• Stephen Reustle
    Oregon’s Reustle scores again in California wine judging

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. – Southern Oregon’s Stephen Reustle continues to show why he deserves to be considered one of the nation’s top winemakers. The owner of Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards in Roseburg, Ore., earned best dessert wine at...

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  • Earl Sullivan of Telaya Wine Co., in Garden City, Idaho, produced a 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon from Fraser Vineyard. (Photo by Eric Degerman/Great Northwest Wine)
    Telaya Wine Co. follows up awards with Boise River tasting room

    GARDEN CITY, Idaho – Earl Sullivan’s problem at Telaya Wine Co. is a good one to have – selling wine faster than he expected. The phrase he used last week to describe business was “amazingly crazy.” That craziness...

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  • KeyArena celebrated the 20th anniversary of its remodel in 2015. It opened in 1962 as the Washington State Pavilion for the World's Fair and subsequently remodeled and named the Washington State Coliseum. It would become the Seattle Center Coliseum until the City of Seattle sold the naming rights to Key Corp in 1995.
    Mercer Estates opens wine bar at KeyArena

    SEATTLE – Mercer Estates just missed Justin Bieber, but the family from Washington’s Horse Heaven Hills opened its new wine bar at KeyArena in time for The Boss. “It’s really cool,” said General Manager Will Mercer. “KeyArena...

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  • Marshall Edwards, vineyard operations manager Shaw Vineyards and Northwest Vineyard Management, provides an overview of the Quintessence Vineyards tasting May 12, 2016 on Washington's Red Mountain.
    Red Mountain winemakers taste mechanically harvested Cab

    BENTON CITY, Wash. – One of the most important growers on Red Mountain is encouraging more of its winemaking customers to embrace mechanical harvesting for a variety of reasons. Marshall Edwards, vineyard operations manager for Shaw Vineyards...

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  • Vines begin to change color Sept. 26, 2015, at Willamette Valley Vineyards in Turner, Ore.
    Oregon wineries embrace Memorial Day weekend

    For decades, wineries in Oregon’s Willamette Valley have flung open their doors for visitors every Memorial Day weekend. And in the past few years, most Oregon wine regions have joined in. This weekend is the annual event,...

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    Washington’s Great Cabernet Sauvignons

    In Washington, it’s called King Cab. Here, Cabernet Sauvignon rules the winemaking landscape. For the past decade, Cabernet Sauvignon has been on a meteoric rise in Washington wine country. Driven primarily from new plantings in the Horse Heaven Hills, on...

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    WillaKenzie Estate to renew Food Truck Weekends

    YAMHILL, Ore. –  Nearly every Willamette Valley winery will open its doors during Memorial Day weekend, and WillaKenzie Estate will go the extra mile again by bringing in Portland food trucks to offer patrons more than nibbles...

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    Oregon Wine Board publishes its first touring guide

    PORTLAND – It’s rather poignant that the Oregon Wine Country License Plate has paved the road for the first Oregon Wine Official Touring Guide. Release of the inaugural 84-page guide comes during Oregon Wine Month, and the...

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    Rise and fall of Washington Lemberger

    PROSSER, Wash. – With a name that sounded too much like a stinky German cheese, Lemberger never really had a chance when it was introduced to Washington in the 1960s and ’70s. And that’s too bad, says...

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    Seattle gears up for Riesling Rendezvous in July

    SEATTLE – The world is Riesling is returning to Washington. Riesling Rendezvous will take place July 17-19 on both sides of Lake Washington and promises to be another superb opportunity to taste some of the world’s finest wines....

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