Oregon Wine Symposium 2016|Oregon Rocks: The Story of Our Soil and Wine
Delve into the fascinating geological history of Oregon and how past events shaped Oregon’s landscape and defined what we know as our AVAs. Scott Burns, professor emeritus of geology at Portland State University, and soil scientist Andy Gallagher will provide a closer investigation into specific soil types throughout the state and shed light on important soil properties that greatly influence the vines and ultimately wine style. Master Sommelier and founder of Lingua Franca Wines, Larry Stone, will discuss how vintners use the soil to craft distinctive wines and tell Oregon’s story.
- Moderator: Chad Douglas
- Speakers: Scott Burns, Andy Gallagher and Larry Stone