North Willamette Vintners Red, White & Celebrate Weekend: July 2-4, 2011

North Willamette Vintners Invites You to Red, White and Celebrate

Join the North Willamette Vinters  this holiday weekend as they celebrate Independence Day with Red, White & Celebrate!  Here is a listing of this weekend’s events posted on

Take a picnic lunch out to our wineries, located just 20 minutes from Portland, and join in the celebrations!

• Red, White & Blueberry! at Apolloni Vineyards, 11-5, Saturday- Monday.

We’ll be pouring wonderful wines and featuring the long-awaited arrival of local blueberries. We’ll have some pre-picked on hand or we will give you directions to Tom’s Berry Patch where you can pick your own! And, to add a sweet treat to your picnic lunch, we’ll have some blueberry baked goods for sale.

• Red, White & Celebrate! at ADEA Wine Company. Open on Saturday or by appointment on Sunday and Monday

• Red, White & REV! at Ardiri Winery and Vineyard, 10-5, Saturday-Monday.

Tastings all weekend with special REV activities on Saturday. We will have exotic, high performance cars on display at the winery. Ferrari, Maserati and Lotus! Onsite BBQ with traditional BBQ fare, available for purchase. Serving our regular tasting flight, 5 wines, $10: 2 Carneros Pinot, 1 Oregon Pinot, 2 Oregon whites. Our owners/winemakers, John Compagno and Gail Lizak will be in the tasting room pouring wine!

• Red, White & Strawberry! at Cooper Mountain Vineyards, 12-5, Saturday – Monday

We will be sampling local strawberries, drizzled with our artisanal Balsamic Vinegar, produced from our very own Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

• Red, White & Fun! at David Hill Vineyard & Winery, 11-5, Saturday and Sunday only

Featuring art, music, food and lawn games

• Red, White & Rose! at Elk Cove Vineyards, 10-5, Saturday – Monday

Featuring our 2008 Pinot Noir – Willamette Valley, 2009 Pinot Blanc and 2010 Pinot Noir – Rose’

• Red, White & Firelight! at Garden Vineyards, 2pm-10 on Monday July 4th

View the valley’s fireworks, enjoy grilled foods and play lawn games

• Red, White & Blues! At Helvetia Vineyards, noon-5, Saturday – Monday.

Tasting, picnics and salmon snacks, Saturday through Monday from noon until five. Don’t miss our 2008 Pinot Noir Reserve. Bob Shoemaker, Delta Blues music master, will perform on Monday afternoon from 1:30 until 4:30. Bob brings Leadbelly, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee to life with his National steel guitar and his Telecaster as well as his brother Dave.

• Red, White & Barrels! at Kramer Vineyards, 11-5, Saturday – Monday

2010 Vintage preview. Taste the 2010 Pinot Noirs from the barrel

• Red, White & Sangria! at Montinore Estate, 11-5, Saturday – Monday

Complimentary Pinot Gris Sangria and live music from 1-4 on Saturday only

• Red, White & Rose Festival! At Oak Knoll Winery, 11-5, Saturday-Monday

Celebrating our commemorative Rose Festival Labels for Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Rose varietals.

• Red, White & You! at Patton Valley Vineyards, 11-5, Saturday and Sunday only.

We’ve got red wine and white wine, but we’re missing you! Join us for a very special wine tasting to include our 2009 Wente Clone Chardonnay, as well as a vertical tasting of our 2007, 2008 and 2009 Patton Valley Pinot noir. Palate pleasers and perfect for the upcoming summer months.

• Red, White & Watermelon! at Plum Hill Vineyards, 11-5, Saturday – Monday

Our traditional wine and watermelon event has returned for the 3rd year. Come sit on the covered patio and have a free slice or two of watermelon with or without the toppings.

• Red, White & Bocce! at Ponzi Vineyards, 10-5, Saturday-Monday

Enjoy red and white wine flights available for tasting. Outdoor seating and Bocce ball courts are open! Relax outside and enjoy the wine country landscape.

• Red, White & Berry Fest! with Provincial Vineyards pouring at Smith Berry Barn. 12-5, Saturday – Monday

• Red, White & Celebrate! at Purple Cow Vineyards, 11-5, Saturday only.

• Red, White & Celebrate! at Raptor Ridge Winery, 11-4, Saturday – Monday

Also featuring Rose as part of our weekend lineup!

• Red, White & Sake! at Sakeone, 11-5, Saturday & Sunday only, closed Monday

• Red, White & Rose! at Tualatin Estate Vineyards, 12-5, Friday – Monday

More to come…





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