Walter Scott – weight with weightlessness

Ken Pahlow and Erica Landon

From a tiny Oregon winery bursting at the seams, Ken Pahlow and Erica Landon are producing distinguished single-vineyard Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines that combine intensity and elegance.

Hearing the name Walter Scott, many Brits, especially Scots, may think of the Scottish historical novelist, poet, playwright and historian (1771–1832) famous for works such as Waverley, Rob Roy and Ivanhoe.

However, last year I was thrilled to discover, thanks to an introduction made by their UK importer Justerini & Brooks, that it's also the name chosen by wife and husband Erica Landon and Ken Pahlow (this photo comes from...