Columbia Gorge Wineries – Your Guide to the Top Wineries

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Columbia Gorge wineriesDiscover Columbia Gorge Wineries. The Columbia Gorge is a spectacular canyon of the Columbia River that forms the border between the states of Oregon and Washington.

You’ll find fabulous wineries along the river on both the Oregon and Washington sides. This area is known as a “world of wine in 40 miles” because of the wide range of terroir located within this small region. A large variety of different wines can be grown in the Columbia Gorge.

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List of Columbia Gorge Wineries


Cathedral Ridge WineryCathedral Ridge Winery
Address: 4200 Post Canyon Dr., Hood River, OR 97031
Telephone: (800) 516-8710
Open daily 11-5
This is a wonderful Columbia Gorge winery that’s perfect for a picnic. Cathedral Ridge makes it easy. You can order a gourmet box lunch from the winery. Great views of Mount Hood and Mount Adams. Wines include Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Rose, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, and Zinfandel. Located 5 minutes from downtown Hood River.


Cerulean Wine
Address: 304 Oak St., Su. A, Hood River, OR
Telephone: (541) 490-4905
Open Wed.-Fri. 3-6PM; weekends noon-5
This tasting room is located in downtown Hood River. Park your car and walk to the other tasting rooms located in this charming town. You’ll find great places to eat and stay.


Dry Hollow VineyardsDry Hollow Vineyards
Address: 3410 Dry Hollow Lane, The Dalles, OR
Telephone: (541) 296-2953
Open weekends noon-5 from March through November.
Dry Hollow Vineyards specializes in single vineyard varietals. Wines include Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Merlot, Syrah, and Cabernet Sauvignon.


Erin Glenn WineryErin Glenn Winery
Address: 710 E. Second St., The Dalles
Telephone: (541) 96-4707
Open weekends noon-5 from March through November.
Erin Glenn Winery’s tasting room is located in the historic U.S. Mint building in downtown The Dalles. It’s Wasco County’s oldest winery. They produce small lots of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Malbec, Tempranillo, Dolcetto, Barbera, Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, and Viognier.


Garnier Vineyards
Address: 8191 Hwy. 30 West, Mosier, OR
Telephone: (503) 682-6470
Open
This family owned Columbia Gorge winery overlooks the Columbia River. The white wines they produce are Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay. For reds they produce Pinot Noir and Merlot. They also have a sweet cherry dessert wine, Cherry Haven. This dessert wine is done in a “Port-ish” style.


Gorge White House

The Gorge White House
Address: 2265 Hwy. 35, Hood River, OR
Telephone: (541) 386-2828
Open June-Sept. 10-6; Apr., May, & Oct. Fri.-Mon. 10-6
The Gorge White House offers tasting of their own wines. They also pour wines from other Columbia Gorge wineries. Located 4 miles south of Hood River with scenic mountain views.


Hood River VineyardsHood River Vineyards
Address: 4693 Westwood Dr., Hood River, OR
Telephone: (541) 386-3772
Hood River Vineyards specializes in producing fruit wines, both sweet and dry.


Jan-Marc Wine Cellars
Address: 2110 N. Ainsworth St., Portland, OR
Telephone: (503) 341-4531
Jan-Marc produces premium hand-crafted wines including Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot. Owners are chefs and winemakers, Barbara and Jan-Marc Baker. They also own Cuisine Bebe Catering.


Marchesi Vineyards
Address: 3955 Belmont Dr., Hood River, OR
Telephone: (541) 386-1800
Open 11:30-6:30 on Fri.-Sun. Closed in Winter.
Franco Marchesi, owner and winemaker, is from Italy. The lovely tasting room shows his Italian influence. His Italian style wines include Pinot Grigio, Dolcetto, Sangiovese, Barbera, Primitivo, and Pinot Noir.


