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Nearly 10,000 acres of wine grapes are planted on along the slope known for perfectly ripened fruit.
It is now the No. 4 grape in the state, trailing cabernet sauvignon, merlot and chardonnay.
The red Bordeaux grape is picking up in popularity in Washington wine country.
Viognier, the noble white grape of the northern Rhône Valley of France, has started to gain a strong foothold in the Pacific Northwest, rolling in… Continue reading
Here are eight examples of Northwest tempranillos that are worth seeking out.
Washington is often thought of as a white wine state, probably because we’re famous for our rieslings and chardonnays. But, in fact, Washington has been… Continue reading
Eighteen years ago, Wine Press Northwest, a wine publication in Kennewick, Washington, began its annual Platinum Judging, a multi-day tasting of Pacific Northwest wines that… Continue reading
Here are five good-quality reds that won’t drain your grocery budget.
Next year Northwest winemakers will be bottling their non-red varieties, including these six.
More than 50 wineries dot the state from the top of the panhandle to the Nevada border.
Each costs $15 or less, and most if not all can be purchased at supermarkets.
With over 15,000 tons harvested in 2015, pinot gris is even more dominant in the neighboring state.
It’s the Evergreen State’s third-most popular red grape, after cabernet sauvignon and merlot.
Owner Rick Small uses grapes from vines he used when he made wine in his back yard in the 1970s.
Pike Road Pinot Gris won best of Show in the 2017 Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition.
L’Ecole No. 41, the third-oldest winery in Walla Walla Valley, bucks the area’s red-wine reputation.
The region named for its pothole lakes grows great chardonnay, riesling and sauvignon blanc grapes.
We’re likely to see more of this red style of wine made with grenache, syrah and mourvedre grapes.
We tend to think of Oregon as pinot noir country, and that is richly deserved. The recent 2016 Oregon Vineyard and Winery Census Report showed… Continue reading
The Yakima Valley is where the Washington wine industry got its start, as we like to say, “the cradle of the industry.” This valley, which… Continue reading