All posts tagged "ticker"

  • Koenig wins Idaho Wine Competition for new owners

    CALDWELL, Idaho – Greg Koenig recently sold his showpiece winery in the Snake River Valley to James and Sydney Nederend, yet the awards continue to pour out of Koenig Vineyards, the latest being best of show at...

    • Posted August 23, 2019
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  • Bledsoe Family Winery set to open tasting room in Oregon

    Drew Bledsoe and his wife, Maura, decided to raise their four children near Bend, Ore., before the Walla Walla standout announced his retirement as a National Football League quarterback in 2007. On Thursday, the Bledsoes will sink...

    • Posted August 12, 2019
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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