Learn About Autumn Wind
Located in the North Chehalem Valley in the heart of Oregon's Yamhill County wine country, Autumn Wind Vineyards winery was built in 1987. The 52 acre site was chosen after a long and careful search -- the moderate evelation, south facing exposure, and well-draining soils make it an ideal location for grape growing. Autumn Wind specializes in Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Muller-Thurgau. Owners/Winemakers Wendy and Tom Kreutner feel that by concentrating on fewer varieties, they can put all of their efforts into producing truly fine wines.
Learn About Willamette Valley
Named for the river that runs through the valley from Portland to Eugene, Willamette Valley is home to some of the best Pinot Noir vineyards in the Northwest. While along the same north/south line as Seattle, the Willamette Valley is protected from Pacific rains by the Coast Range on the western border and the Cascade Ranges to the east. Though sunshine is...
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Learn About Pinot Noir
Pinot Noir(PEE-noh nwahr)
Pinot Noir is a finicky grape. It only grows in
the right climate, with the right soils and the right care. Perhaps because
it is so difficult is why it is so loved. Pinot Noir hails from Burgundy, a region known for crafting the most collectible and sought-after wines from this varietal.
Not only does Pinot reign in Burgundy, it is also...
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