• Katherine Cole
    Katherine Cole focuses new book on rosé – a Northwest favorite

      PORTLAND, Ore. – One of the hottest trends in the world of wine – around the globe and throughout the Pacific Northwest – is rosé. And a new book by one of the West Coast’s most...

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  • La Frenz Winery in Naramata dominates top California competition

    SONOMA, Calif. – Jeff Martin, a British Columbia winemaker with more than 40 vintages in two hemispheres, dominated at one of California’s oldest and most respected wine competitions. La Frenz Winery on the Okanagan Valley’s revered Naramata...

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  • Yakima Valley
    Affordable Northwest white wines under $15

    With the arrival of sunny skies across the Pacific Northwest, it’s that time of year when we want to always have a couple of white wine in the fridge, ready to open to enjoy at the end...

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  • Washington State Wine Competition returns this spring

    GRANDVIEW, Wash. — After a two-year hiatus, the Washington State Wine Competition is returning next month. Two years ago, the Central Washington State Fair discontinued its longtime competition after organizer Ruth Anglin retired from the fairgrounds staff...

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  • Boushey takes over Klipsun Vineyard management

    Dick Boushey, one of Washington wine country’s most celebrated grape growers, now is managing another of Red Mountain’s top vineyards. On Monday, Boushey told Great Northwest Wine that he agreed to take over Klipsun Vineyard, which last...

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  • Red Mountain’s famed Klipsun Vineyard sold to Chicago firm

    Klipsun Vineyards, long considered one of the top vineyards in Washington state, has been sold to Terlato Wines International, a leading importer and marketer based in Chicago. The selling price was not disclosed. Terlato owns such Napa...

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  • Bud break marks start of 2017 vintage for Washington wine

    Across the Columbia Valley, the 2017 vintage is under way. The start of the wine grape growing reason is marked by bud break, when tiny leaves and flowers begin to emerge from their winter slumber and turn...

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  • Maryhill Winery unveils plans for Spokane tasting room

    SPOKANE – One of Washington’s largest family owned wineries is opening a new tasting room – in its owners’ hometown. Maryhill Winery, one of the state’s most remarkable wineries since it started in 1999, is opening its...

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  • Ste. Michelle’s Doug Gore elected to Washington Wine Hall of Fame

    PATERSON, Wash. – Doug Gore, a man who’s quietly been promoting Washington wine for more than 35 vintages, is the 2017 inductee into the Legends of Washington Wine Hall of Fame. Gore, who is the vice president...

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  • 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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