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HillCrest Winery and Distillery

Address: 240 Vineyard Lane, Roseburg, OR 97471
Phone Number: 541.673.3709
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Ranked #4 of 27 things to do in Roseburg
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Activities: Wine tasting
Owner description: Oregon's oldest estate winery and European Distillery. Our family invites you to experience our new...
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Activities: Wine tasting
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Oregon's oldest estate winery and European Distillery. Our family invites you to experience our new world wines made using old world traditions. All of our artisan wines are crafted using grapes from dry farmed, old vine, hillside vineyards. This follows into the cellar where we use extended barrel ageing and fermentation of our reds in patented concrete fermentors. Oregon's most natural and traditionally made wines. Starting 2011 we will be introducing our French inspired fruit Eaux de Vies from Cherries, Apricot, Pear and wine grapes. FROMMERS- Best wines in Southern Oregon. Not sold in stores. Mention this ad for complementary tasting. Tasting Daily 11-5 March-Dec To the Genie in the bottle!
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

The tasting room is nice. We pretty much had the place to ourselves and the staff was helpful and informative about local attractions and history. Being a fan of big bold red wines I wasn't much impressed with their selection but they did have some lighter fare that many would consider more "drinkable".

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Costa Mesa, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Excellent Wine + Great Location = Great time! The visit here is always one to remember, being very enjoyable from the minute we are greeted with a genuine warm welcome, throughout the fine tasting experience, to the drive home recounting our favorites. This time, we were lucky enough to have the owner as our guide through this tasting. He is... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We spent a few days in southern Oregon exploring back roads and wineries. Someone recommended we stop in at Hillcrest Winery and we are so thankful we took that advice. The wine is so delicious and the wine maker is awesome to talk to. These wines are only sold out of the tasting room, so be prepared to fall ion... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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460 reviews 460 reviews
128 attraction reviews
523 helpful votes 523 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This was our 14th Oregon Winery and several people told us we must stop here for a tasting. We had never been to a winery during harvest so were unprepared for the loud cannons that are used to scare the birds from the fields. I stepped out, and being a Texan, thought someone was shooting at us! Had a good... More 

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Seattle
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900 reviews 900 reviews
311 attraction reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I love rustic wineries like this place. It's very country and that's cool with me. The tasting staff were very knowledgeable and friendly. The wines complex and clean. A great visit. Pro tip - in the winter it can be quite cold in the tasting room even though they try to heat the space with propane heaters.

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Janet and Jennifer were so excellent! Both knew so much about the wines and were so welcoming. We came in and were told that tasting was $5 "unless you buy something". We of course left with a case and a half! It was truly one of the best winery experiences ever. Those ladies and the winery are so terrific! Highlight... More 

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Juneau, Alaska
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54 reviews 54 reviews
3 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Janet at the Winery is excellent. She knew we were there to buy, so she sold us some of her best. She is knowledgeable, fun to talk to and very customer service oriented. The Winery should be proud to have her as an employee

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

My brother and sister-in-law invited me to join them for wine tasting at Hillcrest Winery, which is their favorite. It is a delightful place. Janet, our host in the tasting room, was both fun and full of information. We tasted some exquisite wines (fee waived due to our purchases) and will be returning for sure.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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47 reviews 47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

The historic HillCrest Winery is an excellent stop on Roseburg's Wine Trail. The wines are top notch, the story and the narrative of the winery and the winemaker is quite interesting, and Jennifer, our host in the tasting room, is extremely knowledgeable. What could be better? The standard $5 per person for a tasting of multiple excellent wines is little... More 

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Ashland, Oregon
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Of the 12 wineries we visited this was the TASTIEST by far. Jennifer was very knowledgeable, accommodating, and sweet! See you on the 21st Jen! : )

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