Oregon & Washington Wine: Looking to the Future

Oregon has just had its best vintage ever in 2008; pinot noir across the board got great press and scores from every wine snob, enthusiast, spectator, connoisseur, and critic.  But a new challenge lies ahead: can these up and comers produce other styles of wine?  The answer is, of course, yes.  They already do, most of which is not distributed on the east coast due to the lack of demand.  This is especially true since there are only about 5 varietals that are not pinot noir, chardonnay or pinot gris available in Massachusetts from these states; the limited quantities of each are arguably too obscure and uncommon to create demand. Continue reading Oregon & Washington Wine: Looking to the Future