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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 1

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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Winemaker with Yakima ties talks about state’s emergence as first-class wine region

Winemaker with Yakima ties talks about state’s emergence as first-class wine region 0

52 Weeks of Wine 🕔November 28, 2017

By Mai Hoang Yakima Herald Republic Nov 12, 2017 Chris Peterson is winemaker and partner at Avennia, a winery in Woodinville. Peterson, 46, was part of the first graduating class from Walla Walla Community College’s two-year enology and viticulture program.

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It’s Thanksgiving, don’t let wine selection add to your worries

It’s Thanksgiving, don’t let wine selection add to your worries 0

52 Weeks of Wine 🕔November 10, 2017

Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy family, give thanks, and – dare I say it – stress over the idea of creating the perfect holiday meal.  Don’t let wine selection add to your worries. The best choice for a wine

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Cataclysmic events lead to true typicity

Cataclysmic events lead to true typicity 0

52 Weeks of Wine , Wineries 🕔November 1, 2017

The Yakima Valley AVA was formed by a series of cataclysmic events that began 15 million years ago.  Volcanoes created lava, ash, and volcanic sediment while ice age glaciers and floods brought pebbles, stones, granite, and quartzite to the region. 

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