• Auction of Washington Wines climbs to No. 4 in U.S. rankings

    SEATTLE — This summer, the Auction of Washington Wines celebrates its 30th anniversary, and it’s coming off a record year of fundraising that positions it as the fourth-largest charity wine auction in the United States. Wine Spectator...

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  • Abacela, Bunnell star again at Pacific Rim International Wine Competition

    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Pacific Northwest wines from both sides of the border, led by the Abacela 2016 Grenache Rosé, earned top awards at the 32nd annual Pacific Rim International Wine Competition on Thursday in Southern California....

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  • Judges select favorites from 2017 Cascadia Wine Competition

    HOOD RIVER, Ore. – Wine experts rarely are unanimous when it comes to gold-medal wines, so we asked our judges at the fifth annual Cascadia Wine Competition to list some of their favorite wines. We dub these...

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  • IPNC Salmon Bake at Linfield College in McMinnville, Ore.
    Individual tickets on sale for 2017 International Pinot Noir Conference in Oregon

    McMINNVILLE, Ore. — A few tickets to one of the Northwest wine industry’s most delicious events, the Salmon Bake for the 2017 International Pinot Noir Conference, have been released by organizers of the annual celebration in Oregon’s...

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  • Mosquito Fleet Winery uses Malbec to top Capital judging

    LACEY, Wash. — Mosquito Fleet Winery, a boutique producer on Washington’s Kitsap Peninsula paying tribute to the small ferries that buzzed around Puget Sound, used a 2013 Malbec to win best of show honors at the 2017...

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  • Northwest wineries shine on Wine Spectator bargain list

    Wine Spectator, the world’s leading wine publication, pays tribute to some of the Pacific Northwest’s top wines on a regular basis. The year-end 2009 issue goes down as one of the most important milestones in the region’s...

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  • Reveal Walla Walla Valley Wine Auction returns April 10

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. — Collectors and merchants flocked to Oregon’s Willamette Valley last weekend to bid on Pinot Noir from the 2015 vintage. This weekend, some of them migrate to Walla Walla where they scout out big...

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  • Willamette Valley wineries raise $472K in 80 minutes with barrel auction

    NEWBERG, Ore. — The allure of Oregon Pinot Noir raised $472,000 in 80 minutes on Saturday afternoon as 69 auction lots from the 2015 vintage were donated by winemakers to fund marketing initiatives for the Willamette Valley...

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  • Oregon producers stand out at Rosé Today competition

    HEALDSBURG, Calif. — Del Rio Vineyards, one of the Oregon wine industry’s most important properties, led the field of Pacific Northwest entries at the fourth annual Rosé Today judging in California’s Sonoma County. Loire Valley native Jean-Michel...

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  • Clore Center schedules second annual Rising Stars for May 20

    PROSSER, Wash. – The Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center is springing ahead with its second annual Rising Stars by scheduling the consumer tasting on Saturday, May 20, in the heart of Washington wine country. Last year’s...

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