South Willamette Valley
The South Willamette Valley has a warmer
climate than the North, and some vineyards benefit from the "Banana
Belt" effect of west facing valleys protected from cold winds.
Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, and Chardonnay
dominate the varietals grown in the south Willamette.
Winery and winemaker profiles, photos, maps,
Wines by varietal
Profiles of the region's vineyards
Industry news and issues
Many thanks to the Oregon
Wine Commission for permission to reproduce the maps and selected