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.
The Washington State University Wine Science Center should be completed by fall. Donations by the Mercer family and T.J. Rodgers, CEO of Cypress Semiconductor, were announced at the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers.
Senate Bill 1559, introduced in reaction to a drive by big grocery chains to fully privatize liquor sales with a November ballot measure, would allow grocery stores of 10,000 square feet or more to sell liquor from their shelves, while keeping the state in control of the supply.
The Oregon Wine Board approached Oregon Translation about supplying interpretation services for select viticulture classes. Virginia Anderson, principle and owner of Oregon Translation, was immediately captivated by the idea
The multiple appellations of Washington will be tasted in a unique banquet dinner at this years Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers Annual Meeting and Trade Show. Nuances of that regional diversity have been paired with the meal being prepared by Chef Dan Carr.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's proposal to increase the state's minimum wage represents a Band-Aid approach to economics. What is really needed is a means of growing the number of jobs that pay a living wage, not the minimum wage. But there is one thing to like about the proposal.