Merchant Picks By Sub Region

Merchant's Pick by Sub Region: Willamette Valley

  1. When we drink a wine like the 2015 J.K. Carriere "Vespidae" Pinot Noir, we are reminded that Oregon - and the Willamette Valley in particular - produces some of the most balanced Pinots in the world.

    Though Vespidae has quite a bit of Estate fruit, it is a blend of some of the most...

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  2. Release "X" With Top 100 Fruit!
    June 17, 2019

    If you look carefully at the cork, you will notice that this is the 10th release of this outstanding rosé denoted by an "X" on the cork.

    This particular release has a dash of estate Chardonnay (about 5%) blended with Domaine Serene's Top 100 Pinot Noir.

    This winning...

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  3. The Willamette Valley "Wow" Factor!
    May 06, 2019

    We said "Wow" and so will you!

    If you close your eyes, you will swear you were enjoying a crisp Viognier from the south of France (where Viognier thrives).

    With bright acidity, crisp minerality, and soft, balanced fruit, Illahe produces one of the best Oregon whites we've...

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  4. Few, If Any, Do It Better Than BTF!
    April 09, 2019

    Excellence Is A Habit!

    There is a reason we feature Big Table Farm with every new release. That's because few, if any, producers make a better Willamette Valley Pinot than BTF.

    And, it's not just our palates. On more occasions than we can count, the winery has been featured as...

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  5. A Gem From The Willamette Valley!
    March 14, 2019

    Simply charming!

    In the last decade, the Willamette Valley has established itself as a world-class Pinot Noir wine growing region.

    With each new vintage, we endlessly swish and swirl to find the best value for our readers. We can say with certainty that the 2016 Haden Fig...

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