will•ful (adj): determined; pertinacious; unruly; wild
Willful Wine Co. is the passion of owner and winemaker Pam Walden. She makes hand-crafted Pinot Noir, as well as limited amounts of other varietals. Production quantities are extremely limited. We encourage you to sign up to our wine club to ensure that you get some.
NEW LOCATION AND TASTING ROOM
Willful Wine has moved to SE Portland! Pam will be making the Willful and Jezebel wine at Urban Crush along with fellow winemakers from D'Anu and Angel Vine.
Pinot in the City
August 26th, San Francisco
More than 60 Willamette Valley wineries are on the road from Oregon to San Francisco. Taste for yourself or recommend to a friend the event that is showing off what Oregon can do. Sip Pinot noir, Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot gris and more while enjoying a menu of Pinot-friendly hors d’oeuvres. Mingle with the winemakers showcasing the best that Oregon has to offer.
Examiner.com (June 2015)
Read about our move to SE Portland this July! We will be one of three wineries at the new location Urban Crush located at 2025 SE 7th Ave. near SE Harrison.
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Go Local PDX - Food (2015)
Read about Pam and three other moms and how they came to be winemakers in Oregon.
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Radio Interview with Northwest Wine Night (2014)
Listen to the wonderful people at Northwest Wine Night Radio interview Pam about her origin story as a wine maker. (December 2014)
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Wine Enthusiast (Dec 2014)
2012 Winemaker Cuvee Pinot Noir (91pts) is "a lovely example of the strengths of the 2012 vintage"; 2012 Willful Dundee Hills Pinot Noir (90pts); 2013 Jezebel Blanc (89pts, BEST BUY).
The Oregonian. (November 2013)
Read Katherine Cole's eloquent description of recent events and the story of Pam's start in winemaking
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Radio Interview with Food Studio (2013)
Listen to Pam's thoughts on the glory of Pinot Noir and the joy of dirt
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