Upcoming Events with Anam Cara Cellars
Participate in an intimate, seated tasting of Library Pinot noirs which closely matched the growing season and Harvest conditions for the 2017 wines. In this guided, open-discussion format, we'll learn how the wines have evolved over the years, and taste barrel samples of the infant 2017 Pinot noir to project how age will mellow and transform the wine. It's a great lesson in ageability, AVA characteristics and more.
Wines will be paired with hors d'oeuvres.
Times: 12:00-1:30 and 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Cost: $50/person, or $30/person for Wine Club Members
RSVPs required: call 503-537-9150 or email: email@example.com
Meet Stephen Hagen, the fascinating farmer behind his Antiquum brand. Here's a rare opportunity to collect a few of his incredible wines for your cellar.
In Stephen's words: "Some folks tell me I am crazy. I grow wine differently. They say my methods are slow, difficult, and simply too much work. I say, life is work. It’s a gift to have work you love.
"Some do not see how the use of draft horses, grazing livestock and poultry in the vineyard, or infinite hours of meticulous hand labor can create a wine that is more unique, intense and full of life. I don’t understand how it couldn’t.
"I often say my wines are made cluster by cluster. Growing wine one cluster at a time is a mentality, and a different one at that. It means starting small and staying small. It means countless hours of work that can only be done by hand. Going slower. It means that many times a season I personally touch, inspect, admire and yes, love every single beautiful cluster. It means rigid culling without regard to my pocketbook.
"This attention to detail is inspired by love for my life’s work. I am not a landowner overseeing the operations of a vineyard. I am the operations and a part of Antiquum Farm."
Talented young artist Christine Joy has returned from a painting sojourn in Europe where she created Paris, Giverny, Florence, Assisi, Orvieto, Rome, and beautiful hilltop towns of Pienza and Montepulciano.
Meet Christine and see her large collection of commissioned oil paintings and 18 watercolors, all of which were painted on site in Europe. Artist talk at 4:00 pm, sharing stories and thoughts behind the paintings.
There is no charge to attend, and wines will be available by the glass.
It's all here tonight... local vendors bring gifts for everyone on your list - including LuLaRoe, Arbonne, Fat Man Candy Company, Healing Hummingbird, Daily Ranch Soap Kitchen and Savvy Minerals. We'll have scarves, soaps, chocolates, candles, wood crafts, fine art, skin care, wreaths, make up, essential oils, jewelry, eats, mulled cider and of course wine. Relax with a glass of Pinot Noir as you peruse the wares, and leave totally stress free after a chair massage!
Club Members are invited to a special party hosted by Nick and Sheila Nicholas. Wines in their Fall release will be shared alongside Wild Mushroom Risotto by Chef Christoper Czarnecki of the famed Joel Palmer House Restaurant. Classical guitarist Mario Diaz. No cost for members, guests are $20.
Originally scheduled for 10/21 and postponed because of weather.
Paint the vineyard's glorious Fall foliage alongside guest artist Christine Joy! Your $48 ticket includes a glass of wine to encourage your creativity, and all you need for your masterpiece including the canvas, paint, brushes and easel. Lunch time pizzas available as well as additional wine. Space is limited to 25 people and reservations are required by calling (503) 537-9150 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
This event was inspired by the stunning landscapes Christine shared in our tasting room gallery earlier this year. Find examples of her work at http://www.christinejoypaintings.com/
Join us for a special fundraiser at Newberg's Allison Inn and Spa to help our friends in California wine country recover from the devastating fires. Wineries and top restaurants join forces to raise funds for Napa, Sonoma and the surrounding counties. Stroll throughout the hotel property enjoying wine from local wineries, eatables from nearby restaurants and creative culinary guests all while listening to music from some of the area’s finest talent. Vine to vine we are all one Wine Country; Help us help California because Oregon Cares!
