- Oregon wine harvest fell by 29% in 2020, but growth continues
- Quilceda Creek acquires 22 acres of famed Champoux Vineyards from Woodward Canyon
- Hat Ranch Winery tops Idaho Wine Competition with Cabernet Franc from Lewis-Clark Valley
- Central Oregon Winegrowers schedule summer summit
- Avennia purchases vineyard, tasting room on Red Mountain
- Heat units in Northwest vineyards as much as 29% ahead of last year
- Washington Wine Industry Foundation awards 6 of its 7 scholarships to women
- Kiona, Barnard Griffin toast 40th Red Mountain harvest with fundraiser Cab
- Pandemic prompts Red Mountain wineries to postpone consumer weekend
- Hot, dry climate July report marks finale by Greg Jones at Linfield
10 Chardonnays to start 2014
Chardonnay is America’s favorite wine. In Washington, it’s the No. 1 wine grape variety. It’s the No. 2 white grape in Oregon.
Famed in Burgundy and Chablis, Chardonnay is a chameleon of a wine grape, producing both a crisp wine with beautiful tropical fruit flavors as well as big, buttery versions when aged in oak.
Here are 10 examples of Pacific Northwest Chardonnay we’ve tasted in the past two months.