Fullerton Wines celebrating 10-year anniversary of wines and 5-year anniversary of Portland wine bar & tasting room
PORTLAND, Ore. (July 28, 2022) – Fullerton Wines, known for making exceptional single-vineyard Pinot Noirs from every Willamette Valley AVA, is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of their winery and the 5-year anniversary of their Portland wine bar and tasting room, with a special vertical flight of three wines from a different vineyard and AVA each month. Wine enthusiasts are invited to visit their tasting room to dive deeper into the vintages of a single vineyard, while experiencing Fullerton’s dedicated, decade-long approach to exploring the rich and varied AVAs of the Willamette Valley by expressing the distinct personality of each vineyard and vintage in the bottle.
The celebration kicks off on Wednesday, August 3rd, with an exclusive tasting with winemaker Alex Fullerton at their NW Portland tasting room. Guests will have the unique chance to experience a vertical tasting flight of Croft Vineyard Pinot Noirs from 2015-2017 paired with a small plate for $30. They will also be offering their signature flight featuring five different wines and vintages for $30, as well as their AVA flight, featuring six of their limited production single vineyard designate Pinot Noirs for $50. These flights will be available to experience from August through December, with new vineyards highlighted each month.
August – 2015, 2016, 2017 Croft Vineyard Pinot Noirs (Mt. Pisgah newest Willamette Valley AVA)
September – 2016, 2017, 2018 Fir Crest Vineyard Pinot Noirs (Yamhill-Carlton AVA)
October – 2014, 2015,2017 Momtazi Pinot Noirs (McMinnville AVA)
November – 2017, 2018, 2019 Arborbrook Vineyard Pinot Noirs (Chehalem Mountains AVA)
December – 2012, 2013, 2015/2016, 2017, 2018 Five FACES Pinot Noirs
Fullerton will also be offering cases of their inaugural vintage 2012 Five FACES Pinot Noir. Bonus pours of the inaugural Fullerton wine will be included with flights. FACES is an acronym for the five Fullerton family members: Filip, Alex, Caroline, Eric, and Susanne. This acronym resides on the Five FACES Willamette Valley bottlings of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
Chef Sarah Pliner – John Valls Photography
In addition, they will be hosting five-course pairing dinners with Chef Sarah Pliner, former owner/chef of Aviary, every second Thursday starting July 28th. All dishes will be made from scratch through seasonal creative culinary explorations and optional wine pairings with each course. Tickets are available at $85 per person with an accompanying wine pairing available for $60 per person. Wine club members will receive 15-25% off wine pairings. The wine pairing add-on is optional, as guests may select from other Fullerton wine offerings.
The tasting room is located at 1966 Northwest Pettygrove St Portland OR 97209, and is open Wed-Fri 4:00pm – 9:00pm, Sat 12:00pm-9:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm-7:30pm. For more information, visit fullertonwines.com or follow @fullertonwines on Instagram and Facebook.