Originally published in Yakima Magazine May 18, 2018. Tradition. It’s a word that conjures up many feelings and emotions. At the core, the word means “transmission of customs or beliefs from generation to generation.” And no...

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...

 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...

Spring temperatures have already hit 90 degrees in the Yakima valley and with that comes the real risk for damaging delicious wine. Maderized wine is wine that has been exposed to too much heat-it doesn’t...