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Chris James Cellars
Date Posted:
Wednesday, July 3rd
Property Type:
Carlton, OR
Yamhill County
Yamhill-Carlton District AVA
Cascade Hasson Sotheby's International Realty
The vineyard located on Old Wagon Rd, and the site of Chris James Cellars, a remarkable 62-acre vineyard estate located in the esteemed Yamhill-Carlton District AVA. The turn-key operation features a 22.6 acre vineyard, (27 acres aggregate) in well-drained volcanic soils of Saum Parrett Complex, at 500-600 feet elevation, maintained to produce some of the region's finest wines. The vineyard includes including 8 acres of Pinot Noir, 2 acres of Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, and Syrah, with a selection of German and Northern-Italian varieties. An additional 5-7 acres are plantable. The vineyard uses VSP Trellis System with 7x5' spacing, ensuring optimal vine health and productivity. Deer fencing surrounds the vineyards for added protection.

The property boasts two wells, running at 10 gpm, two ponds, and 1 extra small fire suppression pond. Additional features include drip irrigation in the vineyard and for the tasting room landscaping.

The estate structures include a 2,520 sqft winery with a tasting room, complemented by a 2,400 sqft crush pad equipped with drains and additional bin storage space. A large 2,600 sqft tasting patio, adjacent to the tasting room, surrounded by vineyards, makes for a perfect visitor experience on the west end side of the winery. The residence site is a contemporary style, Passive Built, open-living,1988 sqft space, featuring Euroline triple-pane windows and doors, and a large deck, offering stunning views of the Coastal Range to the west and the Cascade Range, including Mt. Hood and Mt. Jefferson, to the east. The 2,160 sqft utility barn and storage area feature a conditioned and insulated cold room storage area and a 3-bay, double-deep garage with built-in shop space. An additional equipment barn with solar panels installed on the roof, is located on the west side of plot.

The estate wines have received numerous accolades, including multiple gold medals and high ratings from prestigious publications such as Wine Enthusiast. This bucolic vineyard estate offers a rare combination of natural beauty, high-quality infrastructure, and award-winning wine production potential.

It is an ideal investment for an existing brand, focused winemaker or entrepreneur looking to make their mark in the renowned Willamette Valley wine region, or perhaps continue Chris James Cellars, a thriving brand with name recognition, many awards and accolades, and a loyal club.

*The REAP Grant Award
Old Wagon Road Vineyards, LLC has applied for and been awarded a REAP Grant to install a renewable energy system supporting both the winery and the house. The system cost is $130,925 of which approximately $10,000 will be out of pocket following tax credits, depreciation, rebates, and grants. The project must be completed by 4/16/2026 to utilize the award.

Business asset sold separately, please inquire for more information.
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Cascade Hasson Sotheby's International Realty