Pre-IPNC Dinners

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Along with amazing Pinot noirs, the IPNC celebrates the culinary creativity blossoming in the Northwest. Round out your IPNC weekend experience with a fabulous dinner on Thursday, July 26th, hosted at an area winery, or restaurant. See the list below for this year’s offerings – each experience promises to be unique and unforgettable.
The IPNC does not organize the Pre-IPNC dinners, but provides a list of the wineries and restaurants that will be hosting these dinners along with their contact information. Reservations must be made directly with the host per the listed contact details.

3 Winemakers 1 Vineyard

We hope you will join us as we celebrate our first time participating in the International Pinot Noir Celebration with a special reception showcasing wines from Lynn Penner Ash, Brian O’Donnell and Patrick Reuter. Enjoy the expansive views at Bella Vida Vineyard while talking with Steven Whiteside owner/farmer of Bella Vida Vineyards. Bella Vida is a LIVE® Certified 26-acre Vineyard selling fruit to some of the best winemakers in the Willamette Valley.

Where: Bella Vida Vineyard | 69380 Worden Hill Rd. Dundee, OR 97115
When: 6:00 p.m.

Contact Mesmery Blake
Phone Number: 503-538-9821
Email: mesmery@bellavida.com
Website: http://www.www.bellavida.com/events-at-bella-vida.html

Price: $65 / seat
Seats available: 25

Coelho Winemaker’s Dinner

After a pre-dinner reception at Coelho Winery, join us for a relaxing evening at The Blue Goat in Amity for dinner paired with Coelho wines. Chef Thomas Ghinazzi will prepare a 4-course menu of local and seasonal foods, paired with 2016 Coelho Vineyard Chardonnay, 2016 Delfina Vineyard Pinot Noir, 2011 Paciência Pinot Noir Reserve from our library, and our silky Aventura Port-style dessert wine. Reception 6:00-6:45 in the Coelho Tasting Room, Dinner at 7:00 at The Blue Goat around the corner.

Where: The Blue Goat Restaurant | 506 S Trade Street, Amity, OR 97101
When: 6:00 pm

Contact: Dave Van Domelen
Phone: 503-835-5170
Email: amitybluegoat@gmail.com
Website: amitybluegoat.com

Price: $140 / seat
Seats available: 44

Flaneur Wines: 100 Year Old Barn Dinner

Join us, and Tournant caterers, on our La Belle Promenade Vineyard, high up in the Chehalem Mts, for a unique dinner in three locations. We will start the evening with an aperitif in a reclaimed-wood pergola with rooftop benches! Next we’ll progress to the middle of the vineyard for dinner amongst the vines. We will finish by enjoying dessert in a 100-year-old barn that is as romantic it sounds. It will be an evening, 820 feet up, with beautiful views, rustic settings, and incredible food & wine…nothing short of the REAL Oregon.

Where: La Belle Promenade | 20915 NE Kings Grade Road, Newberg, OR 97132
When: 6:00 pm

Contact: Brooke Jefferson
Phone: 503-899-4120
Email: brooke@flaneurwines.com
Website: www.flaneurwines.com

Price: $145 / seat
Seats available: 35

Al Fresco at Owen Roe

Join the Owen Roe family for a rare dining experience in the heart of Parrett Mountain. We welcome you into the private residence of Founders, David and Angelica O’Reilly, for a 4-course family style meal with a seasonally fresh menu prepared by Winery Chef, Craig Singer. Dinner will be served al fresco upon the wraparound porch; surrounded by natural Oregon foliage and creekside landscape. Wine pairings will include a selection of library Oregon Pinot Noir and bold Syrah and Cabernet wines from our Washington estate. $125 per person, all inclusive. 24 seats available.

Where: O’Reilly Home | 11725 NE Anna Drive, Newberg, OR 97132
When: 6:00 pm

Contact Patty Meuchel
Phone: 503-678-6514
Email: patty@owenroe.com
Website: www.owenroe.com

Price: $125 / seat
Seats available: 20

Dinner Under The Stars

You can’t beat an Oregon summer night. Meet, dine and relax with Rollin’s good friend Ben Glover, winemaker of Zephyr Winery, New Zealand and ROCO’s Rollin Soles, in the garden at ROCO Winery. Chef, Paul Bachand of Recipe Restaurant will create an unforgettable summer’s repast of locally grown produce and proteins served alongside sparkling wine, Pinots Noirs from two countries, Rose’ and a selection of other cool climate varietals. We’ll top off the evening with dessert at the bonfire to prepare you for a great weekend. Do come, it will be fun.

Where: ROCO | 13260 NE Red Hills Road, Newberg, OR 97132
When: 7:00 pm

Contact Stephanie Hoffman
Phone: 503-538-7625
Email: marketing@rocowinery.com
Website: rocowinery.com/events

Price: $125 / seat
Seats available: 30

Farm Spirit to Table at Mineral Springs Ranch

Join us for a collaborative dining experience featuring Chefs Aaron Adams and Kei Ohdera of Farm Spirit, and Soter Vineyard’s Chef Alex Daley. This beautiful evening at Mineral Springs Ranch will begin with hors d’oeuvres and sparkling wine on the lawn surrounding our chef’s garden. Dinner will feature current and library Pinot Noirs, and creative preparations of vegetables and meat from Soter’s biodynamic farm. To top it off, this artful and sumptuous supper will be served on custom wares crafted by Careen Stoll from Luscious Porcelain.

