News & Awards

For the last several years our winery has been recognized as an award winning brand, from the best of local Willamette Valley, to multiple platinum medals, national hospitality programs and upper 90 point stamps through accredited publications such as Wine Enthusiast.

Gift Card Flash Sale!

SEIZE THE SAVINGS  Feb 2nd, 2024 thru Feb 5th, 2024 As a token of our appreciation, we have a limited-time special offer for you. Right now we are gift-card-ing you a treat on select wine purchases! Whether you’d make someone’s day or apply your card to your next order, when you buy wine over the…

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…

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…
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Charitable Giving – Pulmonary Hypertension Association

Help us, help others for #GivingTuesday! As you may know, Chris James Cellars supports a nonprofit organization each month through our Charitable Giving Wine Efforts. We pair a featured wine and where you can sip wine for a cause. This month of November we chose to support @phassociation because Beth, one of our owners, has a personal history…

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…
Best of Mac & Yamhill Valley publication

Best Winery, Best of Mac & Yamhill Valley 2023

The Best of Mac & Yamhill Valley publication is out, and we couldn’t be more grateful to have been awarded Best Winery. Thanks to the continuous support, and for those who haven’t visited yet … join us at our 3rd. St location or Carlton Estate to taste through our unique, award-winning wine uncommonly found in…
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