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Sunshine Mill Winery

901 E 2nd St, The Dalles, OR 97058-2905
+1 541-298-8900
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One of my adult daughters and family recently moved to The Dalles, OR. My husband and I took a road... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mfoxy1959
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Lompoc, California
A most unique setting for a wine tasting room.

The Sunshine Mill Winery is definitely worth a visit. And their Quenette wines are excellent... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ron S
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West Linn, Oregon
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The Sunshine Mill now houses Quenett and Copa Di Vino wineries owned and operated by James and Molli Martin, both from The Dalles. Quenett Winery released its first vintage in 2002 and burst onto the wine scene with its outstanding vintages of Sangiovese and Zinfandel. The word Quenett comes from the journals of Lewis and Clark, who camped along luscious and fruitful banks of the Columbia River and learned from the local Indians that the word Quenett meant "Steelhead."
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  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“old mill” (12 reviews)
“crackers” (7 reviews)
“di vino” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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901 E 2nd St, The Dalles, OR 97058-2905
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my adult daughters and family recently moved to The Dalles, OR. My husband and I took a road trip from the Central Coast of California for a visit last month. We visited a few wineries in the Columbia Gorge/Valley region and were pleasantly...More

Thank mfoxy1959
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Sunshine Mill Winery is definitely worth a visit. And their Quenette wines are excellent especially their Cabernet Savignon. The wine tasting room is in the old Sunshine Mill where they ground the flour for Sunshine Biscuit Co. (Chez It crackers). There are lots of...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Super fun atmosphere , great local knowledge and the history of the tallest building in The Dalles. Definitely a "should Do" stop! Home of Copa de Vino.

Thank Jodie M
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Nice seating outside or in able to visit n enjoy a good glass of wine. Interesting building to tour. Staff great.

Thank mltippett
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The tasting room is located in the old Sunshine Mill and it really is interesting to see how the flour Mill has been refurbished and is now home to Copa Di Vino and Quenett Wineries. The tastings are very reasonable; 5 pours for $7. You...More

Thank jdjay
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Love their use of all the flour mill mechanical parts. Loved the story of its history, sale and redevelopment into the winery. Sounds like lots of future plans. I look forward to returning. A definite stop if you are in this area.

1  Thank heidi84
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My fiancé and I spent a weekend in The Dalles in early June just to get out of town (Portland). We were told we must visit Sunshine Mill Winery and we weren't disappointed. We each tasted 6 wines for a reasonable price of $15 and...More

1  Thank TravelAndLaughter
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Good wine, but the building is amazing and worth the visit. They do have small plates of food and an excellent cheese plate to go with the wine tasting. They have good AC when it is hot outside. How often do you get to go...More

1  Thank Otazman-Ron
Reviewed 24 June 2017

It is beautiful location, dark, misteryous spot, full of mechanical wheels, belts, and devices, beautiful, aged furnute. The wine is wonderful, with more than decent selection. They would offer you membership if you are interested, make the price even more affordable. I liked the darkness,...More

1  Thank Alice W
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

The Sunshine Mill Winery tasting room is right in the mix of the old mill workings. Tons of cool old belt driven mechanical stuff. The wind are good too.

2  Thank Gabe E
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