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    Milbrandt Vineyards makes winemaking changes on Wahluke Slope

    MATTAWA, Wash. – Seven years ago, Milbrandt Vineyards hired Emily Haines as a lab tech. This week, the Milbrandt brothers announced they have promoted Haines, 33, to replace Joshua Maloney as director of winemaking for their 40,000-case...

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    Vancouver International Wine Festival to feature record number from Canada

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia – The 2017 Vancouver International Wine Festival will celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial by spotlighting more than 70 Canadian wineries alongside the 15 visiting countries pouring at the 39th annual event. Organizers said the nine-day festival,...

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    Portland winery TeSóAria offers vegan wine brunch

    PORTLAND – TeSóAria owner/winemaker John Olson now prefers a vegan lifestyle, and since he owns an Oregon winery with a tasting room in Portland, he’s in a position to put some of his money where his mouth...

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    Abacela hires educator Chris Lake as vineyard manager

    ROSEBURG, Ore. – Plant scientist Chris Lake is leaving the classroom and returning to the vineyards as winegrower for acclaimed Abacela Winery in Oregon’s Umpqua Valley. “After serving as a teacher and administrator for these last eight...

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    Idaho wine industry states its case for Riesling

    SEATTLE – It cost $5,000 to sponsor Monday’s lunch at the international Riesling Rendezvous convention in Seattle – money well spent in the eyes of the Idaho wine industry. The Idaho Wine Commission paid half of the...

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    Elk Cove Vineyards opens tasting room for new Pike Road brand

    CARLTON, Ore. – Prescience continues to lead Adam Campbell and his family onto another successful chapter in the history of Elk Cove Vineyards and the Oregon wine industry, launching a new tasting room in downtown Carlton. Great...

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    Northwest vineyards still tracking near record rate

    The 2016 vintage in Pacific Northwest vineyards has simmered down a touch in the past few weeks, but it’s still tracking on the heels of the historically hot 2015 growing season. “Well, here we are in July,...

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    Woodinville wine industry uses fun triathlon to assist ailing children

    WOODINVILLE, Wash. – The beneficiaries have changed, but the conviviality continues this week and beyond as the Woodinville wine industry remains focused on raising money to assist ailing children. Woodinville Wine Country will stage the second annual...

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    Lindsay Creek Vineyards adds to growth of Lewis-Clark Valley wine

    LEWISTON, Idaho – It might catch visitors by surprise when they drive up to Lindsay Creek Vineyards and find it in the middle of wheat fields on the outskirts of Lewiston, Idaho. Art McIntosh grew up surrounded...

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  • Coco Umiker, winemaker for Clearwater Canyon Cellars, celebrates the 100th anniversary of her family farm with a bottle of the 2013 Heritage Series Ralph E. Nichols Red Wine, named for her late grandfather. (Photo by Eric Degerman/Great Northwest Wine)
    Clearwater Canyon Cellars comes of age on Idaho century farm

    LEWISTON, Idaho – If Idaho winemakers Coco Umiker and her husband, Karl, had their way, the estate planting for their award-winning Clearwater Canyon Cellars would be named Nichols Vineyard. During Friday’s state ceremony declaring Nichols Family Farm...

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