The eight wineries of the McMinnville Foothills AVA put on wine events regularly! Listed below and on our Facebook Page are upcoming events.
A Taste of the McMinnville Foothills
March 23 at The Barberry Restaurant
645 NE 3rd St #100, McMinnville, OR 97128
$45 Seminar, Taste & Pairing 12:30pm -4:30pm
$30 Taste & Pairing 2:00pm – 4:30pm
As part of Taste McMinnville Month, all nine wineries of the McMinnville AVA are joining together to showcase their wines at the Barberry Restaurant for an informative afternoon seminar and wine tasting.
The seminar will be presented by winemakers of the AVA and will include a specialized tasting of the 2011 and 2016 vintages. Additionally, the geology of the AVA will be explored and you will discover how different soils impact the aromatics and flavors of Pinot Noir specific to this area.
Following the educational seminar, you will have the unique opportunity to sit down with the winemakers themselves and taste more wines paired with 9 small bites prepared by the Barberry Restaurant. This seminar and tasting is a perfect introduction to the wines of the McMinnville AVA as well as an educational deep-dive into the effect of climate, soil and vintage on Pinot Noir.
Tickets are Limited!