Room Tunnels. 

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Start: April 25, 2015 1:00 pm
End: April 25, 2015 2:30 pm
Venue: REX HILL
Address:
30835 N. Hwy 99W, Newberg, OR, 97132, United States Google Map
Cost: $45/person