Minnesota in the Willamette: Minnesotans Staking Claim in Oregon’s Famed Pinot Noir Region

Pinot noir that seduces with satin-and-lace elegance. Riesling worthy of her exalted status as Queen of the White Wines. Chardonnay that walks a tightrope with both energy and grace. These are the kinds of wines coming out of arguably the most exciting wine region in the United States today—Oregon’s Willamette Valley.

Over the years, several Minnesotans heeded the call west in search of the finest grapes to make wine, and staked their claim in the sparse hillside soils of . . . .

Read the full article here at The Growler.

Morning fog in the Willamette Valley
Original photo by Matt Wieland, wagonwine.com

2 thoughts on “Minnesota in the Willamette: Minnesotans Staking Claim in Oregon’s Famed Pinot Noir Region

  1. Walter Holmann

    Matt, I am impressed with the article, lots of good information. But I’m more than impressed with the photos. Some of them reminded me of Piedmont fogs, so I caught myself on looking for the part about Nebbiolo. But htere’s none )) Great job!

    Cheers

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