Date: Sept 1-4, 2017
Location: Columbia Gorge Wineries in Washington and Oregon. Ask for a map from participating wineries below or at local Visitors Centers.
Hours: Individual Winery Open House hours are listed below
Celebrate the bounty of harvest and feel the excitement of crush!
Crush Kickoff is a celebration over Labor Day weekend to launch into the most romantic and exciting period of the wine calendar; the Crush. Come enjoy the beautiful colors as the vines change from green to yellow to brilliant red. Bask in the lush aromas of perfectly ripe fruit and savor the perfect weather that the Gorge offers in the Fall with warm, breezy days and crisp cool nights.
Each winery will have a unique offering over Labor Day weekend for you to enjoy including wine games and prizes, new wine releases, live music, special food pairings and even discounts on wine (scroll down for offerings)!
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Participating Gorge Wineries:
The following Winery Open House hours and activities are for Sept 1-4 only.
Open Fri-Sun 12pm-6pm
Join us for special events all weekend including:
Saturday and Sunday Lamb Burgers & Homemade Ice Cream
Saturday 2pm-4pm: Acoustic/Singer-Songwriter Jess Clemons
Sunday 4pm-6pm: Folk/Americana harmony geeks Rachael Marie (Of the Shed Shakers) and Joe Pomianek (of Out West)
New Releases: Southern Rhone Blend, 2015 7 Gables
We will be open 10-7 all weekend, with Steve Mason pouring his Major Creek Cellars pouring from 11-5 Saturday and Sunday. Pear harvest is in full swing, the fruit stand will be stocked! Enjoy our new Rosé, Cranberry Cider or Raspberry Cider.
Open Fri-Sun 12pm-6pm, Monday 11am-4pm
We will have live music on Saturday featuring local recording artist Julie Mayfield; and Sunday featuring local favorites Susie Sinclair and Dean Anderson. We will be offering our Summer Sipper Special: Purchase any 3 bottles of our delicious Pinot Gris, Barrel Select Viognier, or Stormy Morning Rose' and receive 15% off.
Open Daily 10am-6pm
This Labor Day Weekend, Maryhill Winery welcomes visitors to its tasting room in the Columbia River Gorge with special releases, live music, seasonal food and award-winning wine.
Experience all that Maryhill has to offer by listening to live music on the Tuscan-style terrace (1pm-5pm) featuring Ian James Band (Saturday), Signatures presents "The Divas" (Sunday) and Matt Brown & J.D. Eicher (Monday). Spend the afternoon playing bocce on one of four world-class courts, and delight your taste buds with food available for purchase from Pork, Wind & Fire every day during the event (12pm-5pm).
Open Fri-Mon 11am-6pm
Enjoy 20% off cases, 10% off 6 bottles, $100 Mystery Cases. Food/Beverage/Wine/Beer industry "labor" get 2 for 1 tastings and Wine Club Member pricing on glasses, bottles and cases all weekend.
Open Daily 11am-5pm
Join us Labor Day Weekend and surround yourself in beautiful estate vineyards while tasting award-winning, longtime favorites, and new releases.
This is your chance to restock your cellar with our end of summer white wine variety 6-pack special. Just $99 and includes a logo wine tote.
Tasting Fee $10 (refundable with a $50 wine purchase) Complimentary for wine club members and their guests. We look forward to seeing you!
Open Daily 11am-5pm
This Labor Day weekend, join us in the vineyard for our Kickoff to Crush. From sampling grapes to tasting from barrels, you’ll experience what we do both in our vineyard and winery. Enjoy the gorgeous views of Mt Hood, framed by our estate vineyards, topped off with complimentary cheese and charcuterie paired with our wines.
Open Sat-Sun 12pm-7pm
We will be tasting through a special library flight of wine in addition to the current vintage flight. We will also be offering a 20% discount on 6+ bottles of current vintage bottle purchases, and 10% off 2+ bottles of library wines.
Open daily Noon-6pm
Celebrating a special release of our 2016 Albarino in loving memory of James Konecny, Energia Vineyard. Live music from 2pm-5pm on Saturday and 20% off any 6 bottles or more of 2016 Albarino all weekend. We look forward to seeing you!
New Releases: 2016 Albarino
Open daily at Noon. Friday close 10pm, Saturday close 8pm, Sunday & Monday close 6pm.
Don't miss live music Friday 7-10pm, Saturday 5-7pm, and Sunday 4-6pm
New Releases: Will be tasting our 2015 Pinot Noir and 2016 Pinot Gris
Open Thurs-Mon 11am-6pm
Join us for Labor Day Weekend Open House, August 31st - September 4th. We will be celebrating the highly anticipated release of our flagship wine, the 2015 Cuvee Elena. Joining our celebration, Chef Evan Klein will be serving up fresh wood fire pizza from our new in-house pizza oven, Saturday 11-6pm. Come enjoy a relaxing weekend with us in our beautiful garden.
Note: we will be open Labor Day Monday, September 4th, 11am to 6pm.
Open all weekend
We will be offering appetizers, live music, winery tours, and special barrel tastings.
Open Thurs-Mon 11am-5pm
Help us celebrate our new Chardonnay release with a Chardonnay vertical tasting, featuring five vintages from our Estate Vineyard on Underwood Mountain.
From a barrel sample of our 2016 vintage, we will take you back through 2005 so you can taste how weather, aging and wine-making techniques shape the flavors in your glass. This tasting is not limited to self-proclaimed Chardonnay lovers. We believe there is a Chardonnay for every palate, and relish in helping skeptics meet their match.
We'll have a selection of cheese to accompany your tasting and a couple of our favorite reds tucked behind the counter as an insurance policy for red oenophiles who accept our Chardonnay challenge. Special discounts on Chardonnay tandem and 3-packs. Labor Day Specials Sep. 2nd - 4th.
Open Daily 11am-5pm or so
We are offering our "Back to School" special opening the vino library. Select items from the Wy'East library during Labor Day weekend only. Available Saturday through
Monday Sept 2-4. Enjoy a country drive to Wy'East Vineyards, kid and dog friendly.