Big Believer Cab Scores Big

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Two vintages in and the kind words continue to pour in for Big Believer Cabernet

91 Points, Tasting Panel – Big Believer Cabernet 2020

91 Points, Wine Enthusiast – Big Believer Cabernet 2019

90 Points, Tasting Panel – Big Believer Cabernet 2019

New Wine Enthusiast Scores

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We’re thrilled to share the latest crop of 90+ ratings from Wine Enthusiast for our current vintages. Check out these fantastic scores below!

91 Points, Editor’s Choice — Portlandia Pinot Gris 2020

90 Points — Portlandia Momtazi Vineyard Pinot Noir 2019

90 Points — Portlandia Rosé 2021

Check out all our Wine Enthusiast reviews here.

Introducing Our Big Believer Cab & Red Blend

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Two new wines have been added to the Portlandia family!

Introducing our … Big Believer Cabernet Sauvignon & Red Blend!

Big Believer Cabernet Sauvignon

Sourced from world class vineyards in the Wahluke Slope region of Columbia Valley, this is a bold Cabernet that believers, skeptics and Sasquatch himself will love! Aromas of blackberry, vanilla and coffee are followed by layered flavors of black cherry, dark plum and sweet spices. Structured by fine, firm tannins and well integrated acidity, we love to pair this food friendly wine with grilled beef or portabella mushroom dishes.

Red Blend

Made of 59% Cabernet Sauvignon and 41% Syrah, this is a juicy red blend from the Columbia Valley’s Horse Heaven Hills and Wahluke Slope regions. Aromas of raspberry, black currant and mocha lead into flavors of black cherry, huckleberry and dark chocolate. Rich and fruit forward, this red blend pairs perfectly with BBQ ribs or grilled peach salad.

Order the new wines direct from us here, or find at your favorite local shops & restaurants!

Oregon Wine Month Tasting

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Join Portlandia founder Damian Davis on Friday, May 14th for a virtual tasting for Oregon Wine Month!

We’ll be tasting three delicious Portlandia wines – our Willamette Valley Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Rosé! We’ll also be sharing some of our favorite springtime recipes, and playing some fun games with the chance to win excellent prizes. Register today to save your spot!

To order the three wines in advance, please check out the special tasting pack on our website shop. Or you can pick up the bottles from your favorite local shop or retailer. For any questions on ordering the wines, please email us directly at contact@portlandiavintners.com .

Top Ten Oregon Pinot Noir for Value!

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We’re excited to announce that Portlandia Pinot Noir 2018 has been named a Top Ten Oregon Pinot Noir for Value by Wine Enthusiast! Featured in Paul Gregutt’s article, “America’s Burgundy? Oregon’s Value Pinot Noir Shows the Way”, we’re honored to have Portlandia included among excellent company of Oregon Pinot Noir producers.

Check out the full article here, which features views from Portlandia founder, Damian Davis, on the similarities between the Willamette Valley and Burgundy, and the current landscape of the Oregon wine industry.


Portlandia’s Pinot Gris receives third consecutive 90+ point score!

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Paul Gregutt reviews Oregon wines for Wine Enthusiast magazine and has been very consistent in his reviews of our Pinot Gris—awarding it three consecutive 90+ point scores. The full review will be released in the January edition of Wine Enthusiast magazine.

Releasing our 2016 Momtazi Pinot with 92 points from the Wine Enthusiast!

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We’re excited to be releasing our 2016 vintage of Momtazi Pinot Noir with another great score from the Wine Enthusiast. Just 300 cases were made, so get your hands on some while you can!

“Potent flavors of marionberry pie topped with cherry-vanilla ice cream somehow work well here. They are firmly backed with proportionate acids and tannins, and the vineyard’s biodynamic grapes bring extra texture, along with hints of clean earth, tobacco and nutmeg.” – Paul Gregutt

We sourced 100% of this Pinot Noir fruit from the Momtazi family’s organic and biodynamic vineyard south of McMinnville, OR.

Damian Davis, Momtazi Vineyard, McMinnville Oregon

2018 Rosé – Wine Spectator

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Here’s what Tim Fish (Senior Editor for the Napa office of the Wine Spectator) thought of our 2018 Rosé… “Succulent and festive, with watermelon and orange zest flavors. Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Gewürztraminer and Riesling.” — TF

2017 Portlandia Pinot Gris Scores 92 Points!

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EXCITING NEWS! 2017 Portlandia Pinot Gris scores 92 Points and Editor’s Choice in the Wine Enthusiast upcoming 2019 February Oregon Issue, AGAIN!