The Willamette Valley is one of the most fertile places I’ve ever visited. Nurseries seem to be everywhere. Vineyards cover the hills and valley, growing some of the worlds best Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. I call Oregon a must visit state for wine. So when travel resumes, it’s my hope to meet in person with Utopia Vineyard owner and winemaker Dan Warnshuis. I spoke with Dan by phone last week to learn about his winery and to be updated on tasting room openings.

You can also hear Dan on our Vino Lingo segment defining the term “Natural”

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Written by Ray Fister

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