Jordan Mackay, wine-and-spirits editor for 7×7 magazine in San Francisco and contributing writer to Wine & Spirits. He talks about his new book, Passion for Pinot: A Journey Through America8217;s Pinot Noir Country. Mackay explains, 8220;I love pinot noir because when it8217;s well made it tastes like it comes from somewhere.8221; He has also written for Food & Wine, the New Yorker, the Los Angeles Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle. http://www.pinotbook.com/;
 
Jordan Mackay has given a great deal of thought about terroir translated by Pinot Noir: New World equals climate; Old World equals soil. Passion for Pinot: A Journey Through America’s Pinot Noir Country focuses on Oregon, California, and Washington state vineyards and producers. The original concept for the book started from photographers Robert Holmes and Andrea Johnson. Johnson lives in Portland, Oregon; Holmes, in Marin County, C

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