The Willamette Valley is 150 miles long and roughly 60 miles wide! It’s Oregon’s largest AVA. The Willamette Valley runs from the Columbia River in Portland, and south through Salem to the Calapooya Mountains outside Eugene. The Willamette Valley was
We’re known in Oregon and the Willamette Valley for Pinot Noir, but Chardonnay could be the future my friends. In the beginning stages of wine growing in this AVA, Chardonnay never seemed the right grape for this climate and terroir.