RIVER - WINE TASTING
VIEWS, ORCHARDS, AND SYRAHS!
Columbia Gorge wines are increasingly winning
high praise and recognition for their quality
on the international stage.
soil and 2 different climate zones provide a rich
diversity of wine in just a 30 mile area.
River Tours takes you to 3 wineries in this 4
hour tour. We pick you up at your location.
Tour time is 1:00-5:00 p.m.
MPG video of the Winery - Very Nice!
The friendly staff offers tasting of our award-winning,
premium wines. Enjoy a picnic with views of Mt.
Hood, Mt. Adams and the scenic Gorge. Wonderful
wines and "wine perfect foods" make
every visit memorable. Voted "Oregon Winery
of the Year" by Wine Press Northwest.
As you arrive you will feel as though you have
been transported to Italy. Grape vines will stimulate
your imagination as you enter the lovely outdoor
patio. Here you can enjoy the spectacular view
so reminiscent of the old country undulating
hills and fragrant roses under a splendid sky.
Franco Marchesi, will be at hand to welcome you.
decor is noticeably Italian, with a mural from
Piedmonte. Black-and-white photos depict historic
wine-making scenes from long ago. The shelves
are filled with books about wines and wine making.
Winery is a place to visit, taste wines, and be
spoiled, says Franco, I love to share
stories about Italy.
Gorge White House
Our wine tasting selections change continuously
so our guests may enjoy the many tastes and styles
of our local winemakers. We offer 2 beers on tap
at any one time from the 5 micro-breweries in
our area. Our guests can choose to purchase the
entire daily flight of wine or beer or hard cider
flight or elect to taste a single wine or beer
offered for $1.00. We also offer wine and beer
by the glass.
River Vineyards & Tasting Room
This is the oldest winery in the Gorge, owned
by Anne and Bernard Lerch. Hosting an excellent
selection of Red Wines and Ports made from local
Try the MarionBerry!
the years HRV has developed a broad selection
of wines, emphasizing rich, flavorful, full-bodied
reds, and delicious sweet ports and sherry. This
is one of our favorite smaller wineries and we
think the value is well worth the stop.
Mt. Hood Winery
Enjoy the fruits of the finest growing region
in the Pacific Northwest. It's the "sweet
spot" between the cool, wet Willamette Valley
and the hot, dry Eastern Oregon
The Pinot Noir is outstanding here and this winery
will present more top quality wines as their production
among the orchards of the Hood River Valley, this
newly opened tasting room mirrors the style of
the area's roadside fruit markets. The young winery
produces several varietals, chardonnay and pinot
noir, with a Port bottling promised by winter.
The long awaited tasting room from the Pines is
now in downtown Hood River. Open Thurs.-Sunday,
The Pines features some of the best Reds known
to wine tasters! They offer spicy, full-bodied
wines with a strong balance between fruit and
Pines 1852 is a family-owned and operated winery
The Pines Vineyard's Old Vine Zinfandel was first
planted by an Italian stone mason in the late
1800s. Louis Comini made his home in Oregon's
Columbia River Gorge, bringing with him grape
vines from his homeland in Genoa, Italy. These
original plants are still producing today by winemaker
Peter Rossback and owner Lonni Wright.
century Old Vine Zinfandel make The Pines one
of the oldest vineyards in the Northwest.
our Reservations Page for booking details.
River officially Appleation Valley- Read the Article
VINEYARDS DOES IT AGAIN!
San Francisco Chronicle-2011
Marchesi Vineyards-2009 Primitivo Valentino 'BEST
2011 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
was held in Sonoma County, California, with a
week of judging concluding on January 8. Judges,
consisting of 55 professional wine experts within
the media, restaurant and hospitality, education,
winemaking and retail wine industries, evaluated
the entries. The SFCWC broke the records with
4,913 entries in 2010 and now in 2011, it continues
to uphold the title of the "Largest Competition
of American Wines in the World" with a staggering
number of entries, 5,050 from 23 states. For eight
consecutive years, the SFCWC is able to proclaim
that it is the "Largest Wine Competition
of American Wines in the World".
The Marchesi Primitivo "Valentino,"
was the 'Best of Class' winner out of a total
of 19 medal-winning Primitivo wines: four Golds,
nine Silver, and six Bronze medals were awarded
in the Primitivo class.
is important to notice is that this competition
was held in California, a state known to produce
the Best Primitivo in the country. Our Primitivo
was produced from grapes of the Columbia Valley
in the hot, hot summer of 2009.