Wines come from numerous U.S. and international wine regions, representing several varietals. Wines are selected for their quality, using small boutique wineries as much as possible while keep the wines unique, yet affordable for customers.
Excited and proud Northeasterners came in droves to visit the beautiful château with its elegant tasting room and learn about how wine is made and produced on its guided tours. The rest is beautiful history - the warm, sunny days, cool evenings and low rainfall created ideal conditions to grow grapes in the Columbia River Valley with continual successful harvests.
For a small boutique winery, Beach House’s wine tasting list is impressively extensive with sixteen varietals of whites and reds available to taste and purchase. Kimberly explains that “we wanted people to come and enjoy themselves, so, we’ve created something for everyone’s tastes.”
The idea of wine and Girl Scout cookie pairing came from the Millers’ many-year of association with the Girl Scouts. After attending a recent craft beer and cookie tasting, Lisa thought “why can’t we do the same with wine?” And so they did.
The friendly, engaging and knowledgeable staff highlighted each wine’s distinct characteristics. The 2014 Estate Grown Rose of Sangiovese is a classically dry French-style Rose with aromas of strawberry, watermelon and cherry, and flavors of berries and plum. The 2013 Barbera, aged in American oak literally popped with cherry, blackberry, and notes of pepper. The 2012 oak-aged Cabernet Sauvignon featured hints of black cherry and leather.
Our friends, like us, raved about class themed “Off the Hook” featuring seafood preparations with whites and sparkling wines. “Romantic Roman and Italian Dinners”, also immensely popular and fun feature the winery’s bold reds.