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  • Viognier remains a darling in the Pacific Northwest

    Viognier ranks among the most maddening and confounding grapes. It is difficult to grow, and it is equally difficult to make into a balanced and delicious wine. Yet the grape and its often highly floral aromatics has...

    • Posted June 25, 2017
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  • Cabernet Sauvignon in Quintessence Vineyard on Red Mountain

    Red blends big deal across great Northwest

    In the past decade, the biggest growth in wine has been the category of red blends. Seattle wine shops have mentioned remodeling to accommodate the large number being produced. In our competitions, the category is far bigger...

    • Posted June 12, 2017
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  • Judges select favorites from 2017 Cascadia Wine Competition

    HOOD RIVER, Ore. – Wine experts rarely are unanimous when it comes to gold-medal wines, so we asked our judges at the fifth annual Cascadia Wine Competition to list some of their favorite wines. We dub these...

    • Posted April 17, 2017
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  • Mosquito Fleet Winery uses Malbec to top Capital judging

    LACEY, Wash. — Mosquito Fleet Winery, a boutique producer on Washington’s Kitsap Peninsula paying tribute to the small ferries that buzzed around Puget Sound, used a 2013 Malbec to win best of show honors at the 2017...

    • Posted April 9, 2017
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  • Wild Goose tops 5th Cascadia Wine Competition

    HOOD RIVER, Ore. — Last year’s harvest at Wild Goose Vineyards will forever be remembered as Adolf Kruger’s final vintage, and the 2016 Pinot Gris produced by his sons and grandsons in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley won...

    • Posted March 23, 2017
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  • Walla Walla Cab wins best of show at Great NW Invite

    HOOD RIVER, Ore. – Dunham Cellars added a page to its history of award-winning winemaking Thursday when the 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon XIX from the Walla Walla winery was selected as best of show at the fourth annual...

    • Posted October 6, 2016
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  • Five panels of judges evaluated 561 entries at the Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition on Oct. 7-8, 2015, at the historic Columbia Gorge Hotel in Hood River, Ore.

    Judges nominations grow for Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition

    HOOD RIVER, Ore. – It’s not the easiest judging to organize, but the standards for next week’s annual Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition are simple. If one of 20 West Coast wine influentials is a fan of...

    • Posted September 26, 2016
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  • Time to think pink in Great Northwest

    Rosés are one of the hottest categories of wine across the Pacific Northwest. Wine lovers are buying and drinking dry rosés in record numbers, and winemakers are only happy to oblige them by making more and more....

    • Posted April 17, 2016
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  • Washington Syrah

    Northwest Syrah remains delicious, in demand

    Whether you’re looking for a Syrah that is subtle and savory or bold and rich, it’s easy to find various styles of the famous Rhône red in the Pacific Northwest. Despite global sales of Syrah/Shiraz being soft...

    • Posted March 27, 2016
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  • Gold medal reds from 2016 Cascadia Wine Competition

    HOOD RIVER, Ore. – Red wines dominated the 2016 Cascadia Wine Competition – and for good reason. Many of the reds entered in the judging were from the vaunted 2012 and 2013 vintages – both stellar seasons...

    • Posted March 22, 2016
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