The Past, Present, and Exciting Future of Willamette Valley Chardonnay. Presented by Sam Schmitt, CS, CWE.
In this tasting session, we will discuss the early history and challenges to producing high quality chardonnay in the Willamette Valley, the relationship between Burgundy and the Willamette Valley and its contrast to California with representative wines, and the revolutionary changes that have taken place to make Willamette Valley Chardonnay a contemporary benchmark for new world Chardonnay.
Wineries Participating in this event
Library Offerings - Library (older-vintage) wines available for taste and/or purchase
Food Pairings - Food pairings by in-house chefs, food trucks, etc.
New Releases - The winery will be debuting a new release wine. Special Projects - The winery will be showcasing seasonal Nouveau-style wines, side projects or something else that's not in their usual lineup.
Family-Friendly - The winery has a designated activity or play area for kids and a nonalcoholic beverage option.
Live Entertainment - The event will include a live band or singer/entertainer.