Fall at the Left Coast Estate

Fall is in the air and the 2017 harvest is just around the corner. We are excited to offer a full line up of events for you to enjoy the remaining beautiful weather. 

September 10- 'Sunday School' The Ecological Life of Left Coast

We'd like to invite all of our Wine Club Members to join us for Sunday School on September 10th. We will be gathering in the Tasting Room at 12pm. We will be exploring the ecological life of the Left Coast Estate and getting a sneak peak at a few upcoming Fall release wines. RSVP your attendance to reservations@LeftCoastCellars.com

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mid-September to late-October- 2017 Harvest

We will begin harvest when we start to pick sparkling wine in mid-September. Our sparkling wines come from our Field of Dreams vineyard. We time the pick to coincide with the opportune moment of perfect acidity combined with phenolic ripeness. Rose and White Pinot Noir picks to follow with more or less everything coming in by the end of October. Come visit us at the Tasting Room during harvest and your likely to see a tractor to two pass by on it's way to the winery with a trailer filled with Pinot Noir. 

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September 24- Sparkling society wine club release party

The members of our extremely limited Sparkling Society are invited out to the estate to pick up the latest releases of our sparking wines. We will hold a technical tasting in our Sparkling Cave and give a vineyard tour in the Field of Dreams vineyards where Pinot Meunier and Pinot Noir that go into our sparkling wines is grown. 

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september 29- Small plate friday & Heirloom Tomato day

Every Friday we feature custom small plate menu options each individually paired with one of our wines. We source as much of our ingredients as possible from our own estate gardens and source the rest from local partners. The menu changes weekly with what is seasonally available and on September 29th we will be featuring our vine ripened heirloom tomatoes. A variety of estate grown tomato dishes will complement a special flight of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Syrah.

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October 1- Wine Club pick up party

The Tasting Room and Café will be closed to the general public as we invite all of our members out to the estate to pick up their new Fall release wines. Come mingle with Club Members, Left Coast Team members and Family Ownership. Our Club Member Appreciation Day will feature yard games, a special tasting flight, inspired culinary creations, live music and more. The Tasting Room & Cafe will be open for our Club Members from 12-5pm. Live music from 1-4pm. RSVP now to reservations@LeftCoastCellars.com 

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october 8- 'Sunday school' live winemaking & the 2017 harvest

We'd like to invite all of our Wine Club Members to join us for Sunday School on October 8th. We will be gathering at the Tasting Room at 12pm and headed down to the winery at 12:15pm. We will be taking a trip down to the winery to watch the 2017 harvest coming in and being turned into wine. The itinerary will depend on the specific circumstances of each day of harvest, but may include red and white fruit processing, active fermentations, cold soaking, digging out tanks, or barreling. Regardless of the conditions, wine and juice will be tasted and live winemaking will be in process. Please be aware that wine production will be going on and the floors may be slippery when wet. Please wear sturdy and comfortable footwear. RSVP to resevervations@LeftCoastCellars.com

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October 20- World Champagne day

Welcome to World Champagne Day at Left Coast! To celebrate the occasion we will have a special tasting flight for the day featuring our sparkling wines. We will have our 2012 Blanc de Noir and our newly released 2016 Queen Bee Bubbly on the flight and available for purchase by the glass or by the bottle. Come relax at the estate and indulge in some bubbly. 

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october 25- Hotel Vintage Tasting in Portland

Join us at the Hotel Vintage in downtown Portland for a causal tasting featuring a select flight of some of our new releases typically only available at the estate. 

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october 31- halloween at left coast

Free tastings for anyone 21+ showing up to the Tasting Room in costume and candy for any youngsters who might be in attendance with you.

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november 11- seaside downtown wine walk

More than twenty Oregon Wineries will showcase their best wines in beautiful Downtown Seaside and its wonderful businesses. There will be complimentary appetizers, too! A commemorative wine glass and ID bracelet are required for wine tasting. Wine glasses and ID bracelets can be purchased on event day at the following location for $15.00:   1:00-6:30 Seaside Carousel Mall, 300 Broadway

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November 22- Hotel Vintage Tasting in Portland

Join us at the Hotel Vintage in downtown Portland for a causal tasting featuring a select flight of some of our new releases typically only available at the estate. 

