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Effective July 1st retail sales tax exemption for qualified nonresident consumers will no longer be available. Now consumers will need to save their receipts and request a refund directly from the Washington Department of Revenue. What...

There is nothing fortuitous about growing, producing or selling wine. But one of Yakima’s newer wineries, Fortuity Cellars, embraces the fortuitous moments that life offers.  “Chance moments are presented to you at various times,” says Emily Fergestrom...

Weddings, birthdays, New Years. The pinnacle of our celebrations is when we raise a glass of sparkling wine to toast our joys and dreams. But according to Wine Spectator more people in the U.S. are...

The days of walking through the white wine section of your local grocery store or wine shop and choosing between two flavors -- Chardonnay and Riesling -- are gone.  Wine diversity in the U.S. is...

A wine grape grower’s year is marked by milestones beginning with bud break in the spring and culminating with harvest in the fall.  Between these two events the vines go through bloom, fruit set and shatter...

 MAY May 24th Lisa James at Antolin Cellars May 25th Chance Hayden at JBell Cellars May 31st Megan Alder at Antolin Cellars   JUNE June 1st-The Dusty 45’s at VanArnam Vineyards June 7th-Fruit Tramps at Antolin Cellars June 7th Abbigale Smith at Gilbert...

School is out but no need to panic. Here are 5 kid friendly wineries that will make everyone happy this summer! Two Mountain Winery: Four generations of farming the Yakima Valley definitely contributed to the family...

There is a rosé for everyone and chances are your favorite is probably made in the Yakima Valley. Nearly every winery creates a rosé and no two are the same. Which obviously means you should...

This article originally ran in the Yakima Herald Republic, May 2, 2019. It’s inevitable, when talking wine with a wine lover, that the topic of “cellaring or aging wine” comes up. Cellaring a wine means that you...