Did You Know – Episode 1

Did you know, that will at wine country in Oregon lies just 50 miles from the Pacific ocean and it’s the Marine influence influencing cool temperatures that come off the ocean that makes this one of the most successful, cool-climate regions in the Northwest. And it’s this Marine influence. And it’s cool temperatures that make this the ideal place for such great varieties of Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, and Chardonnay.



Christian Oggenfuss

Christian Oggenfuss

Christian Oggenfuss, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Napa Valley Wine Academy, is a passionate wine industry spokesman and educator. He holds the dipWSET, the highest certification from the London-based Wine & Spirit Education Trust, and is an Associate Member of the Institute of Wine & Spirits. Christian also holds the French Wine Scholar (FWS), the Italian Wine Professional (IWP), and the American Wine Expert (AWE) certification. He is also one of only 64 Bourgogne Wine Ambassadors in the world.