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Hillsboro’s Best Winery!

Thanks to all of our wonderful customers for voting us Hillsboro's Best Winery and Hillsboro's Best Place to Taste Wine in Hillsboro Tribune's "Hillsboro's Best 2017". To view all of Hillsboro's Winners Click Here  Best Place to Taste Wine...

Why the Bouteille?

  At about the same time the Oregon Legislature was considering a bill to permit wineries to fill customers’ containers with their favorite wine, I had occasion to bring a pickup load of used bottles to Far West, our local recycling depot.  As I considered the $6 I...

The Very First Step of Harvest

The first thing that comes to mind when thinking about the work done at the winery during harvest of course, is picking grapes. What most people do not know is that harvest actually begins the day before the grapes are picked. This entire day is spent cleaning and...

Suckering

John at Helve tells us about suckering, one of the first stages in the long adventure of Earth to grape to wine.

Mulled Wine Recipe

Perfect for a snowy day - Mulled Wine. Mulled wine is a winter tradition popular around the world, especially during Halloween and Christmas. In Scandinavia, it is called glögg (pronounced “glug”), which simply means “heated up.” In Germany, it is known as Glühwein,...