Where: Soter Vineyards |10880 NE Mineral Springs Rd. Carlton, OR 97111
When: 6:00 pm

Contact Autumn Prull
Phone: 503-662-5600
Email: info@sotervineyards.com
Website: sotervineyards.com

Price: $150 / seat
Seats available: 40

Three Days of Glory & a Night in Burgundy

We’ll start with an exclusive screening of the new and critically-acclaimed Burgundy documentary “Three Days of Glory” featuring Véronique Drouhin, Dominique Lafon, Aubert de Villaine and Allen Meadows. Winemaker-importer Scott Paul Wright of Caveau Selections Co-Produced & Directed with filmmaker David Baker. After the film, it’s a walk-around tasting and traditional Burgundian-menu dinner (Gougères, Boeuf Bourguignon, seasonal salads, fruit tarts, etc.) in the fabulous museum featuring wines from Maison Joseph Drouhin & Domaine Drouhin Oregon, Domaine Nicolas-Jay & Meo-Camuzet, Domaine Chevrot, and more treats from the Caveau Selections portfolio. Join us for a very special night!

Where: Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum | 500 NE Capt. MIchale King Smith Way McMinnville, OR 97128
When: 6:30 p.m.

Contact Scott Wright
Phone Number: 503-679-6233
Email: scott@caveauselections.com
Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/three-days-of-glory-dinner-a-movie-ipnc-thursday-night-tickets-44458628956

Price: $85 / seat
Seats available: 75

Pre-IPNC Dinner at Furioso Vineyards Dundee

There is only one “first winemaker’s dinner” in a winery, and you’re invited! Furioso Vineyards’ just completed tasting room is nestled in one of the Dundee Hills AVA’s oldest vineyards. A unique piece of contemporary architecture, its fourteen-foot-high glass walls on all four sides offer a commanding view of the Willamette Valley, the Dundee Hills, and the Cascade Mountain Range. Join Chef Pascal Chureau, of Allium Bistro and Field and Vine Events, as he delights us at our very first winemaker’s dinner in our new space with a culinary homage to La Linea Furioso – Italian Roots, French Spirit, Oregon Dirt.

Where: Furioso Vineyards |8415 NE Worden Hill Rd, Dundee, OR 97115
When: 6:00 p.m.

Contact Jim Maguire
Phone Number: 503-538-3413
Email: Jim@FuriosoVineyard.com
Website: http://www.furiosovineyard.com/oregon-vineyards/

Price: $135 / seat
Seats available: 26

Women of Pinot: An International Dinner

Spend an evening with four women winemakers who produce Pinot noir from four different regions around the world– Oregon, Alsace, New Zealand and California. Indulge in a summer-inspired five-course menu by Ponzi Vineyards’ Culinary Director, expertly crafted around the beautiful wines. Hear stories from the winemakers and enjoy the magical sunset over the Chehalem Mountains.
FEATURING:
– Winemaker Luisa Ponzi & President Anna Maria Ponzi, Ponzi Vineyards, Oregon
– Winemaker Marie Zusslin, Domaine Valentin Zusslin, Alsace
– Katherine Jacobs Big Sky Wines, Martinborough, NZ
– Winemaker Simone Sequeira, La Follette Wines, California

Where: The Laurelwood at Ponzi Vineyards | 19500 SW Mountain Home Road, Sherwood, OR 97140
When: 7:00 p.m.

Contact Kati Focareto
Phone Number: 503-628-1227
Email: events@ponzivineyards.com
Website: https://www.ponzivineyards.com/product/Pre-IPNC-Winemaker-Dinner

Price: $175 / seat
Seats available: 50

Pre-IPNC Chef’s Tasting Menu and Pinot Noir Flight at Oui! Wine Bar + Restaurant at the SE Wine Collective

Kick off your IPNC weekend with a taste of Portland: Enjoy a 5 Course Chef’s Tasting Menu by Chef Althea Grey Potter at Oui!, nestled within the SE Wine Collective Urban Winery! A flight of four Pinot noirs made at the Collective will be offered (and can be paired with your menu,) and is complimentary to attendees and participants of IPNC. Tables for groups of 1 to 16 guests are available for the reservation time of your choosing that evening, starting at 4:00pm (last seating at 9:30pm.)

Where: Oui! Wine Bar + Restaurant @ The SE Wine Collective | 2425 SE 35th Place, Portland, OR 97214
When: 4:00 p.m.

Contact Kate Norris
Phone Number: 503-208-2061
Email: kate@sewinecollective.com
Please call to reserve your table.

Price: $39 / person + complimentary Pinot noir flight for IPNC attendees
Seats available: 32

Burgundy in the Valley

Join us at Youngberg Hill to celebrate 29 years with dinner prepared by internationally acclaimed chef from Burgundy, Katherine Frelon, and co-hosted with Brittan Vineyards.
Katherine is returning for her second dinner with us, and we are very pleased that Ellen and Robert Brittan will be joining us and sharing their wines. This promises to be a spectacular evening. We’ll enjoy a feast of local, seasonal ingredients of great food with a French flair paired perfectly wines from Youngberg Hill and Brittan. This will be a most magical evening of wine, food and the most spectacular views in the valley.

Where: Youngberg Hill |10660 SW Youngberg Hill Rd. McMinnville, OR 97128
When: 6:30 pm

Contact: Wayne Bailey
Phone: 503-472-2727
Email: wine@youngberghill.com
Website: https://youngberghill.com/events-calendar/

Price: $125 / seat
Seats available: 75

If you are a winery, or restaurant, planning to host a Pre-IPNC Dinner
and would like your event listed on this page, please complete the Google Form linked below.