Updated 13, February 2021
The safety of our guests and staff is a top priority and we are monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation closely. The Hood Crest Estate Tasting Room will reopen for Wine and Spirits Tasting, Wine Club, and Food Thursday thru Monday, starting 12th February 2021 with Outdoor and Covered Patio Seating. Curbside Pickup / Takeout and Delivery (local Hood River area) is available from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm daily too. Our menus are located here [menus]. Check back in for our weekly and daily food specials.
Please be assured that our team will be taking even more safety precautions, including wearing face masks, gloves, and conducting frequent cleaning and sanitation of all areas. Hand sanitizer will be available at all times, and you will be expected to wear a face mask whenever not at your assigned table. No moving of tables will be allowed. We ask while visiting to please observe social distancing measures. To see more of the Covid-19 Guidelines please click here:
Please wear your mask at all times when not seated at your table.
4 people per party and per table maximum, limit 2 households.
Please do not move the table, chairs, or heaters.
This is for your safety and the safety of those around you.
We reserve the Right to Refuse Service to Anyone.
No Symptoms Allowed
It goes without saying, but if you expect businesses to follow the necessary health and safety protocols, you are required to exercise the same precaution. If you’re showing any signs of coronavirus whatsoever, you will be turned away. Temperature checks (on employees and, in some cases, on guests) can be applied to further foster a safe environment.
Face coverings are required when inside any public place or business, as well as outdoors. This applies to restaurants and wineries, but once seated you’ll be able to remove your mask to sip or eat normally.
Physical Distancing is Mandatory
Whenever you’re in a public place, including the Hood Crest establishment; maintaining a distance of at least six feet from other people outside your party is required.
Expect Reduced Interactions
Less contact with servers and tasting room hosts has become the norm. We have disposable menus and other measures like contactless ordering from your phone our computer to limit interactions between customers and servers. Hood Crest has implemented contactless payment systems for tastings, food purchases, and bottles to-go. You can order nearly our entire menu online; you can order and pay online before you arrive if you desire (call in to confirm and list anything additional).
Be Patient & Stay Flexible
The Covid-19 environment is new and constantly evolving, so it’s best to be patient and flexible when it comes to venturing out and about in Hood River and the Columbia River Gorge. Businesses are operating under new processes and guidelines, so please pay attention to and heed all protocols.
We abide by or are more stringent than the guidelines set forth by the Oregon Health Authority.
Health & Safety
We hope this note finds you safe and healthy in these uncontrollable times. Oregon winery tasting rooms closed for on-premises tasting and consumption since March 23 to comply with Brown’s “Stay Home, Save Lives”. The Executive Order was designed to slow the spread of COVID-19. Safety is our #1 priority, and we are taking every step and precaution to comply with the new Executive Order, the CDC Rules and Guidelines, and the Social Distancing Requirement Guidance issued by the Oregon Health Authority (OHA).
The Federal Government has asked all licensed Distilleries to please produce Hand Sanitizer in this time of crisis and need. We have started production and our Hand Sanitizer is now available for purchase. We are following the rules and regulations of the World Health Organization (WHO), using their formula and their pricing model for the production of our Hand Sanitizer, see the Shop page for sizes and prices or call the winery at (541)-716-0140.
The times are changing and here at Hood Crest Winery and Distillers, we are trying to help our valued wine club members and friends make this change to be as easy as can be, under the circumstances. We thank you for your continued support and hope you stay safe and healthy. Remember Stay Home, Save Lives, and call Hood Crest Winery & Distillers if you need Wine, Pizza, Take and Bake, or Hand Sanitizer we deliver! Call (541)-716-0140 or order online for Winery/Distillery Curbside Pickup, Takeout station.
During this time Hood Crest Winery & Distillers is OPEN Thursday thru Monday from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm, for Curbside Pickup, Takeout or Delivery of Wine, Food, Spirits (Cocktails to-go coming soon), and Hand Sanitizer.
Hood Crest Winery and Distillers is a family-owned and operated winery and Distillery in the Columbia Gorge located in the picturesque Hood River Valley of Oregon at the foot of spectacular Mt. Hood.
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