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Willamette Valley Wine Essentials Book

Willamette Valley Wine Essentials: The Book

“Willamette Valley Wine Essentials” is a full-color, 48-page educational guide to Willamette Valley wines and history. Whether as a companion to the weekly Wine Essentials class or a custom tour itinerary, or as standalone enhancement to your visit, this book will give you a solid foundation on which to formulate questions while visiting tasting rooms throughout the Valley.

Table of Contents:

  • How to Taste Wine
  • Winemaking Basics
  • A (Very) Brief History of the Willamette Valley Wine Industry
  • A 10,000-Foot Overview of Oregon AVAs
  • Why All the Pinot Noir?
  • The Vineyard Through the Seasons
  • Let’s Talk Dirty! (Hey, get your mind out of the gutter…)
  • Reading a Wine Label
  • Fun and Interesting Wine Facts
  • Top 10 Wine Myths, Busted!
  • How to Further Your Wine Education


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