Erath Vineyards

503-538-3318 9409 NE Worden Hill Road
Dundee, OR 97115
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Erath wines are an expression of the land that the winery has cultivated for more than 40 years, longer than any other winery in the Dundee Hills of Oregon. The red, iron-rich Jory soils, combined with gentle breezes and warming sunshine of a marine climate, have bestowed upon Dundee a terroir of note. It has given rise to the handcrafting phenomenon, and the art of Pinot. As one of Oregon’s wine pioneers, Dick Erath had always been as tenacious in his approach to Pinot as the Pinot grape is stubborn. The engineer-turned-viticulturist was first inspired to pursue winemaking in 1965 after an early garage experiment. After completing coursework at UC-Davis in 1968, Erath relocated his family from California to the untamed red hills of Dundee. An unheated logger’s cabin on 49 acres would serve as home – and ad hoc winery – for several years. The following spring, he planted the Dundee Hill’s first wine grapes – 23 varieties. Pinot Noir flourished. By 1972, Erath had Read more »

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  • Pinot Grigio

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  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Pinot Noir

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  • Pinot Blanc

    History of the grape: Pinot Blanc was first grown in Burgundy and Champagne, France, and can be traced by some source...

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  • Erath Pinot Noir 2009

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    Wine review by Americo Valdes


  • Erath Vineyards Pinot Noir Dundee Hills Estate Selection 1998

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    Wine review by asabbott


  • I am a dyed in the wool fan of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlots, Sangiovese's and a few Chardonnays and Pinot Grigio's. I am trying to widen my spectrum to include Pinot Noir's. I live in the Pacific Northwest so the Pinot Noir's are readily available due to the large varieties from Oregon.Before I embark on purchasing some different brands I would l... Read More

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  • Erath Pinot Noir 2009

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    Light fruity flavors, friendly tannins. I personally liked the Erath 08 better. Read More

    Wine review by alanb1108


  • Erath Pinot Noir Estate Selection Willamette Valley 2009

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    Wine review by lstaz1230


  • Erath Pinot Gris 2008

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    4.8.12 at Milwaukee Sail Loft w/ Greg S. Dry, crisp, citrus. Finally a white I really enjoy. Read More

    Wine review by Kerrig


  • Erath Pinot Noir 2009

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    Wine review by kimberlyaurora


  • Erath Pinot Noir 2008

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    Frankly, I wasn't that impressed. Lots of dry and bright cherry with some dark, annoying tannic notes and not a lot of depth. A surprise considering the overall quality of the '08 vintage. A good value for the price but not a memorable Pinot. Read More

    Wine review by zzbear


  • Erath Pinot Noir 2007

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  • Erath Pinot Noir 2009

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