As we move into the holiday season — Thanksgiving being right around the corner — the question of what to pair with festive meals is asked more and more. Pinot noir, with its complex flavor profiles, light to medium body, and elegant texture, is a versatile go-to. And Oregon — the Willamette Valley in particular — is proving itself to be the epicenter of pinot noir in the U.S.
As winemakers from all over the world bring their experience and energy to this pocket of the Pacific Northwest, there’s no better time than now to explore all Oregon has to offer. Here are 10 Oregon pinot noir wines to reach for this season.