- Auction of Washington Wines names Jamie Peha as executive director
- Auction of Washington Wines selects 2019 honorary grower, vintner
- Cabernet Sauvignon production grows by 29 percent in Washington wine industry
- Purity, sophistication at play on Youngberg Hill in McMinnville
- March enters as lion for Columbia Valley vineyards
- Ste. Michelle books 27 shows for Summer Concert Series
- Vancouver USA wineries set table for Savor SW WA Wine
- Young AVA launches Lewis-Clark Valley Wine Festival
- Wine Marketing Roundtable set for April 8 in Walla Walla
- Woodinville photojournalist debuts VineLines Dispatch
All posts by Abra Bennett
Noble uses ‘juicidity’ as key ingredient at JoieFarm
PENTICTON, British Columbia — On this day at JoieFarm Winery, Heidi Noble is in state of harvest disarray. The owner and winemaker on the Naramata Bench has just finished processing 230 tons of grapes from the 2016...
- Posted December 27, 2016
Pepper Bridge Winery teams up with Fat Duck Inn for delicious class
WALLA WALLA, Wash. — You’ve been in those crowded tasting rooms, where folks are elbow to elbow, everyone waiting for their next pour. A few people are loud, having visited several other tastings before this one. Perhaps...
- Posted December 19, 2016
Marcus Rafanelli returns to College Cellars as instructor
WALLA WALLA, Wash. — Marcus Rafanelli, born and raised in Seattle, recently was hired as Walla Walla Community College’s newest vintage winemaker. He grew up on Beacon Hill in a big Italian family, whose scions had made...
- Posted December 12, 2016
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery turns science into art
OLIVER, British Columbia — If you’re science-minded, iconoclastic and love good wine, then Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley should be a destination. On the one hand, Gehringer Brothers has won so many awards...
- Posted December 5, 2016
Sager Small set to take College Cellars education back to Woodward Canyon
LOWDEN, Wash. — Every so often parents get what they want from their kids without even having to ask. Rick Small and Darcey Fugman-Small of acclaimed Woodward Canyon Winery in the Walla Walla Valley are among those...
- Posted November 28, 2016
College Cellars spins Muscat into gold year after year
WALLA WALLA, Wash. — Grapes in the Muscat family were cultivated by the ancient Greeks and Romans, but many wine lovers haven’t experienced Muscat Ottonel. College Cellars of Walla Walla is working to change that. It’s a...
- Posted November 17, 2016
Okanagan Nation turns Nk’Mip Cellars into Canadian success
OSOYOOS, British Columbia – Nk’Mip Cellars may be the most unique winery you will ever have the pleasure to visit. It’s the first aboriginal-owned and-operated winery in North America, and a flagship property of the Osoyoos Indian...
- Posted November 11, 2016
Roundtable discussion with next generation of women winemakers
WALLA WALLA, Wash. — Great Northwest Wine recently met with a group of first-year students in Walla Walla Community College’s Enology and Viticulture program to talk with them about how they see their futures as women winemakers....
- Posted November 7, 2016
Plan for Walla Walla’s Fall Release Weekend
WALLA WALLA, Wash. – As the 2016 harvest draws to a close, winemakers celebrate by scrubbing the deep purple stains from their hands and popping corks on new wines to share with friends, family and customers old...
- Posted October 28, 2016
Inside Walla Walla’s Artifex: More than a custom-crush facility
WALLA WALLA, Wash. — It’s the height of the harvest in the Walla Walla Valley, and Artifex is humming along at a pace that could be described as a controlled frenzy. Six full-time staff and a harvest...
- Posted October 25, 2016