Beaujolais Wines and Oregon Gamay Noir

Some years ago, when Willamette Valley wine producers began searching for a grape to complement the Pinot Noir for which Oregon has become renowned, they cast their eyes and palates Read More …

The Geology of Calistoga Wine

A lot of factors go into the creation of an American Viticultural Area, better known as an AVA. An afternoon at Calistoga’s Jericho Canyon Vineyard with professor David Howell demonstrated Read More …

Calistoga Wines Hold Napa’s Winning Hand

Reminded by October’s devastating wildfires that growing grapes is a gamble and nature holds the ace card, winemakers in California’s Napa and Sonoma valleys are leaving nothing to chance. About Read More …

Winter Wine in the Willamette Valley

There’s no better time for wine enthusiasts to visit their favorite wineries than in the middle of winter. In Oregon’s Willamette Valley, autumn harvest has ended and spring bud break Read More …