Aug 03, 2019 -
We will be closing early today at 3:00 due to a private event. We apologize for any inconvenience and ... Read More >>
Closing Early - 3:00pm
We will be closing early today at 3:00 due to a private event. We apologize for any inconvenience and will reopen at 11:00 the following morning!
Aug 17, 2019 -
ArborBrook has been partnering with Janus Youth Programs to put on Janus' "Dinner in the Vines" for several ... Read More >>
Janus Youth Programs "Dinner in the Vines"
ArborBrook has been partnering with Janus Youth Programs to put on Janus' "Dinner in the Vines" for several years. The reason we have continued to support this event is simply because we feel so strongly that the programs and resources provided by Janus Youth Programs are so essential. Simply said, next time you're in Portland, take a look at the street kids. Really see them. Most are not on the street ...
ArborBrook Vineyards 17770 17770 NE Calkins Lane,Newberg,OR 97132
Aug 31, 2019 - Sep 02, 2019
Please join us for our Labor Day Weekend Open House and Dave's Walk in the Vineyard! Open House hours ... Read More >>
Labor Day Weekend Open House
Please join us for our Labor Day Weekend Open House and Dave's Walk in the Vineyard! Open House hours will be 11:00 - 5:00 daily. Walk in the Vines with Dave SUNDAY 9/1 Owner Dave Hansen will walk you through each of our vineyard blocks and talk about the specific clones we have planted, why we chose them, and other information about how we use each of the clones in our winemaking. ...
ArborBrook Vineyards 17770 17770 NE Calkins Lane, Newberg, OR 97132
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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.