Oct 19, 2019 -
CANCELLED Fall is in the air and what better way to celebrate the season than an evening around the ... Read More >>
S'mores & Pinot Noir - CANCELLED
CANCELLED Fall is in the air and what better way to celebrate the season than an evening around the fire pit? With s'mores and Pinot Noir, of course! Join us for a fun evening of friendship, laughter, and fire pit stories! Wear your cozy sweaters or jackets! RSVPs will be required, so please click here if you're a club member, and click here if you aren't. Interested in joining the club? Check ...
Nov 02, 2019 -
We are thrilled to have Stewart Todd joining us again! Stewart is an expert in all things Port and Sauternes. ... Read More >>
For the Love of Port & Sauternes
We are thrilled to have Stewart Todd joining us again! Stewart is an expert in all things Port and Sauternes. Some of you were lucky enough to attend his Port tasting a few years ago. We'll be tasting Ports again this time, but will also be adding in some Sauterness. This is going to be a really fun tasting and seating is very limited. As these wines are coming directly from their country of origin, ...
ArborBrook Tasting Room
ArborBrook Tasting Room 17770 17770 NE Calkins Lane, Newberg, OR 97132
Nov 23, 2019 -
Our annual Pre-Thanksgiving Invitational Tasting! 10:00am - 5:00pm RSVP by November 15, 2019 to email@example.com or ... Read More >>
Pre-Thanksgiving Invitational Tasting - 2019
Our annual Pre-Thanksgiving Invitational Tasting! 10:00am - 5:00pm RSVP by November 15, 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call in the tasting room at 503.538.0959. Complimentary for Club Members and up to six guests; $20 for all other guests.
ArborBrook's Tasting Room
ArborBrook's Tasting Room 17770 17770 NE Calkins Lane
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Visit Our Tasting Room
We invite you to visit our Tasting Room, located at 17770 NE Calkins Lane, Newberg, Oregon, 97132. We're open Monday - Friday, 11:00 - 4:30, and weekends 11:00 - 5:00.
Our property was originally established in 1866 (thus the name of our Estate Origin 1866 Pinot Noir) by John and Abigail Bird. In 1910, the house and the barn were built by Nels Rothrock. When Dave and Mary purchased the property in 1999, they fell in love with the old barn, which had been converted into a walnut drying facility (at one point, the property was under the name of Black Swan Orchards). As Dave and Mary were more interested in farming grapes than walnuts, and Mary's horses needed a home, they went to work and tore out the nut drying equipment, heating system, and drying racks, and rebuilt some of the beam structure so that horse stalls could be added.
Upon opening for the first time to the public Memorial Day Weekend, 2005, the tasting room occupied a small room that had been added to the barn sometime in the 1960's and the small area that housed the horse stalls. We were rather cozy for those first couple years until we decided it was time to remodel a bit for some added space! A few walls were taken out, the ceiling raised, a new coat of paint on the walls, and a new tasting bar! The horses were booted out of their stalls (don't worry, they got new "condos" on the back-side of the barn) and the stalls were used for wine storage and other necessities.
In 2011, we decided that it was, once again, time to add some additional space. We added 28 feet to the back of the barn by tearing down an attached lean-to. This added additional length to the tasting room, two restrooms, a new and improved tasting bar, and a large cold storage wine room. And, by popular demand, the horse stalls remain and are now used as tasting stations during our busy holiday weekends.
Dave and Mary both feel that wine tasting should be a fun and educational experience. So much of a person's recollection of a wine is tied to the experience they had when they were tasting it. And we believe in providing a great experience! Our tasting room is casual and fun. There's room for the kids to run aound outside. Sitting on our patio sipping some wine in the sunshine is a little slice of heaven. And the vineyard is right there, too. Check out the vines and see what they're up to. Watch bud break and bloom and fruit ripen and the leaves change colors. It's all right there.
We offer two tasting flights. Our ArborBrook Flight includes our white wines, three or four of our Pinot Noirs, and our dessert wine and has a $10 tasting fee. Our Reserve Flight is an additional $5 and includes our reserve and limited production wines, generally three or four. Tasting fees are always refundable with a minimum purchase or by joining one of our wine clubs.
You'll find Dave pouring on weekends and sharing his passion for wine, farming, and many other subjects. Mary also pops in from time-to-time, along with Sophie the Saint Bernard. Sydney, our daughter, is also around, meeting and greeting.
We hope you'll stop by, say hello, and sip some great wines.