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Address: 22485 NW Yungen Rd, Hillsboro, OR 97124-8146
Phone Number: 503 647 5169
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Sweet charming, well run, family atmosphere

We happened upon this place while driving through the area (you must go to the peach farm in the area also). The people who run the place are down to earth (which helps when... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Jim K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We happened upon this place while driving through the area (you must go to the peach farm in the area also). The people who run the place are down to earth (which helps when growing grapes;) They know their wines - the best thing was that it was such a small place- we felt that we were driving up to... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The folks working at this Vineyard are super friendly and knowledgeable. The owner is extremely friendly and takes pride in his property. We brought family here from out of town and they were impressed with the wine, the smoke Salmon and hospitality. Definitely check this place out!

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Thank Prather7
PDX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Helvetia Winery is only 15 minutes from my home in Portland, but it seems like a world away. I love driving up back woods roads, past red barns and alpaca farms and finally landing at John Platt's Helvetia Winery. I've started making it a monthly visit, and I love that I can fill up my bouteilles (think growler, only a... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Our first visit to the Helvetia Wine tasting was a groupon experience. John, the owner does a wonderful presentation for the understanding of wine, how the Columbia gorge was developed, even went for a ride to the vines down the road to see where they grow. Wednesday nites from May to September there is usually music after 5:00 pm. and... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

We stumbled upon this vineyard while searching on Google a new place to wine taste. They pair their wines with delicious canned smoked salmon, which in and of itself is worth the trip. The wines are pretty good, and I like the stories behind how it was started. Definitely worth a trip.

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Thank Prather7
Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We happened to catch a day of music, food, and wine tasting at Helvetia this weekend, and the staff were quite lovely learning and using the first name of each of their visitors while we were there. The music certainly had a bit of a boho vibe working for it, and the quirky quesadillas being served were delish. The wines... More 

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013 via mobile

Stopped by today on a whim while we were out for a drive. Drove away with two growlers of wine. Nice and helpful people. Nice picnic area if you pack a lunch in. We will be back to refill!

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1 Thank Claudia C
Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

we've bought our christmas trees there a number of times and also enjoyed their wine tasting. the make very decent wines and at a pretty reasonable price.

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1 Thank Steve A
Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

This winery is close to Portland, where we live, and the drive there is lovely. The couple who run the vineyard are extremely friendly and the tasting room is the kitchen of their farmhouse. We bought a chilled white ($13) and a couple of cans of local salmon and had a picnic in their backyard with cheese and crackers that... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

Beautiful country, and you feel totally out of the hustle here. The wines were average IMHO. Also good for salmon BBQ's and fresh salmon from local fishers.

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