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May 2024

Wine | Events | Updates Hello, May! We hope you are all well and excited for this spike in temperatures… we sure are! One reason we love May is because of Oregon Wine Month! As you venture out into the Wine Country for festivities, add Chris James to your itinerary! We’d love to host you….

April 2024

Wine | Events | Updates Spring is HERE! Bud break on the vines has happened in the Willamette Valley as well, which is always an exciting indicator of the seasonal change.   To kickoff Spring, we are highlighting our GSM focused ‘Afterhours’ event this month. This will be a DELICIOUS one, we hope you join…

March 2024

Wine | Events | Cruise Updates Thanks to all who joined us this past couple of weekends at the festivals! We are looking forward to a week ahead of brighter weather, so stop in to see us at the Tasting Room!  For those who are either going on our 2025 Wine Cruise, or thinking about…

Happy New Year!

January 2024 Happy New Year to you all, we hope your year is off to a great start! Thank you to those who helped us ring in the new year with our murder mystery 1920’s theme event on NYE! That East Coast ball drop was fun. 🎉 We have featured wine, events (two club shares!),…

Happy Holidays from Chris James Cellars

The finals days of 2023 are upon us. The weather is growing colder. Now is the perfect time to spend indoors with your loved ones and some of your favorite wine.  Come visit us at our McMinnville tasting room and enjoy the flight, or a glass, during this Holiday Season! Pick up some wine for…

Holiday Shopping & Winter Wines

The holiday season is officially here, the vines have released their leaves, and we can finally settle into the forthcoming winter routine. Wine buying, wine gifting, and relaxing with a glass of wine in the comfort of your own home is exactly what the season is calling for! Check below for our featured wines, latest…

12th Annual Sip Magazine’s Best of the Northwest!

The @sip_magazine 12th Annual Best of Northwest Wine competition is out! Of 665 wines sent in this year, our 2022 Sauvignon Blanc placed Double Gold for SAUVIGNON BLANC, and our 2018 Pinot Noir Reserve was the Judge’s Pick for PINOT NOIR.Congrats to all of the medalists. View all wines here: https://sipmagazine.com/announcing-the-12th-annual-best-of-the-northwest-wine-awards/ “These submissions underwent blind tastings, meticulously…
LuxLife

Best Family owned winery for 2023, by LUX life Magazine

We are so grateful for this! We have you to thank for your support, as well as our marketing team. We recognize there are many wineries here in the Valley and across the Globe, keep doing what you’re doing! Let’s celebrate, we have something to share!🥂 🥳 Recently we were awarded Best Family owned winery…

October Wine Updates

It’s mid-October and another great harvest has just finished up.  A big thanks to Chris and our hard working crew for their dedication to making our amazing wines each year!  While the fruit is gone, the beauty of the vineyard remains.  The leaves are turning such vibrant shades of golds, copper, and burgundy. It’s truly…

September Wine Updates

Mid-September already, can you believe it? We’ve had a jam-packed Summer with events and it’s been great to see many of you! We can only hope this heat fades fast and Cooler Weather will be upon us! Check out some of our last few happenings for the year below. But first, a quick shoutout to our…