All posts by Andy Perdue

  • Washington wine grape growers continue to grow

    As the Washington wine industry continues to grow, so too does the occupation of grape growing. The annual convention of the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers (WAWGG, pronounced “wag”) is

    • Posted December 22, 2012
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  • Dishing Up Washington
    Book review: Dishing Up Washington

    Jess Thomson, author of Pike Place Market Recipes (Sasquatch, 2012) has another new book out in time for holiday gift giving with Dishing Up Washington. Thomson, a relative newcomer to

    • Posted December 21, 2012
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  • Who’s No. 1 for Riesling?

    Washington is the unabashed U.S. leader in Riesling production and acreage, thanks to Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and its flagship winery, Chateau Ste. Michelle. But where does Washington stand in

    • Posted December 15, 2012
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  • Looking deeper at the Oregon wine industry

    This week, Southern Oregon University in Ashland released a combined 2011 winery and vineyard report. Digging into the numbers reveals some interesting finds. For example: While Oregon increased its number

    • Posted December 14, 2012
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  • Christmas tree, Washington wine style

    Walk into the Washington Wine Commission offices on Western Avenue in downtown Seattle (a two-minute walk from Ye Olde Curiousity Shop) and you’ll be greeted by this wonderful old grapevine,

    • Posted December 12, 2012
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  • Ryan Patrick hires national brand manager

    Ryan Patrick Vineyards, based on Washington’s Wahluke Slope, has hired a new national brand manager. Clay Kriss joins Ryan Patrick after spending 18 years at Beringer Wine Estates and 30

    • Posted December 11, 2012
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  • Welcome to Great Northwest Wine

    Greetings, and welcome to Great Northwest Wine, a website dedicated to providing news and information about the wines of Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and Idaho. Great Northwest Wine is owned

    • Posted December 6, 2012
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