Pre-IPNC Dinners

Thursday, July 25, 2019

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.

Community Cellar Celebration

The McMinnville Education Foundation invites you to a magical evening under the stars. Join us on the eve of the International Pinot Noir Celebration in downtown McMinnville’s Granary District for a midsummer alfresco feast in which we’ll celebrate the bounty of the season with outstanding local food and wine Chef Jesse Kincheloe of Valley Commissary restaurant has created a gorgeous menu to be paired with the wonderful wines of R. Stuart & Co. Winery.

In addition to Rob and Maria Stuart, we’ll also welcome special guest winemaker Bertrand Ambroise of Maison Ambroise, Burgundy.  

The McMinnville Education foundation has funded half a million dollars in mini-grants for our local teachers. We actively and enthusiastically fund and support programs including the Battle of the Books, science fairs, robotics, and the beloved Artist in Residence program. As our guest, you will be a part of the long legacy of support that helps our community thrive. A portion of your ticket price is tax deductible. We look forward to seeing you at our table!

Where: Alpine Avenue | McMinnville, OR 97128
When: 6:00 p.m.

Contact Candice Robben
Phone Number: 503-750-2408
Email: robben.candice@gmail.com
Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/community-cellar-celebration-hosted-by-mcminnville-education-foundation-tickets-61058490589

Price: $150 / seat
Seats available: 50

Counter Culture 2019

Tickets are on sale for the 10th Annual Counter Culture Wine & Food Festival, returning to Anne Amie Vineyards on Thursday, July 25th 2019. A year for milestones, Anne Amie celebrates its 20th year in 2019! As one of the most magical, can’t-miss events of summer, experience sweeping views of the Willamette Valley and the Pacific Coast Range in the center of the Oregon wine universe. Indulge in world-class street food from some of Oregon’s best restaurants serving dishes alongside wines from all over the world. Get your tickets for this picture-perfect party of the summer before they sell out!

Where: Anne Amie Vineyards | 6580 NE Mineral Springs Road, Carlton, OR 97111
When: 6:00 p.m.

Contact William Kobyluck
Phone Number: 503-887-7500
Email: william@anneamie.com
Website: eventbrite.com

Price: $85 / seat
Seats available: 300

30th Anniversary Celebration!

Join us at Youngberg Hill to celebrate our 30th Anniversary with a very special dinner prepared by internationally acclaimed Chef Vitaly Paley. With a James Beard Award and a win on Food Network’s “Iron Chef America” under his belt, the Russian-born, New York City-raised and French-trained chef has been instrumental in defining regional Northwest cuisine. Dinner consists of 6 courses paired with 8 wines including older vintages from our library. This promises to be the most spectacular evening in the valley of wine, food and views in an outdoor setting that is second to none.

Where: Youngberg Hill | 10660 SW Youngberg Hill Road, McMinnville, OR 97128
When: 6:30 p.m.

Contact Molly Goldberg
Phone Number: 971-901-2177
Email: Molly@YoungbergHill.com
Website: https://www.cellarpass.com/30th-anniversary-celebration-tickets-4750?w=1

Price: $150 / seat
Seats available: 100

Dukes Family Vineyard & Bistro Maison

Owner/Operator boutique businesses that are dialed in to the highest quality of execution & passion at every facet along their journeys.

Where: Bistro Maison | 729 NE 3rd Street, McMinnville, OR 97128
When: 6:30 p.m.

Contact Deborah Chatelard
Phone Number: 503-474-1888
Email: deborah@bistromaison.com
Website: https://bistromaison.com/pre-ipnc-dinner-2019/

Price: $135 / seat
Seats available: 50

Flâneur Wines Dinner at The Blue Barn

On Thursday, July 25th, we’ll welcome a small group of guests at our vineyard outside of a 100 year old barn for our second pre-IPNC dinner, again with Tournant preparing our meal. The founders of Tournant, Jaret and Mona, are known for their emphasis on live-fire cooking and hands-on communal feasts, and love to turn a meal into a memorable experience. Tournant’s food reflects a sense of place and ceremony, drawing inspiration from the seasons and local bounty from the land and sea. The evening will begin with a cocktail hour reception, starting at 6 pm, followed by a multi-course meal paired with our wines. This event will also mark the release our much anticipated 2018 carbonic Pinot Meunier! With only 40 seats, we anticipate this event will sell out quickly!

