Oregon Pinot Noir under $30

Oregon Pinot under $30 bottles

Oregon was once the go-to for great-value Pinot Noir. It’s a lot tougher these days to find value options, says Samantha Cole-Johnson, but these tips and wine recommendations will help.

Only a few decades ago, an ‘under $30 values’ report on Oregon wine would have been amusing to both producers and consumers. The reason being that, at that time, there was at least as much good wine in Oregon under $30 as over $30. While the state had a growing reputation for Pinot Noir from the Willamette Valley, it still functioned as a lesser-known region prized by educated consumers who...