Yakima Valley Press

4th Quarter 2019

Wine Scene: Wine myths debunked

Yakima Herald-Republic

Wine myths may seem harmless, but they can easily derail your journey. … Barbara Glover is executive director of Wine Yakima Valley, an industry …

Wine Scene: It’s the soil 

Yakima Herald-Republic

What are the best soils for wine grapes? This is a frequent topic of discussion while out tasting wine; so much so that displays of rocks,

Holiday Wine Pairings


But, our holiday-time affinity for rich meats often begs for red wine’s … and sourced from vineyardsthroughout Red Mountain, Yakima Valley, and …

A taste of wine country in Woodinville

Kitsap Sun

But an invitation to De Lille Cellars’ Grand Taste and Tour in Woodinville was an … Its 2015 Yakima ValleyRiesling reminded me of the wonderful dry …

VineLines Dispatch captures late scramble amid early freeze

Great Northwest Wine

… trek throughout the Great Northwest wine community took him to the Walla Walla Valley, the Columbia Valley, the Yakima Valley and Woodinville.

Christmas parades, tree lightings planned this weekend in the Yakima Valley

Yakima Herald-Republic

DAY is offering a mulled wine walk from 1-5 p.m. Dec. 14 featuring three downtown tasting rooms on YakimaAvenue between First and Third streets.

Buy this stuff! A local holiday gift guide

Yakima Herald-Republic

I’ve been giving out-of-town family and friends Yakima Valley wine for more than a decade now, and it has never once been met with anything other …

Northwest Wine: Toast all holidays, each day with bubbles

Yakima Herald-Republic

Northwest Wine: Toast all holidays, each day with bubbles … ROCO Winery 2015 RMS Brut, Willamette Valley, $65: Rollin Soles and his wife, Corby, … In 2010, he launched Treveri Cellars near Yakima and turned it into the state’s …

Northwest Wine: Tri-City winery offers special GSM vertical

Tri-City Herald

One of the most fun things a wine lover can do is a vertical tasting. … the first Syrah vines were planted in the Yakima Valley at Red Willow Vineyard.

Casino steakhouse wine lists put cheer in holiday season

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Casino wine lists are also better priced than their counterpoints at … A beguiling, aromatic red from Santa Barbara wine country’s buzziest pinot producer. …. DeLille Cellars Grand Ciel Cabernet Sauvignon, Yakima Valley, Wash.

A new focus for Thanksgiving in Wine Country

Yakima Herald-Republic

“Really what we see now is the families,” said Barbara Glover, executive director of industry group Wine Yakima Valley. “People who have family in …

Thanksgiving in Wine Country Is Friday-Sunday in Yakima


If you love wine you’ll want to celebrate “Thanksgiving in Wine Country’ Nov. 29 Dec. 1. Barb Glover, director of Wine Yakima Valley, says wineries in …

Thanksgiving in Wine Country Event Starts Friday


Barb Glover Director of Wine Yakima Valley says wineries in the valley will be having special promotions and offerings during the event. She says it’s a …

Walla Walla wine industry prepares to battle phylloxera, a pest that kills grapevines


Now the Washington wine industry is arming itself with more information to draw … roots in 2015 near the Yakima County town of Wapato, Washington.

Explore sparkling wines for the season

Kitsap Sun

Each Old-World region makes its sparkling wines from grapes that are … Treveri Cellars Sparkling Gewürztraminer from Yakima Valley is a delightful, …

Need a Break From Champagne? These Stellar Sparklers Are a Tasty Holiday Alternative

Robb Report

Vineyards south of London have it, too, and now enjoy growing seasons warm …. Treveri Cellars Reserve Rosé Yakima Valley, Washington ($60).

Drinking with Doug: Local pros suggest wines that will harmonize Thanksgiving feast

Boulder Daily Camera

Nothing complements the flavors of Thanksgiving like wine. The idea is … Wine: L’Ecole, 2018 Chenin Blanc, Yakima Valley, Washington, $16.99.

