- VineLine Dispatches from Harvest 2019
- ‘Slow and steady harvest’ forecast for Northwest grapes in 2019
- VineLines Dispatch: Northwest wineries fill lists of USA Today readers
- Koenig wins Idaho Wine Competition for new owners
- Bledsoe Family Winery set to open tasting room in Oregon
- Northwest vineyards track along 2017 vintage after cool July
- Idaho wine industry prepares for 10th annual judging
- Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance hires Robert Hansen as executive director
- 2019 American Wine Society conference casts spotlight on Pacific Northwest
- BC wine industry loses a lion with passing of Harry McWatters
All posts by Eric Degerman
Cabernet Sauvignon production grows by 29 percent in Washington wine industry
SEATTLE – Winemakers in Washington state crushed more Cabernet Sauvignon in 2018 than ever before, and it accounted for 29 percent of the near-record 261,000 tons of wine grapes harvested. According to the Grape Production Report released...
- Posted March 14, 2019
March enters as lion for Columbia Valley vineyards
Spring is just around the corner but with several inches of snow in the forecast, the heart of Washington wine country won’t be generating any growing degree days this week. And February went into the record books...
- Posted March 5, 2019
Ste. Michelle books 27 shows for Summer Concert Series
WOODINVILLE, Wash. – Chateau Ste. Michelle lifted the spirits of many in throughout the Pacific Northwest on Friday with a harbinger of spring, announcing the complete lineup for its 35th annual Summer Concert Series. There are a...
- Posted March 3, 2019
Vancouver USA wineries set table for Savor SW WA Wine
Southwest Washington and Vancouver USA, home to the first wine grape vines in the Pacific Northwest, will be the setting for the inaugural Savor SW WA Wine on Saturday, May 11 near the Fort Vancouver National Historic...
- Posted February 16, 2019
Young AVA launches Lewis-Clark Valley Wine Festival
LEWISTON, Idaho – This spring, Cabernet Sauvignon will be focus for the inaugural Lewis-Clark Valley Wine Festival, an event to showcase the Pacific Northwest’s first commercial wine region and one of the country’s newest American Viticultural Areas....
- Posted February 14, 2019
Wine Marketing Roundtable set for April 8 in Walla Walla
Marketing maven Marilyn Hawkins formalized the agenda for the Monday, April 8 seminar as part of her on-going Wine Marketing Roundtable series through the Walla Walla Community College Department of Continuing Education. Among the headliners is Constance...
- Posted February 14, 2019
Walla Walla prison proposes plan for inmates to tend vines, hops
WALLA WALLA, Wash. – There are hurdles to climb, yet there’s a growing sense of optimism that Jeremy Petty will be planting wine grapes and hops inside the fence at the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla....
- Posted January 30, 2019
Maryhill Winery springs into Vancouver, then Woodinville
VANCOUVER, Wash. – By the end of the 2019, no producer in Washington state will operate more tasting rooms than critically acclaimed Maryhill Winery and owners Craig and Vicki Leuthold. The Leutholds are poised to unveil their...
- Posted January 28, 2019
Jason Gorski takes over reins at DeLille Cellars
WOODINVILLE, Wash. – DeLille Cellars, one of Washington state’s leading wineries, announced Wednesday that Jason Gorski has been promoted to replace co-founder Chris Upchurch as director of winemaking and viticulture. Gorski has seen production grow from 10,000...
- Posted January 24, 2019
Walla Walla Vintners makes winemaking change
WALLA WALLA, Wash. – The Haladay family started a new chapter at historic Walla Walla Vintners on Monday when they brought in Derrek Vipond to take over as head winemaker. Vipond, 34, left his job as assistant...
- Posted January 15, 2019