1. America’s Best Pinot Noirs

    Wine Enthusiast Magazine (Oct 23 2013)

    1. America’s Best Pinot Noirs

      It’s been written so often that it’s become a cliché: Pinot Noir is a fickle grape that needs just the right conditions to thrive. 

      Yet, Pinot’s popularity is such that we’re confronted by dozens of bottles from countless regions every time we enter a wine shop or open a wine list.

      Here’s a way to cut through the clutter. Zero in on these six American Viticultural Areas (AVAs), hand-selected by our team of West Coast editors.

      Willamette Valley, Oregon

      If Pinot Noir is the Peter Parker of grapes, the Willamette Valley is the irradiated spider ...

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