Need a new wine region to visit?
So if you follow me on Instagram you saw that I was drinking my way through the Pacific Northwest a few weeks ago. This was my first time to the PNW and let me tell you. It was ~*awesome*~.
My first stop of the day was at Domaine Drouhin. You’ve seen their Pinot Noir and Chardonnay all over my Insta. Many know Drouhin for it’s french soul (even the hardware in the tasting room was flown in from France). They are known for their Pinot Noirs and cool climate Chardonnays (this Chardonnay will turn any chard hater into a believer). Our host was nice enough to take us all around the tasting room and barrel rooms. Nothing makes you appreciate wine more than seeing it made. You can read more about Domain Drouhin here.
You came to Oregon for Pinot Noir and Sokol Blosser will give you just that. Pete and I did their reserve tasting and it was ah-maz-ing. The tasting room itself is also so gorgeous and full of so much natural light. Not only was the wine amazing but so was the staff and the snacks. Highly recommended you stop here for a tasting and a relaxing afternoon.You can check out more about Sokol Blosser here.
Known for their sparkling wines, Argyle is a great place to end your day at. Arygle is located right in the town of Dundee. Not only is there tasting room big, airy and gorgeous but their wines are delicious. I recommend you do their bubbly flight (I honestly forget the name of it. This was the third winery of the day). They also have a super funky and fun sparkling Pinot Noir. DEFINITELY give it a taste. Argyle also does a really great project with the local college. They run a competition and pick three young artist to design wine labels for them. You can check out more about Argyle here.