For one delightful weekend we’re bringing together wine lovers, winemakers, winegrowers, and chefs to celebrate the finale of the season - the completion of harvest. You are invited to join us.

Over this 3-day celebration, multiple events are offered throughout the Columba Gorge to celebrate the completion of this year’s harvest and gather in thanks. Join us for an event, or spend the whole weekend immersing yourself in this rare place.

 
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Friday Night Soirée

5:00 PM

Best Western PLUS/Hood River Inn • Gorge Room
1108 E. Marina Blvd. Hood River, OR 97031
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Join hardworking winemakers and staff as we raise a glass to another vintage in the cellar. Sample award-winning wines from the Gorge all under one roof and enjoy stories of this year's crush.

All ticket holders are VIPs on Friday night and all weekend long! Your Friday night ticket unlocks access to special offers at all participating wineries throughout the weekend. Ticket price includes complimentary tastings, hors-d'oeuvres, and a commemorative wine glass. Win big in the silent auction and explore the Gorge wine region all weekend long.

Wineries in attendance to include: Stave & Stone, Cathedral Ridge Winery, Hood Crest Winery, Wy’East Vineyards, COR Cellars, Cerulean, Idiot’s Grace Wines, Hawkins Cellars, Waving Tree Winery, Maryhill Winery, Mt. Hood Winery, Domaine Pouillon, The Pines 1852, Viento, Tetrahedron, White Salmon Vineyards, Phelps Creek Vineyard, Jacob Williams Winery and more!

Must be 21 to attend. Proof of age required at check-in. Pre-sale tickets $45 (fees/gratuity included) Save and RSVP in advance, ticket price increases at the door.

 
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Sunday Morning Sparkling Brunch

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Ruins in Hood River
13 Railroad Street
Hood River, OR 97031

Catered by White Salmon Baking Co.
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Start the day with Sparkling wine and brunch with winemakers

Enjoy several sparkling wines from various wineries in the Gorge, each paired with a delightful 4-course brunch, prepared and served with care by White Salmon Baking Co. Wineries in attendance to include: COR Cellars, Hood Crest Winery, Cerulean, Analemma, The Pines 1852 and Viento!

Tickets are limited, must be purchased by 11/5/18. Must be 21 to attend. Proof of age required at check-in. Tickets must be reserved in advance.

 

Weekend Events throughout the Gorge

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Wineries throughout the Gorge will be celebrating and you’re invited!

Cathedral Ridge Winery - cathedralridgewinery.com
We will be open regular hours 11-5 over the weekend, with select packages available at the tasting room

Idiot’s Grace Winery - winesofthegorge.com
Join us for the Idiot’s Grace Fall Fete, Celebrating the first full season at our new and true home in Mosier.
Taste the Future - Wine fresh from this year’s harvest, Taste the Past - Sample selections from our Library, Take in the vineyards & orchards - Guided Tours at 12, 2 & 4, Chow on delicious pig and savory sides - $15/plate - $10 addition to Tasting Flight, Tasting Room open 11-6 : Pig Roast from Noon until fully devoured. 

Hawkins Cellars - hawkinscellars.com
Join us on Saturday & Sunday, 2 to 5 pm, and take the Hawkins Cellars' Wine Tasting Challenge.  We will be pouring blind tastes and challenging tasters to identify which wines we have poured. For each correctly identified wine, your name will be entered into a drawing for wine-wonderful prizes!  Drawings will be held at 5pm on each day (participants need not be present to win).   Standard $10 tasting fee applies (waived with 2 bottle purchase).  

Waving Tree Winery - wavingtreewine.com
All visitors receive a free tasting at our tasting room all weekend

Maryhill Winery - maryhillwinery.com
Visit us for an Italian themed promotion - highlighting Maryhill Italian style wines and a discount on pizzas, combined with a release event for the 16’ Barbera.

Mt. Hood Winery - mthoodwinery.com
Sample barrel samples from future vintages at our tasting room all weekend

Syncline Winery - synclinewine.com
2nd annual ROAST Fall Release Party, open to all members & non-members Saturday Nov 10, 2018. Pre-pay reservations required: https://www.exploretock.com/synclinewine to reserve yours.

Domaine Pouillon - domainepouillon.com
Visit our winery during Gorge Wine Weekend and enter to win a wine picnic basket giveaway (winner to be drawn Mon 11/12). Includes wine, glassware, Domaine Pouillon swag, and more!

