• We Asked 6 Sommeliers: What's the Best Bargain Oregon Pinot Noir?

    8 days ago - By Vine Pair

    Pinot Noir is known to be a notoriously fickle grape for winemaking, but when growing conditions are just right, this grape can express a range of flavors and produce world-class wines. Oregon's Willamette Valley is among the few regions that are known for producing top-notch Pinot Noir, in part due to cooling breezes from the Pacific Ocean, as well as its prime blend of mineral-rich soil and an elongated growing season.
    Unlike California Pinot Noirs, Pinots from Willamette are light in color with deep raspberry and cherry notes and have a clean and delicate palate. With such distinct and...
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