Sweet Cheeks Winery


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Welcome to Sweet Cheeks Winery

Sweet Cheeks Winery began with a vineyard and a dream. Over the years we have grown but our roots remain deep in family and our community.

Our Roots

Our story began in 1978 when owner Dan Smith planted a vineyard on a rolling hillside in Crow, Oregon. After a hard day of work he looked out over the vineyard and noticed the curious shape of the land  – and he christened the vineyard Sweet Cheeks. At this point starting a winery was only a dream. He continued to farm the land, supplying Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, and Riesling grapes to local wineries. When a building in Junction City came up for demolition in 2003, Dan took a chance and relocated it atop the vineyard. Thanksgiving of 2005 those doors opened as our tasting room and marked the beginning of Sweet Cheeks Winery & Vineyard.

Sweet Cheeks Family

We believe that the people make the place. We work together each day to achieve our shared goal.

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Visit Us

We invite you to experience our beautiful winery, nestled among the green rolling hills at the top of Briggs Hill Road – looking out over the vineyard and valley below.

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Frequently Asked Questions

We have compiled a list of answers to some common questions regarding our wines, vineyard, visiting us, and general policies.