• Ancient Lakes fascinates as young Washington wine region

    Some of Washington’s oldest vines are in the state’s newest American Viticultural Area. Vineyards planted in the 1970s are in the Ancient Lakes of Columbia Valley, Washington’s 13th federally recognized AVA. The Ancient Lakes, approved in 2012, is...

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  • Cab rules massive 2016 harvest in Washington wine industry

    As expected, the Washington wine industry’s 2016 harvest for grapes was a record. The Washington State Wine Commission released statistics Wednesday morning, and the 2016 Grape Crush Report showed a record crop of 270,000 tons harvested last...

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  • New leadership at Adelsheim Vineyard in Oregon

    NEWBERG, Ore. – One of Oregon’s oldest and most respected wineries has new leadership today as Adelsheim Vineyard is introducing Joth Ricci as its new CEO. He takes the role from founder David Adelsheim. Ricci is president...

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  • WAWGG is now Washington Winegrowers Association

    KENNEWICK, Wash. – The organization that has led Washington grape growers for more than two decades, has a new name and new mission. At its annual meeting and trade show, the Washington Association of Wine Grae Growers...

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  • Clearwater Canyon Cellars 2014 Verhey Vineyard Malbec, Washington, $28

    One of the rising stars in the Northwest wine industry is Coco Umiker, a young woman running this winery in Lewiston, Idaho, with her husband, Karl. Together, the two have not only helped to revitalize the wine...

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  • 2 Washington wineries named among U.S. most admired

    Washington’s largest and oldest winery and one of its youngest and smallest have been named amid the nation’s 20 most-admired wine tasting rooms and experiences by Vineyard & Winery Management magazine in Santa Rosa, Calif. Chateau Ste....

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  • Stephen Reustle
    Stephen Reustle, king of U.S. Grüner and star Northwest winemaker

    ROSEBURG, Ore. – If Stephen Reustle hadn’t gone out for a jog one day, all of us would have been denied the opportunity to taste some of the best wines ever produced in the Pacific Northwest. Reustle,...

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  • Huge, record-setting Washington harvest wrapping up

    What already was anticipated to be the largest harvest in Washington history looks like it will be even larger than thought, according to grape growers and winemakers across the state. Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, which uses 66...

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  • Fire-setting dentist inspires Walla Walla winery Otis Kenyon

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – One might not think of a convicted arsonist as the role model for launching a winery. But an unusual family background that concludes with a story of redemption was the perfect backdrop for...

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  • Westport Winery opens restaurant for breakfast

    ABERDEEN, Wash. – Starting this weekend, one of Washington’s most customer-friendly wineries will now be open for breakfast. We’re not talking breakfast wine, but rather a full breakfast menu in its on-site restaurant at Westport Winery Garden...

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