Laurel Ridge Winery


Be the first to try Laurel Ridge’s new releases. We make a wide array of red, white and sparkling wines and ports, so there is something for everyone.

Location Description

Located in the heart of Willamette Valley wine country just 5 miles east of Carlton.


  • One of Oregon's oldest wineries.

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Average Bottle Price

$ 18-38


The roots of Laurel Ridge Winery stretch back to the Oregon wine industry’s earliest days. When founder David Teppola bought the 240-acre property in 1974, he dreamed of making wine there one day.

In 1986, David and his wife Susan joined two other couples to found Laurel Ridge on the former site of an 1880s winery near Forest Grove. By 2000, the Teppolas were the winery’s sole owners. In 2001, Laurel Ridge moved to a new gravity-fed winery on the family farm.

After David passed away in 2006, Susan Teppola took over the winery. Laurel Ridge has an extensive catalog, including ports, dessert wines and one of Oregon’s few méthode champenoise sparkling wines. This family farm turned winery has something for everyone to enjoy.

The Team

Owner, Susan Teppola:

Susan Teppola founded Laurel Ridge in 1986 with her husband David Teppola and two other couples. She also served as an Oregon administrative law judge until mid-2013 and raised the Teppolas’ two daughters. Now that she has retired, you can find Susan in the Laurel Ridge tasting room or behind the desk, handling communications and holding the winery to the Teppolas’ high standards for warmth and hospitality.

Sales and Marketing Manager, Tom Finneran:

Tom Finneran is a native Oregonian, an avid Ducks fan, and is active in a number of civic groups including the Portland Rose Festival, the Oregon Club of Portland, and Big Brothers/Big Sisters Columbia Northwest. Tom has had an interest in Oregon wines for some time and is pleased to be a part of the Laurel Ridge family. He most recently worked at Bridgetown Coffee.

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13301 NE Kuehne Road.
Carlton, Oregon 97111
United States

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