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  • Jancis Robinson
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  • Jancis Robinson
10 Mar 2015

On 22 February 2015 the Lett family celebrated the precise 50th anniversary of the day on which the late David Lett planted the first Pinot Noir vine in Oregon's Willamette Valley. This region was the first outside Burgundy to have devoted itself to the Pinot Noir grape (although Michael Schmidt leaps to the defence of the Ahr valley in Germany…