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    Photo gallery: Bud break on Washington’s Red Mountain

    RED MOUNTAIN, Wash. – The first signs of the 2014 vintage are emerging across Washington’s Columbia Valley, especially on Red Mountain in the eastern Yakima Valley. Bud break typically happens about the first 10 days of April...

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    Inside WSU Wine Science Center construction

    RICHLAND, Wash. – Construction is humming along at the Wine Science Center, a $23 million building being built at the campus of Washington State University Tri-Cities in the heart of Washington wine country. When completed, the Wine...

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    U.S. Sen. Murray bullish on Washington wine

    RICHLAND, Wash. – During a two-day visit to Washington wine country, U.S. Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) was able to get an inside view of the present and future of the state wine industry. On Tuesday, the four-term...

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    Washington vineyards get through winter unscathed

    As tiny leaves poke out in vineyards across Washington’s Columbia Valley, grape growers are beginning to assess how their vines fared during a sometimes cold winter. For the most part, everything looks great. “We didn’t have any...

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  • Riesling Rendezvous
    Northwest Riesling renaissance

    While Chateau Ste. Michelle is the undisputed king of Riesling – the Woodinville, Wash., winery produces more Riesling than any other winery in the world – many other wineries throughout the Pacific Northwest are crafting luscious examples...

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    Long Shadows Vintners unveils new labels

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – Since launching Long Shadows Vintners in 2003, founder Allen Shoup and winemaker Gilles Nicault have kept fairly low profiles, preferring that their celebrity winemaking partners bask in the spotlight. That is changing slightly,...

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    Historic Sagemoor Vineyards sold to apple grower

    PASCO, Wash. – Washington’s original large-scale commercial vineyard has been purchased by one of the state’s oldest and most respected apple growers and packers. Allan Brothers of Naches announced the purchase of Sagemoor Vineyards on Thursday morning. Terms...

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  • Coyote Canyon Vineyard, an 1,100-acre site, was established by Mike Andrews in 1994 south of Prosser in Washington's Horse Heaven Hills. Andrews launched Coyote Canyon Winery in 2004.
    Yakima Valley winery tops Capital Food & Wine Competition

    A Yakima Valley winery using estate grapes from the Horse Heaven Hills earned best in show at the annual Capital Food & Wine Festival Competition. Coyote Canyon Winery, whose tasting room is in the Vintners Village in...

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    Great whites from the Great Northwest

    HOOD RIVER, Ore. – While red wines now dominate the Northwest wine landscape (in Oregon with Pinot Noir and Washington with Cabernet Sauvignon), white wines remain an important segment for wineries and consumers. Here are the white...

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    Big ’70s acts to play Maryhill Winery this summer

    GOLDENDALE, Wash. – Maryhill Winery has announced its 2014 concert series, and it includes some of the top performers from the 1970s. Here’s the lineup: 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2: Styx and Foreigner. Styx is a prog-rock...

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