Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Lots of Interesting Events Coming to Oregon Wine Country

At Keeler Estate:
The time is near for an event that has never been done 

before. On February 12th at 6:30pm 

at Keeler Estate Vineyard experience "Eat Dirt" 

featuring Authentique Wine 

Cellars and Betsy Hinze: artist We're ecstatic to share with 

you our passion for interactive 

art, foraging, fine cuisine, terroir, oak and wine. Tickets and 

details are available 

atwww.betsyhinze.com

At Willamette Valley Vineyards: Indulge this Valentine's Day 

Weekend at our Pinot & Chocolate Celebration, on 

Saturday and Sunday, February 13th and 14th from 11 am - 6 

pm.  This pairing event, hosted in our Estate Tasting Room 

and candle-lit Barrel Cellar, features Oregon Pinot Noir and

 decadent chocolate. Start with a wine and chocolate pairing 

in the Tasting Room, then head to our candle-lit Barrel Cellar

 for a Seated Tasting featuring three wines with chocolate-

infused bites.
Admission is $15, $10 for Wine Club, Shareholders and their

 guests. Please RSVP at 503.588.9463

emailinfo@wvv.com or go online for expedited entry and to

reserve your Seated Tasting time.
Reserve Your
Tickets


Valentine's Pairing Wine Dinner


We are also hosting a Valentine's Pairing Wine Dinner on 

Friday and Saturday, February 12th and 13th at 7:30 pm. Our 

Winery Chef has created a custom four-course menu 

featuring chocolate-infused dishes paired with Pinot Noir. 

Cost to attend is $80, $70 for Wine Club Members, 

Shareholders and their guests and includes dinner, wine 

pairings and a $10 wine credit to be used that evening. 

Reserve your seat online or by calling 503.588.9463.
Reserve Your Tickets


At Pfeiffer Vineyards: 
 

February 2016

The one thing we can't get enough of is love. 
And the one thing we do not give enough is love.
-Henry Miller

Mardi Gras & Super Bowl Weekend

Saturday & Sunday


Specials, themed flights 
& Food Truck from 12-6pm


Sunday

Bring your party here! We WILL be showing the Broncos VS. Panthers on Super Bowl Sunday. May the 
best team win! 
Kick off: 3:30pm
Tailgate Menu: 1-7pm

Sweetheart Weekend

Fire & Fondue

Feb. 13thSaturday

Enjoy chocolate fondue with

 all the fixings, accompanied

 by a roaring fire! 

$12 per person 

( All day event)


Call to RSVP  or 

purchase tickets online HERE.
Sips, Cookies & Kisses
Feb. 14thSunday

Complimentary cookie &

 chocolate 'kiss' with each

tasting.

 

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Sweetheart Special
30% off 2 bottle of red wine*
*excluding the 2008, 2010 & 2012 Pinot Noir


Pfeiffer Crab-Feast

Just imagine...
A table piled high with Dungeness 
crab, potatoes, and corn on the 
cob. Served best with beer on tap
or a cold bottle of Pinot Gris. 

We supply the bibs, and you just
bring your appetite

Saturday, February 27th 
Wine Club Members : $30
General :$40
Purchase tickets HERE 
Casablanca Night & Wine Club Release Party
We're taking you back to 1942!
Join us for a day full of food, fun and 
laughter as we go back to "Rick's 
Place".  Watch the movie on our big 
screen TV's and enjoy a special 
performance by Tonewood Trio! 
Indulge in 3 different Moroccan style 
soups, bread, rum infused brownies 
and special complimentary cocktails. 

Sunday, March 5th4 to 7pm
Wine Club Members : Free
General :$20
Purchase tickets HERE


Details coming soon :
Tax Day Weekend
Memorial Day Weekend

25040 Jaeg Road
Junction City, OR 97448
At Airlie:

What happens when Airlie's 30th Anniversary and Valentine's Day come together?
30% off all things red and sparkly!
From February 1-14, 2016


2012 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir - Regular Price - $28/btl, Special Price - $19.60/btl!



