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Thanksgiving Wine Weekend in the Tualatin Valley

Give thanks to Oregon wine this Thanksgiving with a weekend of special tastings, pairings and festivities. The following wineries in the Tualatin Valley are participating in this annual event. (Hours are for Thanksgiving weekend, November 24-26; check back for updates.)

Beaverton

COOPER MOUNTAIN VINEYARDS
Hours: Friday & Saturday, 11am-5pm; Sunday 12-5pm | Tasting fee: $15-25
Celebrate Thanksgiving with tastes of Cooper Mountains new releases of its organic and biodynamic estate-grown Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Tocai Fruilano, Pinot Noir and Gamay Noir, served in a logo glass to keep and paired with light appetizers. Enjoy live music Friday and Saturday.

HAMACHER WINES
Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 11am-5pm | Tasting fee: $25
Kick off the holiday season with a special flight paired with yummy bites.

FULLERTON WINES  | 10404 SW Mt. Adams Dr., Beaverton 97007
Hours: Friday-Sunday, seated tastings at 11am and 2 pm | Tasting fee: $50 
Experience Fullerton Wines and taste its carefully crafted and treasured Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays at this special seated tastings. Call 503-544-1378 for reservations.

Cornelius

A BLOOMING HILL VINEYARD & WINERY
Hours: Friday-Sunday, 11am-5:30pm | Tasting fee: $10
A Blooming Hill’s annual Open House will feature a five-year vertical tasting of its estate Pinot Noir, plus white wines and and Ports, paired with abundant treats, live music (Friday and Saturday), and gifts for purchase.

DION VINEYARD
Hours: Friday-Sunday, 11am-4pm | Tasting fee: $15
Enjoy a selection of light snacks, paired with a wine flight, and celebrate the release of the 2015 Estate Chardonnay and Reserve Pinot Noir. GoVino glass included with tasting fee.

Gaston

ELK COVE VINEYARDS
Hours: Friday-Sunday, 10am-5pm \ Tasting fee: $15
Sample Elk Cove Vineyards’ wines crafted from estate-grown grapes. Elk Cove is a second-generation family winery producing 90+ point award winning single vineyard Pinot noirs, Pinot gris, Pinot blanc and Rieslings.

KRAMER VINEYARDS
Hours: Friday-Sunday, 11am-5pm | Tasting fee: $15
Taste new releases of sparkling wines, Pinot noir, Chardonnay, Pinot gris and Müller-Thurgau, and experience two generations of winemaking, more than 30 years of Oregon winegrowing, and warm, family hospitality.

PATTON VALLEY VINEYARD
Hours: Friday-Monday, 11am-5pm | Tasting fee: $15
Stand in the heart of the vineyard and experience a special flight of Patton Valley’s estate-grown Pinot Noir. Stop by the Holiday Market, featuring local craft and food vendors on Friday and Saturday.

PLUM HILL VINEYARDS
Hours: Friday-Sunday, 11am-5pm | Tasting fee: $10
Enjoy tastes of 10 different wines in a souvenir wine glass to keep, paired with tasty tidbits. For an additional $5, try three new releases with pairings by Our Café. Plum Hill is dog friendly!

Forest Grove

APOLLONI VINEYARDS
Hours: Friday-Sunday, 11am-5pm | Tasting fee: $15 
Taste Apolloni’s sparkling wine and small-production estate and Italian-style wines. Preview the 2016 Pinot Noir in Apolloni’s barrel cave with the winemaking team.  Local artisan food for sample and sale.

DAVID HILL VINEYARDS & WINERY
Hours: Friday-Sunday, 11am-5pm | Tasting fee: $15
Sample estate-grown wines, plus the newly released Reserve Chardonnay and Blackjack Pinot Noir in a etched glass to keep.

MONTINORE ESTATE
Hours: Friday-Sunday, 11am-5pm | Tasting fee: $10-25
This Thanksgiving, celebrate with Montinore Estate with a special reserve flight featuring Estate and single block bottlings which includes a logo Oregon Riedel glass for guests to take home.

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Hillsboro

FREJA CELLARS
Hours: Friday-Sunday, 11am-5pm | Tasting fee: $15
Taste artisan wines, beat the crowds and meet the winemaker. Freja will be pouring Estate and Reserve Pinot Noirs including library wines, Rosé and delicious White wines both estate grown and imported. Some small bites and tasting glass included. Tasting fee waived with any purchase.

J. ALBIN WINERY
Hours: Friday-Sunday, 11am-5pm | Tasting fee: $10
Visit J. Albin’s home vineyard,  tucked into the Chehalem Mountains, and taste its acclaimed sparkling wines and Pinot Noir, top-of-class Pinot gris, Sauvignon blanc and its small-lot Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and dessert wines, paired with delicious bites.

RAPTOR RIDGE WINERY
Hours: Friday-Sunday, 11am-5pm |  Tasting fee: $15
Join Raptor Ridge and celebrate Thanksgiving with the 2014 Harbinger Brut Rosé, as well as new releases, including the 2016 Estate Whole Cluster Pinot Noir. Raptor Ridge also will be pouring selected library wines.

RUBY VINEYARD & WINERY
Hours: Friday-Sunday, 11am-5pm  |  Tasting fee: $15
Warm, cozy new tasting room, friendly service, great wines, no traffic hassles, and meatballs in pinot noir/cranberry sauce. ’17 Pinot Noir Nouveau, along with Pinot Gris, Rosé of Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, and two 2015 Pinot Noirs.

Sherwood

ALLORO VINEYARD
Hours: Friday-Sunday, 11am-5pm | Tasting fee: $20-30
Taste current releases paired with charcuterie. For the Reserve Tasting, join the winemakers in Alloro’s wine cave for a pre-release tasting of its 2016 Reserve Pinot Noir wines.

BECKHAM ESTATE VINEYARD
Hours: Nov 25-26, 11am-5pm; Nov 27 12-4pm | Tasting fee: $15
Visit Beckham Estate’s tasting room and ceramic gallery, located on Parrett Mountain, and taste handcrafted, limited production, estate-grown wine. Take home the newly released 2015 Pinot noirs, and don’t miss the last of the A.D. Beckham Amphora wines all paired with local bites.

BLAKESLEE VINEYARD ESTATE
Hours: Friday-Sunday, 11am-5pm | Tasting fee: $20
Savor Blakeslee’s estate-grown, award-winning wines with a flight of Pinot Noir, Rose, Chardonnay, Riesling, and a curated large-format pour, paired with tasty tidbits.

CARABELLA VINEYARD AT OUR TABLE FARM
Hours: Friday-Saturday, 11am-5pm; Sunday, 12-4pm | Tasting fee: $10
Taste Carabella wines and enjoy barrel samples and library wines.

HAWKS VIEW CELLARS
Hours: Friday-Sunday, 11am-7pm | Tasting fee: $20
Enjoy Thanksgiving weekend at Hawks View Cellars with a guided tasting of  world-class Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris while savoring stunning views of Mt. Hood.

PONZI VINEYARDS
Hours: Friday-Sunday, 11am-5:30pm | Tasting fee: $20
Relax fireside and sample Ponzi’s favorite wines for the holidays. Sample the new release of the 2015 Single Vineyard Pinot Noir, commemorating Ponzi’s 45th anniversary.

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