News and Events

Photo by Carolyn Wells-Kramer, CWK Photography

 

Tastings By Appointment

After years of being closed to the public (except for two Open House events each year), we are happy to now offer tastings on a by-appointment basis.  Our private, guided tastings are being scheduled for Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.  Tastings are held in our winemaking facility and include a flight of 4 of our current release wines.  Our tasting fee is $20 per person and each fee is refundable with a purchase of $100.  Please allow up to one hour for your visit.  If you are interested in scheduling an appointment, please reach out to us through our contact form or by calling (503) 241-6527.

Wine Enthusiast Rates the 2013 Vintage

Paul Gregutt of Wine Enthusiast Magazine recently reviewed our 2013 vintage and awarded us some stellar scores:

2013 Chardonnay – 95 points (Editors’ Choice)

2013 Homer – 94 points (Cellar Selection)

2013 Block 7 – 93 points

2013 Block 23 – 93 points

2013 Pommard Clone – 92 points

2013 West Hill – 91 points

2013 Estate – 91 points

If you missed out on any of these fantastic wines you can use our contact form to find out what’s still available.

 

New 360° Panoramas of Shea Vineyard

Newly added to the Shea Vineyard page of our website are some beautiful 360° panoramic pictures captured by photographer Bill Edwards.  Included are sunrise and sunset photos, as well as a couple from the sorting line in Shea Wine Cellars.  Enjoy!

Great Northwest Wine

Eric Degerman of Great Northwest Wine talked about the April 6th Tu Shea event at Penner-Ash Wine Cellars and profiled Dick Shea in this article.

The Oregon Wine Press

Peter Szymczak from Oregon Wine Press profiled Shea Vineyard and the Tu Shea event held at Penner-Ash Wine Cellars on April 6th, 2013.

The Oregonian

Katherine Cole of The Oregonian recently profiled Shea Vineyard in her Wine Notes: How Shea became the choice pinot vineyard.  Ms. Cole took the time to describe our annual winemaker’s dinner and give some of the history of Shea Vineyard.

The Washington Examiner

Scott Greenberg of The Washington Examiner wrote about a recent trip he took to the Willamette Valley and some of his favorite wines from the region.  He gave Shea Wine Cellars’ 2010 Block 7 Pinot noir a QPR of 10 (out of 10), rating it an excellent value relative to the price.

The Wall Street Journal

Lettie Teague of The Wall Street Journal profiled the Oregon wine industry for this article published in March.  Included in the article is a brief piece about Shea Vineyard.

Wine Spectator Top 100

The Wine Spectator placed Shea Wine Cellars’ 2009 Estate at number 7 on its Top 100 Wine of 2012 list.  A PDF with the full Top 100 can be found here.  A video review of the wine by The Wine Spectator’s Harvey Steiman can be found here.