Noted author John Winthrop Haeger’s book, North American Pinot Noir, is arguably the only book you need to read if you’re really interested in expanding your knowledge of Pinot Noir. Exhaustive, comprehensive, and filled with reference materials, this scholarly book will quench the thirst of wine neophytes and die-hard Pinotphiles alike. John brings the same passion to his speaking engagements, and has been giving the opening seminar at World of Pinot Noir for a few years now. Yet, he never fails to leave the audience with some missing pieces to the Pinot puzzle – little gems that you didn’t already know.
Listen in as John takes us on Pinot Noir journey, discussing such things as production (it’s only about 2% of the world’s wine production), whether the Sideways effect is still a factor in Pinot Noir’s popularity, and just where did this grape come from, anyway. As befits the subject, John starts off “in the beginning….”
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