All posts tagged "ticker"

  • WSU studies tiny Samurai wasp in war vs. stink bug

    Editor’s note: The following is a news release from Washington State University on brown marmorated stink bug research. According to this 2017 report from WSU, the pest has been found in Walla Walla Valley vineyards, but no...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • Maryhill Winery to be part of $1.5 billion Vancouver USA waterfront development

    VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Waterfront – Vancouver, USA is a $1.5 billion development project along the Columbia River that Maryhill Winery will be a player in, Great Northwest Wine has learned. Maryhill Winery owners Craig and Vicki...

    • Posted August 13, 2018
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  • Illahe Vineyards goes canoe for Pinot Noir delivery to PDX

    DALLAS, Ore. — Brad Ford and his team at Illahe Vineyards – which includes a pair of draft horses – take the “old school” approach to winegrowing, but for the next three days they next will rely on...

    • Posted August 12, 2018
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  • Walla Walla Valley vines branch out nearly 3,000 acres

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – There reportedly are more than 140 wineries in the Walla Walla Valley, and a fresh survey determined the region is closing in on 3,000 acres of vineyards. The study orchestrated by the Walla...

    • Posted August 8, 2018
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  • 2018 heat units tracking near 2014 vintage for Northwest wine

    Vineyards for the Pacific Northwest wine industry have entered the second half of the season for the 2018 vintage, and growing degree data has them tracking comfortably behind the record warm year of 2015. Climate researcher Greg...

    • Posted August 6, 2018
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  • Washington wine lovers should seek out big Petit Verdot

    Of the six official red grapes of Bordeaux, the one that we not often see standing on its is the bold and burly Petit Verdot. Wine lovers, particularly those in Washington state, are delighted to see a...

    • Posted July 26, 2018
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  • Bergevin Lane in Walla Walla promotes Smith to head winemaker

    WALLA WALLA, Wash – Another alum of College Cellars in Walla Walla achieved the rank of head winemaker when Bergevin Lane Vineyards announced the promotion of Sean Smith. General manager/founding partner Annette Bergevin brought on Smith as...

    • Posted July 25, 2018
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  • Katie Nelson takes over for Juan Muñoz Oca at Columbia Crest

    Katie Nelson and her husband already were among “the power couples” in the Washington state wine industry. On Tuesday, they became arguably the most powerful when Ste. Michelle Wine Estates named Katie as senior director of winemaking...

    • Posted July 24, 2018
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  • Lenné Estate exudes sophistication, sense of place with Pinot Noir

    YAMHILL, Ore. — Steve and Karen Lutz relocated to Oregon in 1998 after spending a year living in Karen’s native England, near her parents. They moved to Oregon to be near additional family members and a wine...

    • Posted July 21, 2018
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  • Dry pink wines extend rosé trend in Pacific Northwest

    One of the hottest trends in Pacific Northwest wine country is dry, pink wines, a category that only seems to grow annually and shows no sign of slowing down. Indeed, across our region, it is easy to...

    • Posted July 15, 2018
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