All posts tagged "featured"

  • two gun vineyard june 2019 120x134 - Northwest vineyards track along 2017 vintage after cool July
    Northwest vineyards track along 2017 vintage after cool July

    Portions of the Pacific Northwest saw wildfire smoke waft in during July and ahead of scorching summer temperatures as growing degree days for the 2019 vintage are tracking similar to 2017 in many vineyards. Climate researcher Greg...

    • Posted August 5, 2019
    • 0
  • crop duster fraser vineyard 9 24 15 feature 120x134 - Idaho wine industry prepares for 10th annual judging
    Idaho wine industry prepares for 10th annual judging

    The 10th annual Idaho Wine Competition is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 20 in Caldwell’s Sunnyslope Wine District on the campus of Koenig Vineyards. This marks a decade during which the judging has been orchestrated by Great Northwest...

    • Posted August 3, 2019
    • 0
  • robert hansen walla walla valley wine alliance 120x134 - Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance hires Robert Hansen as executive director
    Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance hires Robert Hansen as executive director

    Robert Hansen, a longtime leader of the Portland Rose Festival Foundation, was named Tuesday as executive director for the Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance. He will be the third person to serve in that role since Duane...

    • Posted July 31, 2019
    • 0
  • christine collier jim bernau willamette valley vineyards 120x134 - 2019 American Wine Society conference casts spotlight on Pacific Northwest
    2019 American Wine Society conference casts spotlight on Pacific Northwest

    There will be a sizable contingent of Pacific Northwest producers this fall in St. Pete Beach, Fla., at the national conference of the American Wine Society, the largest organization in the U.S. for wine consumers and professionals....

    • Posted July 28, 2019
    • 0
  • harry mcwatters chris stenberg photograph 1 120x134 - BC wine industry loses a lion with passing of Harry McWatters
    BC wine industry loses a lion with passing of Harry McWatters

    Harry McWatters, a lion of the British Columbia wine industry, passed away in his sleep Tuesday at his home in the Okanagan Valley community of Summerland. He was 74 years old. He was a tireless promoter of...

    • Posted July 24, 2019
    • 1
  • ste michelle wine estates wine science center wsu richland richard duval images 120x134 - VineLines Dispatch: Growing support for WSU wine research
    VineLines Dispatch: Growing support for WSU wine research

    Here is the latest VineLines Dispatch by Richard Duval, the contributing and frequently roving photojournalist for Great Northwest Wine. The newly opened Valdemar Family Wine Estates project in Walla Walla – the Spanish winery’s first venture outside...

    • Posted July 21, 2019
    • 0
  • paul bianchi wendy armstrong amelia wynn winery arty grice photography feature 120x134 - Amelia Wynn 2016 Grenache wins Washington State Wine Competition
    Amelia Wynn 2016 Grenache wins Washington State Wine Competition

    GRANDVIEW, Wash. – A year ago, self-taught winemaker Paul Bianchi earned best-of-class awards at the storied Washington State Wine Competition for his Cabernet Franc and Tempranillo. Last week, the vintner at tiny Amelia Wynn Winery on Bainbridge...

    • Posted July 1, 2019
    • 1
  • zerba cellars wild z GNWI 2018 richard duval feature 120x134 - Zerba Cellars 2016 Wild Z wins Walla Walla wine competition
    Zerba Cellars 2016 Wild Z wins Walla Walla wine competition

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – It’s been an emotional year for Zerba Cellars, so the 20-employee company welcomed the news that its 2016 Estate Wild Z Red Wine was voted as best of show at the seventh annual...

    • Posted June 25, 2019
    • 2
  • judy phelps feature richard duval images 120x134 - Apples to grapes: The path to the Lake Chelan AVA
    Apples to grapes: The path to the Lake Chelan AVA

    Editor’s note: This marks the second of a two-part series by Judy Phelps, past-president of the Lake Chelan Wine Growers, in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of the Lake Chelan American Viticultural Area. MANSON, Wash – It...

    • Posted June 2, 2019
    • 1
  • purdue university entrance eric degerman 120x134 - Maryhill, Gehringer Bros. stand tall at INDY International judging
    Maryhill, Gehringer Bros. stand tall at INDY International judging

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Richard Batchelor of Maryhill Winery repeated as Winemaker of the Year and Barrister Winery received a trio of double gold medals as Pacific Northwest producers again proved their mettle at the 28th annual...

    • Posted May 31, 2019
    • 1