Learn About Ch. Benoit
Chateau Benoit winery was founded in 1979; today, it includes nearly a hundred acres of vineyards. The Benoits combine state of the art equipment with traditional European techniques in producing their wines. Ultimately, however, they hope that you sense in the wines what the French call "terroir": the soil, the climate, the essence of this small estate in the rolling hills of Yamhill County, Oregon.
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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