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Oregon Red from the People Who Farm Burgundy

photo of: Larry Stone and Thomas Savre by Andrea Johnson photography

Name a great wine region on basalt. It’s volcanic rock that surfaced as lava, spread out in tongues and cooled into vineyard soils in Mount Etna, the Canary Islands and throughout the Pacific northwest. No mention of Burgundy.

“In France, basalt is the Massif Central,” says Mark Tarlov, joking…

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This story appears in the print issue of April 2018.
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