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The Curious Oregon Pinot Gris

IMAGE Copyright: rfoxfoto / 123RF Stock Photo Pinot Gris is a mutation of Pinot Noir. In a blind tasting, when placed with other white varieties, look for the telltale pink rim around the edge of the glass. You’ll guess this one correctly every time, and people will think you’re a genius for being spot on. […]


Oregon Pinot Gris ~ Oregon’s Second Largest Grape Crop

Keynote Speaker Paul Gregutt of Wine Enthusiast magazine said, “Stop with the Alsace and Italy comparisons. It’s time to talk Oregon!”


Oregon Pinot Gris is getting its Gris On, Redux

Oregon Pinot Gris is once more Getting its Gris on, with a statewide tasting to celebrate this varietal wine. Oregon, Get Your Gris On!™ is wine and food nibble tasting event for consumers and is happening at wineries that want to join the fun, on Saturday and Sunday, September 27 and 28, 2014. The second […]


The Third Annual Oregon Pinot Gris Symposium at Oak Knoll Winery Set Out New Marketing Directions

On Thursday, June 13, The Third Annual Oregon Pinot Gris Symposium at Oak Knoll Winery set out new marketing directions. At each and every turn, presenters took on the challenges before them, while exploring Oregon’s internal strengths and weakness, as well as their external opportunities and threats, as regards Oregon’s Pinot Gris. The leader of […]


The Third Annual Oregon Pinot Gris Symposium is announced by Oak Knoll Winery

The Third Annual Oregon Pinot Gris Symposium is announced by Oak Knoll Winery, as Oregon Pinot Gris continues to gather national awareness and the effort for understanding it continues. It will be held on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at Oak Knoll Winery. This year’s focus is going to be “What the marketing efforts for Oregon […]


Holiday White Wine ~ Oregon Pinot Gris is a perfect match for holiday foods

The range of flavors from Oregon Pinot Gris is similar, I’ve personally found, to California Petite Sirahs… The range being huge! It’s a winemaker’s palate; and I’m not referring to a wine palate, I’m referring to an artist’s palate. Just as an artist begins his or her oil painting by filling the palate with all […]


Oregon Pinot Gris Symposium ~ What individual Oregon wineries can do to market the benefits of their own Pinot Gris

At the Second Annual Oregon Pinot Gris Symposium presented by Oak Knoll Winery, Paul Gregutt was asked to return as the keynote speaker. The reason for this is multilayered. First and foremost, Paul’s been writing about Northwest wines for over 25 years. He’s tasted Oregon Pinot Gris during that time, now understanding them better than […]


Oregon Pinot Gris Symposium Sheds More Light on Oregon Pinot Gris as a Regional Specialty

Starting with Wine Enthusiast’s Paul Gregutt’s keynote speech, the Second Annual Oregon Pinot Gris Symposium sponsored by Oak Knoll Winery, was off and running. Paul Gregutt’s no stranger to Oregon wines, having written about the Northwest since the mid 1980s. His first assignment came from Harvey Steiman at Wine Spectator, as a matter of fact. […]


Second Annual ~ 2012 Oregon Pinot Gris Symposium ~ Presented by Oak Knoll Winery

Thursday, June 7, 2012, 8:30 a.m. The best and brightest talent in Oregon is once again gathering to discuss the potential of Oregon’s Pinot Gris, putting Oregon on the map as “the Pinot state” (both Gris and Noir), at Oak Knoll Winery. My friend and president of Oak Knoll Winery Greg Lint travels the United States […]


Oregon Pinot Gris isn’t as sexy as other white wine varieties in Oregon, but…

…it is the work horse. And, if Oregon is going to be known for more than being a one-hit wonder, something of substance has got to pull the wagon. Last year, as I spoke with one of my sweetest winemaking friends ~ Robert Brittan ~ when telling him about the Oregon Pinot Gris symposium, he […]