Where: La Belle Promenade Vineyard | 20915 NE Kings Grade Road, Newberg, OR 97132
When: 6:00 p.m.

Contact Brooke Jefferson
Phone Number: 214-995-4503
Email: brooke@flaneurwines.com
Website: https://shop.flaneurwines.com/product/2019-Pre-IPNC-Dinner-with-Tournant?pageID=466DB074-CAEB-643E-7D08-D6BAC23B39DE&sortBy=DisplayOrder&maxRows=12&

Price: $145 / seat
Seats available: SOLD OUT

Circle of Friends

Domaine Drouhin Oregon and Nicolas-Jay invite you to join the “Circle of Friends,” our first celebration of the decades-long relationships we share in wine, music & beyond. At various times and in various ways, our roads have led all of us to Oregon. We will share our mutual stories, the wines from Domaine Drouhin and Nicolas-Jay, and even a couple gems from Domaine Méo-Camuzet and Maison Joseph Drouhin. Our chef for the evening is Katy Millard, the James Beard-nominated star behind Coquine (Portland).

Where: Domaine Drouhin Oregon | 6750 NE Breyman Orchards Road, Dayton, OR 97114
When: 6:00 p.m.

Contact Dawn Koudele & Jonathan Ziemba
Phone Number: 503-864-2700
Email: events@domainedrouhin.com
Website: domainedrouhin.com

Price: $175 / seat
Seats available: SOLD OUT

With Love, From Burgundy – President’s Dinner with Adelsheim at Quarter Mile Lane

Find yourself transported to the founding days of Willamette Valley Pinot noir as you dine overlooking Block 1 of Adelsheim’s Quarter Mile Lane. This iconic “backyard” vineyard was hand-planted in 1974 by David and Ginny Adelsheim in what was then a brand new wine region, the Chehalem Mountains. IPNC President Matt Berson and Host Steven Spurrier (yes, THE Steven Spurrier, who staged the Judgement of Paris in 1976!) will join special guests from French wineries, Antonin Rodet and Chateau de Chamirey at this memorable dinner hosted at the home of David Adelsheim and Eugenia Keegan. Diners will enjoy a world-class meal prepared by Chef Michael Kessler of Toro Bravo fame as the winemakers share the story behind the wines of Oregon and Burgundy. To honor and celebrate the decades-long collaboration between Burgundy and the Willamette Valley, a selection of wines brought back from David Adelsheim’s recent trip to France will be served alongside wines from Adelsheim and Love & Squalor. It will truly be a night to remember.

Where: Home of David Adelsheim at Quarter Mile Lane Vineyard | 22150 NE Quarter Mile Lane Newberg, OR, 97132
When: 6:00 p.m.

Contact Angie Nomie
Phone Number: 503-538-3652
Email: reservations@adeslsheim.com
Website: https://www.adelsheim.com/events-1/ipnc-dinner

Price: $175 / seat
Seats available: 50

Women of Pinot: An International Dinner

Held on the eve of the International Pinot Noir Celebration, this exclusive dinner features Pinot noirs from renowned women winemakers around the world. Meet the producers and hear their stories as you indulge in an exclusive menu crafted around these extraordinary wines.

Where: Ponzi Vineyards  | 19500 SW Mountain Home Road, Sherwood, OR 97140
When: 6:00 p.m.

Contact Julianne Van Slyke
Phone Number: 503-628-1227
Email: events@ponzivineyards.com
Website: https://www.ponzivineyards.com/events/Women-of-Pinot-Dinner

Price: $175 / seat
Seats available: 40

The Blue Goat/Eola-Amity AVA Wine Dinner

Reserve a seat at The Blue Goat and enjoy a warm welcome and relaxed evening. Chef Thomas Ghinazzi will prepare four delectable courses paired with select wines from our neighbors in the Eola-Amity Hills AVA. Our food and wine selections celebrate our spectacular region. Wines from Dukes Family Vineyard, Bethel Heights Vineyard, Brooks, and Bjornson Vineyards.

Where: The Blue Goat | 506 S Trade St. Amity, Oregon 97101
When: 6:30 p.m.

