All posts tagged "featured"

  • House Wine
    Precept, House Wine help returning American soldiers

    SEATTLE – House Wine, a brand started by Walla Walla’s Charles Smith and now marketed and distributed nationally by Precept Wines in Seattle, will spend all of this year helping returning American soldiers. House Wine has teamed...

    • Posted February 3, 2013
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  • Washington wine harvest
    Washington wine harvest a record in 2012

    Washington winemakers are seeing red after the 2012 harvest. According to U.S. Department of Agriculture statistics released Friday afternoon, Washington crushed 188,000 tons of wine grapes last fall, easily surpassing 2010’s record of 160,000 tons. And for...

    • Posted February 2, 2013
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  • Book review: Dishing Up Oregon

    One of the truly great things about living in the Pacific Northwest is the bounty of food we have – and that includes wine, an agricultural gift of nature. Let’s face it. Oregon, Washington, British Columbia and...

    • Posted January 31, 2013
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  • Westport Winery
    Westport Winery launches new label – Maritime Wines

    ABERDEEN, Wash. – Westport Winery has added another group of wines to its already extensive lineup. The coastal Washington winery that has wowed consumers and critics alike since launching in 2008 has increased the number of wines...

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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  • LakeRooseveltVineyardPlateua1 120x134 - Lake Roosevelt winemaker strips pretense from wine, food
    Lake Roosevelt winemaker strips pretense from wine, food

    SPOKANE, Wash. – Sports-loving winemaker Michael Haig is a big fan of singer Jimmy Buffett, and ‘Tin Cup Chalice’ could have been written for the quarterback of Whitestone Vineyard & Winery near Spokane. “He has a tin...

    • Posted January 29, 2013
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  • Seven Falls
    Seven Falls a new project for Ste. Michelle’s Doug Gore

    For more than 20 years, Doug Gore was head winemaker for Columbia Crest, turning the Ste. Michelle Wine Estates property into the Northwest’s largest winery. In 2003, he handed the reins to Ray Einberger and became the...

    • Posted January 28, 2013
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  • cabernet sauvignon
    Tasting Cabernet Sauvignon

    On Thursday, the Great Northwest Wine crew tasting through 140 Cabernet Sauvignons, a blind judging for Wine Press Northwest magazine. These Cabernet Sauvignons were from Washington, Oregon and Idaho and ranged from $8 to $85 per bottle,...

    • Posted January 27, 2013
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  • willamette valley
    Willamette Valley winery to give away harvest weekend package

    This week, Youngberg Hill Vineyards and Inn in Oregon’s Willamette Valley launched a giveway for a 2013 harvest weekend valued at $1,500. Word of Youngberg Hill’s Ultimate Harvest Getaway contest was unveiled Tuesday to subscribers of co-owner...

    • Posted January 26, 2013
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  • Harry Bill Queens Jubilee - Canada honors McWatters again for wine industry work
    Canada honors McWatters again for wine industry work

    Harry McWatters, who helped grow the British Columbia wine industry, has been presented Canada’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. Recipients of medals, created to commemorate Queen Elizabeth’s 60th anniversary on the throne of Canada, were selected “for their contributions...

    • Posted December 18, 2012
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