All posts tagged "featured"

  • Fire destroys distillery at Westport Winery Garden Resort in Washington

    ABERDEEN, Wash. — A year ago, the Roberts family of Westport Winery Garden Resort earned headlines during the pandemic for using their Ocean’s Daughter Distillery to produce hand sanitizer for law enforcement and first responders. This morning,...

    • Posted May 16, 2021
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  • Fries family departs Washington wine industry with Desert Wind sale

    PROSSER, Wash. – Less than three years ago, the Fries family owned a combined 1,017 acres of grape vines in Washington state and Oregon while producing 120,000 cases of wine under brands in each state. This week...

    • Posted May 14, 2021
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  • Warnshuis realizes dream of Utopia along Oregon’s tiny Ribbon Ridge

    NEWBERG, Ore. — Dan Warnshuis is no stranger to hard work, focusing on goals and achieving results, which he’s continued at Utopia Vineyard & Winery. He was an All-American swimmer in high school, which earned him a full...

    • Posted April 21, 2021
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  • Fidelitas promotes Will Hoppes, Mitch Venohr as part of transition

    RICHLAND, Wash. – Charlie Hoppes, one of Washington state’s most decorated and popular winemakers, will now spend more time with fans of Fidelitas Wines and less time at his computer and in the cellar. His new title...

    • Posted March 22, 2021
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  • New Alliance of Women in Washington Wine already stands at 200 strong

    For these members of the wine industry, March 1 — the start of Women’s History Month — was an ideal day to announce the launch of The Alliance of Women in Washington Wine. The group’s stated mission is...

    • Posted March 1, 2021
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  • Bullocks bid goodbye to Eye of the Needle Winery in Woodinville

    WOODINVILLE, Wash. — GOING, GOING, GONE! That’s the subject line for the latest mailing from Eye of the Needle Winery in Woodinville, Wash. On Feb. 28, Bob and Lauren Bullock will say farewell to their longtime supporters...

    • Posted February 19, 2021
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  • VineLines Dispatch #7: That’s a wrap

    From Whidbey Island to the Walla Walla Valley, resident photojournalist Richard Duval captured the final days of harvest and crush in Washington wine country. This column is Dispatch #7 – the final images of the season. Starting...

    • Posted February 16, 2021
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  • Former Oregon car dealer gears up with Jachter Family Wines

    NEWBERG, Ore. — For more than 27 years, Dave Jachter owned and operated successful car dealerships in Oregon. Many in the Willamette Valley may recall his tagline in commercials — “And that’s no bull!” Judging by his...

    • Posted February 16, 2021
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  • VineLines Dispatch: 6 Vineyards at Work

    From Red Mountain through Columbia Valley to Walla Walla, resident photojournalist Richard Duval spent most of October capturing harvest action in some of Washington’s finest vineyards. This column is Dispatch #6, entitled 6 Vineyards at Work. Shaw...

    • Posted February 2, 2021
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  • L’Ecole Nº 41 to create wine bar at Marcus Whitman Hotel

    LOWDEN, Wash. – Rather than joining the herd of Walla Walla Valley wineries opening satellite tasting rooms in Western Washington, owner/winemaker Marty Clubb and his wife, Megan, are investing in downtown Walla Walla by opening Heritage by...

    • Posted February 2, 2021
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