In 2003, Andrea and James Frey founded Trisaetum (tris-say-tum) in one of the few places where climate, soil, and entrepreneurial spirit combine to produce some of the world’s best Pinot Noir & Riesling. Today, the family owned and operated winery in the heart of Oregon’s Ribbon Ridge AVA produces small lots of acclaimed Pinot Noir and Riesling from its three estate vineyards. Trisaetum’s first commercially available vintage was 2007.
Our Coast Range estate is a 22-acre vineyard within the foothills of the Coast Range mountains outside the town of McMinnville and is the site of our family home. The Coast Range vineyard marks the southwestern boundary of the Yamhill-Carlton AVA. Our second estate is a 28-acre vineyard that surrounds our winery on Ribbon Ridge outside Newberg. Our third and smallest estate is an 8-acre old vine vineyard in the Dundee Hills AVA named Wichmann Dundee.
Each vintage, Trisaetum releases 10 different Pinot Noirs and 6-10 different Rieslings from winemaker/owner James Frey. In addition to his winemaking duties, James is also an accomplished artist with work sold and displayed throughout the world. His paintings and photography fill the 1,500 square foot Trisaetum Gallery located at the winery outside Newberg, Oregon.
If you are ever in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, please visit our tasting room and art gallery Wednesday through Monday, 11am – 4pm.