Join the Three Feathers Flight Club today!

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Three Feathers Flight Club brochures ready to roll

Join the Three Feathers Flight Club today! Our newly launched wine club is called the “Three Feathers Flight Club”. This is not the type of club where we exclude people. Nor is it the type of club that requires a membership fee (golf club, country club, Costco, Sam’s Club). No initiation rituals. Just a group of people who will constitute … Read More

The start of our 2019 Vintage

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Buds on vines in Three Feathers Vineyard during growing season 2019.

Off to the Races! Our Pinot Noir grapes are popping out of their buds ten days after showing a “baby bump” on April 15.  This is called Bud Break and is the start of a grape’s annual growth cycle in the spring. Vineyard owners use bud break to calculate the harvesting date; the average number of days from bud break … Read More

Sipping Once, Sipping Twice

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Elise (left), Christine (middle) and Cynthia (right) pose for a portrait during the McMinnville Wine & Food Classic SIP on March 8, 2019.

Three Feathers participated in the 26th annual McMinnville Wine & Food SIP Classic at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum from 8 – 10 March and the Oregon & Washington Wine Tasting event on March 14 in London. With concentrated energy, the Stimac family and our marketing specialist Sandra Hogan and her companion, Dennis, set up a wine tasting booth under … Read More

Three Feathers Chehalem Mountain Pinot Noir 2017 Wins Silver

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McMinnville Wine & Food Classic 26th Annual event at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

Our 2017 Chehalem Mountain Pinot Noir was awarded a Silver Medal in this year’s McMinnville Wine & Food Classic juried competition! The 26th annual Mac Classic Wine Competition was held at The Barberry in McMinnville on January 19, 2019 and featured a panel of 13 industry judges including wine buyers and writers such as Otto Han of New Seasons Market, … Read More

Three Feathers Cuvée Virginia 2017 – Silver Medal Winner

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Three Feathers Cuvee Virginia Pinot Noir 2017 vintage

Three Feathers Cuvée Virgina 2017, a delicious blend of Pinot Noir from our two high-elevation vineyards on Chehalem Mountain; Three Feathers Vineyard and Torio Vineyard, received a Silver Medal in this year’s McMinnville Wine & Food Classic! The 26th annual Mac Classic Wine Competition was held at The Barberry in McMinnville on January 19, 2019 and featured a panel of … Read More

Silver Medal for our 2016 Three Feathers Chehalem Mountain Pinot Noir

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Sample wine bottles 2016 Pinot Noir vintage

We are thrilled to announce that our 2016 Chehalem Mountain Pinot Noir won a Silver Medal in this year’s McMinnville Wine & Food Classic juried competition! The 26th annual Mac Classic Wine Competition was held at The Barberry in McMinnville on January 19, 2019 and featured a panel of 13 industry judges including wine buyers and writers such as Otto … Read More

Three Feathers at the 26th Annual McMinnville Wine & Food Classic SIP – Stand 143

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Close-up on the nose of a McDonnell Douglas VC-9C (DC-9-32) - USA - Air Force presidential airplane that served chief executives and their staffs from 1975 to 2005 is on display outdoors at the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum on August 17, 2014, McMinnville, Oregon. The Museum, first opened in 2008, houses a wide selection of military aircraft and space memorabilia.

Save the Date! Three Feathers at the 26th Annual McMinnville Wine & Food Classic SIP We are very proud and excited to announce that Three Feathers Estate has been invited to participate in the 26th Annual McMinnville Wine & Food Classic SIP. This extravaganza showcases over 50 wines and restaurants from the Willamette Valley area. The three day event occurs … Read More

Bringing in the 2018 Harvest

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Christine Stimac with 2018 harvested grapes from Three Feathers Estate & Vineyard, Willamette Valley AVA, Chehalem Mountain, Oregon.

Bringing in the 2018 Harvest Choosing the best moment to harvest grapes is a delicate matter. We spent three weeks in the vineyard, three hours a day, trimming leaves away from the fruit and thinning clusters that seem to be lagging behind. We checked the sugar content (Brix) every few days to see if the fruit was at the perfect … Read More