• Greg Jones serves both as director of business, communication and the environment at Southern Oregon University in Ashland, as well as professor of environmental science and policy.
    WSU lecture series to present ‘Climate Extremes’ wine symposium

    RICHLAND, Wash. — Several of the international wine community’s leading researchers will visit the Columbia Valley on Friday, March 17 to take part in the Washington State University wine symposium titled Climate Extremes: Is the Pacific Northwest...

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  • Reustle wins 5 double golds at San Francisco Chronicle wine judging

    CLOVERDALE, Calif. — Stephen Reustle and his Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards project proved again this week that his Southern Oregon wines are not only among the best in the Pacific Northwest, but also rank alongside the top in...

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  • Ste. Michelle brands ride tall at Houston rodeo judging

    HOUSTON — Ste. Michelle Wine Estates brands 14 Hands, Anew and Chateau Ste. Michelle each won a best of class award at the 2017 Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition, the wine judging for the Houston Livestock Show...

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  • San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition draws 6,850 entries

    CLOVERDALE, Calif. — This week’s San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition won’t break last year’s record, but the 6,850 entries still makes it the largest in the United States. In terms of national importance, the competition founded 1983...

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  • Oregon Tempranillo Celebration adds public tasting

    ASHLAND, Ore. — Winemakers throughout Oregon will cast a spotlight on Tempranillo for the second straight year with the Oregon Tempranillo Celebration, but organizers have a new twist by creating a consumer tasting on Sunday, Jan. 22...

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  • Ag Expo seminar features Woodward Canyon’s second generation

    PASCO, Wash. — The fifth annual Receiving a Family Legacy seminar Tuesday, Jan. 3 at TRAC Center will feature Jordan Dunn-Small of Woodward Canyon Winery. D.S. Baker Advisors and Baker Boyer Bank present the 90-minute seminar, which...

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  • Walla Walla wine industry helps raise $26,908 for food bank

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. — Next week, Heather Unwin takes over as executive director of the Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance, and among the successful legacies from the late Duane Wollmuth is the annual holiday Barrel Full of Money...

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  • The 24th annual Sip McMinnville Wine and Food Classic will celebrate its 10th year at the Evergreen Space Museum on March 10-12, 2017.
    Sip McMinnville to toast 10 years at Evergreen Space Museum

    MCMINNVILLE, Ore. — The 24th annual McMinnville Wine and Food Classic, one of the Oregon wine industry’s largest and most established public festivals, expects more than 5,000 wine lovers to taste through 70 wineries March 10-12 while...

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  • Thierry "Chef in the Hat" Rautureau, an icon in the Seattle restaurant industry, will serve as master of ceremonies for the Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Chef Stage at Taste Washington 2017, the 20th year of the state's public celebration of Washington wine.
    Celebrity chefs offer tips at 20th Taste Washington

    SEATTLE — Thierry Rautureau, Seattle’s acclaimed “Chef in the Hat,” will return to Taste Washington next spring and serve as master of ceremonies for the Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Chef Stage. Rautureau, who operates Luc and Loulay...

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  • Victor Palencia makes Monarcha, a wine under Palencia Wine Co.
    Port of Kennewick selects Bartholomew, Vino La Monarcha for wine village

    KENNEWICK, Wash. — The Columbia Gardens Wine Village now has two brands linked to it, and the men behind Bartholomew Winery and Vino La Monarcha look forward to serving as ambassadors for the Port of Kennewick project...

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