All posts tagged "featured"

  • VineLines Dispatch captures late scramble amid early freeze

    The final week of Great Northwest Wine photojournalist Richard Duval’s 2019 harvest trek throughout the Great Northwest wine community took him to the Walla Walla Valley, the Columbia Valley, the Yakima Valley and Woodinville. Sudden and dramatic...

    • Posted December 7, 2019
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  • L’Ecole No. 41 recruits Marcus Rafanelli to take over as winemaker

    LOWDEN, Wash. — It sounds odd to matriculate from college back to a century-old schoolhouse, but Marcus Rafanelli couldn’t pass up the opportunity to work again for Marty Clubb at storied L’Ecole No. 41. Only now, Rafanelli...

    • Posted December 3, 2019
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  • VinesLines Dispatch swings along Columbia River, Walla Walla Valley

    Week three of Great Northwest Wine photojournalist Richard Duval’s tour of 2019 harvest takes him throughout the Pacific Northwest wine community. On this swing, he captured harvest and crush activity for the 2019 vintage along the Columbia...

    • Posted November 19, 2019
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  • Alexandria Nicole Cellars uses white Rhône blend to lead Great Northwest Invite

    HOOD RIVER, ORE. — The 2019 Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition will be remembered for the domination of the Alexandria Nicole Cellars 2018 Shepherds Mark White Wine, a beautiful and fascinating blend of Roussanne, Marsanne and Viognier. ...

    • Posted November 7, 2019
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  • VineLines Dispatch coverage of 2019 vintage continues

    The 2019 harvest throughout the Pacific Northwest was more panicked and compressed than in recent vintages, and Richard Duval, a photojournalist based in Woodinville, Wash., captured some of the action and emotion with his imagery. Recently, Duval...

    • Posted October 29, 2019
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  • 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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