2009 Vintner's Blend Pinot Noir - Regular Price - $32.00/btl, Special Price $22.40/btl!



Semi Sparkling Riesling - Regular Price - $18.00/btl, Special Price - $12.60!


Airlie Pizza Night at Buena Vista House -  Your favorite Airlie wines, wood fired pizzas, Claudia's famous salad, desserts and tunes! February 12, 20166 -9 pmCall Claudia at 503-838-6364 to make your reservations today!

At Brooks:
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Greetings,
You may recall that last year we emailed you once-per-month with our "Grow with Us" series, documenting exciting changes and happenings as we settled in to the first year of the new winery and tasting room.

This year, we wanted to continue "saying hi" with a monthly update of what is happening at the winery, but change the content to focus to the wines, and the way we craft them: with vision, purpose, and intention.

With that in mind, we introduce, "Brooks Wine School," a series of informative tidbits about one wine (and the philosophy behind it) each month.

So, without further adieu, Edition 1 of Brooks Wine School: To Bleed or to Blend.

Cheers,
Janie
P.S. We welcome you to stop by the classroom...err...Tasting Room to do some "studying."

 

To Bleed or to Blend?

How does a Rosé get that alluring shade of pink? The most common method of making rosé is Saigneé (sen-yay), which in French means to bleed. In this process, juice is removed or "bled" off cold soaking grapes intended for red wine and that juice is then fermented into rosé.  

At Brooks, our Pinot Noir Rosé is crafted with vision and intention, meaning we do things a bit differently. Instead of bleeding, we prefer to blend.  Our winemaker, Chris Williams, purposefully selects specific vineyard blocks to be picked and made into rosé instead of just bleeding off from his reds. He chooses grapes from three Eola-Amity AVA sites—Crannell, Muska, and B&J Vineyards—giving Brooks rosé the earthy and red fruit flavors that are characteristic of our Pinot Noirs. Some of the fruit he sends straight to the press resulting in a close to clear colored juice.  For the rest, the juice and skins soak together for a short amount of time, around 6 hours, which is just enough contact to pull flavors, texture and color from the skins.   These grapes are then pressed and the juice is combined with the clear juice resulting in the mesmerizing jewel-pink hue.  This very intentional process creates a serious, dry rosé with luscious texture and vibrant fruit. 

The next time you drink rosé, ask how it was made and note the differences in flavor, sweetness, and especially texture resulting from the many different styles. 

ALL FEBRUARY - 2015 Rosé

10% off bottles | 15% off six packs | 20% off cases | Club, 30% off cases

2015 Rosé of Pinot Noir
Electric pretty pale pink color. Watermelon Jolly Rancher, fresh Rainier cherry, pomegranate and orange peel. Apricot, rhubarb, raspberry, chamomile, slight spring herbal quality, light bodied with medium acidity and a steely, stony finish. This is a dry rose with pretty delicate fruit and more of an old world minerally bright style. Delicious paired with fish tacos, grilled pork or cold smoked salmon.
$16.20 (10% savings)

Sunday Sommelier Series: Wine School Edition

Stay tuned to your email this Friday when we announce this year's lineup for Sunday Sommelier Series: Wine School Edition!

Led by our very own Director of Education, Jess Pierce, this year's events focus on looking at wine through a variety of lenses: history, art, geology, and more.

Each 2 hour session is like your favorite college class, but this time, you get to drink wine while you learn.


Upcoming Events

Winter Games
The rain is not stopping us from having fun in the tasting room this Winter! Join us for a round of backgammon, Cribbage, Scrabble, or even put together a picture perfect puzzle. We’ve got lots of great games to play as you sip a glass of wine and chase away the winter blues.

