• Earl Sullivan of Telaya Wine Co., in Garden City, Idaho, produced a 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon from Fraser Vineyard. (Photo by Eric Degerman/Great Northwest Wine)
    Telaya Wine Co. follows up awards with Boise River tasting room

    GARDEN CITY, Idaho – Earl Sullivan’s problem at Telaya Wine Co. is a good one to have – selling wine faster than he expected. The phrase he used last week to describe business was “amazingly crazy.” That craziness...

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  • KeyArena celebrated the 20th anniversary of its remodel in 2015. It opened in 1962 as the Washington State Pavilion for the World's Fair and subsequently remodeled and named the Washington State Coliseum. It would become the Seattle Center Coliseum until the City of Seattle sold the naming rights to Key Corp in 1995.
    Mercer Estates opens wine bar at KeyArena

    SEATTLE – Mercer Estates just missed Justin Bieber, but the family from Washington’s Horse Heaven Hills opened its new wine bar at KeyArena in time for The Boss. “It’s really cool,” said General Manager Will Mercer. “KeyArena...

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  • Marshall Edwards, vineyard operations manager Shaw Vineyards and Northwest Vineyard Management, provides an overview of the Quintessence Vineyards tasting May 12, 2016 on Washington's Red Mountain.
    Red Mountain winemakers taste mechanically harvested Cab

    BENTON CITY, Wash. – One of the most important growers on Red Mountain is encouraging more of its winemaking customers to embrace mechanical harvesting for a variety of reasons. Marshall Edwards, vineyard operations manager for Shaw Vineyards...

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    WillaKenzie Estate to renew Food Truck Weekends

    YAMHILL, Ore. –  Nearly every Willamette Valley winery will open its doors during Memorial Day weekend, and WillaKenzie Estate will go the extra mile again by bringing in Portland food trucks to offer patrons more than nibbles...

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    Oregon Wine Board publishes its first touring guide

    PORTLAND – It’s rather poignant that the Oregon Wine Country License Plate has paved the road for the first Oregon Wine Official Touring Guide. Release of the inaugural 84-page guide comes during Oregon Wine Month, and the...

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    3 Horse Ranch Vineyards to toast Idaho Wine Month with Eagle Foothills wines

    EAGLE, Idaho – Gary Cunningham needs no help selling them, but 3 Horse Ranch Vineyards is poised to release the inaugural  wines labeled with the new Eagle Foothills American Viticultural Area designation – the first sub-AVA of...

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    Rob Folin leads Folin Cellars from north to south in Oregon

    GOLD HILL, Ore. – There’s not much pretense, but there’s a wealth of overlooked winemaking talent in Southern Oregon’s Rogue Valley, and the unpretentious Rob Folin of Folin Cellars serves as an example of both. Not many...

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    A to Z Wineworks puts Western juniper to use in vineyards

    NEWBERG, Ore. – It won’t be taking root in the Willamette Valley, but Western juniper continues to spread throughout Oregon vineyards as trellising end posts – thanks in part to A to Z Wineworks, one of the...

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    Stats show 2016 vintage for Northwest vineyards off to record start

    Record-setting heat during April kick-started the 2016 vintage in the Pacific Northwest wine industry, with the Walla Walla Valley recording nearly twice as many growing degree days during the same month of last year’s historically hot season....

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  • Representatives of Lake Chelan Wine Valley pour for patrons at Taste Washington 2016 in Seattle.
    Taste Washington attracts record 5,258 to Grand Tasting

    SEATTLE – A total of 237 award-winning wineries lured a record 5,258 wine lovers to the two-day Grand Tasting at Taste Washington, the state’s signature event for Washington Wine Month. Next year will mark the 20th anniversary...

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