- VineLines Dispatch: Harvest surrounding Lake Chelan
- Northwest restaurateurs purchase Basel Cellars in Walla Walla
- Hayden Homes CEO buys interest in Pepper Bridge, Amavi wineries
- Walla Walla Community College to receive $15 million gift from MacKenzie Scott
- Brian Carter Cellars adds Latin influence with marketing hire
- VineLines Dispatch: A Gorgeous look at harvest
- Goose Ridge hires Peter Devison as winemaking consultant
- Tri-City winemaker Palencia partners on Culture Shock mobile catering
- Armstrong Family Winery turns Discovery Vineyard Syrah into best wine at Great Northwest Invitational
- VineLines Dispatch: Harvest of Walla Walla Valley
King Cab reigns in Pacific Northwest
It’s known as the King of Wines and the Wine of Kings. It made Bordeaux famous and put California on the world wine map.
In the Pacific Northwest, Cabernet Sauvignon is the most-planted red wine grape. It could well become the top overall variety in Washington in the next few years, thanks to tremendous growth in the Horse Heaven Hills, along the Wahluke Slope and on Red Mountain.
The versatile grape grows well in Southern Oregon, Idaho’s Snake River Valley and British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley.
Here are 18 examples of Cabernet Sauvignon we’ve tasted in the past two months. They come from every corner of the Pacific Northwest.
All hail the king.