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november 24-26- thanksgiving open house weekend

Come visit us at the Winery and Tasting Room for our Thanksgiving Open House weekend. November 24th is Noir Friday and will feature our best deals of the year on select wines. Walk and taste through the winery while taking in the smell of fresh French oak in the barrel room. Head up to the Tasting Room afterwards where we will have our famous wood-fired pizzas available for purchase. 

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Total Solar Eclipse Weekend

The Total Solar Eclipse Weekend is just around the corner and we've got a lot going on at Left Coast for our visitors. 

Weekend Tastings and Tours- August 18th, 19th & 20th

Join us at our Tasting Room for a special Eclipse wine tasting flight, wood fired pizzas and truck tours through the vineyards. Tasting fees are $20 per person and $10 for our Wine Club Members. Founders and Legacy Club members will have the $10 tasting fee reimbursed with a bottle purchase.

Harvest Dinner in the Vineyards- Saturday August 19th

Join us on Saturday August 19th, 2017 for our annual Harvest Dinner in the Vineyards. Enjoy a special meal prepared by our family ownership and served amongst the vines with sunset views and harvest ambiance.

Total Solar Eclipse Viewing- Monday August 21st

This event is SOLD OUT. We will be closed to the general public on Monday. We look forward to seeing all of our guests on Monday morning. Gates opening at 6:15am

Great White Wine Festival

Join us for the 1st annual Great White Wine Festival! This is a party you won't want to miss with Top Willamette Wineries showcasing some of the Valley's most interesting white wines at the beautiful Left Coast Estate. The Great White offers fun activities for the whole family. Explore the Left Coast Estate with unique tasting stations spread across the grounds. Specially crafted food stations will be serving menu items created to pair with the featured White Wines. Yard games will be available for all to enjoy as well as special carnival games with a chance to win prizes! The sunny summer afternoon will be accompanied by a variety of live music.

Each ticket includes a complementary souvenir glass, 7 tasting samples and 3 game tickets. Food, festivities, music and VINO, what more could you ask for!?

$25 general admission includes 7 drink tickets, 3 game tickets, and a souvenir GoVino glass. Additional drink and game tickets will be available for purchase for $10 for 4 tickets or $20 for 10 tickets.

$15 admission for club members of all participating wineries.

Children 10 and under are free.

People aged 11-20, designated drivers and non-drinkers are admitted for $10. Non-drinkers will not be given any drink or game tickets at entry and will not be allowed to purchase drink tickets once inside the festival.

The Great White begins on July 8, 2017 at noon. Food and drink service ends at 7pm and we ask that all guests leave the estate by 7:30pm.

Total Solar Eclipse in the Willamette Valley

On August 21, 2017, people in Oregon will be the first to see the Total Eclipse of the Sun.
A Total Solar Eclipse is a very rare event and the path of totality is very narrow, only 60 miles wide. This total solar eclipse will cross the United States from Oregon to South Carolina. The last total solar eclipse to be viewable in the U.S. was 38 years ago, in 1971!

Watch the Great American Eclipse while relaxing in our sustainably-farmed vineyard. Celebrate totality (at 10:17 am) with a toast in a souvenir Go Vino glass; your admission also includes breakfast and our Vineyard Stroll Tasting Experience after the eclipse at 11 am.

The walking tasting takes approximately one hour, and requires the mobility to walk on gravel, uneven ground, and climb hills.
$95 per person (Club member price, $75)

The Total Solar eclipse Viewing event on august 21st is sold out. 

But you can still join us the weekend before the eclipse viewing...

