Its difficult to get a table at NOMA–the restaurant is booked months in advance. I don’t recall exactly how we decided to dine there, but I think once we knew we’d be going to Copenhagen on an upcoming trip to Europe, I started googling the city. NOMA […]
Wishing peace, happiness and prosperity to all in 2012!
We welcomed the new year by celebrating at home with family and a bottle of our favorite Oregon Sparkler, skillfully opened by Casey with his saber (yes, technically it was a machete).
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September 27th, 2011 – Today we celebrated the beginning of Vintage 2011 here at Seven Hills by crushing some wonderful, ripe, intense Merlot from some of our best vineyards, followed by a delicious al fresco Champagne lunch on the crush pad. It’s a great feeling every year when those first loads of fruit come in and […]
I am so pleased to have Ian Boyden’s current show in the winery open this month. This is a stunning extension of his previous terroir-based, large format paintings based on earth and vine components. These paintings leap beyond his past works, incorporating animal bone, gold, and cinnabar pigments. […]
Join us for another deliciously decadent Montana Master Chefs at the luxurious Resort at Paws Up in Greenough, Montana. Experience a Montana culinary event where you’ll explore exquisite tastes from expert chefs; see spectacular scenery on your plate as […]
It’s been a very interesting growing year so far in our Walla Walla Valley AVA vineyards, as experience events like the coolest April in fifty (50!) years, and one of the wetter Spring’s in the last decade. Bloom time is about 14-18 days later than average. The vines are doing well, and we’re thinning crop […]
Sun Mountain Lodge is pleased to present a food and wine pairing evening with Seven Hills. Join us in the beautiful Methow Valley on June 11th, 2011 for a delectable spring menu and a delightful special selection of wines. Winemaker/Owner Casey McClellan and […]
Seven Hills Winery’s Spring Release Weekend Friday, May 6 – Monday, May 9, 10am – 5pm
Join us in our historic downtown winery as we release the 2008 vineyard designated Cabernet Sauvignons. With 20 consecutive vintages of Seven Hills Vineyard Cabernet, our winery holds the most extensive library from that site. As Klipsun Vineyard’s longest […]
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The Winemaker’s Journal
A fourth-generation farmer, Casey McClellan was raised in Walla Walla, Washington. In 1982, he joined his father in planting the now-famous Seven Hills Vineyard. Inspired by this experience, Casey went on to earn a Masters of Science with a focus on enology from UC Davis, and in 1988, he and his wife, Vicky, founded Seven Hills Winery.
This blog will share his thoughts on winemaking, wine culture, washington wines and related topics.