Merchant Picks By Sub Region

Merchant's Pick by Sub Region: Willamette Valley

  1. Oregon's Most Elusive Pinot Noir!
    December 04, 2018

    Every December - like clockwork - we receive a minuscule amount of Oregon's most coveted Pinot Noir, Soter Vineyards Mineral Springs Ranch.

    Get ahead of the stampede!

    We've had a waiting list for each of the past four vintages. Among those vintages, the prior two received a...

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  2. Willamette Valley Wonder!
    December 03, 2018

    Sushi? Scallops?

    Grilled halibut?

    Arugula salad?


    The list is endless for this stunning Pinot Blanc, a white grape brought over from Alsace, France, that is thriving in the Willamette Valley of Oregon.

    And, it makes sense.


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  3. Few, If Any, Do It Better Than BTF!
    September 25, 2018

    The best?!

    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 a pioneer...

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  4. Shea Pinot Noir • Coveted Row #7
    August 19, 2018

    Lucky Row #7 just received 94 points from the Wine Spectator!

    This is not just any Pinot Noir. This is coveted Row #7 within one of the most sought after Willamette Valley vineyards, "Shea Vineyards."

    With his eye on sourcing only the finest fruit, "Block 7 is Ken's favorite...

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  5. Oregon's Grand Cru
    July 23, 2018

    Only the top 25% of a season's yield goes into Shea's "Estate" Pinot Noir.

    The balance?

    The rest is sold to notable wineries such as Siduri, Penner-Ash, and Ken Wright - to name just a few.

    As a former Wine Spectator Top 100 (#7 to be precise), this benchmark Pinot...

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