Illahe Spring Release

Wine Business Monthly's Top 10 Hottest Wine Brand

16 March 2017

Illahe, named a Top 10 Hottest Brand 2016 by Wine Business Monthly is one of Oregon's only horse-powered wineries and the wines show true expression of fruit with their minimalist approach to winemaking. From vine to bottle, the process is as natural and as pure as possible.

We've checked in on how the 2016 vintage is coming along and their spring release dates as we can't wait for the new vintages to arrive! 

Brad and Nathan (winemaker and assistant winemaker at Illahe) have been working hard to get their white wines ready to bottle. They have started bottling their Viognier just the other day which is exciting. We're told it smells beautiful and tastes great. It will be very similar to the 2014 and 2015 vintages. They have also made a few hundred cases more, so hopefully it will last a little longer!

The official release dates for the upcoming new vintages are below (with the exception of any unforeseen issues, but let's hope things will just stay on track!). Of course, we have to then get them over to the UK after their release dates, but good things are worth waiting for aren't they?!

2016 Viognier - February 20th

2016 Pinot Gris and Gruner Veltliner - March 15th

2015 Bon Sauvage Pinot Noir - April 1st