• The International Pinot Noir Celebration each July is the best consumer wine event in the United States.

    Washington Post - Dave McIntyre
  • It's the tops; there is nothing as well-run and instructive

    The New York Times - Frank Prial
  • The IPNC offers great foods, fantastic wines, and interesting lectures all wrapped up in a very casual, relaxed atmosphere that simply makes it a joy to attend.

    Vinography - Alder Yarrow
  • The IPNC consistently attracts the brightest stars in the wine world... perhaps best of all is the opportunity to interact with pinot producers from all of the world's greatest regions. - Allen Meadows
  • I'd recommend IPNC as an intro for casual Pinot lovers or a full-on master class for winemakers. Actually, I'd say it's required!

    Sunset Magazine - Sara Schneider
  • IPNC is one of those rare wine gatherings that works on every level

    The New York Times - Eric Asimov
  • One of the most enjoyable wine weekends in the world

    Jancis Robinson -
  • Despite Oregonians' inherent modesty and laid-back-to-the-point-of-sleepy nature, they manage to throw one hell of a festival

    Food Republic - Richard Martin

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July 29-31, 2022

We’re back!

We are beyond excited to announce that next year’s IPNC will be back in person and better than ever!

This year’s theme – Through Rosé Colored Glasses – will be led by our 2022 Master of Ceremonies – rising wine star and larger-than-life personality Philippe André. Your all-inclusive weekend ticket includes intimate access to a special Sparkling Session which will showcase wines from 12 of the finest Champagne and Sparkling Wine producers in the world.

Tickets are now available and will sell out. Secure your weekend tickets today!

Proof of Vaccination Required to Attend: To ensure the safety of all our guests, the IPNC will be a vaccination-required event. Details on how to upload your vaccine card will be forwarded in the coming months. We thank you in advance for your cooperation, assistance, and patience as we welcome everyone back safely to the Linfield University campus. Please contact us with any questions or concerns regarding our vaccination policy outlined above.

Thank you so much for your support of one of America’s longest-running wine festivals, the IPNC!


Time is running out for you to RSVP for our virtual IPNC Vintage Update From Around the World, this Saturday, December 4th at 11 AM Pacific Time. Our 2022 IPNC Master of Ceremonies and American Brand Ambassador for Charles Heidsieck Champagne, Philippe André, will be leading a LIVE discussion with the following all-star group of renowned winemakers who will be joining us:  Nicole Hitchcock of J Vineyards, Russian River Valley, CA
Michael Fay of Domaine Serene, Dundee, OR
Ian Burch of Archery Summit, Dundee, OR
Lucie Lawrence of Aurum Wines, Central Otago, NZ  Attendance is free and we encourage you to spread the word! Register at
We're excited to announce an incredible opportunity — and it is FREE to participate in this virtual event! Register quickly to join us Saturday, December 4th at 11 AM PST as we hold an IPNC Vintage Update from Around the World. Our 2022 IPNC Master of Ceremonies and American Brand Ambassador for Charles Heidsieck Champagne, Philippe André, will be on-hand to lead a LIVE discussion with an all-star group of renowned winemakers who will be joining from all corners of the planet! Register at
Where else can you have access to some of the most revered vintners on the planet, taste hundreds of incredible wines, and enjoy course-after-course of sumptuous local cuisine all during one weekend, in a welcoming and unpretentious atmosphere? Why, only at IPNC, of course! Secure your tickets today at
We've enjoyed reading about the wonderful memories and meals being shared by fans of @paleysplace and of Vitaly and Kimberly Paley. Stellar human beings, they have been incredible supporters of IPNC over the years. IPNC has been lucky to share Vitaly's talents with guests a dozen times since his first appearance in 1998. He also served on the IPNC Board of Directors from 2001-2004. Vitaly's participation has greatly contributed to IPNC's acclaimed culinary reputation while his mentorship has developed a new generation of cooking talent in the Pacific Northwest. Cheers to you, Vitaly! Our best wishes to you and Kimberly as you embark upon your next adventure.  Photo credit: Carolyn Wells Kramer, 2019
With all this talk of Holiday wine pairings, we can't help but daydream about the legendary IPNC Salmon Bake. Watch for updates here about à la carte Salmon Bake tickets. We release a handful to the public each year, but for now the only way to attend is by purchasing tickets to the Full Weekend. Next year's IPNC is going to be unforgettable, from the Salmon Bake to Passport to Pinot... and every activity in between. We are well over three-quarters of the way to a sold-out weekend and encourage you to buy tickets while you still can!
We couldn't do what we do without our fabulous Maître D's. It's been a while since we've all been together, popping bottles and making memories. We're looking forward to getting the D's back together again ⁠— and welcoming new faces. They all exemplify the dedication and passion of so many individuals that goes into making the IPNC weekend the experience of a lifetime. If you haven't secured your tickets for the full weekend yet, just use the link in our profile or visit!  📸: CWK Photography


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