Wine Varietal Guide

A varietal is a type of grape used in wine production. For example, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir are two different types of grapes, having distinct colors, flavors and characteristics.

With more than 50 wine grape varietals grown throughout the state, Oregon produces a broad range of wines matched for every wine drinker’s palette.

To help you better understand the grapes behind Oregon’s wines, we have compiled this guide to the varietals grown in this state, as well as some of the styles and blends made by the various wineries.

Red Wine Varietals

White Wine Varietals