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52 Weeks of Wine

Yakima Valley farming families and local research have cultivated Washington State’s best wine grapes

Yakima Valley farming families and local research have cultivated Washington State’s best wine grapes 0

52 Weeks of Wine , Wine Country 🕔February 19, 2018

Scientific support for viticulture, or the craft of grape growing, began in the Yakima Valley as early as 1917. It was then that William Bridgman planted a vinifera vineyard on Snipes Mountain in Sunnyside. Remarkably, those original vines are still

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Wine & Philanthropy

Wine & Philanthropy 0

52 Weeks of Wine , Charity 🕔February 6, 2018

How Wineries & Consumers Give Back As a country, we are generous. During 2016, nearly $390 billion was donated to charitable organizations. Our local wine industry contributes to this generosity. Great wine for great causes is a mandate that local

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February = aphrodisiacs & romance

February = aphrodisiacs & romance 0

52 Weeks of Wine , Events 🕔January 22, 2018

February is Valentine’s month, bringing with it wine, chocolate, and romantic events throughout the Valley. Whether you have a sweetheart or not, you can take part in any of February’s wine country events and learn techniques to successfully pair red

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The Future Looks Bright for Washington Wines

The Future Looks Bright for Washington Wines 0

52 Weeks of Wine , Wine Country 🕔January 20, 2018

Seattle Times January 19, 2018 During the past decade, the number of regional wineries has increased by 400 percent. Washington state has blossomed into the second-largest premium wine producer in the U.S., closing in on California. During the past decade,

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Setting wine goals for the new year

Setting wine goals for the new year 0

52 Weeks of Wine 🕔January 8, 2018

This article was originally published on January 10, 2018 in the Yakima Herald Republic January is a time to set our sights on the year ahead. What would you like to accomplish in 2018? Some people focus on fitness, others

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Washington, a red wine state, continues to focus on blends

Washington, a red wine state, continues to focus on blends 0

52 Weeks of Wine , Media 🕔December 31, 2017

Great Northwest Wine December 31, 2017 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 a red wine state for a long time. The

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Sparkling wine cocktails the perfect New Year’s Eve beverage

Sparkling wine cocktails the perfect New Year’s Eve beverage 0

52 Weeks of Wine , Wineries 🕔December 15, 2017

The season of celebrating is upon us.  In just a few short days, corks will be popping and bubbles flowing to celebrate the New Year and all its beginnings. It’s a tradition to ring in the New Year with a

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Wine country is a goldmine for holiday shopping

Wine country is a goldmine for holiday shopping 0

52 Weeks of Wine 🕔December 15, 2017

This article was published in the Yakima Herald on December 14, 2017. Visiting Yakima Valley wine country for wine tasting is always a treat, but did you know that the Yakima Valley is also a Christmas shopping goldmine?  A day

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Owen Roe Winery’s new releases featured

Owen Roe Winery’s new releases featured 0

52 Weeks of Wine 🕔December 1, 2017

This article was originally published on November 29, 2017 on the Washington Wine Blog. Owen Roe co-founders David and Angelica O’Reilly have some outstanding new release wines out of Washington. One of the great stops in the Yakima Valley, Owen

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Wine Scene: Valley pioneer focuses on cabernet franc

Wine Scene: Valley pioneer focuses on cabernet franc 0

52 Weeks of Wine 🕔November 29, 2017

This article was originally published on November 30, 2017 in the Yakima Herald Republic Kay Simon – a graduate of the enology program at UC Davis – migrated to Washington state in 1977.  “There was a sort of influx of

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