Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue

Pacific Northwest ranks 4th in world’s best wine regions

Together, Washington and Oregon have 11 wines on Wine Spectator magazine’s yearly Top 100 list.

Red blends are among Washington’s most interesting wines

If there is any thread of continuity with this type of red wine, it is often the inclusion of syrah.

Northwest Wine: State’s cabernet sauvignon coming into its own

This bold red wine features a uniquely Washington style that was 10 years in the making.

Riesling the perfect bottle of wine for your holiday table

Germany’s noble white grape is versatile and offers crowd-pleasing flavors.

Northwest Wine: Pinot noir an ideal wine for Thanksgiving

The state of Oregon has become world-famous for its work with the red grape.

Stock up on these inexpensive Northwest reds for holidays

Top off your wine cellar with some less-expensive bottles before the party season starts.

Stock up on inexpensive white wines for the holiday season

Northwest Wine experts share some of their favorite whites all available for $15 or less.

Northwest Wine: Cabernet franc good fit in Washington vineyards

The late ripener, harvested around Halloween, is best known as a classic Bordeaux variety.

Northwest Wine: Pinot gris remains Oregon’s flagship white

The grapes were first planted in Oregon by Northwest wine pioneer David Lett in 1965.

Idaho’s underdog wine industry is worthy of your attention

The Gem State plays the “little guy” role well, producing fascinating reds, whites and roses.

Anything but…? Chardonnay is No. 1 in Washington state

Not only is the white grape our favorite, it ranks as the No. 1 wine sold in the United States.

Washington’s Ancient Lakes region is home to renowned wines

Its cool climate and caliche soils allows for growing grapes that make for distinctive vino.

Oregon wine country is embracing the challenges of syrah

Oregonian winemakers like the warm-climate grape because it’s more robust than pinot noir.

Washington is home to affordable and delicious riesling

Try these Columbia Valley wines, with beautiful flavors and perfect balance, for $15 or less.

Wine lovers’ thirst for sauvignon blanc continues to grow here

It is the No. 4 white grape in Washington, after riesling, chardonnay and pinot gris.

British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley a mecca for wine lovers

If you’ve already toured Washington, Oregon and Idaho’s wine regions, put Canada’s on your bucket list.

Washington Wine Hall of Fame to induct Dick and Wendy Shaw

The couple will be celebrated at the Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center in Prosser.

Washington’s wine aficionados have renewed interest in syrah

Syrahs may be poised for a comeback, as more and more are drinking the red wine.

Northwest Wine: Petit verdot a rare delight in Washington

Usually used in blends, the bold grape is getting a starring role in some spectacular wines.

Think pink: Provence-style rose is the drink of the summer

This time of year, it’s a good idea to keep a couple of bottles of dry pink wine in your fridge.