Synopses & Reviews
In a world marked by a growing consciousness about our modern agricultural mess, Oregon winemakers are leading the way in the ecological responsible use of land, not just for viticulture but farming as a whole. This book highlights these winemakers' work and methods and gives them their much-deserved recognition. Clive Michelsen, renowned educator and author of the bestselling Tasting and Grading Wine, takes the reader from Henry Wine Estates in the Umpqua Valley in the south to Beaux Fr????????res in northern Willamette. He not only gives the details of each winery's approach to green winemaking, he includes vital information for the gourmet eco-tourist????????????types of wine produced, the authors best picks, address, contact information and tasting room hours. The book also covers the predominant varieties used in Oregon winemaking, the states AVAs, and a complete winery directory. Lavishly photographed and written in Michelsen's engaging style, this book is for wine lovers who like the
Filled with intimate profiles of Oregon’s ecologically responsible wineries and winemakers, this is the first book to spotlight green pioneers of the wine industry. Richly photographed, the book takes the reader into Oregon’s famed vineyards and shows the work involved in sustainable viticulture, as well as the satisfaction of making some the world’s best pinot noirs while being proper stewards of the land. Wine recommendation and a complete winery directory are also included.
About the Author
Clive S. Michelsen is a wine enthusiast.