The Local Wine Scene

Wines, and more! These might be the reasons you're here! You will not be disappointed. Visit these sites to check them out:

Big Table Farm - The Atelier (1/2 mile, walking distance)
Big Table Farm Atelier is our 'studio' where the big table family works and shares our wine. The Atelier is Clare's working art studio and a beautiful new 'in town' location where we are happy to share our wines with you. We are thrilled to be able to host you in this historic feed store in the heart of wine country in downtown Carlton. Here you will experience our wine, art, and creative process.

Bull Run Distillery - The Carlton Post (1 mile, walking distance)
Bull Run Distillery has been crafting whiskey and specialty vodka in Portland, Oregon since 2010. Purveyors of unique barrel-finished spirits. Come in to sample and learn about all of the Bull Run spirits in Oregon wine country.

Cana's Feast Winery (1 mile, 4 minutes)
Discover what everyone is talking about. From rich and bold, to elegant and complex, our unique selection of award-winning wines is inspired by classic greats from around the world. Our four families of wine are made in the style of those originating in the most renowned wine regions of Italy, Bordeaux, Rhone, and the Pacific Northwest. Inspired by their greatness, we strive to make wines of rare quality that convey a similar expression of heritage while evoking the unique site where the vines are rooted.

Carlo & Julian Winery (1/4 mile, walking distance)
We get our hands into our work, with skill and dexterity, to make a wine like no other, a wine we are proud of. It's a new look at an age-old process, the fruit of nature, a marriage of art and science. We hope you enjoy it! The tasting room is open every weekend, presenting a selection of wines from our estate vineyard. We look forward to seeing you!

Carlton Winemakers Studio (1 mile, walking distance)
Located in the heart of the Willamette Valley, the Carlton Winemakers Studio is a winery collective where numerous winemakers craft premium Oregon wines in one shared space. We invite you to visit our state-of-the-art tasting room where you can taste our wines and learn about the unique and charming stories behind each label. Come see how we’re “taking on the world” and why Food & Wine Magazine says we’re “Just Plain Cool!”.

Cathedral Ridge Winery - Carlton Tasting Room (1/2 mile, walking distance)
At Cathedral Ridge, we traditionally handcraft delicious wines each year from 13 premier local vineyards to bring you the stunning diversity of the Columbia Gorge Region – located along the Columbia River that includes both Washington and Oregon vineyards. We can grow everything from Pinot Noir to Zinfandel to Chardonnay and Cabernet within a 40-mile range! At the Carlton Tasting Room, choose from over 28 award-winning wines for a flight tailored to your tastes. At the historic Carlton State and Savings Bank building, the location features a perfect setting for wine tasting.

Celestial Hill Vineyard - Tasting Room (1/2 mile, walking distance)
Instilled with the dreams of its owners, Celestial Hill is a boutique vineyard in Oregon’s renowned Willamette Valley, where we hand-cultivate pinot noir and chardonnay grapes to produce small-batch wines in the Burgundian style. Find Our Tasting Room on North Kutch Street in Carlton.

Chris James Cellars - Estate Tasting Room (8 miles, 15 minutes)
Great Northwest magazine has named us Oregon Winery of the Year for 2022! The Estate Tasting Room is tended by the cellar staff who are responsible for making the wines and can offer personalized winery and vineyard tours tailored to your interests. Our approach to white wines is to emphasize and preserve the varietal aromatics, flavor and acidity. In red wines we seek to develop intense flavors through harvest decisions and wine-making techniques during fermentation; we focus on mouthfeel and silky texture during maturation.

Craft Wine Co. (1/2 mile, walking distance)
Craft Wine Co. was formed to bring all three of our brands under one roof, both metaphorically and physically. We began wine production at our facility in Carlton in 2014 and prided ourselves on making authentic wines with a genuine sense of place. We continue our legacy of sharing wonderfully authentic wines at our tasting room in historic downtown Carlton.

Flaneur Wines (1/2 mile, walking distance)
At Flaneur Wines we live by the idea that some of the best things in life are uncovered without intention, and that life—like a good wine—should be enjoyed and appreciated. The type of grape, ratio of stem to fruit, fermentation length, barrel type—every consideration is decided with complete enjoyment in mind. Our winemaker constantly observes the wines, gently guiding them to evoke unique flavor profiles that exude the characteristics of our terroir and the vintage from which they were harvested. The result is a collection of vintages that give drinkers an experience where every sip is unique and each glass tells a story.

K&M Wines (1/2 mile, walking distance)
We are open for tastings and shopping. We would love to share our wines with you. Experience our small production, food-friendly wines – and explore locally handcrafted goods in our new Milltown Mercantile – we have an amazing selection of jewelry, home goods, and an expanded pantry of delicacies.

