A portrait of the most fashionable grape in the wine world, pairing vivid narrative and stunning photography to showcase top Pinot producers in California and Oregon.
- The only fully illustrated book on American Pinot Noir
- The explosive ascent of Pinot Noir from relative obscurity to it-grape status is unprecedented. According to AC Nielsen, Pinot sales have increased 120 percent in the last two years.
- Features a foreword by Eric Asimov
Silky, complex, and incredibly versatile, Pinot Noir is the perfect food wine; full of charm and intrigue, it drinks beautifully on its own. California and Oregon are home to Pinot's greatest expressions in the New World. In Passion for Pinot award-winning photographers Robert Holmes and Andrea Johnson, and wine writer Jordan Mackay capture the grape's allure through distinctive portraits and profiles of the top Pinot producers and terroirs on the West Coast. Mackay's engaging narrative chronicles the different stylistic approaches to growing and vinifying Pinot and tells the story of the dedicated winemakers responsible for elevating the grape to its exalted status. The evocative photography of Holmes and Johnson showcases the many landscapes, seasons, and faces of Pinot Noir in America.