If you think Chardonnay is a rich, over-manipulated wine with too many oaky characteristics, it's time to get to know Oregon Chardonnay and the best event of the year to fall in love with this versatile white is at the Oregon Chardonnay Celebration.
Held Saturday, February 24 the 7th Annual Oregon Chardonnay Celebration draws plenty of writers, winemakers and other industry professionals but the Panel Discussion is an educational and interesting experience for consumers, as well, and the following Grand Tasting is the perfect opportunity to taste more than 50 Oregon Chardonnays in one area!
This years' Panel Discussion comprises of six Oregon winemakers, each approaching Chardonnay with different winemaking styles. Whether picking date, whole cluster fermentation, indigenous yeast, lees stirring, barrel or no barrel, every decision brings nuances — from subtle to pronounced — in the bottle. Find your favorite style by attending this fascinating Panel Discussion.
Then, meet the winemakers in the adjacent event space as you taste through Chardonnay from Adelsheim to big table farm to Fairsing Vineyard, Potcake Saga, twill cellars and everything in between.
It all takes place at the stunning Allison Inn & Spa in Newberg, Oregon. To secure your spot, click here.