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    Stanford Vs. Oregon: From Pigskin to Pinot Noir

    Stanford, California (ranked 4th worldwide) takes on Oregon (ranked 6th worldwide) at Stanford November 12, 2011. Huge audience anticipated. Should be a tight contest.
    Football? Sure. But the burning question is: Which state makes the best Pinot Noir? Inquiring minds want to know.
    California grows about 36,000 acres of Pinot Noir vines, out of some 535,000 total acres of wine grapes. Oregon grows about 11,500 acres of Pinot Noir, but those acres comprise nearly 60% of Oregon’s total vine acreage. Both states doubled their Pinot Noir plantings in the year...

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    Posted by Mr. Bruce Cass on Nov 2 2011 7:47AM | 0 comments