All posts tagged "featured"

  • Oregon wineries woo sports broadcaster Tony Kornheiser

    What began with a mention by ESPN personality Tony Kornheiser about his desire post-pandemic to play golf at renowned Bandon Dunes has led to three mentions of two Oregon wineries in less than a week on the...

    • Posted May 13, 2020
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  • Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance moves Celebrate to 2021

    Friday brought news of another festival postponement prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic when Celebrate Walla Walla Wine – The World of Syrah was pushed back to the summer of 2021. Organizers made the decision nearly three months...

    • Posted April 26, 2020
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  • Early freeze, drop in demand lead to smallest harvest for Washington wine since 2012

    Some of the world’s best wines from the 2019 vintage will come from Washington state, however there will be fewer total bottles produced as a result of last year’s reduced harvest. Last month, the Washington State Wine...

    • Posted April 26, 2020
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  • Stock helps David Hill join ranks of B Corp wineries

    David Hill Vineyards & Winery in Forest Grove, Ore., home to some of the Pacific Northwest’s oldest vines, recently received Certified B Corporation status. Outdoor apparel giant Patagonia, Ben & Jerry, Athleta and Bombas are among the...

    • Posted April 14, 2020
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  • Bud break for the 2017 vintage in the Columbia Valley began during the second week in April. Cabernet Franc was the first to break bud – which is typical for Washington.
    First markers for 2020 vintage include wet January, cool start to April

    Vines are gradually coming out of their winter slumber, but the 2020 vintage already will be one that no wine lover in the Pacific Northwest will forget. World-renowned climate researcher Greg Jones, who also serves as director...

    • Posted April 5, 2020
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  • In tune with Bells Up Winery in Oregon’s Chehalem Mountains

    NEWBERG, Ore. — “Bells up” refers to a memorable moment in classical music when French horn players raise the bells of their instruments up to the heavens for a bright, brassy and dramatic projection.  Oregon winemaker David...

    • Posted March 14, 2020
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  • Ste. Michelle Wine Estates closes wineries, tasting rooms to public

    WOODINVILLE, Wash. — Ste. Michelle Wine Estates – the largest wine company in the Pacific Northwest – announced late Friday that all of its wineries and tasting rooms will be closed to public effectively immediately in response...

    • Posted March 13, 2020
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  • Fortuity Cellars recruits winemaker Alexis Sells from Duckhorn

    WAPATO, Wash. — Fortuity Cellars, a young brand poised to open up a new winery and tasting room in the Yakima Valley, has taken a significant step by hiring Alexis Sells, a member of the winemaking team...

    • Posted March 10, 2020
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  • Stephen Reustle Reustle Prayer Rock Vineyards
    TEXSOM awards Best Syrah to So. Oregon producer Reustle

    Reustle – Prayer Rock Vineyards in Southern Oregon continues to earn global acclaim for its work with Syrah by capturing the award for Best of Variety at the TEXSOM International Wine Awards last month in Irving, Texas....

    • Posted March 7, 2020
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  • Coronavirus outbreak prompts cancellation of Taste Washington

    SEATTLE — In the aftermath of Tuesday’s update by Gov. Jay Inslee on the coronavirus outbreak, the Washington State Wine Commission announced Thursday afternoon the cancellation of Taste Washington, a four-day festival in Seattle that last year...

    • Posted March 5, 2020
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