All posts tagged "featured"

  • VineLine Dispatches from Harvest 2019

    Harvest 2019 is running full steam. Throughout the Great Northwest wine community, grapes are being picked, transported, crushed and stored. It’s the height of activity so where better to send photojournalist Richard Duval but to a different...

    • Posted September 17, 2019
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  • ‘Slow and steady harvest’ forecast for Northwest grapes in 2019

    The 2019 vintage has entered the homestretch in the Pacific Northwest, and the weather forecast seems to indicate that vineyards are positioned for essentially an uneventful hand-ride through harvest. Greg Jones, a professor at Linfield College in...

    • Posted September 4, 2019
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  • VineLines Dispatch: Northwest wineries fill lists of USA Today readers

    Here is the latest VineLines Dispatch by Richard Duval, the contributing and frequently roving photojournalist for Great Northwest Wine. The USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice Award for Winery Tasting Rooms resulted in Long Shadows Vintners being...

    • Posted September 2, 2019
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  • Koenig wins Idaho Wine Competition for new owners

    CALDWELL, Idaho – Greg Koenig recently sold his showpiece winery in the Snake River Valley to James and Sydney Nederend, yet the awards continue to pour out of Koenig Vineyards, the latest being best of show at...

    • Posted August 23, 2019
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  • Bledsoe Family Winery set to open tasting room in Oregon

    Drew Bledsoe and his wife, Maura, decided to raise their four children near Bend, Ore., before the Walla Walla standout announced his retirement as a National Football League quarterback in 2007. On Thursday, the Bledsoes will sink...

    • Posted August 12, 2019
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  • Northwest vineyards track along 2017 vintage after cool July

    Portions of the Pacific Northwest saw wildfire smoke waft in during July and ahead of scorching summer temperatures as growing degree days for the 2019 vintage are tracking similar to 2017 in many vineyards. Climate researcher Greg...

    • Posted August 5, 2019
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  • Idaho wine industry prepares for 10th annual judging

    The 10th annual Idaho Wine Competition is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 20 in Caldwell’s Sunnyslope Wine District on the campus of Koenig Vineyards. This marks a decade during which the judging has been orchestrated by Great Northwest...

    • Posted August 3, 2019
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  • Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance hires Robert Hansen as executive director

    Robert Hansen, a longtime leader of the Portland Rose Festival Foundation, was named Tuesday as executive director for the Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance. He will be the third person to serve in that role since Duane...

    • Posted July 31, 2019
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  • 2019 American Wine Society conference casts spotlight on Pacific Northwest

    There will be a sizable contingent of Pacific Northwest producers this fall in St. Pete Beach, Fla., at the national conference of the American Wine Society, the largest organization in the U.S. for wine consumers and professionals....

    • Posted July 28, 2019
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  • BC wine industry loses a lion with passing of Harry McWatters

    Harry McWatters, a lion of the British Columbia wine industry, passed away in his sleep Tuesday at his home in the Okanagan Valley community of Summerland. He was 74 years old. He was a tireless promoter of...

    • Posted July 24, 2019
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