All posts tagged "featured"

  • 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

    • Posted February 10, 2013
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  • Washington wine
    Comparing California, Washington wine

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – On Friday, the USDA released California’s preliminary 2012 wine grape harvest numbers, and they reveal a lot of interesting information, especially when compared with Washington wine. Overall,

    • Posted February 9, 2013
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  • Elkton Oregon AVA
    Elkton Oregon AVA is state’s 17th appellation

    ELKTON, Ore. – The federal government has approved Oregon’s 17th American Viticultural Area – and the sixth in Southern Oregon. The Elkton Oregon AVA is the coolest and wettest area

    • Posted February 8, 2013
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  • Washington wine grapes
    Mild winter pleases Washington wine grape growers

    KENNEWICK, Wash. – So far, so good. That’s what Washington wine grape growers are saying after a mild winter in Washington’s Columbia Valley. “So far, it looks really great,” said

    • Posted February 7, 2013
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  • Long, hard freeze worries Idaho wine industry

    Grape growers and winemakers in the Snake River Valley enjoyed a record vintage in 2012, but a string of days with single-digit temperatures in January has the Idaho wine industry

    • Posted February 6, 2013
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  • Southern Oregon winery to open wine bar in McMinnville

    MCMINNVILLE, Ore. — Spangler Vineyards in Southern Oregon’s Umpqua Valley is scheduled to open a wine bar next month in downtown McMinnville. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has approved and

    • Posted February 5, 2013
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  • 14 Hands
    14 Hands to get tasting room in Prosser; Snoqualmie moves to Columbia Crest

    PROSSER, Wash. – Ste. Michelle Wine Estates announced this morning that it will move production of Snoqualmie Vineyards to Columbia Crest in Paterson and will rechristen the Prosser location as

    • Posted February 4, 2013
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  • Washington wine
    Charting Washington wine’s big four grapes

    When the U.S. Department of Agriculture released its annual snapshot of the Washington wine grape harvest Friday, a few interesting statistics stood out. Most prominent was how the top four

    • Posted February 4, 2013
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  • 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

    • 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

    • Posted February 2, 2013
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