Gorge’s wine success rooted in Wright’s old vine legacy (Capital Press)

Gorge’s wine success rooted in Wright’s old vine legacy (Capital Press)
For winemakers, the Gorge represents the “blessing and challenge” of a diverse American Viticultural Area, said Mark Chien, program coordinator of the Oregon Wine Research Institute at Oregon State University. “They are well on their way to making great wine,” Chien said. “It’s sort of like where the Willamette Valley was 25 years ago: You figure out what the heck you’ve got and what to do about it.”