8351 NE Worden Hill Rd, Dundee, OR 97115
Wines: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay
The mission at Domaine Roy & fils is to produce wines of purity and transparency at the highest level from their land in Dundee and Carlton. Marc-André Roy and winemaker Jared Etzel established Domaine Roy & fils in 2012 to celebrate their heritage and continue the winemaking history of their fathers, Robert Roy and Michael Etzel, who founded Beaux Frères Winery in 1991. Over 20 years later, the two families have kept the same focus of producing timeless wine through meticulous and almost obsessive work in the estate vineyards. Through careful stewardship of the land, a minimalist winemaking approach and a commitment to organic farming, Domaine Roy et fils wines exhibit a full expression of vintage and terroir.
Why We Love Domaine Roy & Fils: The hospitality experience at the stunning winery includes a visit of the cellar, followed by a seated and hosted tasting of their current release wines.
8795 NE Worden Hill Rd, Dundee, OR 97115
Wines: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Rosé, Riesling, Tempranillo, Sauvignon blanc
Holloran Vineyard Wines focuses on small production, sustainably farmed wines that represent the unique characteristics of the vineyard. Bill and Eve Holloran moved to West Linn in 1999 for a change of pace from the East Coast. Bill soon sold his software company to devote himself to the vineyards and winery. What they have built in the Dundee Hills represents the simplicity of a creative, collaborative space that supports Bill’s love of wine and Eve’s artistic spirit. Working with vines planted in the 1970’s and more recently, Holloran Vineyard Wines’ winemaker Mark La Gasse crafts wines of simple pleasure, punctuated by a sense of time and place.
Why We Love Holloran: The Tempranillo is a standout in their wine lineup, and tastings are often held in the middle of the vineyard
9419 NE Worden Hill Rd, Dundee, OR 97115
Wines: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Rosé
Established in 1971 by Oregon wine industry pioneer Cal Knudsen and his wife Julia Lee, Knudsen Vineyards is one of Oregon’s oldest and largest family-owned vineyards. It is also the original site of Bonded Winery No. 52, the first commercial winery in the Dundee Hills. The 130-acre vineyard in the heart of the Dundee Hills AVA includes a mix of old-vine blocks and new high-density blocks planted with “Old World” Dijon clones. Knudsen Vineyard was a primary supplier of grapes to Knudsen Erath Winery from 1975 through 1986 and has been a leading supplier of fruit to Argyle Winery since 1987. In 2012, the Knudsen family returned to winemaking under its own label, and today they welcome you to their vineyard and winery in the Dundee Hills.
Why We Love Knudsen Vineyards: The tasting room and patio are surrounded by sweeping views of historic Oregon vineyards.
18380 NE Buena Vista Dr, Dundee, OR 97115
Wines: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot gris, Rosé, Sparkling wine
Lodged deep in the swirling mists of the Dundee Hills, Lange Estate Winery has been making some of the best Pinot Noir in the U.S. for decades. Don and Wendy Lange founded their eponymous winery and estate vineyard in 1987 with the purchase of a thirty-acre parcel in Northern Willamette Valley’s prestigious Dundee Hills. After producing their inaugural vintage in 1987 from Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Pinot Gris purchased from neighboring vineyards, the Langes planted their estate vineyard in 1988. Son Jesse Lange joined the family winery in 2004. As the winemaker, Jesse has expanded the excellence of the Lange Estate wines producing stunning Chardonnays and adding a beautiful sparkling rosé to the line.
Why We Love Lange: A gorgeous patio, recently remodeled tasting room and excellent staff make Lange a must-visit
8905 NE Worden Hill Rd, Dundee, OR 97115
Wines: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Rosé, Pinot Blanc
Winderlea is a boutique winery specializing in limited production Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from Oregon. Crafted by acclaimed winemaker Robert Brittan with minimal intervention and the modest use of new French oak barrels, these wines are food friendly and classic in style. The tasting room is located midway up Dundee’s famous Worden Hill Road in a modern building featuring stunning views of the surrounding vineyards. From ambience to the wine in your glass, this is a wine tasting experience you’ll be eager to return to.
Why We Love Winderlea: Taste wines made from biodynamically farmed grapes in a modern tasting room.