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How chardonnay reflects Oregon’s changing wine scene

Pinot Noir put Northwest wine on the map, but chardonnay, its white-wine cousin, is having a moment. A new generation of winemakers is pushing the boundaries of what our region can do. With some key scientific advances, and a better understanding of our soils and terroir, Oregon chardonnays are breaking into numerous “best of” lists and commanding premium prices.

Our Legacy Harvested works to diversify the wine industry in Oregon

Tiquette Bramlett is the first Black woman appointed to oversee a winery in a major U.S. wine region. And this year, she will help usher in a new crop of BIPOC wine industry changemakers with her nonprofit Our Legacy Harvested and their inaugural internship program.

From the court to the vineyard: CJ McCollum talks wine

You're probably familiar with CJ McCollum the basketball star, but what about CJ McCollum the winemaker? We spoke with the Portland Trail Blazer about the similarities between wine and basketball, bringing bottles into the bubble, and how winemakers from different backgrounds can help diversify the wine industry.