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    Husband/wife team make Tightrope Winery a destination in British Columbia

    PENTICTON, British Columbia – It’s no secret in British Columbia, but Tightrope Winery deserves to be in the discussion when talking about the best young wineries in the Pacific Northwest. There’s no debate among judges at the...

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    Seattle sax star Jeff Kashiwa headlines WSU Wine and Jazz Festival

    RICHLAND, Wash. – The Columbia Valley’s world-class wine industry has set the stage for saxophonist Jeff Kashiwa from contemporary jazz super group The Rippingtons to perform Saturday night at Washington State University’s branch campus in Richland. Kashiwa...

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    Meredith Smith takes over at Ste. Chapelle in Idaho

    CALDWELL, Idaho – Sawtooth winemaker Meredith Smith saw her responsibilities skyrocket from 10,000 cases to 135,000 in one day when Maurine Johnson gave notice that she was leaving Ste. Chapelle – Idaho’s largest winery – to join...

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    Oregon Wine Experience posts Oregon Wine University class schedule

    MEDFORD, Ore. – The Oregon Wine Experience in the Rogue Valley city of Medford takes a scholarly approach to its centerpiece wine competition by having Masters of Wine serve as judges, and now it has mapped out...

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    Anthony’s Restaurants founder receives top award from peers

    SEATTLE – Seattle restaurateur Budd Gould, one of the Washington wine industry’s strongest supporters, recently received the Washington Restaurant Association’s top award. Gould, founder and president of Anthony’s Restaurants, was given the Full Service Operator of the...

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  • Pioneer Hall, the oldest building at Linfield College in McMinnville, Ore., opened for classes in 1883. It offers wine marketing and wine management programs. It established the Oregon Wine History Archive in 2011 and recently created the Oregon Wine Industry Experience.
    International Terroir Congress sets agenda for Oregon wine seminar

    McMINNVILLE, Ore. – The 11th International Terroir Congress and the Society of International Terroir Experts have mapped out their agenda for July 10-14 at Linfield College in McMinnville, Ore. Next month’s visit to Oregon wine country and...

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    Colter’s Creek Winery revitalizes tiny Idaho town

    JULIAETTA, Idaho – On Jan. 1, 1916, the state of Idaho turned dry, four years before Prohibition began across the country. The brick building that now serves as the tasting room for Colter’s Creek Vineyards and Winery...

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    Duck Pond Cellars hires Napa winemaker

    DUNDEE, Ore. – Duck Pond Cellars, one of the Oregon wine industry’s largest brands, has hired Trevor Chlanda from California’s Napa Valley to take over as head winemaker. Greg Fries, president of Fries Family Wines, announced the...

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    Pacific Northwest vineyards track ahead of 2015

    Records for high temperatures continues to fall and growing degree days remain in uncharted territory, and while climate researchers are optimistic for a cooling trend in the next few days, conditions for Pacific Northwest vineyards will return...

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    Kestrel Vintners celebrates National Cancer Survivors Day

    PROSSER, Wash. – Kestrel Vintners in Washington’s Yakima Valley will stage a public celebration Sunday that it hopes will grow each year – National Cancer Survivors Day. “There is no fundraising effort,” Leo Kirk, sales director of...

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