All posts by Andy Perdue

  • Prosser mourns 2 winery owners

    PROSSER, Wash. – The wine community in the cradle of the Washington wine industry is in mourning, as two of its longest-tenured winery owners and winemakers died within days of

    • Posted September 27, 2016
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  • Snoqualmie gets greener with new eco-capsules

    PATERSON, Wash. – Snoqualmie Vineyards, one of Washington’s greenest wineries, is rolling out a new eco-design wine capsules. The first wines to feature the new capsules are the 2014 reds

    • Posted September 24, 2016
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  • Tsillan Cellars 2013 Estate Syrah, Lake Chelan, $30

    Shane Collins is the longtime winemaker at this showcase winery above the south shore of Lake Chelan, where he works exclusively with estate grapes. This provides him with the opportunity

    • Posted September 22, 2016
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  • Leonetti pays tribute to Italian roots with new wines

    MILTON-FREEWATER, Ore. – Chris Figgins knows he has a good thing going. He wants to put his own mark on his family’s famous winery while also paying tribute to his

    • Posted September 22, 2016
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  • Koenig Vineyards dessert wine tops 7th Idaho Wine Competition

    BOISE, Idaho – A dessert wine from one of Idaho’s top winemakers won best of show Tuesday afternoon at the seventh annual Idaho Wine Competition. Koenig Vineyards’ 2014 Botrytis Single

    • Posted September 20, 2016
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  • Washington wine
    7th annual Idaho Wine Competition is today

    BOISE – The seventh annual Idaho Wine Competition, presented by Great Northwest Wine, commences today with a record 169 entries from the burgeoning Idaho wine industry. The competition takes place

    • Posted September 20, 2016
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  • 20th anniversary of Taste Washington is March 23-26

    SEATTLE – The 20th annual Taste Washington will take place March 23-26, and its organizers are looking to surpass the record 6,400 guests who attended this year’s Taste. Taste is

    • Posted September 17, 2016
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  • Northwest Wine Encounter lineup begins to take shape

    BLAINE, Wash. – The lineup for the second annual Northwest Wine Encounter is complete with Chris Figgins of Leonetti Cellar serving as one of the headliners. The Northwest Wine Encounter

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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  • Mercer Estates becoming Washington’s Malbec leader

    PROSSER, Wash. – With the rise of Cabernet Sauvignon and the incredible interest in red Rhône varieties in Washington, it might be easy to forget about a grape that rates

    • Posted September 8, 2016
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  • Betz Family Winery launches Quinta Essentia

    WOODINVILLE, Wash. – What could well be the first partnership between Washington’s and South Africa’s wine industries is with one of Woodinville’s pre-eminent wineries. Betz Family Winery has partnered with

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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