Visited: Italy, Iceland, Mexico, Canada, England, Scotland, Denmark, Holland, Germany
Tasted: A plethora.
- Accolades: The Manual, Vinepair, Sevenfifty Daily, Sip Northwest, Oregon Wine Press, and more.
Varieties: Pinot Noir, Albarino, Kerner.
Travel Tip: Become a local. Speak their language (or try), eat their food, drink their wines.
Goal : Saber a bottle of Champagne on horseback.
Mark Stock is a writer from Portland, Oregon, who is now based there. He spent a decade making, selling, and cleaning up wine in the Willamette Valley in between penning stories for a host of regional and national outlets. He adores Iceland, brown trout, aquavit, and grunge rock.