May 19, Grapes of Half is a half marathon featuring Noble Estate vineyards, Silvan Ridge and Sweet Cheeks wineries. Wine is available for participants at the finish line. More info: Nobleestatewinery.com Provided
NOBLE ESTATE VINEYARD AND WINERY
The winery has new releases that are attracting attention.
Made-from-scratch and 100 percent Noble Estate-grown grapes, the 2018 pinot noir rosé features fresh strawberry and raspberry flavors with hints of cherry blossom.
Its 2018 Sauvignon Blanc features passionfruit, mango and lemon zest, perfect for those who enjoy fruity wines. Noble Estate’s 2018 riesling is a gold-medal winning wine with notes of crisp pear, golden apples and honey, and their 2017 chardonnay features baked apple, honeycomb and pineapple.
Every Friday and Saturday night in May, Noble Estate Urban features free live music. The tasting room opens at 4 p.m., followed by music at 6 p.m. Snacks and supper by Pillage Pizza will be available for purchase on site.
Saturday, May 4, Noble Estate hosts its Cinco de Mayo Salsa Party from 5:30-9:30 p.m. There will be music and dance lessons, and tickets are $7 per person.
Next, on May 11 from noon-2 p.m., Noble Estate hosts Wine & Tea Cakes for Mother’s Day weekend. Sweet treats are available courtesy of Soft Peaks Cakery. Tickets are $25 and reservations are required.
At 7 p.m. on May 16, Noble Estate Urban features their hour and a half long Wine Tasting Class. Tickets are $25 and introduces a variety of wines and is a great way to celebrate Oregon Wine Month.
Then, May 19, Grapes of Half is a half marathon featuring Noble Estate vineyards, Silvan Ridge and Sweet Cheeks wineries. Wine is available for participants at the finish line.
More info: Nobleestatewinery.com
Noble Estate Vineyard and Winery
29210 Gimpl Hill Road, Eugene
Facebook@Noble Estate Vineyard and Winery
Hours: Open seven days a week: Noon to 5 p.m.
Noble Estate Urban
560 Commercial St., Eugene
Hours: Fri & Sat: 4 to 10 p.m., Closed Sunday thru Thursday