Learn About Lion Valley
Lion Valley Vineyards is the result of the passion of winemaker/owner David Levinthal. Trained in traditional Burgundian agricultural and vinification practices during a two year apprenticeship, Levinthal has carried these techniques to Oregon.
Wine starts in the Vineyard and the estate vineyard is the only one in the U.S. to follow Burgundian planting requirements. This means...
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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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