The Pines 1852 - thepinesvineyard.com
Join us for an informative food, wine, and history experience, “Living in Zin: 120 years of Zinfandel in the Gorge.” Enjoy tastings from our library of past and current vintages of Old Vine Zinfandel, made from some of the oldest vines in the Northwest. As well as a surprise barrel sample of an upcoming vintage with the opportunity to be the first to receive the wine by purchasing futures.  The “Living in Zin” experience includes the reserve tasting flight paired with light bites. This experience starts at 3:00 pm on Saturday, November 10th. Tickets are only $20 and are limited to 20 people. Only $15 for The Pines Copper Club Members. To reserve your spot, contact The Pines Tasting Room at (541) 993-8301 or thepinesvineyard@yahoo.com

Garnier Vineyards - garniervineyards.com
Join us for our last hurrah of the 2018 season! We will be open during our normal hours of 12pm to 5pm Friday through Sunday. Discounts available on select case purchases so you can stock up for the holidays and winter months ahead!

COR Cellars - corcellars.com
“Yes, you can have the recipe” Book Signing | SATURDAY NOVEMBER 10th | 2 - 4 pm
We are happy to host Connie Nice, from the Husum Riverside B&B, as she signs her cookbook “Yes, you can have the recipe” and brings along a few treats from its pages.

Wy’East Vineyards - wyeastvineyards.com
We’ll be open Fri, Sat Sun noon to 5 or so - come visit us!  We will be featuring killer deals on Vinette's Cuvee Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, and luscious wines pulled from our library collection all weekend long!

Cerulean - ceruleanwine.com
On the Saturday of Gorge Wine Weekend (11/10/18) Cerulean in Downtown Hood River will be offering an enhanced flight of 6 tastes accompanied by 6 bites.

Tetrahedron - tetrahedronwines.com
15% off mixed cases this weekend only!

Stave & Stone - staveandstone.com
We’re excited to welcome back Kay Floria and Randy Bell into our downtown tasting room, as they play an eclectic mix of blues, jazz, boogie woogie and soulful ballads. Kay’s vocal style allows her to cover artists as diverse as Ella Fitzgerald, Katie Webster and Bessie Smith, plus her own original tunes. Randy, a percussionist, has performed with a wide variety of musical groups.

Jacob Williams Winery - jacobwilliamswinery.com
Celebrate Gorge Wine Weekend with our locally sourced and Autumn inspired Cheese & Charcuterie Boards.  Fresh baked bread from the White Salmon Baking Co., olive oil and balsamic vinegars from Arome Hood River, delicious cheeses from Cascadia Creamery, charcuterie selections from Olympia Provisions and of course, chocolate from Portland’s own, Moonstruck!!  Festive olives, nuts and spreads will round out these delectable boards.  Also look out for the official release of our much anticipated 2016 Cabernet Franc. Celebrate Gorge Wine Weekend in style!  Friday, November 9-Sunday, 11th, 11am-5pm.  Cheers!!

 
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Special offers and events at businesses throughout the Gorge all weekend!

 

Historic Balch Hotel - balchhotel.com
15% lodging discount on all rooms during Gorge Wine Weekend! Book online at BalchHotel.com and use the code GORGEWINE or call 541.467.2277 to get this special rate. We’ll also waive corkage fees on bottles purchased at participating member wineries. Enjoy these with dinner specials along with our Light Fare menu in our restaurant. (Call for reservations.) Explore Gorge wineries from sunny Dufur!

Best Western PLUS Hood River Inn - hoodriverinn.com
We are offering special overnight rates. Call 800-828-7873 and ask for the Columbia Gorge Winegrowers group block! 

Viola Wine Cellars - violawines.com
POP-UP TASTING ROOM COLLAB • Saturday Nov. 10th @ Idiot’s Grace winery in Mosier
After several years of making Italian inspired wines from Gorge fruit in a PDX garage (!) Darryl Joannides is moving operations closer to the source and building a winery in Mosier. Come by Idiot’s Grace and enjoy their flight and feasting options and get exposed to another up-and-coming Columbia Gorge winemaker at no extra cost!


  KBOO Community Radio  -  kboo.fm

KBOO Community Radio - kboo.fm

Special thank you to our sponsors, attendees and community for making this event possible.