Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue

Wahluke Slope forms backbone of Washington wine industry

Follow the Columbia River up through the middle of the state, and you’ll run into the Wahluke Slope, an 81,000-acre American Viticultural Area that serves… Continue reading

Washington winemakers showcase versatility of riesling

No place in the United States produces more riesling than the Columbia Valley, and nowhere else in the world does a winery make more riesling.… Continue reading

Northwest wine: Delicious whites from 17th platinum judging

Last week, we reviewed some of the top red wines from the 17th annual Platinum Judging, conducted by Wine Press Northwest magazine. This week, we… Continue reading

Idaho couples bring wine back to Lewis-Clark Valley

Idaho’s history of commercial wine production began in 1875 along the Clearwater River near Lewiston. Thanks to the skilled vintners at Clearwater Canyon Cellars and… Continue reading

SixFive great sparkling wines made in the Pacific Northwest

It’s a misnomer and illegal for a winery in this country to label its sparkling wine as “Champagne.” Only sparkling wine produced from the Champagne… Continue reading

Northwest Wine: Top wines from 2016 Invitational

After the dust settled from two days of tasting through nearly 600 wines, the judges for the fourth annual Great Northwest… Continue reading

Northwest Wine: Best of Idaho wine

By Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue Great Northwest Wine With 51 wineries and more than 1,600 acres of wine grapes, Idaho’s wine industry is growing… Continue reading

Northwest Wine: Finding affordable Pinot Noir

There’s no other way to put this: Pinot Noir is expensive. It’s expensive to grow, especially in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, where there’s always a threat… Continue reading

Try these deight Bordeaux-style reds made in Pacific Northwest

and perhaps you’ve wondered what that means. Simply put, a Bordeaux-style wine is a… Continue reading

10 great red wines for less than $30

How much are you willing to spend for a bottle of wine to enjoy tonight? What is your threshold for everyday wine? For some, $30… Continue reading

Northwest Wine: Long Shadows stretches from Walla Walla around globe

Gilles Nicault has just about the best job in the Washington wine industry. Not only does he receive some of the best… Continue reading

Beautiful rosés to enjoy with fresh Northwest cuisine

One great reason to be a Northwest wine lover is to experience the emergence of beautiful and seriously delicious rosés. The days of sickly sweet… Continue reading