Longtime top sommelier and winery consultant Larry Stone told me his Lingua Franca Vineyard covered 66 acres in Willamette Valley. But when I visited last week, I was still unprepared for the size of Lingua Franca's long, low winery adjacent to it. Still a construction zone, the 18,000-case facility is big for Oregon, where they usually count Pinot Noir labels in the hundreds of cases.
Oct 11, 2016
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