Take the weekend to relax with peaceful views of the vineyards, enjoying a glass of our all estate wine. Our famous wood fired pizza's will be available, as well as our other delicious menu items. Nearby, our Treehouse Pavilion will feature live music for this amazing weekend in the Willamette Valley.  
Vineyard truck tours will be rolling all day long. Learn about our viticulture practices, our sustainability efforts, where your favorite wine comes from & more.
 

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December at Left Coast

Welcome to the Holiday Season at Left Coast!

 

For your holiday shopping pleasure we have a Winemaker's Mystery Case perfect for sharing,
several Buy-The-Case opportunities to stock your cellar,
or snap up a limited edition Pinot Noir Magnum and double the fun at your next dinner party!

Our Cyber Week Sale only runs through Sunday, Dec. 4th, so don't delay.

If you'd prefer to shop in person, our Tasting Room and Cafe is open from 12-5 pm every day through Dec. 23.
Or phone in your order to 503-831-4916 x0

After a short Christmas break we reopen
Tuesday, Dec. 27 through Friday, Dec. 30, 12-5 pm
with Toast Left Coast, a special Sparkling Wine Tasting
We will get you ready for New Year's Eve!
Please let us know you'll be attending by emailing lance@leftcoastcellars.com


Please Note these Holiday Closures:
Dec. 24-26, 2016 & Dec. 31-Jan.2, 2017


JANUARY is TRUFFLEMANIA at Left Coast!
Open Saturdays & Sundays, 12-5 pm
Weekdays by Appointment, call 503-831-4916 x0
We will also be in Eugene for the Oregon Truffle Festival, January 27-29

Sip and Stroll

Sip & Stroll - Saturday, May 28 through Monday, May 30
Sip & Stroll is our annual Memorial Weekend walk-around tasting. Explore our beautiful estate from the winery to our Tasting Room, sipping on wine paired with small bites as you stroll. $10 admission, includes a keepsake logoed GoVino glass. Our cafe will be open and serving our delicious wood-fired pizza at the end of your stroll, so you can relax on the patio or the lawn.
Founders & Legacy Club members receive up to 4 complimentary admissions; 45 North Club members receive 2 comps

Left Coast Cellars is open daily, from 12-5 pm; Saturdays we stay open until 7 pm.

Welcome to March

It's time for a little March Madness at Left Coast Cellars!
We will find out on Sunday if the NCAA Division 2 Men's Basketball West Regionals will be held right down the road from our estate at Western Oregon University, but while we wait we've gone a little crazy and added "Mystery Six-Packs" to our Tasting Room offerings. Pick one up for just $99 when you visit, we've added some surprises and you'll save up to 30%! Quantities are limited, available while they last.

Don't forget that our Tasting Room is open daily from noon until 5 pm, and we serve our delicious wood-fired pizzas on Saturdays and Sundays.


EASTER BRUNCH IN OUR BARREL ROOM
Sunday, March 27, 2016 12 pm

We invite you to spend your Easter Sunday with us! This delightful brunch will be served family style (eight guests per table) in the Barrel Room of our Winery. Learn about what winemakers call "the angel's share," feast upon Bob's wood-fired cooking and make new friends!

Gathering - Amuse Bouche & Bubbles!
Truffled Deviled Egg with our Queen Bee Bubbly sparkling wine

Family-Style Brunch with Pinot Gris and Cali’s Cuvée Pinot Noir
Wild Arugula Salad with mushrooms sauteed in Pinot Blanc Butter, Blue Cheese and roasted Hazelnuts
Wood-fired Leg of Lamb
Carrot Slaw, roasted in estate Honey
Au gratin Potatoes
Roasted Asparagus
Dessert Bar

$45 for Founders Club members, $50 for 45 North members and $55 for the public (seating is limited)
Phone our Tasting Room at 503-831-4916 x0 with questions and to book your reservation or Purchase Tickets via our Website
(club members must be logged-in online to activate their discount)

 

WINE CLUB UPDATE
Just a quick update regarding our wine club; we have made some changes for 2016 that we think will better serve our members, especially those who reside out-of-state. First of all we have moved to two releases per year (there will still be some special and limited offers).

