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    ‘Somm: Into the Bottle’ takes loving look at wine

    Somm is back, and it’s better than ever. Three years after the release of the critically acclaimed documentary Somm, writer/director Jason Wise has returned with a sequel, Somm: Into the Bottle. The film was released in November and...

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    Washington’s Double Canyon makes national push

    ALDERDALE, Wash. – A young Washington winery focused on producing great Cabernet Sauvignon from the Horse Heaven Hills is taking its brand to the national level. Double Canyon is heading into a dozen new markets across the...

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    Ron Irvine’s ‘Wine Project’ tells story of Washington wine

    PROSSER, Wash. – Two decades after crossing Europe, learning about wine, saving the Pike Place Market and opening a successful Seattle wine shop, Ron Irvine set out to chronicle the history of Washington’s wine history. The result...

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  • Waterbrook Winery 2014 Malbec, Columbia Valley, $15

    Best Buy! This vintage marked John Freeman’s 10th as Waterbrook’s head winemaker after taking over from founder Eric Rindal, and the Walla Walla winery continues to serve as a Pacific Northwest ambassador for this lesser-known red Bordeaux...

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    Seattle Wine and Food Experience a global opportunity

    SEATTLE – Wine lovers attending the eighth annual Seattle Wine and Food Experience will not only have the opportunity to try many regional wines, but they’ll also enjoy samples of international producers, too. “It was created to...

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    California company buys Walla Walla’s Seven Hills Winery

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – Seven Hills Winery, one of Washington’s oldest producers, has been purchased by Crimson Wine Group. Crimson Wine Group, based in Napa, Calif., also owns Double Canyon in the Horse Heaven Hills and Archery...

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    Sagemoor purchases Gamache Vineyards

    BASIN CITY, Wash. – Gamache Vineyards, one of Washington’s oldest and most respected vineyards, has new owners. Allan Brothers of Naches, Wash., announced Wednesday that it has purchased Gamache Vineyards in Basin City. Allan Brothers, a fourth-generation...

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  • Northstar winery, Walla Walla, Washington
    Prepare to picnic in Northwest wine country

    While it feels like we’re still in the deepest part of winter, sunnier days are not too far ahead. And that’s why it’s time to start thinking about wine touring and the accoutrements that accompany such happy...

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    Yakima Valley prepares for Red Wine & Chocolate Weekend

    More than 40 wineries in Washington’s oldest wine region will fling open their doors for their annual pre-spring celebration of Valentine’s Day. The Yakima Valley’s Red Wine & Chocolate Weekend takes place Feb. 13-15, which also happens...

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  • Plaisance Ranch 2013 Carménère, Applegate Valley, $30

    Historians view Southern Oregon’s Applegate Valley as home of the state’s first commercial winery, founded by Swiss-born Peter Britt in 1873. Not long after Britt died, a native of the French Alps — Joseph Ginet — began...

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