- VinesLines Dispatch swings along Columbia River, Walla Walla Valley
- Alexandria Nicole Cellars uses white Rhône blend to lead Great Northwest Invite
- VineLines Dispatch coverage of 2019 vintage continues
- 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
All posts by Eric Degerman
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
Famed writer Mike Dunne tastes trends at San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
CLOVERDALE, Calif. – Mike Dunne is one of the 140 people who worked the 2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, and nearly every one of the organizers, judges and volunteers views the scribe’s job with various levels...
- Posted January 13, 2019
Alumni, College Cellars of Walla Walla rock San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
CLOVERDALE, Calif. – The 2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition generated more critical acclaim for the Pacific Northwest, and much of it stems from College Cellars of Walla Walla and alumni of the community college’s vaunted winemaking...
- Posted January 12, 2019
Oregon Tempranillo Celebration returns to Ashland for 2019
ASHLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Tempranillo Alliance recently announced that its fourth annual Oregon Tempranillo Celebration will return to its roots in Southern Oregon on Jan. 18-20. Last winter, organizers found a warm response in Portland for...
- Posted December 24, 2018
College Cellars of Walla Walla again tops Tri-Cities Wine Festival judging
KENNEWICK, Wash. – College Cellars of Walla Walla, the winemaking program for Walla Walla Community College, remained at the head of the class for the Tri-Cities Wine Festival by using a 2016 Barbera to claim the title...
- Posted December 18, 2018
Taste Washington 2019 tickets now available
SEATTLE — Tickets are on sale for Taste Washington 2019, billed as the largest single-region wine and food event in the United States. The Seattle-based festive runs March 28-31 and return to the CenturyLink Field Event Center....
- Posted December 6, 2018
Stoller names Santora as head winemaker for Chehalem Winery
DATYON, Ore. – The winemaking transition at Chehalem Winery became official and seamless Thursday when the Stoller Wine Group promoted Katie Santora to the role of head winemaker for one of Oregon’s most famous brands. Chehalem founding...
- Posted November 16, 2018
Oregon Pinot Noir shines at first New Orleans International Wine Awards
NEW ORLEANS — Supporters of public broadcasting along the Gulf Coast staged the inaugural New Orleans International Wine Awards, and Pinot Noir producers from Oregon left a delicious impression with judges and at the public tasting that...
- Posted November 12, 2018
Gehringer tops Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition again
HOOD RIVER, Ore. – On the same day Walter Gehringer was crushing his 2018 Sauvignon Blanc, 20 of the Pacific Northwest’s most influential wine judges selected the Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2017 Signature Riesling Icewine as best...
- Posted October 11, 2018
L’Ecole No. 41 announces management change
LOWDEN, Wash. – When Debbie Frol began working for the Clubb family in 2002, L’Ecole No. 41 might have been best known for its whimsical label, a child’s drawing of the historic Frenchtown schoolhouse west of Walla...
- Posted September 13, 2018