Oregon Wine 101 – American Viticultural Areas

Oregon Wine 101 – American Viticultural Areas

Where a wine comes from matters, end of story. Every wine region imparts its own unique imprint on the wine it produces. To designate where different grapes are grown and where the wine is produced, countries have their own system of regional classifications. In...
Learn the Basics – Oregon Chardonnay

Learn the Basics – Oregon Chardonnay

There are few things in the world of wine more divisive than Chardonnay. The same grape, treated in different ways produces wine with almost zero similarities to each other. One end of the spectrum is rich, oaky and buttery, while the opposite end is fresh, light and...
Get to Know the Signature Grape of Oregon | Pinot Noir

Get to Know the Signature Grape of Oregon | Pinot Noir

If the world of wine was a high school, Pinot Noir would be voted “Most Likely to be Everyone’s Friend.” Pinot Noir gets along with all types of drinkers – somms, experts, wannabe experts, wine snobs, novices, social drinkers, and newbies. You can find Pinot...
Riesling – The Hidden Gem of Oregon Wine

Riesling – The Hidden Gem of Oregon Wine

When many people think of Riesling, a tall, blue bottle filled with sweet wine might pop in their mind. While this isn’t an entirely incorrect imagination of Riesling, this aromatic, versatile and often under-appreciated grape can be so much more. RIESLING BASICS...