The momentum is fueled, in part, by a social consciousness that scales roll-out plans to the neighborhood - at least initially, though some recent nationwide successes indicate a powerful trajectory outward.
While the timeline has extended by a few months since the project was initially proposed, with completion slated for early 2015 rather than this fall as indicated in early reports, the budget is more than $3 million short of the original estimate of $26.2 million.
For most of us, wine is just one of life's many small pleasures. But for a small segment of the human population, wine is an extremely expensive hobby bordering on obsession. Within this genus of wine lovers - call it hominem oenophilis - there are at least four separate species.
Politico.com reports the other two wines being served by President Barack Obama's culinary team are Morlet 2011 La Proportion Dorée from Napa Valley and Thibault-Jannison Blanc de Chardonnay from Monticello
The Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers announced awards for Grower of the Year, Industry Service, Lifetime Achievement, Restaurant Appreciation and Posters at their annual meeting held in Kennewick last week.
Ponzi Vineyards, which operates facilities in three cities, will work with Portland-based Green Endeavor Inc. to reduce the environmental impact, water usage and production costs of its wineries, wine bar and bistros.
Ryan Lumaco Named Vice President, General Manager, Washington; Michael Jeffrey Appointed Vice President, General Manager, Oregon - Matt Haskins Adds Trade Development to Role as Southern's Pacific Northwest Senior Vice President, Wine
The Oregon Department of Agriculture has asked Oregon's 45 soil and water conservation districts to zero in on specific areas, and document changes, representing a change of direction in the state's 20-year-old agricultural water quality program.
The technical seminar, "The Future of Oregon Chardonnay," will be moderated by Essential Wines and Wineries of the Pacific Northwest author, Cole Danehower. Panelists will include the following Oregon producers: Melissa Burr of Stoller Family Estate; David Paige of Adelsheim Vineyard; Josh Bergström of Bergström Wines; Jesse Lange of Lange Estate Winery; Harry Peterson-Nedry of Chehalem Wines; Robert Brittan of Brittan Vineyards; and Doug Tunnell of Brick House Vineyards. Dominique Lafon of Domaine des Comtes and Veronique Drouhin of Joseph Drouhin and Domaine Drouhin Oregon will add an international perspective.
The 30-year-old sommelier is co-founder of Wine Folly, a site that, with popular posts, videos and a collection of handy visualizations, is helping lead a kind of beginners' revolt from right here in Seattle.