Porchetta Friday - February 19th - 3-7pm
You may have heard about our Friday Night Pizzas and Paella Fridays. For the next few months, we're bringing you Porchetta Fridays. People's Pig will offer up decadent pork sandwiches and sides (vegetarian and gluten-free options available) sure to make your Friday special.

Yoga Sunday with Chelsea - February 21st - 9:30-10:30am
Join us and get your chakras aligned with Core Power Yoga Instructor, Chelsea. Guests are welcome to stay after. Free. Please RSVP to heather@brookswine.com or call 503-435-1278.

Live Music Sunday - February 28th - 1-4pm
And they are coming back!  Join us for another wonderful afternoon of wine and groovin' with the Rainbirds!
At Seven of Hearts:
Special Valentine's Flight, Wine Club Dinner & more exciting news!
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February is shaping up to be an exciting month for Seven of Hearts! With Valentine's Day on the horizon,  we hope that you will let us help you celebrate the special weekend by visiting the Tasting Room to enjoy a very special flight. The flight will feature 8 wines perfectly matched with small savory bites, and delectable chocolates provided by Honest Chocolates. It's also not too early to start thinking about joining us in March for the annual Wine Club Dinner at Park Kitchen in Portland. If you have trouble making it to the Tasting Room and live in the Portland area, fear not, we will be pouring a selection 
of our wines in Zupan's Markets across the greater Portland area during the month of February. Lastly, this past month we received the very exciting news that The San Francisco Chronicle voted the 2014 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir, "Best in Class" and the 2013 Gran Moraine Chardonnay received a "Gold Medal" so look out for these wines to be featured on our flight in the coming months. We hope that you have all recovered from the holiday season, and we look forward to seeing you soon!

Cheers,

Seven of Hearts
Ben, Mac & Byron

Valentine's Weekend

Saturday & Sunday11 AM to 5 PM
                                         Wine & Chocolate Flight
2014 Luminous Hills Aura Rosé of Pinot Noir
   Prosciutto wrapped Melon
2014 Riesling
   Milk Chocolate Orange-Lemon Ganache
2013 Sauvignon Blanc
   Dried Seaweed
2012 Special Reserve Pinot Noir
   Dark Chocolate Blueberry-Raspberry Ganache
2013 Luminous Hills Estate Grown Pinot Noir
   Dark Chocolate Covered Pretzel
2013 Mourvèdre
   Meat, Cheese & Cracker
2012 Tradition
   Dark Chocolate Salted Currant Ganache
2012 Coupe's Cuvée Pinot Noir Dessert Wine
   Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Toffee Bark

Wine Club Dinner

March 10th, 6:00pm
save the date
photo credit:http://parkkitchen.com/#/photos
We are excited to announce that we will be teaming up with Executive Chef Scott Dolich and the team at Park Kitchen for the annual Spring Wine Club dinner on March 10th at 6:00pm. The six course dinner will be paired with two new release wines, as well as a selection of library wines. We hope you will save the date, and we look forward to you joining us for an evening of food, wine, and friendship! More information to come shortly.
Zupan's Market has featured our 2014 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir for the month of February!

We will be pouring the 2014 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir as well as a small selection of our other wines at four different store locations. If you would like to snag a taste of our wine while you shop, we will be pouring at 4 different Zupan's Market locations: 

February 6th 4:00-7:00pm at Zupan's Market on Belmont
February 13th 4:00-7:00pm at Zupan's Market on Macadam
February 19th 3:30pm-6:30pm at Zupan's Market in Lake Oswego
February 20th 4:00pm-7:00pm at Zupan's Market on Burnside
2016 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
The San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition is the largest gathering of American wines in the World. Over 7,000 wines were entered into the competition, and we are honored to announce that our 2014 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir was voted, "Best in Class" and our 2013 Willamette Valley Chardonnay received a Gold Medal! Visit the tasting room to taste these wines.
A New Look for Our April Release & Wine Club Pickup...
Come Join us In The Tasting Room!
217 W Main Street
Carlton, Oregon 97111
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Thursday to Monday
11 AM to 5 PM


