Willamette Valley is well-known for producing exceptional cool-climate Pinot Noir, and growing in recognition for outstanding Chardonnay, but there is more to this world-class region than these two grapes. A deeper look reveals two additional grapes cultivated here that are worthy of your attention. Learn more in my latest article for Forbes digital.
Georges Duboeuf is best known for introducing the world to Beaujolais Nouveau, but his impact on the wines of region is much broader. He also collaborates with over 400 growers to craft high quality wines from each of the region’s 10 Crus.
One of the wine world’s most celebrated events is Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé! I remember just a few weeks after last year’s Paris attacks the Beaujolais Nouveau wine makers driving through Paris in convertibles celebrating the release of the 2015 vintage, bringing joy, hope, and a sense of normalcy to Paris and the world. […]