All posts tagged "featured"

  • COL img wnry 7 120x134 - Washington's Columbia Crest Winery remodels Grand Estates tier
    Washington’s Columbia Crest Winery remodels Grand Estates tier

    PATERSON, Wash. — Columbia Crest Winery, the Pacific Northwest’s largest winery, has unveiled a new look for its value-priced Grand Estates program. The first wines to feature the new look will hit the market this month as...

    • Posted March 14, 2013
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  • Washington wine
    Gordon Estate to open wine bar in Washington wine country

    PASCO, Wash. – Longtime Washington winery Gordon Estate will open a wine bar next month at a mall. Jeff and Bill Gordon planted their estate vineyard in 1980 on a bluff overlooking the Snake River northwest of...

    • Posted March 13, 2013
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    Columbia Gorge wineries pair hiking with wine

    Several members of the Columbia Gorge Winegrowers Association will help lead tourists on hiking/wine tasting trips April 13-14 near the Columbia River, an activity referred to as “wiking.” The hikes are in conjunction with the Columbia Gorge...

    • Posted March 12, 2013
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    Total botrytis affected wines labor of love in Northwest

    One never knows where inspiration will come from, but Idaho winemaker Greg Koenig remembers exactly how he got the idea to attempt a Total Botrytis Affected-style Riesling. “I had read that Wild Goose Vineyards in British Columbia...

    • Posted March 11, 2013
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  • AbacelaCannon 120x134 - Awards for Abacela wines go beyond Tempranillo in Oregon
    Awards for Abacela wines go beyond Tempranillo in Oregon

    CANYONVILLE, Ore. – The Umpqua Valley Winegrowers Association recently staged the 43rd Greatest of the Grape as J. Scott Cellars and Abacela left Oregon’s oldest wine event with the top awards. J. Scott Cellars, a Eugene project...

    • Posted March 10, 2013
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  • MiradoroFeat 120x134 - Tinhorn Creek's Miradoro begins defense of winery restaurant award
    Tinhorn Creek’s Miradoro begins defense of winery restaurant award

    OLIVER, British Columbia – A sure sign of the spring thaw in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley is when the doors are unlocked at Miradoro Restaurant at Tinhorn Creek, last year’s winner of Vancouver Magazine’s Best Winery/Vineyard Dining...

    • Posted March 9, 2013
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    ‘Sideways’ author coming to Washington Merlot country

    YAKIMA, Wash. – Rex Pickett, bestselling author of “Sideways” and “Vertical,” will be the featured guest and presenter April 18 at Blend, a wine-and-food event. Blend is a reception and wine event put on by the Yakima...

    • Posted March 8, 2013
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  • Katie Stacy lr 1 120x134 - Ste. Michelle Wine Estates' scholarship wine goes national
    Ste. Michelle Wine Estates’ scholarship wine goes national

    WOODINVILLE, Wash. – Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is taking a great idea and turning it into a national movement. O Wines, which launched in 2006, was purchased last year by Washington’s largest wine producer and now is...

    • Posted March 7, 2013
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  • Washington wine
    Northwest wines win top medals at Florida competition

    EAST PALATKA, Fla. – Northwest wines won 12 gold medals from the 26th annual Florida State Fair International Wine Competition. Leading the way with three gold medals were Barking Frog, a winery in Carlton, Ore., that uses...

    • Posted March 6, 2013
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  • RindalFeature 120x134 - Waterbrook Winery founder Rindal tastes through his history
    Waterbrook Winery founder Rindal tastes through his history

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – Merlot has slipped to No. 2 when it comes to red varieties in Washington state, but a recent library tasting in Walla Walla of Waterbrook Winery has founding winemaker Eric Rindal believing in...

    • Posted March 5, 2013
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