Oregon Grapples With Wine Tourism
Vintners are wary of a proposal for Willamette Valley's first luxury resort
David Kahn looks at Oregon's Willamette Valley and sees the Napa Valley of the future. He wants to build a lavish resort near some of the state's highest-profile wineries. A former sportswriter who tried to bring Major League Baseball to Portland, Kahn owns four teams in the National Basketball Association's development league, and he thinks big.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 15, 2006.