Consider guests’ preferences when picking Thanksgiving wine

Wilkes-Barre Citizens Voice

Are the dinner guests serious wine drinkers looking for an experience? … Charles & Charles 2017 Riesling Yakima Valley Washington is juicy with …

Six student-made wines win awards at Tri-Cities Wine Festival


Students of Yakima Valley Vintner’s teaching winery received six awards for their student-made wines at the 2019 Tri-Cities Wine Festival on Saturday.

Northwest Wine: A regional shopping list for Thanksgiving

Yakima Herald-Republic

Treveri Cellars NV Blanc de Blancs, Yakima Valley, $15: Juergen Grieb … Jones of Washington 2017 Sauvignon Blanc, Ancient Lakes of Columbia …

Owen Roe sale indicates continued outside interest in Washington wine industry

Yakima Herald-Republic

Around that time, however, he started making wines with grapes grown in Yakima Valley, Horse Heaven Hills and Red Mountain vineyards. He soon …

Your regional wine shopping list for Thanksgiving weekend

The Daily Herald

Treveri Cellars NV Blanc de Blancs, Yakima Valley, $15: Juergen Grieb crafts his flagship sparkling winemethode champenoise from 100% …

Growers switch gears after grape glut

Good Fruit Grower

Only baby cherry trees grow under the trellis poles and wires that once supported grape vines on Brad Klingele’s Yakima Valley vineyard. Adjusting to …

Secret Squirrel Wine

AGInfo Ag Information Network Of The West (press release) (blog)

So, Bashevkin says, like the parent wine, Corliss, Secret Squirrel is also … vineyards in the Red Mountain, Walla Walla Valley and Yakima Valley …

These are the best wines to go with your holiday feasts

Seattle Times

Treveri Cellars NV Blanc de Blancs, Yakima Valley, $15: This top bubbly producer crafted a stylish dry sparkler with aromas of yeasty bread, dried …

Northwest Wine: A regional shopping list for Thanksgiving

Tri-City Herald

Treveri Cellars NV Blanc de Blancs, Yakima Valley, $15: Juergen Grieb crafts his flagship sparkling winemethode Champenoise from 100 percent …

Wine Scene: Don’t fret; there’s plenty of time to find your holiday wine

Yakima Herald-Republic

Finding a wine that pleases the palates of your guests and pairs well with … Lastly, select Yakima Valley wineries will be showing wines at the Clore …

Northwest Wine: Regional winemakers continue to embrace Italian red varieties

Yakima Herald-Republic

Regions such as Red Mountain, Horse Heaven Hills, the Wahluke Slope and the Snake River Valley don’t have the history or reputation of Piedmonte, …

How Red Mountain grew into Washington’s premier wine region

Seattle Times

RED MOUNTAIN is a 4,040-acre bench on the eastern edge of the Yakima Valley, an agricultural mecca formed on the north by the Rattlesnake Hills …

Washington Vintners Look To Tap The Higher Pricing Tiers

Shanken News Daily

The problem area for Washington wine is at the below-$12 tier, where a … There are 13 other AVAs in the state, including Yakima Valley, Horse …

Locus Wines Opens New Tasting Room Showcasing Food-Forward Wine in Occidental Square …


(October 31, 2019) – Locus Wines, a Seattle-based urban winery, … Locus Wines sources fruit from cooler climate vineyards in the Yakima Valley and …

Northwest Wine: Syrah firmly established throughout Northwest

Yakima Herald-Republic

When Mike Sauer planted Washington’s first syrah vines in 1986, he likely had no idea Red Willow Vineyardwas launching a revolution that would …


In his 2019 list of the 25 best Northwest wines $20 or less, Andy Perdue toasts bargain bottles that taste rich

The Seattle Times – October 30, 2019

Wines that cost $20 or less, whose quality exceeds their price tag.

Syrah firmly established in Washington as No. 3 red grape

HeraldNet.com – November 1, 2019

Syrah shows up not only by itself as a standalone variety but also as a key component in some of the state’s most delicious blends.

