- Betz Family Winery will not release wines from smoky 2020 vintage
- Matías Kúsulas replaces Aryn Morell as Gård Vintners winemaker
- Boise-area Telaya Wine Co., uses Idaho Syrah to top Cascadia International
- Sagemoor enters Walla Walla Valley grape market with Southwind Vineyard purchase
- Fire destroys distillery at Westport Winery Garden Resort in Washington
- Fries family departs Washington wine industry with Desert Wind sale
- Warnshuis realizes dream of Utopia along Oregon’s tiny Ribbon Ridge
- Fidelitas promotes Will Hoppes, Mitch Venohr as part of transition
- New Alliance of Women in Washington Wine already stands at 200 strong
- Bullocks bid goodbye to Eye of the Needle Winery in Woodinville
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Rollin Soles steps back at Argyle, forward at Roco
DUNDEE, Ore. – Starting March 1, Rollin Soles will have a new role at Argyle Winery – founding winemaker. Soles has been Argyle’s head winemaker since the winery launched in 1987, making some of Oregon’s best Pinot...
- Posted February 19, 2013
Precept hires Andrew Will winemaker as education director
SEATTLE – A decade ago, Precept Wine barely existed. It sold its first case of wine in June 2003. Today, Precept makes a million-plus cases of wine and owns some of the Northwest’s best-known wineries and...
- Posted February 18, 2013
Lake Chelan winery now Salmon-Safe, LIVE certified
MANSON, Wash. – Hard Row to Hoe Vineyards has become the first vineyard in the Lake Chelan American Viticultural Area to earn Salmon-Safe and LIVE certification for its vineyard practices. Owners Don and Judy Phelps spent the...
- Posted February 17, 2013
Vintage Oregon kicks off Oregon Wine Month
PORTLAND – The wine industry will kick off Oregon Wine Month with its second annual Vintage Oregon, a tasting event April 28 in Portland. Oregon Wine Month is May. “Last year’s event helped us launch Oregon Wine...
- Posted February 16, 2013
Milbrandt winemaker launches own Washington wine
MATTAWA, Wash. – Following in a long line of former Ste. Michelle winemakers, Josh Maloney is making a Washington wine under his own name. Maloney, who spent six years at Chateau Ste. Michelle as its red winemaker,...
- Posted February 15, 2013
Forbes writer ‘called out’ about Oregon female winemakers
Editor’s note: We continue to work at keeping this list current, so please contact us with additions and revisions. Forbes recently published what is billed as the first of a four-part series about Oregon female winemakers. The...
- Posted February 14, 2013
Chateau Ste. Michelle library tasting to feature red winemaking transition
WOODINVILLE, Wash. – Chateau Ste. Michelle will give fans a snapshot of three of Washington’s top winemakers on March 3 when it stages its first public vertical tasting of library wines for 2013. As wine lovers age,...
- Posted February 13, 2013
What is fueling growth of Washington Syrah?
Based on the headlines, selling Syrah to the wine-drinking public is next to impossible. So why does the grape continue to gain popularity among Washington winemakers? According to the latest statistics from the USDA, Washington Syrah tonnage...
- Posted February 12, 2013
Coyote Canyon roots run deep in Horse Heaven Hills
For the Andrews family, roots run deep in the dry, sandy soils of Washington’s Horse Heaven Hills. Mike Andrews, who runs Coyote Canyon Vineyard in the Horse Heaven Hills and Coyote Canyon Winery in the Yakima Valley...
- Posted February 11, 2013
Precept reports no sign of winter damage in Idaho vineyards
CALDWELL, Idaho — Precept winemaker Maurine Johnson, who has been part of the Idaho wine industry since arriving at Ste. Chapelle Winery in 1987, is not too worried about the extended cold blast in the Snake River...
- Posted February 10, 2013