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    Idaho’s Bitner pays tribute to old vines with new label

    CALDWELL, Idaho – Ron Bitner has spent half his life talking to his first block of Chardonnay vines. Today, he’s honoring those first vines – some of the oldest in Idaho’s Snake River Valley – with a...

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    Vancouver International Wine Festival to gather 60 BC wineries

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Next year, Canada will celebrate its 150th birthday, and 60 wineries from British Columbia will be in the spotlight at the Vancouver International Wine Festival. The 39th annual wine and food festival runs...

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    Prosser mourns 2 winery owners

    PROSSER, Wash. – The wine community in the cradle of the Washington wine industry is in mourning, as two of its longest-tenured winery owners and winemakers died within days of each other. Mike Wallace, 75, owner of...

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    Walla Walla’s SuLei Cellars looks to expand

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – SuLei Cellars is the brainchild of Elaine Jomwe and Tanya Woodley. They’ve known each other for half their lives, been together for 16 years, have been married for nearly three years, and are...

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  • Five panels of judges evaluated 561 entries at the Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition on Oct. 7-8, 2015, at the historic Columbia Gorge Hotel in Hood River, Ore.
    Judges nominations grow for Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition

    HOOD RIVER, Ore. – It’s not the easiest judging to organize, but the standards for next week’s annual Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition are simple. If one of 20 West Coast wine influentials is a fan of...

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    Affordable red wines from the Great Northwest

    Finding a red wine for $15 or less is always so much fun. It’s so much easier to say, “Let’s open a bottle of wine tonight for dinner” when the price is not much more than a...

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    Snoqualmie gets greener with new eco-capsules

    PATERSON, Wash. – Snoqualmie Vineyards, one of Washington’s greenest wineries, is rolling out a new eco-design wine capsules. The first wines to feature the new capsules are the 2014 reds and 2015 white wines. The new eco-friendly...

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    Actor Kyle MacLachlan pursues bears, Walla Walla wine

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – You may know Kyle MacLachlan as Portlandia’s mayor or as Dune’s Paul Atreides, or perhaps as Dale Cooper in Twin Peaks or as Trey MacDougal in Sex and the City. You probably don’t know...

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    Leonetti pays tribute to Italian roots with new wines

    MILTON-FREEWATER, Ore. – Chris Figgins knows he has a good thing going. He wants to put his own mark on his family’s famous winery while also paying tribute to his Italian heritage. Figgins, president and director of...

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    Koenig Vineyards dessert wine tops 7th Idaho Wine Competition

    BOISE, Idaho – A dessert wine from one of Idaho’s top winemakers won best of show Tuesday afternoon at the seventh annual Idaho Wine Competition. Koenig Vineyards’ 2014 Botrytis Single Berry Select Riesling, a late-harvest Riesling made...

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