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How has Oregon white wine evolved since it was first produced? Which elements make up the “classic Oregon” style of wine? How do different types of soil express themselves in wine?
In this episode of the Unreserved Wine Talk podcast, I'm chatting with entrepreneur and winemaker, Eugenia Keegan.
You can find the wines we discussed at https://www.nataliemaclean.com/winepicks
How has Kendall-Jackson Vintner’s Reserve driven the growth of Jackson Family Wines?
What’s the story behind Oregon’s white wine evolution?
What makes WillaKenzie Estate like a little piece of Burgundy?
Which elements make up the “classic Oregon” style?
How do the two main types of soil at WillaKenzie Estate express themselves in the wine?
What’s the tasting experience like for WillaKenzie Estate 2019 Pinot Noir?
How does it compare to the Penner-Ash 2019 Pinot Noir?
What does it mean for a wine to be full-bodied based on structure?
Why do winemakers have to be careful not to over-manipulate?
What’s the ideal setting for drinking wine?
How can you find the right balance of wine when it comes to your health?
What’s Eugenia’s relaxed perspective on wine and food pairing?
Which wine books are Eugenia’s favourites?
Which historical figures would Eugenia have loved to share a bottle of wine with?
We hear so much about Oregon pinot noir, so I was fascinated with how Oregon white wine has evolved since it was first produced.
Eugenia offers a great explanation of which elements make up the “classic Oregon” style of wine.
I also enjoyed learning how different types of soil express themselves in wine.
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About Eugenia Keegan
A fifth-generation Sonoma County native, Eugenia Keegan is recognized for her excellence in the wine industry as both a winemaker and a business executive. Today, she serves as General Manager and Vice President of Oregon Winery Operations and Business Development for Jackson Family Wines (JFW), leading a portfolio of prestigious Pinot Noir houses such as Penner-Ash, WillaKenzie, and Gran Moraine.
To learn more about the resources mentioned in this episode, visit https://www.nataliemaclean.com/187.
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