Domaine Drouhin Oregon has been making Pinot Noir since 1988, and it even built an architecturally distinctive winery in the midst of its hillside vineyard in Willamette Valley. But it has never had a tasting room for the public, until now. Starting on May 26, Drouhin's new tasting room will be open Wednesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The winery will also continue its private tours and tastings, which have been available by appointment for the past two years. Prior to that, only wine industry professionals were accommodated for visits.
Ashley Bell, who has been on the hospitality staff at neighboring Archery Summit winery, will run the tasting room. It will be located at the top level of the winery building, which is built on a steep slope so that gravity can be used as much as possible to move the wine.
Domaine Drouhin makes around 9,000 cases a year of its Oregon Pinot Noir, along with smaller amounts of its Laurène Pinot Noir and a Chardonnay. Its limited-production Louise Pinot Noir bottling will be sold only at the winery.
Domaine Drouhin Oregon
6750 Breyman Orchards Road
Dayton, OR 97115
Tel: (503) 864-2700
Web site: www.domainedrouhin.com
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