1. Chardonnay market seeping into Oregon

    The Shelbyville News (Jun 10 2013)

    1. Does the wine world need another great Chardonnay region? California has the great big buttery, woodsy Chards while Chablis brings the mineral and acid. There is virtually every style in between from regions across the globe.

      Oregon has made its name with Pinot Noir and the white Pinot Gris. Now there are those who think Chardonnay is the next big thing in northwest wine.

      "I think Oregon is really well suited for Chardonnay," said Bill Sweat, Winderlea Winery. "Chardonnay does better in cooler climates. You get that great acidity and brightness, floral notes, the kind of flavors White Burgundy lovers ...

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