Ken Wright Cellars Tasting Room (1/2 mile, walking distance)
The Ken Wright Cellars tasting room is located in downtown Carlton in the historic renovated 1920’s train depot. Here you can taste a selection of our single vineyard Pinot noir and often other small production Ken Wright wines. The wine at our tasting room will provide you with an in-depth geological tour of the Willamette Valley. Our knowledgeable staff will add to your visit by sharing Ken’s 30 years of experience of Oregon wine growing.

La Biblioteca - The Tasting Parlor (1/2 mile, walking distance)
Our wines embody the spirit of the curious -- language lovers, avid readers, intent listeners, and prolific storytellers -- who are passionate in all they pursue. Within each bottle of La Biblioteca exists an endless library telling stories of timeless journeys, mystical places, and wild beauty. Open with care, because once you release the magic inside, our story becomes interwoven with yours. Share your magic wisely and write your next chapter with purpose and meaning. The Tasting Parlor is open for walk-in tastings on Saturdays or by appointment.

LAVINEA - Tasting Room (1/2 mile, walking distance)
Every celebrated wine region of the world, including the Willamette Valley, is renowned principally because of its best vineyard sites. We are fortunate to work with some of them. LAVINEA sources grapes from five premier vineyards in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. During your tasting, your LAVINEA host will join you at your table and guide you through this highly personalized exploration of several vintages of our wines where you will discuss each vineyard, the growing seasons, and our winemaking. By reservation for groups up to six in our Tasting Room located on North Kutch Street in Carlton.

Lemelson Vineyards (2 miles, 3 minutes)
Lemelson Vineyards has been farmed organically from the beginning, certified by Oregon Tilth in 2004. The estate winery is comprised of six vineyards in three AVA’s, taking advantage of terroir diversity from multiple soil types and elevations ranging from 250 to 1000 feet. Winemaker, Matt Wengel, crafts age-worthy Pinot noir using native yeasts, long, patient elevage, and gentle processing. Our goal is to produce distinctive wines that speak clearly of their origins.

Marshall Davis Wine (1/2 mile, walking distance)
Marshall Davis creates small-batch vineyard-specific wines. We make Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from our estate vineyard located in The Yamhill-Carlton AVA of the Willamette Valley. We also craft full-bodied wines such as our Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon with fruit originating from some of the most prestigious vineyards in the Walla Walla AVA. Stylistically we keep our wines focused and varietally correct. Visit our new tasting room in downtown Carlton!

Rocky Point Cellars (nearby, no storefront)
Proprietor and winemaker Amy Lee's goal was and still is that of producing a bottle of uncompromising wine utilizing the wonderful connections, lessons of labor, and a passion for quality gained along her journey in wine thus far. Schedule a personal wine tasting of Rocky Point wines at her home in Carlton.

Soter Vineyards Tasting Room (2 miles, 5 minutes)
Mineral Springs Ranch, a 240-acre Biodynamic farm, vineyard, and tasting room in the heart of Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Our wines, food, and hospitality are a reflection of the intention to convey place and purpose as an essential character in everything we make. We offer compelling tasting experiences focused on educating, inspiring, and nourishing you. Whether you’ve just discovered wine, or are a certified expert, our service is tailored to you.

Stoller Family Estate (8 miles, 13 minutes)
The family established the property in 1943 and the vineyard 50 years later. Over the last 29 years, we have patiently transformed the 400-acre property into the largest contiguous vineyard in Oregon’s Dundee Hills. We control every step of the wine-growing and winemaking process, from pruning to bottling and everything in between. The result is award-winning wines that are balanced, complex, and consistently exceptional. We are honored to be ranked on the USA Today 10Best Tasting Rooms Reader’s Choice poll in 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020 2021, and 2022, and Oregon’s Most Admired Winery by the Portland Business Journal for seven consecutive years.

Stone Griffon Vineyard (1/2 mile, walking distance)
Stone Griffon Vineyard is the result of the passion and vision of winemaker and vineyard manager Terry McIntyre. The vineyard was planted in 2006, and more vines added in successive years. Our own estate-grown wines are Tempranillo, Riesling and several clones of Pinot Noir. Stone Griffon Vineyard opened our tasting room on Carlton’s Main Street in February 2015. We are a small, family-owned and operated winery, producing approximately 1800 cases of wine with the 2016 harvest, with 12 different vintages and varietals produced. Being a smaller facility, our goal is to provide a relaxed and friendly atmosphere in which everyone feels comfortable asking those “dumb” questions about wine and winemaking. Really, there are no dumb questions for someone who wants to know more about wine and wishes to enhance their wine tasting experience. Our guests are treated like guests in our home.

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