Learn About Rainstorm
If diversity is the spice of life, then Oregon is an intriguing spice rack. There's much more to Rainstorm's home than snowy peaks, rugged coastlines, and foggy forests. There"s no better example of Oregon's diversity than the Willamette and Umpqua Valleys. Both regions produce spectacular Pinots. But the profound difference in weather patterns produces grapes that contribute to...
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Learn About Umpqua Valley
The Umpqua Valley is much smaller than its northern neighbor, the Willamette Valley. Not necessarily in size, but in wine production. Like the Willamette Valley, the region lies between the Coast Range and the Cascade Range. The Umpqua Valley is a little bit drier than the Willamette, but less dry than the Rogue Valley.
The soil is diverse and the grapes best suited...
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Learn About Pinot Gris/Grigio
Pinot Gris/Grigio(PEE-noh gree/GREE-jee-oh) While Pinot Grigio is in fact the same grape as Pinot Gris (just the Italian take on it), the differences of wine they create can be immense. Pinot Gris' most popular and successful region is Alsace, France, an area of the country that actually puts the name of the grape on the label. Pinot Grigio is the Italian version of the grape,...
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