Pinot Noir is one of the most esteemed grape varieties in the entire world. In fact, the most expensive bottle of wine on the planet is made entirely from the Pinot Noir grape! Pinot Noir is one of the most terroir-driven varieties, meaning that it grows nearly everywhere and expresses itself in a plethora of ways. One of the most up-and-coming areas for the variety is right here on the West Coast of the U.S. — Oregon! New World fruit and Old World winemaking styles collide in this Pinot Noir-growing mecca. Get to know Oregon’s unique expression of the grape here.

An Illustrated Guide to Pinot Noir From Oregon