Press & Accolades

Pamela & Gary Baker (Winetraveler)
Pamela & Gary include Ghost Hill Cellars in this travel round-up article “Best Willamette Valley Wineries to Visit for Wine Tasting in 2024”

Greig Santos-Buch (Winetraveler)
Greig includes Ghost Hill Cellars in this travel round-up article “Ultimate Willamette Valley, Oregon Itinerary for 2024”

Viki Eierdam (The Columbian News)
Viki & Dan Eierdam visit, tour and taste with Mike and Drenda and recount their experiences in the tasting room, ghost stories, farm history, vineyard tour and more.

Linfield College (Oregon Wine History Archives)
Rachael Woody, Master Archivist interviews Mike and Drenda Bayliss for this oral history of Bayliss Family Farm, Ghost Hill Cellars and the 110 year history of farming in Willamette Valley

Oregon Wine Press
OWP includes the 2015 The Spirit of Pinot Noir Rosé in July’s Cellar Selects “In the Pink”.

Erin Lynch (Platings and Pairings) 
Erin and friends visit, tour and taste with Mike and Drenda at Ghost Hill Cellars.

Meg Maker (Maker’s Table) 
Meg writes about sustainably made Oregon Pinot Noir and includes the 2013 Pinot Noir Blanc & 2012 Prospector’s Reserve in the article.

Ken Moore (Local Matters TV)  
Ken and Mike discuss the history of the Bayliss Family Farm, talk about farming in Willamette Valley, the Missoula flood, The Ghost on the Hill and much more.

Great Northwest Wines 
Feature article on the the appointment of Eric Hamacher as winemaker by CEO Eric Degerman.

Wine Scores

Andy Blue, Blue Lifestyle Magazine

  • 2014 Bayliss-Bower: 90 Points; The Blue Lifestyle Seal of Approval
  • 2014 Prospector’s Reserve Pinot Noir: 90 Points

Rusty Gaffney, Pinotfile 

  • 2014 Bayliss-Bower Pinot Noir: 90 Points, and 93 Points to the
  • 2014 Prospector’s Reserve Pinot Noir: 93 Points

Wine Press Northwest Summer 2017

  • 2015 Rose’ of Pinot Noir featured and rated as “Excellent”

Catherine Fallis, The Planet Grape Wine Review

Harvey Steiman, Wine Spectator

  • 2012 Bayliss-Bower Pinot Noir: 94 Points
  • 2012 Prospector’s Reserve Pinot Noir: 92 Points

Paul Gregutt, Wine Enthusiast Magazine:

The Sommelier Company

Michael Chelis, Nittany Epicurean:

Marc Hinton, Enobytes:

Rusty Gaffney, Prince of Pinot

Josh Raynolds, Vinous

  • 2012 Prospectors’ Reserve Pinot Noir: 92 Points
  • 2012 Bayliss-Bower Pinot Noir: 90 Points

Anthony Dias Blue, Tasting Panel Magazine

Wine Weirdos