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At The Pines:
Join Us for Wine at the Pines

Location
On the corner of 2nd and Cascade Avenue in downtown Hood River

Tasting Room
Hours
Winter Hours 
Wine Glass
  

Mon 12-5 pm
Closed Tues & Wed 

Thurs 12-7 pm
Fri 12-10 pm 
Sat - Sun 12-7 pm
  Live Music Fri. 6-9   
Happy Hour  
Thurs & Fri 4-6 pm  

Website

grapes 
The Pines Vinyard & Winery
Wine and Chocolate Weekend 

February 13th through 15th

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Bring your sweetie to The Pines and indulge in a weekend filled with wine and chocolate.

Tempt your sweet tooth with a tasting menu of decadent chocolate truffles paired with our delicious boutique wine.
Here's a sneak peak of our menu for the weekend:

  • White Chocolate Caramel Truffle
  • Dark Chocolate Vanilla with Sea Salt Truffle
  • Milk Chocolate Chipotle Truffle
  • Dark Chocolate Ruby Port Truffle
     
After you fall in love with our wine, stock up your cellar with our Valentine Special discount of 20% off 6 or more current vintage bottle purchases through Monday. Copper Club members will receive 30% off 6 or more bottle purchases.

We look forward to celebrating with you this Valentine's Weekend!

Cheers,
Sierra Wright
Squrl Presents Doug MacLeod

Friday March 11th 6-9 p.m.
Doug MacLeod

You don't want to miss the return of the amazing Doug MacLeod live at The Pines. This master of blues will keep you hanging on every strum and lyric.

"Like all great blues men, MacLeod lives his music, and the songs are not just on the tips of his fingers and tongue, they are one with his being."
                                   - Blues Music Magazine

Doors Open at 5:30. Opening act from 6-7 PM is local favorite Kit Garoutte. 

Tickets are only $20 available at The Pines and Waucoma Bookstore. Get your tickets early, this limited seating show will sell out early. 
St. Patrick's Day Soiree

Thursday, March 17th 6-9 p.m.
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Join us for some festive fun on St. Patrick's Day with Irish tunes from the fabulous Brigid's Cross.
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At Cowhorn Vineyards:
Spend Valentine's Day with Cowhorn Vineyard & Garden
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A Weekend Dedicated to Love

(and the finest wines, cheese and chocolate!)

In honor of Valentine's Day, we invite you to share the romantic experience of Cowhorn Vineyard & Garden with your special someone. Please join us Saturday, February 13th and Sunday, February 14th for a pairing event showcasing some of the highest quality wines, cheese, and chocolates available in the nation. 


Here are the Details:

Enjoy a custom flight specifically chosen to showcase the nostalgic marriage of cheese, chocolate and our fine wines.  

Experience a rare opportunity to taste from the "Library" with Bill Steele.

Welcome our new Tasting Room Manager, Charlsie Lane, and get the update on the progress of our Living Building Challenge Tasting Room.


Showcased wines you don't want to miss:

2014 Spiral 36
"White Wine Value of the YEAR" and "The Ten Best Wines of 2015"
 Forbes Magazine
12/1/2015



2012 Syrah 20
94 points and Editor's Choice
Wine Enthusiast Magazine
, April 2016


This unique tasting and pairing experience requires no RSVP. The event will beSaturday, February 13, from 11 am-4 pm and Sunday, February 14, from 11 am-4 pm. Participation fee will be $15 per person, but will gladly be waived with a minimum purchase of two bottles.
*Fees will be waived for all Club members.
*Library wines are limited and will be offered for purchase with a maximum of 2 bottles per person.

We look forward to celebrating with you!

Cowhorn Vineyard & Garden
1665 Eastside Rd. Jacksonville, OR 97530

www.cowhornwine.com
541.899.6876

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