All posts tagged "featured"

  • Rollin Soles, sparkling wine producer.
    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
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  • precept
    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
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  • salmon-safe
    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
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  • Oregon wine
    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
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  • Washington wine
    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
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  • 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
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  • Washington wine
    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
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  • Washington Syrah
    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
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  • Horse Heaven Hills
    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
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  • 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
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