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Sunshine Mill Winery

901 E 2nd St, The Dalles, OR 97058-2905
+1 541-298-8900
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The place is gorgous but dont expect to be helped

We went there one day around 2 o'clock, the lady behind the counter was serving two couples at the... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Danny L
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The Dalles, Oregon
Great venue, mediocre wines

The building is great, wonderful atmosphere and the small plates are perfect for sharing between... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2016
PilotDags
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Hillsboro, 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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  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crackers” (7 reviews)
“old mill” (11 reviews)
“cheese board” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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901 E 2nd St, The Dalles, OR 97058-2905
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went there one day around 2 o'clock, the lady behind the counter was serving two couples at the bar. we went around and checked the place out ( which is an awesome location ). Not once did we get asked if she could help...More

Thank Danny L
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The building is great, wonderful atmosphere and the small plates are perfect for sharing between two or three people. Well worth the price. The wines on the other hand are mediocre at best for the Pacific Northwest. Come here to enjoy the atmosphere, not for...More

Thank PilotDags
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is a fun winery that has re-purposed much of the old industrial machinery belonging to the former flour mill called the Sunshine Mill (hence the name.) Today, it still has a vintage look with an eclectic twist. Seating consists of high stools, old couches...More

1  Thank klperi
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Fun place to visit as this old factory is now a winery putting the original machinery to use as it's decor. Wine tasting and just taking in the vintage objects makes it a fun stop during your time in The Dalles area.

Thank NanaJ12
Reviewed 10 July 2016

The winery occupies a former flour mill operated by Sunshine Biscuits, hence its name. Some of the old machinery is still on view in the tasting room and adjacent rooms. The tasting room is a large, friendly space with tables, chairs and sofas, and wine...More

Thank Ardveich
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed 7 tastes for $7 and several of the reds absolutely delicious. We love the COLUMBIA RIVER wineries and this is an excellent one to both taste & enjoy the building history & environment.

Thank jackiebr63
Reviewed 15 May 2016

I've been to weddings here, love the venue, love their wines. Their mini copas are great for traveling too.

Thank Lora H
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This was originally a flour mill where they made Sunshine Cracker and Hi-Ho's.. Quite a bit of the old equipment is still in place and nicely preserved.. A treat to walk through. Guess I didn't mention "it is a good place to sample wine". Which...More

Thank Leo B
Reviewed 15 April 2016

This is an historic mill converted to a winery. It is enormous and is almost like a museum with lots of comfy couches and chairs and delicious wine. Our hostess was so kind and helpful helping us to taste a variety of the wines. Would...More

Thank ajmt3
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

We visited the tasting room on a weeknight. They weren't terribly busy, but we still felt like we got great service. My wife prefers reds, and that was the majority of what we got to taste. We also got a cheese board which included four...More

Thank John S
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