Oregon Riesling, we wish there was more

By on January 8, 2017
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Dundee Hills American Viticultural Area is in the northern Willamette Valley in Oregon.

The Dundee Hills is known for Pinot Noir and Riesling. (Photo by Andy Perdue/Great Northwest Wine)

One of the shames in Northwest wine country is Oregon Riesling. Because of the dominance of Pinot Noir in the Willamette Valley, it simply is not economically feasible to plant Riesling. When you taste a delicious Oregon Riesling, you’ll find out what we’re being deprived of.

Here are eight examples of Oregon Riesling we’ve tasted recently. Ask for them at your favorite wine merchant or contact the winery.

About Great Northwest Wine

Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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