Oregon Notebook

What’s new in the Willamette Valley

Oregon Notebook
Senior editor Tim Fish (Rick Wenner)
From the Nov 30, 2021, issue

After two years, Wine Spectator senior editor Tim Fish hit the road again to Oregon’s Willamette Valley where Pinot Noir reigns king. Offering some preliminary observations, Fish encountered old-school style Pinot Noir from the 2019 vintage, plus talked to vintners about the 2020 vintage, which was plagued by wildfires.

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