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Come see our newly designed tasting rooms and fruit stand!  We think you’ll LOVE the changes.  The old fruit stand is now a larger, beautiful, rustic cider tasting room, the old cider bar is now the new wine tasting room, the White House is a new gift shop, and the fruit stand is out in the grey building next to Jack’s food cart.  The food cart (Jackwagon, Jack-in-the-box 🙂  hasn’t changed a bit except a beautiful new floor and larger grill so he can kick out amazing eats even quicker!  Good things happening out here, with talented, hard working farmers getting it all ready for you – our much loved customers.  Stay tuned for pictures.   See you in April!!!

Open for the season April 1st!

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We cant wait to see you all!  Its been a long, cold winter, come warm up with Jack’s cooking and savor the wines and ciders you’ve been craving!  Bloom time is usually mid-April,  see you soon!

Closed for the season

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Thank you to all of first time visitors, regulars from near and far, family, friends and employees for a great season!  We love what we do and it’s because of you!  Looking forward to next year! Even more u-pick fruit and some exciting rearranging and changes taking place this winter!  See you for Valetine’s weekend, then we open for the season in April. Picture of TGWH circa 1966

Thanksgiving Wine Weekend Returns

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Join us and Gorge wineries as we give thanks and celebrate each other over Thanksgiving weekend.  Jack will be cooking, cases of wine on sale, and our give back to the local food back:  BRING A CAN OF FOOD OR ITEM FOR OUR LOCAL FISH FOOD BANK AND RECEIVE HALF OFF GROWLERS OR GROWLETTES OF ANY CIDER.  Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11-5.  More details at  Happy Thanksgiving!!!

Time to stock up on wine!

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Holidays are coming!  With our Heritage Bosc Pear Wine, Red Blend and Chardonnay on hand, you are sure to have everybody covered, with any meal.  Case discounts, dozens of Columbia Gorge Wines in stock! Open Fri-Sun 11-5 in November

November hours: Fri-Mon 11am-5pm

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The season is winding down, our hours are changing, but gorgeous fruit still fills the fruit stand.  There is plenty of cider, wine and beer to drink, and Jack is still turning out amazing eats! Open Fri-Mon 11-5

Harvest Fest Fruit Sale!!! $.50/LB!

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This weekend only (Oct 14th, 15th, 16th) all apples and pears on sale for $.50 per pound!  Stock up for fall baking- winter pears store in the fridge beautifully!  We’ve got Anjou, Bosc, Starcrimson, Bartlett and Cascade pears and Gala, Granny Smith, Golden Delicious apples.  Can’t you just smell spicy fall baking goodness?  Need inspiration?  Try Granny Parks’       Old Fashioned Walnut Spiced Pear Cake

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Pauline has fond memories of watching her grandmother make this cake over and over again. We hope you enjoy its rich, caramel-like flavors and dense, moist texture. Perfect with whipped cream on a chilly evening or in the morning with hot coffee!

This cake requires 4 c. of pears (about six pears), peeled, cored, and diced. It helps if the pears are not quite ripe. We recommend bosc, comice or bartlett.

Mix together:

2 c. sugar

2 eggs

1/2 c. oil

2 t. vanilla

2 t. soda

1/4 t. salt

2 1/4 c. flour

1 t. ground cloves

1 t. ground allspice

1 c. toasted, chopped walnuts

At this point, the dough will be very stiff until you add the pears. Go ahead and add the pears. Don’t overmix once you’ve added the pears or you’ll mush them down into sauce!

Bake in a greased 10 1/2″ x 16″ glass pyrex baking dish at 300 degrees for approximately 50 minutes or until the toothpick comes out clean. This cake burns easily, a glass baking dish is best.

Harvest Fest October 14th-16th

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34 years strong, this old fashioned fall harvest festival is so much fun.  Located at the Hood River Event Site, with a new Full Sail Brewing Entertainment Tent, you don’t want to miss this weekend in Hood River.  Lunch from our food cart with a cold cider is sure to fuel you up for some strolling and shopping.  Visit the Chamber of Commerce website for all the details!

Fall Artist Barbara Murphy on display in the White House

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Barbara’s acrylics are big, bold and beautiful.  Every piece is stunning against our vanilla walls.  She is so talented, and we are pleased to feature her as our fall artist.  Local art makes a great gift!  We have a great selection of sizes, price points and types of scenery from around the Gorge.  Check out her beautiful website at: