For centuries French Burgundy wines made from the most ancient Pinot Noir grape had no counterpart. All attempts to produce an American, Pinot Noir wine lead repeatedly to foul-tasting, pale, rose-colored, undrinkable wines. Failures by Californias most famous winemakers growers and agricultural institutions were so numerous that no market existed for an American Pinot Noir wine until :
One grower, using what at the time were revolutionary vineyard practices,
One winemaker without considering all of the risks, and
One real estate businessman ,who dabbled in grapes and wine on weekends
together produced a remarkable Pinot Noir that sparked a varietal revolution that transformed a marginal grape agricultural area into the preeminent American Viticulture Area known as the Russian River Valley.
BONUS Video! Only Available with Purchase of DVD!
- Wine Collector to Winemaker Burt Williams
- How Well Does Pinot Noir Age?
- "That's What I want to Do!" Joe
- The Clones that Changed the County
Wine Country DVD available for Commercial Use
Looking for a unique wine event? Pairing this entertaining documentary with wine-tastings, wine-tours, etc. makes these occasions unique and memorable. For commercial entities such as tour companies, wine retailers and other businesses that sponsor wine-related events, a commercial copy of this DVD, licensed for unlimited commercial showings, without the FBI warning is available for $225. Contact info@Russian-River-Valley.com to purchase or for more information.
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