||89 Points Eola
Hills 2012 Pinot Noir | Wine Enthusiast
"For an $18
Pinot, you cant do much better than this well-made wine
from a top-flight vintage. Brambly black cherry fruit carries a streak of cola,
with ripe, moderate tannins balancing out a medium-long finish."
|Press Releases &
November 15, 2014
For Immediate Release:
Unique Christmas Wine Reindeer
Labels from Eola Hills Wine Cellars
||Rudolphs Red --
History tells us of that famous flight
When Rudolphs nose lit up the night.
But down in the cellar,
Santa was thinking
What special wine would people be drinking?
The elves and the reindeer were gathered around
In hopes that a holiday
wine would be found.
Then Rudy stepped forward, the place was a hush
Lets bottle a red, weve already got a blush.
Youre right, Santa exclaimed, Red wine we can do!
Thanks, dear Rudy, well name it for you.
red is the newest edition
Just in time for this Christmas tradition.
OR): Tom Huggins, Founder and President of Oregons Eola Wine Cellars had
quite a bit of fun writing the clever Christmas poems that accompany six wines
in his Reindeer Label Series. For your own Christmas cheer, you can read them
for yourself at www.eolahillswinery.com.
A few years back we got
into the Christmas spirit and thought our customers might enjoy a line of wines
just for the season. Weve received such a great response we kept adding
to the reindeer herd. Exclaimed Huggins with a Ho Ho Ho.
Reserve -- Blush Wine
Twas the night before crush
And all through the cellar,
Not a creature was stirring
the winemaking fellar.
Then Prancer appeared and tasted the juice
knew t would be perfect with holiday goose.
He winked at the
winemaker, flew into the night.
A Private Reserve would simply
It would seem
that their offering is quite unique with few other wineries making a custom
series of this kind. Eolas wines are from prime Oregon wine country,
winning numerous awards and praises such as Wine & Spirits Magazine naming
Eola Hills as One of the Top-20 U.S. producers of wines of great
||Comets Cuvee --
Sparkling Wine - not available at this time.
winemaker sat puzzled on the cellar floor,
Pondering how to top what
hed done before.
First, there was Prancer, then Blitzen and Rudy,
Blending a fourth would be his holiday duty.
Then in came Comet, and
from what he did say,
Came a Yuletide sparkler, called Comets Cuvee.
features gourmet Sunday brunches and a friendly
tasting room as part of the Oregon Wine Tour experience. Their award winning
red and white wines include Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Merlot,
Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Syrah, Sauvignon Blanc,
Gewurztraminer, and a line of dessert wines second to none,
according to Brooks Tish, noted wine writer and critic.
||Vixens Vino --
Vixens Vino -- Chardonnay Four
have passed in the annals of time,
Since Eola Hills
introduced its now famous Reindeer wines.
It was Prancer then
Blitzen, and Rudolph was third,
Then came Comet, leaving just five in the
Now a new Christmas approaches,
and the sentiments grows
a fifth in the line that everyone knows.
Done is the the Blush and the
a Sparkler and Pinot,
Lets do Chardonnay this Season,
and well have Vixens Vino!
||Cupids Cab --
It had been a late Season,
the grapes had no equal,
Santas herd had good reason,
To wish for
a Yule Sequel.
With Eolas Winemaker,
theres always a way.
Lets head to the Cellar, and make Cabernet.
To the Reindeer
were happy to add this years
||Blitzens Blanc --
Twas the vintage following
That beautiful blush, a party enhancer.
The snow was
falling, the hour was near.
Empty bottles awaited holiday cheer.
elves were pacing, the reindeer attending.
Down in the cellar ol
Santa was blending.
He raised his glass and exclaimed with a sigh,
Its beautifully balanced and slightly off dry.
I have an encore as good as the past,
Load the sleigh! Perfection
A Blanc called Blizens, its flavor revealing
The answer to Christmas
information contact: Eola Hills Wine Cellars, 800-291-6730 or visit the