A $125.00 per person minimum donation is requested, $100.00 of which is tax deductible and will be donated directly to the following relief organizations:
NAPA VALLEY COMMUNITY DISASTER RELIEF FUND
SONOMA COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION RESILIENCE FUND
MENDOCINO COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION DISASTER FUND
Tickets at the door. Information at: https://www.oregon-cares.org/
Thank you for your support and we look forward to seeing you this weekend!
The very best wines and cheeses start with the finest quality ingredients. At Anam Cara, it's the grapes from a beautiful hillside vineyard in the Chehalem Mountains, and with TMK it's the herd of happy milking "Cow-lebrities" at this family-owned and operated creamery.
Join us for a perfect wine and cheese pairing, taste six wines and several great cheeses, including a special aged cheddar in a wine brine of Anam Cara Pinot Noir and a delicious Queso Blanco.
Featured cheeses will be available for purchase on the day, directly from TMK.
This special wine and cheese pairing is just $15, waived with a two-bottle wine purchase.
Inspired by our friends at Portland's greatest cheese restaurant, The Melting Pot! We've recreated some of their wonderful recipes for a unique wine and cheese pairing. This special selection of four Anam Cara wines, plus two fondue samplers is just $20 per person (Wine Club $10) applied to two-bottle wine purchase.
Originally planned for Labor Day Weekend, this day in the vineyard has been moved to Saturday, September 9 because of the heat. Join us for Informal, educational vineyard tours on the half-hour and grape tastings of different varietals as we approach Harvest 2017. Educational and informative vineyard walks will take place on the 1/2 hour.
Cost: $10 (includes snacks and wine tastes of the featured vines)
Additional wines by the glass and chilled soft drinks will be available as well as tamales for an additional charge. Friendly pets welcome! One day only, 11:00-5:00 p.m.
Address for GPS: 22222 SW Nicholas View Drive, Sherwood.
Take Garland Road exit off 99W and follow signs.
Not planning to join the crowds for the eclipse? We're viewing this historic event in the big wide skies above our vineyard in the Chehalem Mountains, sipping on wine cocktails, and enjoying breakfast pizzas! Disclaimer: we are on the edge of the eclipse path but still expect 99% totality. Email us to save a spot: email@example.com
Meet brand new Dad Tim Malone who pours his outstanding Timothy Malone Wines as our "homeless" Guest Winemaker this week. Malone Wines is a small, family-owned and operated local winery specializing in Pinot Noir and aromatic white wines that are reflective of this beautiful wine growing region. Tim is known for his minimal intervention winemaking practices that result in authentic wines that are reflective of a time and place.
Today's tasting flight includes wines from both Anam Cara and Malone.
Wine Club Members Star Party in the Vineyard!
The fascinating and spell-binding Jim Todd, Director of Space Science Education at OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry) will bring his high-powered telescopes and knowledgeable volunteers.
OMSI galaxy experts will guide us through stars and planets after we've feasted on an incredible Native American Salmon Bake, with salmon perfectly roasted over an oak fire pit.
This event is SOLD OUT and currently has a waiting list. Contact us at 503-537-9150 or firstname.lastname@example.org for status and further information.
No wine event on the planet rivals IPNC! While we are not featured this year (wineries take turns) we'll be there to taste a spectacular collection of Burgundies, and Pinots from Oregon and around the world. A few tickets remain for this bacchanalia of wonderful wines, superb cuisine, unique vineyard and winery visits and so much more. Join us if you possibly can!
Here are a few words on the Grand Seminar: The French Adventurers
Burgundians Making Pinot Noir in Oregon “On a splendid morning of July 1987, in the hills of Dundee, my father looked at me and said ‘let’s try to make wine here, I believe in this place’. In 30 years the journey has been as challenging as it has been a fascinating adventure.” – Véronique Boss-Drouhin
In more recent years, emissaries from Maison Louis Jadot, Domaine des Comtes Lafon, Méo-Camuzet, and Domaine Marc Roy have decided to put down their roots in Oregon as well. Join moderator Eric Asimov of The New York Times, and savor examples of their Oregon wine as they share tales of their adventures here in the New World.
