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    Deep Roots Winery 2014 Syrah wins All Canadian Wine Championships

    PICTON, Ontario – Deep Roots Winery on British Columbia’s Naramata Bench and Arrowleaf Cellars in Lake Country north of Kelowna took top honors as wines from the Okanagan Valley dominated the 36th annual All Canadian Wine Championships....

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    Bookwalter transforms from mom-pop operation to success story

    RICHLAND, Wash. – When John Bookwalter returned 19 years ago to take over his family’s winery in the heart of Washington wine country, he had a vision. “I wanted to be the Silver Oak of Washington,” he...

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    Kiona remains Washington’s Lemberger champion

    RED MOUNTAIN, Wash. – Whenever JJ Williams reads another story about the demise of Lemberger, he shakes his head, checks his sales numbers and smiles. The champion of Washington Lemberger finds the obscure Austrian red grape to...

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    British Columbia wines dominate Los Angeles International Wine Competition

    POMONA, Calif. – Forty Pacific Northwest wines earned gold medals or better at the “granddaddy of all American wine competitions.” The 77th annual Los Angeles International Wine Competition took place in mid-May at the Los Angeles County...

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    Washington grapes start to change color as ‘veraison’ begins

    One Washington grape grower has found a few grapes turning purple in the Horse Heaven Hills – a full week ahead of last year’s historically early vintage. Paul Champoux, who sold his eponymous vineyard and retired nearly...

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    Sauvignon Blanc a perfect Northwest summer white

    Often overlooked, Sauvignon Blanc from the Pacific Northwest is a perfect summer wine. It’s usually crisp, refreshing and perfect pairing with fresh Northwest cuisine. Sauvignon Blanc from this corner of the wine world usually is not like...

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    Great Northwest Wine wins 4 journalism awards

    SEATTLE – Great Northwest Wine earned four awards at the annual Society of Professional Journalists Region 10 Excellence in Journalism competition. The awards were announced last weekend in Seattle. The competition is run by the Western Washington...

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    Washington grape growers bullish on warm ’16 vintage

    As the hot 2016 vintage marches toward harvest, Washington wine grape growers are optimistic about quality, quantity – and just about everything else they see in their vineyards. “We’re pleased with what we see this year,” said...

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    Husband/wife team make Tightrope Winery a destination in British Columbia

    PENTICTON, British Columbia – It’s no secret in British Columbia, but Tightrope Winery deserves to be in the discussion when talking about the best young wineries in the Pacific Northwest. There’s no debate among judges at the...

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    Celebrate Walla Walla a sold-out success

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – The fourth annual Celebrate Walla Walla was the most popular yet. Duane Wollmuth, executive director of the Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance, told Great Northwest Wine that every part of last week’s three-day...

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