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.

Wine Case Raffle

Hi everyone, we have something fun for Oregon Wine Month! A chance to win a case of highly sought-after Chris James Cellars wines no longer available on the market! This raffle also benefits our featured Non-profit Organization of the month, Homeward Bound Pets, and will run through the end of May. The raffle is $10 and…

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…

February 2024

Wine | Events | Discounts We made it through January’s snowpocalypse and we’re looking forward to a new month with better weather! February will bring back some of our favorite special events, as well as festivals you can find us at. Below you will find club member related details, as well as upcoming events.  We hope…

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 (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…
PAH Beth

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…