Our Spring Selections will be released in mid-May and Fall will occur in October; we will email details directly to members shortly. The wines will be:
2015 Orchards Pinot Gris
2015 Truffle Hill Chardonnay
2015 White Pinot Noir
2015 Rosé of Pinot Noir
2014 Cali's Cuvée Pinot Noir
2014 Latitude 45 Pinot Noir

There is a PDF attached that details other changes to our club, including increased discounts for our Founders and Legacy members, and the ability to relax and enjoy a glass of wine from our featured glass pour list in lieu of the tasting flight (perfect if you are here to dine on pizza!).

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OFF-SITE EVENTS - We are spreading the Left Coast buzz far and wide; through Oregon, Washington and Georgia!
Check out our full event calendar at
leftcoastcellars.com/events/

WORLD OF PINOT NOIR
March 4-5 - Santa Barbara, CA
Our winemakers Luke McCollom and Joe Wright are regulars at this amazing event that celebrates all things Pinot Noir in sunny California!

SIP! FOOD AND WINE CLASSIC
March 11-13 - McMinnville, OR
Wine, food, music and fun inside the Evergreen Space Museum!

SEATTLE UNCORKED: TASTE OREGON
Monday, March 21; 6-9 pm - Seattle, WA
40 wineries from all across Oregon will be joined at Metropolist Event Space by food trucks for this event benefiting City Fruit.

WINE WEDNESDAY AT WEST VALLEY TAPHOUSE
Wednesday, March 30; 5-8 pm - Dallas, OR
Left Coast will be taking over our area's newest taphouse on Main Street in downtown Dallas and serving a selection of our wines.

HIGH MUSEUM ATLANTA WINE AUCTION
March 31 - April 2 - Atlanta, GA
We are thrilled to be participating in all these great events in Atlanta! We also have Winemaker Dinners hosted by Luke McCollom in the works with both Terra Terrior and One Midtown Kitchen.

How did it get to be February already?! Here at Left Coast Cellars we devoted most of January to our Tasting Room remodel. We hope you enjoy our new look; we think our brand-new floor and improved layout is fantastic!

We are open from noon until 5 pm, and we serve our delicious wood-fired pizzas on Saturdays and Sundays.
 

In the vineyards we are busy pruning the vines to get ready for another amazing harvest.
Cheers to 2016!

 

VALENTINE'S WEEKEND
February 13 and 14, 2016 Sweets for the sweet, plus a sparkling treat!
As a bonus on our Valentine's Flight we are excited to offer the first tasting of our new 2012 Blanc de Noir sparkling wine. This méthode traditionnelle, cork-and-cage finished wine is crafted from 100% Wädenswil clone Pinot Noir. The texture is creamy, the bubbles highly refined and the finish is reminiscent of Key Lime Pie.
We will be concluding this special weekend flight with a chocolate treat from our friends at Cherry Country, paired with our delectable Pinot Noir
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OFF-SITE EVENTS - It's a busy time in Oregon and California!

February 13, 2016; 5-7 pm
Sundance Wine Cellars

2441 Hilyard St - Eugene, OR
Visit Ivy at this incredible shop and take care of your last-minute Valentine's Day shopping! She'll even have our limited-production Queen Bee Bubbly on hand, since it makes a great gift or a terrific toast to the one you love.


February 13, 2016; 1:30-5 pm
San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Public Tasting
Fort Mason Center - Festival Pavilion, 2 Marina Blvd S - San Francisco, CA

Suzanne and Bob of our ownership family will be pouring our three Silver medal winners at this public tasting:

2014 Orchards Pinot Gris

2014 Truffle Hill Chardonnay (also 90 points Wine Spectator & Wine Enthusiast)
Celebrate our 90 point score with 10% savings on a 12-bottle purchase!
(offer valid Online or in our Tasting Room, through February 29, 2016)

2013 Cali’s Cuvee Pinot Noir (also 90 points Wine Spectator)