Saturday, February 26
Allison Inn & Spa
The Secret Life of Chardonnay: Oregon Blanc de Blancs
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Grand Seminar
Moderator: Elaine Chukan Brown, WakawakaWineReviews.com & JancisRobinson.com
Panelists: Michael Davies, REX HILL
Andrew Davis, Lytle Barnett
Geoff Hall, Argyle Winery
Gina Hennen, Adelsheim Vineyard
Jean Michel Jussiaume, Maison Jussiaume
Kate Payne-Brown, Stoller Family Estate
Moderator Elaine Chukan Brown leads the conversation with our distinguished panel of winemakers. We’ll delve into the sparkling winemaking process, with each panelist focusing on a distinct aspect, from viticulture to disgorgement. You’ll taste six examples of Oregon Blanc de Blancs and discover why Oregon is the vanguard for American sparkling wine.
The Grand Tasting
Session 1 | 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Session 2 | 4:00 – 6:00 p.m
The Grand Tasting showcases Oregon Chardonnay in all its glory with over 50 producers pouring their wines. Explore both still and sparkling Chardonnay and enjoy light hors d’oeuvres.
For attendees’ comfort and safety, seating will be limited for the Grand Seminar. The Grand Tasting will be split into two sessions to ensure ample space for guests, winemakers, and staff. Proof of vaccine will be required for all events.