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Risdall Ranch Winery (Formerly Shafer Vineyard Cellars) - CLOSED

6200 NW Gales Creek Rd, Forest Grove, OR 97116-9100
+1 503-357-6604
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No longer Shafer Cellars

One of many Pinot Noir Producers. Recently sold so current quality is unknown. Better attraction is... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
ForestGrove
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Forest Grove, Or
wine bus trip

Beautiful spot to visit and buy wine. We love the Mickey's Sweet Dessert wine. Mickey was very... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
MICHELLE O
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Tucked away in the Northern Willamette Valley, Risdall Ranch is the perfect stop on your way to the coast. Known for creating elegant Pinot Noir & Chardonnay, also produced are a variety of cold climate Germanic wines. Family, pet, & picnic friendly we offer a cozy environment with a relaxed, approachable staff dedicated to answering any questions & to create a memorable wine tasting experience. Also on site is our Christmas store with 1000's of unique ornaments and holiday decór.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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6200 NW Gales Creek Rd, Forest Grove, OR 97116-9100
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+1 503-357-6604
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

One of many Pinot Noir Producers. Recently sold so current quality is unknown. Better attraction is it's Christmas decoration store.

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Reviewed 26 May 2017

Beautiful spot to visit and buy wine. We love the Mickey's Sweet Dessert wine. Mickey was very nice to work with on our wine buy. We also enjoyed the Christmas shop

Thank MICHELLE O
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Brought our Canadian friends and had an AWESOME tasting with "Mac". You are offered quite a varied selection to taste from; Mac was very attentive and communicative and willing to answer questions he is just a really nice guy. What a great time we had!...More

1  Thank Mel L
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

We stopped here to sample the wines and check out the Christmas shop. The wines were good, but there were a TON of fruit flies. I realize this is hard to combat when you're processing your wines right behind the tasting room but it was...More

Thank rlbtx3
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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Not the same........shopping was not the same in the Christmas Shop. Not sure we are going to go back and we live right down the road.

Thank Candii D
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

This has been standard destination for the last four years or so. The wine continues to be of first quality and the staff most knowledgeable and helpful about their subject. This year they had free pies. As usual, I spent more than I had intended....More

Thank Micheal G
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Good winery, although nothing special. A couple of good wines although expensive to buy. Funny Christmas shop in the back. Not the most friendly staff member doing the tasting...

1  Thank James B
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

We stopped by Shafer Vineyards this past Saturday after tasting at Tualatin Vineyards, on our way to Montinore Vineyards. The setting is beautiful with rolling forested hills and vineyards. The tasting room is rustic and small but the wine glasses they serve their tastings in...More

Thank syrahgirl
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

Visited over the Memorial Day weekend; first day under new and eager owners. Not to worry, the Christmas shop is still there (and we did buy an ornament). We tasted 5 wines and ended up buying a bottle which we took back to our hotel....More

1  Thank finegael
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Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

We tasted several wines here..bought 4 of them! Miki, the owner and wine maker, is delightful and has so much information and experience to share. Couldn't resist also buying a Christmas ornament from her amazing and well stocked shop. We had a little picnic on...More

1  Thank Toni N
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