• Maryhill Winery rosé rises to top of Washington State Wine Competition

    GRANDVIEW, Wash. — Maryhill Winery, a destination for Columbia Gorge travelers, dominated the 34th annual Washington State Wine Competition with a showing of 15 gold medals that included seven best of class awards, best white wine and...

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    Palencia uses Grenache to top Walla Walla Valley Wine Competition

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – Victor Palencia, a wunderkind of the Washington wine industry, paced the fifth annual Walla Walla Valley Wine Competition with five gold medals, led by his Palencia Winery 2014 Grenache as best of show....

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  • Reininger, Domaine Serene, Mission Hill go Platinum at Decanter World Wine Awards

    LONDON — Domaine Serene in Oregon, Walla Walla’s Reininger and Mission Hill Family Estate in British Columbia — three of the Pacific Northwest’s top brands — each won best of class awards at the prestigious 2017 Decanter...

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  • Support for Oregon Pinot Noir shows as IPNC nears another sellout

    McMINNVILLE, Ore. — This year, the International Pinot Noir Celebration enters its fourth decade, and the delicious IPNC weekend July 28-30 in Oregon with more than 70 winemakers and 60 Northwest chefs is on the verge of...

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  • Idaho wines get free ride aboard Alaska Airlines

    BOISE, Idaho — Today marks the start of both Idaho Wine Month and the Alaska Airlines Idaho Wines Fly Free program for those flying out of Boise and Lewiston. The promotion applies to members of the Alaska...

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  • Mercer Canyons tops Indy International with $17 Cab

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Washington wine took the triple crown at this month’s 26th annual Indy International Wine Competition, led by the Mercer Canyons 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon — a $17 wine from the Horse Heaven Hills —...

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  • 2017 vintage tracking just ahead of cool vintages

    May has been a cool and soggy extension of April and March in Pacific Northwest vineyards for the 2017 vintage. Greg Jones, a Southern Oregon University professor and one of the wine world’s leading climate scientists, cited...

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  • WineAmerica presents Oregon Sen. Wyden with award

    WineAmerica, the nation’s largest wine advocacy organization, recently presented Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) with its 2017 Grape and Wine Public Policy Leadership Award. Wyden received the award last week in Washington, D.C., during a national policy conference...

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  • 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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