January Vertical Tastings

Comparing past vintages as we begin a new one
Join us this month at the Carlton tasting room as we will include mini-verticals into our tasting flight. This is a great way to sharpen your palate by comparing the differences in vintages of the Willamette & Columbia Valley. Guests that have already visited this January have said it’s been one of the most informative tasting experiences yet!

Wine Club Partnership

For the month of January only, Seven of Hearts & Cliff Creek Cellars will be partnering wine clubs! We invite Seven of Hearts club members to visit Cliff Creek’s Newberg tasting room to enjoy complimentary tastings and discounts on wine. Make sure you stop by to pay us a visit while you’re out tasting too!

Wine Press NW: Platinum Judging

Both the 2013 GSM plus C and the 2013 Tradition score Double Platinum in the 2016 Platinum Judging! See the full article here.

Seven of Hearts 2013 Tradition, Columbia Valley •  $25 Many wine lovers are used to the fat red blends from our hottest Northwest growing regions, such as the Red Mountain AVA. This Merlot-based red from Byron Dooley in Carlton, Ore., is a leaner, cool-climate style. It shows off aromas and flavors of rose petal, white pepper and black pepper, plus blackberry fruit and just a touch of blueberry with nicely managed tannins. It’s capped by what one judge described as a “fabulous finish.” (273 cases, 14.1% alc.) Award: Seattle Wine Awards (gold).

Seven of Hearts 2013 GSM Plus C, Columbia Valley •  $25 This perfectly balanced red blend made in the Willamette Valley is named for its component grapes — Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre — plus some Counoise. Its balance begins with its color, then shows from first sniff to well past the last swallow. It exudes fresh and lively red and blue fruit and charcuterie, then dances across the palate, bowing out with a hit of spice. (347 cases, 14.5% alc.) Awards: Wine Press Northwest affordable reds judging (Outstanding!), Seattle Wine Awards (double gold).

New Vinous Pinot Reviews

Check out the scores by Vinous for our 2014 Pinots. Some of the highest ratings yet!

Seven of Hearts 2014 Pinot Nor Very Special Reserve – 94 pts

(40 percent whole clusters and 40 percent new oak) Brilliant ruby-red. A complex, intensely perfumed bouquet evokes ripe red and blue fruits, Asian spices and incense, and a sexy floral accent gains strength with air. Palate-staining black raspberry, boysenberry and cola flavors are lifted and given spine by a jolt of juicy acidity. Concentrated and powerful, but comes off lithe, featuring excellent focus, sweet, fruity persistence and velvety tannins that make a cameo appearance on the close.

 

December is Loyalty Month!

Loyal Month EmblemAttention all loyal Wine Club members, now is the month to claim your “special reward” that you’ve been working so hard for! If eligible, please check your inbox for an email titled:

Loyal Member Special Offer!

The email was sent late Wednesday, November 30th. We hope to hear from you soon as this is our way of saying thank you for consistently choosing Seven of Hearts.

Seven of Hearts Holiday Celebration!

Photo Credit: McDaniel Music Camp
Wine Bottle Christmas Tree
Come visit us in the tasting room as we spread this season’s holiday cheer with our very own wine bottle Christmas tree!
Not only is the tree a sight to see, but it’s what’s under the tree that will turn you jollier than the fat man himself. 
Gifts of great value will be stuffed under our tasting room tree
all throughout the month of December. 
Who knows, your small contribution could have you walking away
with a bottle of Very Special Reserve
or maybe even a coveted Library Wine this Christmas?

It all depends on if you’ve been naughty or nice this year… but have no fear, there is a gift for every boy or girl (over the age of 21 of course).
So come visit us this holiday season for your chance to walk away
with a special wine put under the tree just for you!

Willamette Cares Food Drive!

Please help local wineries as we join the Willamette Cares Food Drive this holiday season to meet our goal of donating over 75,000 meals to stop hunger in Oregon. Seven of Hearts will be accepting food and fund donations from November 1st to December 31st to then give to our local food bank. For each dollar or food item donated, Seven of Hearts will enter your name into a progressive sweepstake which will be drawn December 31st.
How Can You Help?
Donate canned goods or monetary donations to the Carlton tasting roomPrizes

  • First Name Drawn: Private Winery Tour and Barrel Tasting For Two
  • Additional 2% discount on all current releases for every $5 or 5 canned good items donated (maximum 30% off).
Thank you for your support!

Company Holiday Gift Program!

Announcing a new gift program for our wine club members places of business that would like to provide wine to their special clients as a thank you during the holidays.  This unique offer is available only to active wine club members.  Purchases of wine that are intended to be used as gifts by the company’s that wine club members work at, will be offered special discounts of 25% on 5 or more cases and 30% on 10 or more cases.  Valid during the month of December.  Wine must be purchased in whole cases, but all the cases do not need to be the same.  What a great way to thank your best customers by sharing with them the wine you love!

2013 Tannat Ranks 4th in Seattle Times

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The Seattle Times graciously ranked our 2013 Tannat at #4 in their Top 50 Wines of 2016! To see the list of ranked wines click here. Please come in to visit soon as the 2013 is going fast.

Holiday Fun!

Pre-Thanksgiving & Thanksgiving Weekends
November 19th & 20thNovember 25th, 26th & 27th
Twenty-four Wines Open, Choose Seven to Create Your Own Tasting
Pair with Honest Chocolates & The Beautiful Pig Charcuterie Flight
Family & Friends Welcome