Columbia Willamette Enological Society
​Great Wine and Food Events in SW WA & Portland

Upcoming CWES Programs
Programs and dates are subject to change.

March 14, 2018 *** Forgeron Cellars Winery, from Walla Walla. Winemaker Marie-Eve Gilla presents Cabernet Sauvignon, Bordeaux blends, and more.

April 11, 2018 *** Domain Pouillon, Lyle WA.  Sophisticated French style reds and whites from the Columbia Gorge and Columbia Valley AVAs. 

May 9, 2018 *** Vista Hills. Their 42-acre, LIVE certified sustainable vineyard rests atop the storied Dundee Hills in Dayton, Ore. The resident Jory soil is home to pinot noir and pinot gris. While half of the acreage is used for the Vista Hills wines, the remaining fruit is used by a host of local producers. The Clint Foundation was established in the 1990s to provide financial support to students pursuing higher education.

June 13, 2018 *** Ruestle Prayer Rock  , Roseburg, Oregon,. “Cool Climate Specialists”,  with estate wines from hillside vineyards. 2017 Northwest Winery of the Year, Reustle Prayer Rock Vineyards is located on on 40 acres of steep, south-facing slopes in a cool hidden valley of the Umpqua. Ruestle produces a wide variety of 100% Eetate grown red and white wine.

July, 2018 *** No Program

August 2018 *** Annual Picnic, date to be announced

September 12, 2018 *** Willamette Valley Vineyards is called "One of America's Great Pinot Noir Producers" by Wine Enthusiast Magazine. In addition to their signature pinot noir and chardonnay, we will taste Southern Oregon wine from their Griffen Creek label from seven other varietals.

October 10, 2018 *** Urban Legend Winery, Oakland, California. Urben Legend hand crafts more than a dozen Urban Legend wines that each, uniquely, salutes the varied flavors of California and their home: Oakland, America’s most diverse city. Critics are impressed with their fidelity to variety, expression of place, food-friendly style, and absolute consistency of quality.

November 8, 2018 *** Zinfandel. An exploration of zinfandel from California and the Northwest, presented by VinCru, Seattle.

December 13, 2018 *** Folin Cellars. Folin vineyards are located in the Rogue Valley AVA of Southern Oregon. Farmed and managed by owners Scott and Loraine Folin, the vineyard is home to 25 acres of vines. Focusing on Rhone varietals, the vineyard is planted to Viognier, Syrah, Petite Sirah, Grenache, Mourvedre, and Folin’s non-Rhone grape Tempranillo.

To reserve space for any program, please send email to:

Be sure to list the name of each attendee and the event you wish to attend.

You can call Raymond & Patricia Maddix at (360)944-2051 to make reservations.
​See you there!  Cheers!

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