• An Outstanding selection of Northwest wines

    We taste many Northwest wines. When wine is submitted to us for review, it goes into a queue to be tasted under blind conditions – the fairest way we can think to evaluate it. During the evaluation...

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  • New leadership at Adelsheim Vineyard in Oregon

    NEWBERG, Ore. – One of Oregon’s oldest and most respected wineries has new leadership today as Adelsheim Vineyard is introducing Joth Ricci as its new CEO. He takes the role from founder David Adelsheim. Ricci is president...

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  • vinAmité Cellars finds its way in British Columbia wine industry

    OLIVER, British Columbia — It seemed natural for Ray and Betty Coulombe to take over a vineyard in the Okanagan Valley that was dominated by Bordeaux and Burgundy varieties. However, before they developed what has become vinAmité...

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  • Myles Anderson sells his share of Walla Walla Vintners

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. — Wine industry icon Myles Anderson has been looking for someone to help Walla Walla Vintners take the next step as he moves aside. And the timing seems ideal for Portland software developer Scott...

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  • Ashley Trout to pour Walla Walla wines at pre-Oscar party in L.A.

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – The eve of The Oscars is turning into a wine social in advance of the 89th Academy Awards, and Walla Walla winemaker Ashley Trout will be pouring for celebrities and Hollywood executives Saturday...

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  • Merlot remains force in Northwest wine industry

    In the 1980s, Washington was white wine country. Red wine was considered somewhat exotic. Then came Merlot. The Bordeaux variety known for its soft flavors and silky tannins proved to be a good match for Washington’s Columbia...

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  • Canadian wine industry toasts vintner Harry McWatters

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The 39th annual Vancouver International Wine Festival took time Friday toward the end of its nine-day celebration to pay tribute to iconic British Columbia vintner Harry McWatters. He received the VanWineFest’s Spirited Industry...

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  • Tax relief bill for small Washington wineries moves along

    OLYMPIA, Wash. — A bill is in motion to make small Washington wineries exempt from paying the Evergreen State’s wine tax. Senate Bill 5427 by Sen. Judy Warnick, R-Moses Lake, went to a public hearing Thursday in...

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  • Red Mountain turns more red and green

    In recent years, Red Mountain has turned more red – and more green. The bench at the eastern end of the Yakima Valley  is one of the warmest regions of the vast and arid Columbia Valley and has...

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  • WAWGG is now Washington Winegrowers Association

    KENNEWICK, Wash. – The organization that has led Washington grape growers for more than two decades, has a new name and new mission. At its annual meeting and trade show, the Washington Association of Wine Grae Growers...

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