Kind Words, Accolades and Awards in 2012

Northwest Wine Summit, 2012.  Seven of Hearts / Luminous Hills wines earn 12 medals for 12 wines submitted to the Northwest Wine Summit, including 2 gold medals (2010 Luminous Hills Estate Grown Pinot Noir and Seven of Hearts Pinot Noir Lia’s Vineyard) and runner-up for the prestigious Winery of Distinction Award (based on overall performance). See the full award list here: http://www.northwestwinesummit.com/nwws2012/index.php

Seattle Wine Awards, 2012. Seven of Hearts is recognized with two medals for our Washington state wines, including a Double Gold (best of the best) for the 2010 Chatte d’Avignon Grenache, Columbia Valley Washington. See the full award list here: http://www.seattlewineawards.com/winners.html

Oregon Wine Awards, 2012. Seven Luminous Hills and Seven of Hearts wines received awards, including three gold medals for the 2010 Luminous Hills Estate Grown Pinot Noir, 2010 Luminous Hills Estate Grown Pinot Noir LUX, and the Seven of Hearts Pinot Noir Lia’s Vineyard. Read the full list of award winners here: http://www.oregonwineawards.com/winners.html

Wine Press Northwest, April 10, 2012. Luminous Hills and Seven of Hearts Wine receive outstanding and excellent ratings on three wines. Read full article here: http://media.tri-cityherald.com/smedia/2012/05/14/22/11/jKVhj.So.13.pdf

– Wines Northwest, June 25, 2012. In his series on Pinot Noir with Copper River Salmon, Chuck Hill recommends two of our Rosé wines and three of our Pinot Noirs. Read the entire blog post here: http://www.winesnw.com/ChuckHillArchives/chuckhill_pinot_salmon_part3_2012.htm

Washington Examiner, August 8, 2012. Both Luminous Hills and Seven of Hearts are mentioned in Andy Perdue and Eric Degerman’s NW Wine: Touring the heart of Ore. wine country post. Read full post here: http://washingtonexaminer.com/nw-wine-touring-the-heart-of-ore.-wine-country/article/feed/2021960#.UNyfSOS2A0M

Back to Bakas, August 29, 2012. By: Rick Bakas. Seven of Hearts and Luminous Hills are both named in 3 Northwest Wineries to Discover. Read full blog post here: http://rickbakas.com/3-northwest-wineries-to-discover

Vindulge, September 16, 2012. By: Mary Cressler. Seven of Hearts and Luminous Hills are both mentioned in New Gems…and branching out in Carlton, Oregon. Read full blog post here: http://www.vindulgeblog.com/2012/09/new-gems-and-branching-out-in-carlton-oregon/

NW Wine Anthem, October, 2012. By: Tiffany Stevens. Tiffany writes a lovely article featuring both Seven of Hearts and Luminous Hills wines. Savoring the Experience- The Wines of Luminous Hills and Seven of Hearts. Read full blog here: http://www.nwwineanthem.com/2012/10/savoring-experience-wines-of-luminous.html

Washington Examiner, October 3, 2012. In NW Wine: Weekend in Willamette Valley wine country, Andy Perdue and Eric Degerman recommend both Seven of Hearts and Luminous Hills wines. Read full article here: http://washingtonexaminer.com/nw-wine-weekend-in-willamette-valley-wine-country/article/feed/2035710#.UNyZc-S2A0M

Luscious Lashes, October, 19, 2012.  By: Thea Dwelle.  Lovely blog post featuring Luminous Hills wines. Read full blog post here: http://lusciouslushes.com/2012/10/luminous-hills/

Travel Oregon, November 1, 2012. In the blog post Thanksgiving in Wine Country, Seven of Hearts is listed among others as a favorite winery to visit. Read full blog post here: http://traveloregon.com/trip-ideas/oregon-stories/guide-to-thanksgiving-in-wine-country/

Palate Press, December 11, 2012. In the blog post Willamette Valley: A Sense of Place with Soul by L.M. Archer, Seven of Hearts gets a nice mention. Read full blog post here: http://palatepress.com/2012/12/wine/willamette-valley-a-sense-of-place-with-soul/

My Fabulous World In Wine, December 12, 2012. A lovely blog post focused on Luminous Hills. Read full blog post Elegant Oregon Wines From Luminous Hills here: http://fabocwinechick.wordpress.com/2012/12/12/elegant-oregon-wines-from-luminous-hills/