The Willamette Valley AVA is reowned for producing high quality Pinot noir. Saffron Fields Vineyard is owned by Dr. Angela Summers and Sanjeev Lahoti, both chemical engineers. The Vineyard is located 28 miles southwest of Portland, in the heart of the Yamhill-Carlton AVA, established in 2004. The vineyard is located between 250 and 450 feet above sea level with southwestern exposure. The special climate of the vineyard gives strong personality to the wine. Saffron Fields Vineyard development started in 2007, today the vineyard has grown to 35 acres with 32 acres of Pinot Noir.