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Pinot in the City The Castle at Park Plaza
130 Columbus Avenue
Boston, MA
(503) 297-2962
May 2, 2019
Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 9:00 PM
Price: $90 General Admission, $130 VIP
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60 wineries from Oregon's Willamette Valley are barreling to Boston on May 2, 2019 for Pinot in the City, a showcase of some of the world's most exciting Pinot noirs. The evening tasting event, hosted by the Willamette Valley Wineries Association, at The Castle at Park Plaza from 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.(VIP access at 5:30 p.m.) will feature owners and winemakers pouring a selection of wines, including library and current releases, paired with delicious Pinot noir-friendly small bites.

Come taste the wines that are putting this region in the news and mingle with the people who are making it happen. Sip Pinot noir, Chardonnay, Pinot gris, Riesling, sparkling wines and more showcasing the best that Oregon has to offer. Get VIP tickets for early access at 5:30 p.m. and more time with the winemakers.

Tickets must be purchased in advance; there will be no ticket sales at the door. Tickets are limited in availability. 21+ only.


00 Wines
Adelsheim Vineyard
Angela Estate
Anne Amie Vineyards
Apolloni Vineyards
Archery Summit Winery
Belle Pente
Brittan Vineyards
Broadley Vineyards
Chapter 24 Vineyards
Chehalem Winery
Colene Clemens Vineyards
Cristom Vineyards
Dobbes Family Esate / Wine By Joe
Dukes Family Vineyards
Dusky Goose
Elk Cove Vineyards
Eola Hills Wine Cellars
Erath Winery
Evening Land
Failla Wines
Fullerton Wines
Grochau Cellars
Harper Voit
Iris Vineyards
J. Christopher Wines
King Estate
Knudsen Vineyards
L’Angolo Estate
Lady Hill Winery
Lange Estate Winery & Vineyards
Le Cadeau Vineyard
Left Coast
Lemelson Vineyards
Lingua Franca
Maysara Winery
Montinore Estate
Nysa Vineyard
Patton Valley Vineyard
Penner-Ash Wine Cellars
Raptor Ridge
Ruby Vineyard & Winery
Sokol Blosser Winery
Soter Vineyards
Stoller Family Estate
Torii Mor
Union Wine Company
Van Duzer
Walnut City WineWorks
Westmount/Hyland Estates
WillaKenzie Estate
Winderlea Vineyard & Winery
Yamhill Valley Vineyards

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The Willamette Valley, Oregon’s leading wine region, has two-thirds of the state’s wineries and vineyards and is home to more than 500 wineries. It is recognized as one of the premier Pinot noir producing areas in the world.

The Willamette Valley is a huge and varied appellation that includes six sub-appellations: Chehalem Mountains, Dundee Hills, Eola-Amity Hills, McMinnville, Ribbon Ridge and Yamhill-Carlton.

Buffered from Pacific storms on the west by the Coast Range, the valley follows the Willamette River north to south for more than a hundred miles from the Columbia River near Portland to just south of Eugene. To the east, the Cascade Range draws the boundary between the Willamette Valley’s misty, cool climate and the drier, more extreme climate of eastern Oregon.

At its widest point, this long, broad valley spans sixty miles. Overall, the climate boasts a long, gentle growing season – warm summers with cool evenings; bursts of Indian summer into fall; mild winters followed by long springs. In ideal years the maritime climate provides the best conditions possible for growing the cool-climate grape variety for which Oregon is best known: Pinot noir. In lesser years, fall weather can be tricky, causing winemakers to pull their hair. By this measure the Willamette Valley compares favorably with the Burgundy and Alsace regions of France. And, like it or not, the often finicky Willamette Valley climate is the promised land for Pinot noir in America.

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The Castle at Park Plaza is a unique special event, meeting, conference and trade show venue. The Castle is ideally located in Boston's Back Bay on Columbus Avenue and Arlington Street in one of Boston's more historic neighborhoods, yet conveniently located to the city's largest hotels and convention centers.

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Boston, Cambridge and Greater Boston offer a wide selection of accommodations to meet your needs and tastes, from luxury downtown properties to romantic boutique hotels to family and budget-friendly. Bed and Breakfasts, tucked into Boston's diverse neighborhoods are also good options. For longer stays and those in need of a home-away-from-home, short-terms rentals of all kinds are equally available.

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Pinot in the City