• Walter Gehringer is the winemaking brother at Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery in Oliver, British Columbia.
    Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery turns science into art

    OLIVER, British Columbia — If you’re science-minded, iconoclastic and love good wine, then Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley should be a destination. On the one hand, Gehringer Brothers has won so many awards...

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    20th annual Taste Washington offers 20% discount

    SEATTLE — Taste Washington turns 20 in 2017, and holiday shoppers get a 20 percent break on tickets for the Grand Tasting on Sunday, March 26 in Seattle. Organizers are planning on more than 70 restaurants and...

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    Brian Carter, Reininger, Walla Walla Vintners hoist Jefferson Cups

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Three of Washington state’s most respected producers — Brian Carter Cellars, Reininger and Walla Walla Vintners — have earned a coveted Jefferson Cup at the largest invite-only wine judging in the United States....

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  • Sager Small, 29, is a student in Walla Walla Community College's viticulture and enology program.
    Sager Small set to take College Cellars education back to Woodward Canyon

    LOWDEN, Wash. — Every so often parents get what they want from their kids without even having to ask. Rick Small and Darcey Fugman-Small of acclaimed Woodward Canyon Winery in the Walla Walla Valley are among those...

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  • Owen Roe owner/winemaker David O'Reilly removed old vines of Gewurztraminer while transforming Union Gap Vineyard, so he used those Gewurztraminer trunks to line the driveway to his winery and tasting room in Wapato, Wash.
    Wine Yakima Valley rallies to support food banks

    YAKIMA, Wash. — Thanksgiving Day gave way to Black Friday, and while Pacific Northwest winemakers are encouraging consumers to visit them on Small Business Saturday, wineries in the Yakima Valley region hope their supporters will help fight...

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    BC wine industry mourns Wild Goose founder Adolf Kruger

    OKANAGAN FALLS, British Columbia — Adolf Friedrich Kruger, founder of acclaimed Wild Goose Vineyards and a key figure in the rise of the modern British Columbia wine industry, died Nov. 20 of cancer at the age of...

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  • When Ste. Michelle planted 500 acres at Cold Creek Vineyard in 1973,  it doubled the number of acres in Washington at the time. Total plantings for Cold Creek Vineyard are approaching 1,000 acres. (Photo courtesy of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates)
    Ste. Michelle calls 2016 harvest biggest, longest for Washington wine

    WOODINVILLE, Wash. – Since it uses two out of every three grapes grown in the state, no one knows the Washington wine industry better than Ste. Michelle Wine Estates. On Monday, company officials announced the 2016 harvest...

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    Giving thanks for Northwest wine on Thanksgiving

    Each day, we should be thankful for living in the Pacific Northwest, and the bounty every year that our region’s laborers, growers and winemakers provide us makes each Thanksgiving a delicious celebration. On the day after, don’t...

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    ¡Salud! auction for Oregon vineyard worker healthcare sets record

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Wine lovers in Oregon pulled together in record fashion this month to support ¡Salud!, a year-long fundraising campaign to help provide healthcare for seasonal North Willamette Valley vineyard workers and their families. ¡Salud! The...

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    College Cellars spins Muscat into gold year after year

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. — Grapes in the Muscat family were cultivated by the ancient Greeks and Romans, but many wine lovers haven’t experienced Muscat Ottonel. College Cellars of Walla Walla is working to change that. It’s a...

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