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Oregon, Get Your Gris On!
August 17, 2013 @ 11:00 am - August 18, 2013 @ 4:30 pmFree
“Oregon, Get Your Gris On!” is an event inspired by the 2013 Oregon Pinot Gris Symposium, sponsored by Oak Knoll Winery.
All around the state of Oregon, this designated Pinot Gris weekend of Aug. 17-18 will be celebrated in many tasting rooms. A growing number of wineries, particularly those who are members of Oregon Pinot Gris, have created events based on education for Oregon’s other Pinot.
A Blooming Hill Vineyard & Winery — Its wine club party on Aug. 18 will feature its 2012 Pinot Gris.
Airlie Winery — It will pouring the 2009, 2010 and 2011 Pinot Gris as a vertical tasting, and winemaker Elizabeth Clark will be on hand to answer questions.
Anindor Vineyards — This downtown winery in the new Elkton AVA will be pouring its Pinot Gris in its new tasting room, an eco-friendly, Oregon-made yurt.
Apolloni Vineyards — Learn about the differences in style between Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio. Both versions will available for tasting in the new beautiful barrel cave.
Christopher Bridge Wines — It will be pouring two distinctly different current vintages of estate Pinot Gris from 2011 and 2012. If “wild tropical and exuberant” ﬁts your style of attributes for Pinot Gris, they have the wines.
Emerson Vineyards — “Pinot Gris and Things from the Sea” seafood pairing with our 2012 Pinot Gris.
Kim Kramer — Contact Kramer Vineyards for details surrounding their new tasting room.
Naked Winery — The Hood River tasting room will offer a vertical tasting of the 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 vintages from the Willamette Valley and Rogue Valley, paired with Pacific Northwest artisan cheeses.
Oak Knoll Winery — The historic tasting room in Hillsboro will provide a vertical tasting of its Oregon Pinot Gris, paired with a cheeses from House of Castello, and introduce fans to its new photography competition that features cash prizes.
Phelps Creek Vineyards — This Columbia Gorge winery will provide treats to pair with its popular Phelps Creek Pinot Gris.
Pudding River Wine Cellars — Experience a six-year vertical tasting (2007-2012) of the Domaine Margelle Vineyard award-winning Pinot Gris with seafood pairings.
Seufert Winery — Paired bites — and the recipes — will be featured with its Pinot Gris in Dayton.
Spindrift Cellars — Highly rated and cellared Pinot Gris from older vintages will be available be paired with light foods in the Philomath tasting room.
The Four Graces — Pinot Gris from acclaimed winemaker Laurent Montalieu will be specially priced and paired with small appetizers.
Tyee Wine Cellars — Taste the newly released estate Pinot Gris and other Pinot Gris from the library, plus ‘Great With Gris’ appetizers.
Walnut City Wine Works — Pinot Gris by Walnut City Wine Works and winemaker Michael Lundeen’s own brand — Lundeen Wines — will be available and paired with appetizers in the McMinnville tasting room.