Contact Jill Morris
Phone Number: 503-835-5170
Email: amitybluegoat@gmail.com
Website: http://www.amitybluegoat.com/events

Price: $95 / seat (includes gratuity)
Seats available: 45

Tendril, Saffron Fields & The Painted Lady

Tendril and Saffron Fields celebrate a decade of wines and friendship with the cuisine of one of Oregon’s highest rated restaurants, The Painted Lady. Painted Lady owner and chef, Allen Routt, will be presenting a signature tasting menu paired with the wines made by Tony Rynders. Most courses will be paired with a wine from each winery, enabling you to experience the different styles and how the wines match and enhance the food. The Painted Lady’s award winning cuisine paired with the special wines from Tendril and Saffron Fields, all in the beautiful setting of the Saffron Fields Tasting room. This is going to be a memorable evening not to be missed!

Where: Saffron Fields Vineyard | 18748 NE Laughlin Road, Yamhill, OR 97148
When: 6:30 p.m.

Contact Andrea Feero
Phone Number: 503-662-5324
Email: afeero@saffronfields.com
Website: https://saffronfields.com/events/buy-tickets/

Price: $195 / seat
Seats available: SOLD OUT

Belle Pente 25th Birthday Party with Higgins and Moshin Vineyards!

Flashback to 1994: Brian and Jill O’Donnell planted the first vines at Belle Pente, Greg Higgins, opened his eponymous, farm-to-table restaurant in Portland, and Rick Moshin completed his 5th vintage in the Russian River Valley! That’s 25 years for Belle Pente and Higgins, and 30 for Moshin! To celebrate, James Beard winner – and trendsetter – Greg, and his team, will prepare a seasonal locavore feast to compliment wines from Belle Pente and Moshin Vineyards, some young, some old; served on a spectacular hilltop setting with a sunset over the coast range as the backdrop. Please join us!

Where: Belle Pente Vineyard & Winery | 12470 NE Rowland Road, Carlton, OR 97111
When: 6:30 p.m.

Contact Jill O’Donnell
Phone Number: 503-852-9500
Email: jill@bellepente.com
Website: https://bellepente.com/current-releases/2019preipncwinemakersdinner

Price: $195 / seat
Seats available: SOLD OUT

Furioso Vineyards & Paley’s Place

Commemorating our fifth vintage on the historic 40-plus-year-old Dundee Hills estate Furioso Vineyard, we invite you to join us as we celebrate the bounty of our Pacific Northwest home. This intimate 24-seat dinner will take place in our new tasting room – with fourteen-foot-high glass walls on all four sides you can expect views down the length of the Willamette Valley that will match the stunning 6-course menu and pairing prepared by James Beard Award-winning Chef Vitaly Paley and the incredible team from the iconic Portland restaurant Paley’s Place.

Where: Furioso Vineyards | 8415 NE Worden Hill Rd, Dundee, OR 97115
When: 7:00 p.m.

Contact Jim Maguire
Phone Number: 503-538-3413
Email: Info@FuriosoVineyards.com
Website: www.FuriosoVineyards.com

Price: $155 / seat
Seats available: SOLD OUT

Résonance and Maison Louis Jadot Collaboration Dinner

Founded in 2013, Résonance sits in the Yamhill-Carlton AVA, in a hidden part of Willamette Valley just west of the small agricultural town of Carlton. The seeds for our project had been planted when Maison Louis Jadot set out to establish its first winery outside of Burgundy. We are excited to share a collaborative dinner with Louis Jadot as we celebrate the 33rd year of IPNC. Be some of the first guests to dine in our new tasting room on a dramatic hilltop on the Résonance property. Experience the harmony between the wines of Oregon and Burgundy paired beautifully with a coursed dinner led by Winemakers Guillaume Large and Jacques Lardière and Chefs Pascal Chureau and Ian Ragsdale of Allium and Field & Vine. Join us for our first ever collaboration which is sure to be an evening to remember.

Where: Résonance  | 12050 NW Meadowlake Road, Carlton, OR 97111
When: 6:30 p.m.

Contact Emily Bachand
Phone Number: 971-999-1603
Email: info@resonancewines.com
Website: resonancewines.com

Price: $150 / seat
Seats available: SOLD OUT