Left Coast Cellars

Left Coast Cellars Harvest 2012 - Fruit comes into the Winery with Joe Wright

About

We invite you to visit our gorgeous 350 acre estate and enjoy our carefully crafted wines in a light, friendly atmosphere. Driving up the long, winding road, the Left Coast landscape is a product of our daily efforts: lovingly cultivated gardens, fields of wild flowers and meticulously tended vines. Working to fulfill our commitments to the strengths and benefits of biodiversity, we strive to be the best possible stewards of the land. During your visit, enjoy a farm fresh bite to eat from our estate Cafe’s seasonal menu!

Location Description

Located in the heart of Rickreall, Oregon.

Features

  • In addition to our grapes, we are cultivating European truffles on a four acre site of hazelnut trees, shrub roses and holly oaks

Additional Information

  • Meeting / Conference Facilities:
  • Caves:
  • Wedding Facilities:
  • Picnic Facilities:
  • Dog Friendly:
  • Winery Tours:
  • Wine Tasting:
  • Art or Architecture:
  • Organic / Biodynamic:
  • Awards:
  • Wine Club:
  • Lodging / Bed & Breakfast:

Average Bottle Price

$ 24

Winemaker

Joe Wright joined the Oregon wine industry in 1996 after leaving Aspen, Colorado where he had managed a fine wine shop for several years. When he arrived in Oregon he made wine at Willamette Valley Vineyards, which included the Griffin Creek and Tualatin Estate labels, for 6 years before becoming winemaker at Belle Vallée Cellars in 2002. There he spent the next 9 years producing and blending Pinot Noir from several of Oregon’s premier vineyards.

History

Founded in 2003.

The Team

Luke McCollom
Vineyard Manager & Founding Winemaker

Luke graduated from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo with a B.S. in Fruit Science and a minor in Wine and Viticulture. Luke is committed to sustainable vineyard practices and the elemental belief that great wine begins in the vineyards, in the quality of the fruit and in the characteristics of its terroir.

Suzanne Larson

Time marches on, and certainly as our place here in the sun (or shade, depending on the time of day or season!) has grown and evolved, so has the younger generation of the Left Coast Cellars family.

Estate Vineyards / AVA

Left Coast Cellars estate – situated on the 45th parallel – consists of 356 acres, 130 of which are devoted to the cultivation of grapes. Steep hills facing west, north and south, creating a natural amphitheater surrounding a large meadow and spring fed lake, central to the gravity-fed irrigation of our vines. Planting on varying soils, elevations and slopes contribute to the complexities and subtleties of our wines. The cool Pacific Ocean breezes driven into the Willamette Valley through the Van Duzer Corridor, ending just west of our vineyards, moderate our sunny summer days. It is this precise combination of geography and geology that gives our wines a distinct sense of place.

The remainder of the property is preserved as one of the last stands of old growth white oak trees in the area and also contains fruit orchards and streams. The bodies of water attract migrating birds and encourage birds of prey, helping to balance animal life in the vineyards.

Be the first to review this item!

Hours

Mon - Sun: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Address

4225 N Pacific Hwy
Rickreall, Oregon 97371
United States

Get Directions

Advertisement
Newsletter