Discover the world of elegant and aromatic Oregon wines with this archive of winemaker stories, travel reporting and wine reviews from Opening a Bottle.
Not Pretending: A White Pinot Noir from Oregon
400 Words (Or So) On Crustless Pizza and Pinot Noir Juice
Syrah and Viognier: The Future of Oregon Wine?
Experiments in Pinot Noir Country
Getting Schooled in Sonoma: At Arista
Part 2: Is Russian River Pinot Noir as Californian as Pinot Gets?
Oregon Pinot Noir Report
5 Bottles From a Recent Trip
Things to Know When Shopping for Oregon Pinot Noir
On our recent trip to Oregon, my family and I arrived in the Willamette Valley on Father’s...
Penner-Ash Cellars: Came for the Pinot Noir, Stayed for the Riesling
Last week, I did a second tour in two years through the Willamette Valley of Oregon. While...
What is Blanc de Cabernet Franc Like?
Here’s a little story that — in its own little way — sums up the differences between...
Oregon Does the Loire
A Tale of Cabernet Franc & Gamay
From the Cellar: Raptor Ridge Gran Moraine
In Which Opening a Special Wine is Not About the Wine At All
2016 Preview: What We’ll Be Drinking Next Year
More White Wines with Orange Flavors This might sound like an odd thing to aspire before, but...
The Best Wines of 2015
So I had fun this year. Presenting our list of the best wines of 2015. What started...
Best Thanksgiving Wines to Buy: For Noshing, Dinner & Dessert
So now that we’ve gone over a few guidelines for buying Thanksgiving wine, I may as well offer some recommendations....