Harvest 2017 is right around the corner!
Whats Going on at the Winery?
This summer’s growing season ranked among the warmest during the last decade, exceeded only by 2015’s bounty of fruit-forward wines. This week’s rains, though predicted to be around 3 inches, were less than expected, diminishing the chances for botrytis...
The Vineyard & Winery
Learn more about Helvetia Vineyards & Winery and our wines made from grapes grown on the northernmost hills of the Willamette Valley. Once you have visited and experienced the winemaking process, we hope you will make Helvetia Winery a regular stop for relaxation and a wonderful sensory experience that changes with every vintage.
A Country Wine Experience Close To Home
Helvetia Vineyards and Winery is located in the foothills of the Tualatin Mountains, the northernmost grape growing area in the Willamette Valley. The vineyards are located just above the Tualatin Valley floor between 450’ and 650’ elevation. Cascade and Helvetia soil types predominate. The Cascade soils consist of sedimentary soils deposited in the Valley by the Missoula Floods about 15,000 years ago. The Helvetia soil types consist of weathered soils deposited by the Cascade eruptions about 15 million years ago.