Mount Hood WineryMt. Hood Winery
Address: 2882 Van Horn Dr., Hood River, OR
Telephone: (541) 386-8333
Open Thurs.-Sun 11-5 during March-November.
Enjoy gorgeous mountain and vineyard views at Mt. Hood Winery. This Columbia Gorge winery features Estate Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris. Other whites include Chardonnay, Riesling, and Gewurztraminer. Other reds include Syrah, and Tempranillo.


Naked WineryNaked Winery
Address: 102 2nd St., Hood River, OR
Telephone: (541) 386-3700
Open daily noon-7
Nake Winery is known as the “sexiest winery”. They aim to tease and encourage the mood of fun and romance. Red wines include Penetration Cabernet and Naked Pinot Noir. White wines include Foreplay Chardonnay. They also produce a Sugar Daddy Muscat. Enjoy live music in the tasting room 5 days a week.


Pheasant Valley WineryPheasant Valley Winery
Address: 3890 Acree Dr., Hood River, OR
Telephone: (541) 387-3040
Open daily 11-5
This organic winery began as growers of organic pears and apples. They have since added grapes and wine making to their accomplishments. Enjoy their award winning wines. Red wines include Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, and Barbera. White wines include Chardonnay and Pinot Gris. They also produce a Pear Wine. Great views! They also have a charming bed and breakfast.


Phelps Creek VineyardsPhelps Creek Vineyards
Address: 1850 Country Club Rd., Hood River, OR
Telephone: (541) 386-2607
Open daily 11-5. Closed January.
Phelps Creek specializes in producing the highest quality Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. The tasting room is actually located on the Hood River Golf Course, next to the vineyards.


The Pines 1852

The Pines 1852
Address: 202 State St., Hood River, OR
Telephone: (541) 993-8301
Open daily noon-6; noon-10 on Thurs.-Sat.
The old zinfandel vines from the vineyard at this winery were planted in 1852. This Columbia Gorge winery has been producing quality wine grapes for more than a century. Enjoy live music Thursday through Saturdays. The Pines is known for their Old Vine Zinfandel. They produce many wines that sell out soon after their release. Visit the Pines Art Gallery, which is located at the tasting room.


Quenett Winery

Quenett Winery
Address: 111 Oak St., Hood River, OR
Telephone: (541) 386-2229
Open daily noon-6; open until 8 on Friday and Saturday
Quenett Winery is one of the Columbia Gorge Wineries with a tasting room in downtown Hood River. Red wines produced are Cabernet, Sangiovese, Zinfandel, Merlot, Syrah, and Barbera. White wines are Viognier, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, and Barbera.


Springhouse CellarsSpringhouse Cellar
Address: 13 Railroad Ave., Hood River, OR
Telephone: (541) 298-8900
Open Fri.-Sun. noon-6
This is one of the Columbia Gorge wineries with a tasting room in downtown. Enjoy sampling wine in this winery’s rustic tasting room. The winery produces ten handcrafted small lot wines. They serve their wines on tap. You can purchase wine in a 1 liter container that is refillable. This is about as green as you can get.


Viento

Viento
Address: 2265 Hwy. 35, Hood River, OR
Telephone: (541) 490-6655
Open Apr.-Oct. Thurs.-Mon. noon-5PM
Viento’s tasting room is located on the grounds of The Gorge White House. Wines include Pinot Noir, Barbera, Tempranillo, Gruner Veltliner, Riesling, and ice wines.


Wy' East VineyardsWy’East Vineyards
Address: 3189 Hwy. 35, Hood River, OR
Telephone: (541) 386-1277
Open 11-5 April – Oct.; weekends only the rest of the year.
This Columbia Gorge winery is located 5.5 miles south of Hood River. Wy’East is what the local Indians called Mount Hood. They focus on Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Cabernets for their red wines. White wines include Pinot Gris and Chardonnay.


Have you visited any of these Columbia Gorge Wineries? If you have, please leave a comment below telling us about your experiences. We would love to hear from you!


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