... and one of the "University of Pinot Noir" topics:
THE IMPACT OF VINTAGE IN BURGUNDY Join Allen Meadows, along with Chisa Bize, Mathilde Grivot, and Etienne de Montille, in an exploration of how a growing season impacts the finished wine. Each winemaker has chosen two distinct vintages to share with you to compare and contrast. Learn from the winemakers how vintage characteristics contributed to the finished wine, and how each vintage offers up something new by imparting a personality of its own.
Meet Eugene artist Robert Canaga at the Tasting Room Gallery and enjoy his spectacular canvases.
From the artist: "An artist commits part of the soul to their work, but this is not a subtractive process for me. I grow when I put these images out into the world. I gain knowledge of myself when I complete a painting, so each work leads to the next like completing a puzzle.
I’m a purist when it comes to color; I carry precise colors in my mind’s eye. The windows of my studio do not reveal the surrounding landscape, because I deliberately decided not to be influenced by the external. I’m fascinated by color frequencies and how those frequencies relate to each other.
I work from glimpses of nature, vineyards, and other land forms.
Several times in my life, I’ve been very close to my own death. These experiences, and my art, taught me to fully stand in the moment, where there is no time, and everything happens at once.
Our "Homeless" Guest Winemaker is Chris Baker who pours his own Ancient Cellars wines. One tasting includes wines from both Anam Cara and Ancient Cellars. Join us for this rare opportunity to meet Chris and taste his wines!
11:00-5:00 p.m. (open until 7:00 today)
A favorite event! Wine Club members are invited to join us in the vineyard for an informative overview of the 2017 vintage to date. Then you'll be given a task to complete at your own pace. Learn what it takes to nurture a vineyard towards harvest, and the many steps we take at this critical stage of winemaking
We'll follow with a BBQ lunch, accompanied by a well-earned glass or two of wine! This is a complimentary event for Club members, with a nominal $25 charge for their guests. RSVPs necessary to 503-537-9150 or email@example.com
Summer Solstice means it's definitely Rosé time! Join us at this cool downtown Seattle wine bar to enjoy some of the Northwest's prettiest wines - including a few rare bottles of our charming 2016 Rosé of Pinot Noir - accompanied by Mr.WEST-style hotdogs and cheeses curated to pair with rosés. For tickets, call 206.900.WEST
It's a unique wine pairing ... Oregon Pinot Noir and Tamales! Join us for this fun tasting and you'll be surprised how different vintages complement the handmade pork, chicken or vegetarian tamales handmade for us by Beaverton's Tamale Queen, Perfecta Jimenez. Relax outside on our new wine patio, or in the tasting room surrounded by Robert Canaga's dramatic paintings. Tasting includes three vintages of Nicholas Vineyard Pinot Noirs and a sample of Tamale. Complimentary for Dad, or $20 for his guests. Additional Tamales will be available for purchase and the special tasting will end when they are all gone!
Open until 7:00 p.m. Saturday, 5:00 p.m. Sunday.
Each second Saturday of the month, we host a "homeless" winemaker: a friend making terrific wines, but without a tasting room of their own. In June, we welcome back Matt Driscoll with his high-scoring Pinots and great whites. Your $15 tasting flight includes wines from both Anam Cara and Wildaire.
Join us and 34 other premium Oregon wineries at this exciting tasting in the SODO area of Seattle. This event is a fundraiser for OASSIS OREGON and a collaboration with Seattle Uncorked
Wineries include: Anam Cara, Anderson Family Vineyard, Bjornson Vineyard, Brigadoon, Cana’s Feast Winery, Cathedral Ridge Winery, Chehelem, Coeur de Terre Vineyard, Coria Estates, Del Rio Vineyards, Elevee Wines, Eyrie Vineyards, Foris Vineyards, Hyland Estates, J. Scott Cellars, Le Cadeau Vineyard, Left Coast Cellars, Patricia Green Cellars, Rocky Point Cellars, Solena Estate, Sokol Blosser, Strangeland Winery, Vanduzer Vineyards, Willamette Valley Vineyards, Willful Wine Co and Youngberg Hill