3-Intro: The Art of Pinot Noir
Oregon Pinot Noir is a complex wine made from a finicky grape grown in an uncertain climate. It's a challenge that makes production of these Yamhill Valley wines a rewarding experience for winemakers and wine connoisseurs alike.
Grapes are grown with farmer’s art, and wines lovingly produced and barreled. Then comes the crafts of blending and bottling the final product.
Yamhill Valley climate and growing conditions, similar to France's reknown Bordeaux Region, allowed local winemakers to develop some of the world's finest blends of the wine. Today, the Yamhill Valley area regularly is mentioned with Bordeaux and New Zealand among the top three regions for growing Pinot Noir.
Video Gallery: Chapter 3, Art of Pinot Noir
Blending the perfect Pinot Noir / Trisaetum Winery Video courtesty of "Cooking Up A Story" James ...
This Wine is Mine: Art of the Blend
Ideal blends, in the end, are influenced by subjective personal preferences ... by art, not science
Winter is new wine's most fragile time
December is one of the most critical months in striving to make great pinot noir.
A truly great 2008 for pinot noir
Nation's wine critics all raved over Oregon's special 2008 pinot noir vintage