• Columbia Crest Grand Estates Cab ranks No. 2 on Wine.com list

    It’s no surprise to see a Kendall-Jackson Chardonnay leading Wine.com’s top 100 list of wines purchased in 2017, but at No. 2 stands the Columbia Crest 2014 Grand Estates Cabernet Sauvignon from Washington state. Five years earlier,...

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  • Finding bargains in red wines

    A question often asked is why red wine is so much more expensive than white wine. The reasons are many: Red wine grapes cost more. Last year, a ton of red wine grapes in Washington cost $1,157...

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  • Adelsheim Vineyard promotes Hennen to replace Paige as winemaker

    NEWBERG, Ore. – Oregon’s iconic Adelsheim Vineyard makes just the fourth winemaking change in its 45-year history when it announces today the promotion of Gina Hennen to succeed Dave Paige, Great Northwest Wine has learned. Paige, 55,...

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  • Time to make room for new Northwest white, pink wines

    The 2017 harvest has all but wrapped up. Walk into any winery in the Pacific Northwest and in the cellar there will be red and white wines happily bubbling away, with yeast happily converting the sugar to...

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  • White wine grapes showed well in the third annual Great Northwest Wine Competition.
    Idaho Wine Industry’s stock continues to rise

    The fist grapes were planted 153 years ago. But today, the Gem state’s wine industry is coming into its own. More than 50 wines dot the state from the top of the panhandle to the Nevada border....

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  • Charles Smith is one of the largest wine producers in Washington state.
    8 Northwest wines make Wine Spectator’s Top 100

    Eight percent of the best wines in the world – according to Wine Spectator magazine – came from the Pacific Northwest in 2017. The magazine unveiled its annual Top 100 list Monday morning, and eight Northwest wines...

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  • Visit Walla Walla, wineries team up to land 2018 Wine Bloggers Conference

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – It’s been seven years since the group first descended upon the Walla Walla Valley, but the Wine Bloggers Conference will be back at the historic Marcus Whitman Hotel in October 2018. Officials said...

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  • Barnard Griffin in Richland, Wash., makes Rosé of Sangiovese
  • Oregon wine industry raises $830,000 for ¡Salud! healthcare

    NEWBERG, Ore. — Winemaking luminaries Lynn and Ron Penner-Ash and Rollin Soles shared the spotlight as the ¡Salud! 26th Oregon Pinot Noir Auction Weekend raised $830,000 to provide healthcare for vineyard workers. “This was our second-highest generating...

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  • Oregon Tempranillo Celebration set for move to Portland

    Southern Oregon serves as the trailhead for the Pacific Northwest’s Tempranillo movement, and now organizers of the annual Oregon Tempranillo Celebration are moving their conference and public tasting that showcases the Spanish red grape to Portland on...

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