Wine Walk

Whole Foods Market Oregon WinterFest Wine Walk presented by The Buccola Group

Embark on a tasting tour of fine wines as you stroll through the Old Mill District on the banks of the crystalline Deschutes River.
Friday | 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. | Tickets:  $22 |

 

“Wine lovers and shop-a-holics, rejoice. The Winter Wine Walk, part of the Bend WinterFest, combines wine tasting and shopping — a recipe for a splendid evening.”
-The Bulletin

wholefoodsFrom lush Syrahs and intricate Pinots to bright Sauvignon Blancs, the Whole Foods Market Oregon WinterFest Wine Walk presented by The Buccola Group is a delicious journey across the West Coast and one of the most enjoyable experiences at WinterFest.

The Whole Foods Market Oregon WinterFest Wine Walk is a wonderful opportunity to gather with other wine lovers, find your new favorite winemaker and enjoy the hospitality and offerings of the many wonderful retailers in the Old Mill District. Included in the Whole Foods Market Wine Walk:

  • New-BG-Logo-e1386287049573Free entry into Oregon WinterFest for the full three days
  • A commemorative Oregon WinterFest 2015 wineglass
  • Ten tasting tickets valid at any of the 12 shops providing wine tastings over the course of the evening.
  • Purchase your Wine Walk pass online or in-person!

Perfect for wine connoisseurs and new drinkers alike!

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2015 Wines and Participating Old Mill Retailers

Old Mill Wine Walk Stop

Wine Selection

Retail Price

Description

Whole Foods Marketplace located between Desperado & Jimmy John’s

Full Selection of wines below

Full selection of wines below for purchase.

Flip Flop Shop

Globeratti Bascone Blanc

 $6.99

 

Invigorate your palate with this gorgeous white boasting aromatics of citrus and tropical fruits, accompanied by tantalizing flavors of grapefruit and juicy ripe peach.

Flatbread Community Oven

Cinco Jose’s Old Vine Garnacha

$8.99

85% Garnacha, 15% Syrah. Unoaked & lightly filtered. Sourced from small family owned farms in the village of Borja in Zaragoza within DO Campo de Borja.

Sunglass Hut

Spirito Pinot Grigio

$9.99

Convivial flavors of bright citrus, light floral and melon move effortlessly into a lingering finish for a wine that is crisp, dry and versatile.

Pastini Pastaria

Charles & Charles Merlot

$10.99

There is an attractive baked biscuit aroma in this inky, hearty red. Black and blue fruits come forward and then recede into a rich, elegant, full-bodied finish.

Francesca’s

Chateau Costierees Campuget Rouge

$10.99

An excellent value blends 60% Grenache with 40% Syrah. The result is a wine that combines leathery, cedar notes with touches of spice and red fruit. It’s supple, creamy and inviting, with a long, softly tannic finish.

Desperado

Veuve Amal Blanc de Blanc

$12.99

Veuve Ambal Blanc de Blanc offers light and zesty flavors of ripe citrus peel and sharp mineral notes; clean, dry, and refreshing.

Savory Spice Shop

Georges Vigeurous Cahors Malbec

$12.99

Deep, ruby-purple colored wine with beautiful nose of smoke, toast, blackberry and blackcurrant jam. It is very fruity with juicy black fruit flavors complemented by a touch of herbs (sage and rosemary), soft, fresh tannins, and an appealing, long finish.

Lubbesmeyer Studios

Gran Passione Rosso

$12.99

The wine is full-bodied with good structure. There’s an admirably fine balance between soft tannins and acidity. Generous palate of ripe red and black fruits, considerable length. Fantastic accompaniment to roasted or grilled meats; ideal with game, but excellent with mature, hard cheeses.

Tumalo Art Co.

Stafford Hill Tempranillo

$12.99

Deep ruby color with aromas of black fruit, stone and spice. The palate follows the nose with soft leather, black cherry, all spice and sweet pepper without being overbearing. Smooth to sip alone or with food, this wine is rustic, easy and guilt free.

Nashelle

Domaine Saint Aix Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence Aix Rose

$14.99

A creamy style with ripe melon flavors that show dried berry, cherry and spice notes. The plush finish is filled with mango.

Saxon’s Fine Jewelry

Cloudveil Pinot Noir

$14.99

Medium bodied, earthy, Oregon Pinot Noir. Ideal with roasted Turkey, grilled Salmon and Pork tenderloin.

 

 

2014 Wines and Participating Old Mill Retailers

Old Mill Wine Walk Stop

Wine Selection

Retail Price

Description

Whole Foods Marketplace in former Orvis space

Full Selection of wines below

Full selection of wines below with suggested cheese, fruit and cold cut pairings.

White Wines and Bubbles

 

Vanilla Urban Threads

Bocelli Brut Rose

$14.99

Italian sparkling rose perfect for your valentine. A hint of strawberry fruit with a dry bubbly finish.

Banana Republic

Dom Astruc Viognier

$9.99

This lovely french white is a rich golden color with flavors of  dried apricot, pear and honey.

Lubbesmeyer Studio and Gallery

Christopher Michael Pinot Gris

$11.99

This Oregon wine bursts onto your palate with beautiful citrus and melon flavors and hints of key lime pie. It has a rich creamy texture that is held together by its bright and lively acidity. Its mouthwatering finish leaves you wanting more.

The Gap

Sean Minor Chardonnay

$13.90

Tasting Notes: This  Central Coast Chardonnay is a golden straw color and displays aromas of white peach, pears and tropical nuances with subtle notes of butter.

Red Wines

Desperado

Belgrano Malbec

$8.99

Dark dried  blackberry and fruit flavors with a hint of toasty oak.

Confluence Fly Shop

Odisea Veritable Quandry Red Blend

$17.99

A california blend of grenache, syrah, mouvedre, petite sirah and tempranillo. This explosive wine displays flavors of dark plum, black cherry and a touch  of eucalyptus mint and spice.

Pastini Pastaria

Songbird Lyrical Red Blend

$10.99

A washington blend of  horse heaven hills and yakima valley fruit. A velvety blend of  mostly merlot, sangiovese and syrah. This will keep you singing for more!

Savory Spice Shop

Christopher Michael Red Blend

$11.99

This Oregon Red Blend has flavors of blackberries and cherries and gently tapers off into rich chocolate and toasty flavors with subtle hints of black licorice.

Tumalo Art Co.

Chateau Laroque   Cabernet Franc

$9.99

Elegant dark fruit with fresh herbal notes with a touch of black pepper spice.

Nashelle

Sean Minor Four Bears Cabernet Sauvignon

$15.99

Ruby in color and displays aromas of black cherry, plum and violets. Ripe flavors of blackberries and raspberries combined with hints of savory spices coat the palate. The soft tannins and sweet oak balance lead to a long and lingering finish.

Saxon’s Fine Jewelers

Longshadows Sangiovese

$19.99

 This washington wine has bright aromas of ripe raspberries and strawberries with notes of nutmeg and dried figs.

Flatbread Community Oven Pizzeria and Wine Bar

Atlas Cider

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The fruit forward apple aroma and taste come from a tailored blend that perfectly balances the sweetness, tartness, and dryness of the fruit. A clean finish from the use of all fresh juice from our region reminds us that this is an authentic hard cider.
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