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    Prosser mourns 2 winery owners

    PROSSER, Wash. – The wine community in the cradle of the Washington wine industry is in mourning, as two of its longest-tenured winery owners and winemakers died within days of each other. Mike Wallace, 75, owner of...

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    Affordable red wines from the Great Northwest

    Finding a red wine for $15 or less is always so much fun. It’s so much easier to say, “Let’s open a bottle of wine tonight for dinner” when the price is not much more than a...

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    Snoqualmie gets greener with new eco-capsules

    PATERSON, Wash. – Snoqualmie Vineyards, one of Washington’s greenest wineries, is rolling out a new eco-design wine capsules. The first wines to feature the new capsules are the 2014 reds and 2015 white wines. The new eco-friendly...

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  • Tsillan Cellars 2013 Estate Syrah, Lake Chelan, $30

    Shane Collins is the longtime winemaker at this showcase winery above the south shore of Lake Chelan, where he works exclusively with estate grapes. This provides him with the opportunity to know exactly what he’s getting each...

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    Leonetti pays tribute to Italian roots with new wines

    MILTON-FREEWATER, Ore. – Chris Figgins knows he has a good thing going. He wants to put his own mark on his family’s famous winery while also paying tribute to his Italian heritage. Figgins, president and director of...

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    Koenig Vineyards dessert wine tops 7th Idaho Wine Competition

    BOISE, Idaho – A dessert wine from one of Idaho’s top winemakers won best of show Tuesday afternoon at the seventh annual Idaho Wine Competition. Koenig Vineyards’ 2014 Botrytis Single Berry Select Riesling, a late-harvest Riesling made...

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    7th annual Idaho Wine Competition is today

    BOISE – The seventh annual Idaho Wine Competition, presented by Great Northwest Wine, commences today with a record 169 entries from the burgeoning Idaho wine industry. The competition takes place today at Ruth’s Chris Steak House in...

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    20th anniversary of Taste Washington is March 23-26

    SEATTLE – The 20th annual Taste Washington will take place March 23-26, and its organizers are looking to surpass the record 6,400 guests who attended this year’s Taste. Taste is a multi-day event that focuses on the...

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    NW Wine Encounter lineup begins to take shape

    BLAINE, Wash. – The lineup for the second annual Northwest Wine Encounter is taking shape, with Chris Figgins of Leonetti Cellar stepping up as one of the headliners. The Northwest Wine Encounter is a weekend wine event...

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    Mercer Estates becoming Washington’s Malbec leader

    PROSSER, Wash. – With the rise of Cabernet Sauvignon and the incredible interest in red Rhône varieties in Washington, it might be easy to forget about a grape that rates hardly any interest in its native Bordeaux....

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