In his 2019 list of the 25 best Northwest wines $20 or less, Andy Perdue toasts bargain bottles that …

Seattle Times

Thurston Wolfe Winery 2018 Albariño, Yakima Valley, $18: This Spanish variety features aromas of apples, lemon zest, orange blossoms and spices, …

News Briefs: November 2019


Physical assets acquired include the winery, estate vineyards and tasting room in the Yakima Valley, and the Newberg tasting room. Financial terms …

Wine Scene: Halloween wine can be scary delicious

Yakima Herald-Republic

Let’s get creepy with this first wine, 2017 Sinister Hand, Yakima Valley. This medium bodied wine produced by Owen Roe has soft tannins and a …

VineLines Dispatch coverage of 2019 vintage continues

Great Northwest Wine

Recently, Duval roamed the Royal Slope, Columbia Valley, Yakima Valley and Red … in Woodinville, Wash., sample Grenache from Stillwater Creek Vineyard on Sept. … 24, 2019, at Yakima Valley College in Grandview, Wash.

Andy Perdue reveals his 25 top Northwest wines for 2019

Seattle Times

Since Red Willow Vineyard in the western Yakima Valley planted syrah in 1986, the state’s Rhône revolution has captured the imagination of …

Heavier white wines a better option in cooler weather

Citizens Voice

Bringing together the best fall-friendly grapes, Brian Carter Cellars Oriana 2017 Yakima Valley (Washington) unites two Rhone varieties, viognier and …

Wine Scene: Drinking well without going into debt

Yakima Herald-Republic

Keeping a well-stocked cupboard of delicious, great-value wines doesn’t have to be a difficult task. Drinking well shouldn’t be a luxury, nor should you …

This Just In calendar: Oct. 10, 2019

Yakima Herald-Republic

Yakima Valley Rail and Steam Museum, 14 Asotin Ave., Toppenish; … Participating wineries in the Yakima Valley; bit.ly/YHR-Crush1 or bit.ly/YHR- …

Weekend Pick: Catch the Crush offers peek behind curtain

Yakima Herald-Republic

The best thing about the Yakima Valley wine industry (besides, of course, the wine) is its proprietors’ willingness to connect to customers in meaningful …

Catch the Crush Set for October 12 and 13 in Yakima Valley


It’s a special time of year in Yakima Valley wine country and a celebration is set for Saturday and Sunday. The wine grape harvest is finished and …


Landscape Architecture Magazine

Farmers here grow apples, peaches, pears, cherries, and plums, as well as grapes for wine and hops for beer. The Yakima Valley produces more …

Cameron Hughes ‘Lot 638’ Petit Verdot 2016, Yakima Valley, Wash.


Petit Verdot is typically used as a blending grape that provides color and concentration in Bordeaux, California, and other wines – a small percentage …

To Your Health – Beer or Wine – Which Is Best?


Yakima Valley – which way does your glass lean when toasting to good health? We grow wine grapes and we grow hops and we do it extremely well.

Vintners keeping an eye on the weather as cold, rain come to Yakima Valley

Yakima Herald-Republic

But a wine industry representative said the weather forecasts calling for temperatures in Eastern Washington to reach freezing at times over the next …

Wine Scene: Catch the Crush at local wineries

Yakima Herald-Republic

Log into websites for Wine Yakima Valley and the Rattlesnake Hills Wine Trail and preview what wineries are offering during the event weekend.

Checking In: Kerry Shiels, Côte Bonneville

Yakima Herald-Republic

The Sunnyside-based winery produces wines using grapes from DuBrul Vineyard, the estate … wine? And what better place than the Yakima Valley?

Wine Grape Harvest Winding down Next Big Event in October


While the Yakima Valley’s hop harvest is getting a lot of press these days the area’s wine grape harvest is also in the spotlight. Barb Glover with Wine …

Fall Food and Wine Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss

Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Celebrate the harvest with Washington’s Yakima Valley wineries, such as 14 Hands and JB Neufeld, at the annual Catch the Crush festival. Festival …

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