Eric Degerman

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Northwest’s sauvignon blanc offers summertime refreshment

This white wine is ideal alongside grilled chicken, sushi or poached white fish, lentils and green vegetables.


The field of Northwest rose grows with delicious variety

Increased thirst for this style of wine has prompted winemakers to offer multiple expressions from the same vintage.


Lone Star Vineyard is a 112-acre site established in 1996 in the Eola-Amity Hills by Argyle Winery, a historic producer in Dundee, Ore. (Photo courtesy of Argyle Winery)

Oregon’s Eola-Amity Hills continues its rise with pinot noir

The AVA’s key features include cool ocean breezes that blow through a slot in the Coast Range.


Pinot gris continues to merit gold medals for Northwest wine

The Cascadia wine competition proves the Burgundy white grape is just as worthy of attention as ever.

Wild Goose in British Columbia tops Cascadia judging again

It’s the third time in four years that the winery topped the annual showcase of Pacific Northwest wines.

Food-friendly malbec a rising star in region’s wine industry

This Bordeaux variety was the fourth-most harvested red grape in Washington during the 2019 vintage.

Northwest Wine: Dobbes Family Estate continues tradition of excellence

His name is still on the bottle, as well as many cans, and because Joe Dobbes placed the right people in charge, the winery and… Continue reading

Quilceda Creek Vintners donates $365,000 to COVID-19 relief

The famed Snohomish winery fundraised for the Restaurant Employee Relief Fund via the #QuilcedaCares campaign.

Columbia Valley wineries look back on ‘St. Helens Vintage’

Growers Mike Sauer and Dick Boushey and winemaker Rob Griffin shared their recollections of the eruption.

Rob Mercer adds to his family’s legacy as honorary grower

The president of Mercer Estates Winery has been recognized by the Auction of Washington Wines.

Willamette Valley rallies around #WinesForTheFrontlines

More than 1,400 cases of wine and 268 cases of sparkling grape juice have been donated to health-care workers.

Reach for a Northwest rose during this time of quarantine

The shelter-in-place concept is embraced by wine lovers because of its abbreviation — S.I.P.

Ste. Michelle pledges $125,000 to go toward COVID-19 relief

That’s $50,000 to The Plate Fund, $50,000 to the WA Food Fund and $25,000 to the Seattle Foundation.

Oregon vintner rescues McMinnville museum and water park

Bill Stoller has purchased the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum and the Wings & Waves Waterpark.

Tasting of 169 Northwest syrahs showcases delicious styles

Judges identified some of the Northwest’s outstanding work with the red grape native to the Rhone Valley.

Pandemic prompts innovation among Pacific Northwest wineries

On March 25, the Washington State Wine Commission launched the #SipGlocal campaign.