• British Columbia wines golden at California’s Pacific Rim judging

    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — The British Columbia wine industry, led by Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, produced six best-of-class awards at the 33rd annual Pacific Rim International Wine Competition in Southern California. The two-day judging on the campus...

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  • Wild Goose Vineyards Pinot Gris repeats as Cascadia best of show

    RICHLAND, Wash. — Hagen Kruger and Wild Goose Vineyards in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley are doing their best to make sure Pinot Gris does not get overlooked in the Pacific Northwest or at the Cascadia Wine Competition....

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  • GSM among Washington’s most delicious blends

    Among the most exciting developments in Washington wine country in the past decade is the rising interest in red Rhone varieties. This includes such grapes as Syrah, Grenache, Mourvèdre, Cinsault, Counoise, and a few other varieties. Syrah has developed...

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  • Reustle wins 6 gold medals at SavorNW Wine Awards

    CANNON BEACH, Ore. — Stephen Reustle, who opened the 2018 competition calendar in Sonoma with seven gold medals at largest judging in the country, added to his season total with six gold medals to lead last month’s...

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  • Chateau Ste. Michelle, Maryhill announce winery concert lineups

    As has become tradition, Chateau Ste. Michelle and Maryhill Winery are using the final week of Washington Wine Month to begin the promotion of their annual summer concert series. Headliners at Chateau Ste. Michelle include Jackson Browne,...

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  • What goes into making an outstanding Northwest wine?

    What goes into a great wine? That’s a question we get on a regular basis (along with “What’s your favorite wine?”) The answer to the first question depends upon myriad aspects. The answer to the second is...

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  • Oregon’s Wine by Joe opens up cans into 14 states as Joe to Go

    DUNDEE, Ore. – Oregon-grown star winemaker Joe Dobbes made Gretchen Boock his first hire for Dobbes Family Estate/Wine by Joe, and 15 years later, she and Kristin Rice are taking the next step with Joe to Go...

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  • Norm McKibben of Pepper Bridge headlines Northwest Wine Encounter

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. – A trio of famed Walla Walla Valley producers, led by Norm McKibben of Pepper Bridge Winery and Seven Hills Vineyard, will join the lineup for the third annual Northwest Wine Encounter on June 1-3...

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  • Precept names Mouat as Canoe Ridge Vineyard winemaker

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. — Haydn Mouat, a winemaker from New Zealand who is well-acquainted with the Walla Walla Valley, has been hired by Precept Wine as head winemaker at Canoe Ridge Vineyard. Precept CEO Andrew Browne named...

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  • Red Mountain is red for many reasons

    A question often asked by lovers of Northwest wine is how Red Mountain got its name. After all, it’s not much of a mountain, and it’s brown. In fact, the nearby town of Kiona is a native...

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