WINES WITH A GERMAN ACCENT – NORTHERN EUROPEAN TRADITIONS SHINE THROUGH IN TEUTONIC WINE COMPANY’S LIVELY WINES, BORN IN SOME OF OREGON’S COOLEST VINEYARDS. – COLE DANEHOWER FOR THE REGISTER GUARDNovember 21, 2013
Oregon wine aficionados understand the French connection: the Willamette Valley’s cool climate is similar to Burgundy and therefore we can grow beautiful pinot noir. But Burgundy isn’t the only Old World analog for the Willamette Valley’s vaunted viticultural riches. How about Germany?
“Germany and Alsace are two growing regions that are very close to the Willamette Valley in terms of growing climate and the kinds of grapes that grow well,” says winemaker Barnaby Tuttle, speaking for himself and his wife and business partner, Olga. “That means we can make the kinds of high-acid, low-alcohol wines we love to drink.” ….. Click here to read the entire article.
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