The Evocative wines (retailing for $11.99-$29.99 a bottle) come encased in paper wrappers that tell a story, give a recipe or celebrate a special occasion. Underneath the wrappers, the bottles carry traditional labeling
Now in its 22nd year, the Viticulture Fair is the established industry venue to gather post-harvest and learn about the latest industry advancements, collect PCA credits at seminars, and view equipment demonstrations while visiting with friends and colleagues.
Business principles don't start and stop in the winery, but must be applied to the vineyard as well. These short, 4-hour seminars will bring together leading industry professionals that have years of experience with the business aspects of running and managing a working vineyard.
"We want to add to the coffeehouse experience," said Sharon Powell, Southeast regional vice president for Starbucks. "We want people to come in the morning and come back in the evening without having to do breakfast again."
TWE will roll out its lower alcohol brands like Lindeman's Early Harvest, Yellowglen Jewel, which has 65cal per serving and Matua First Frost. Besides these, the stores will offer tastings of full range of Lindeman's Early Harvest.
For the past year, Friends of Yamhill County and its allies in state agencies have attempted unsuccessfully to change long-standing winery land use law through litigation. This effort has threatened to disrupt local planning efforts and wine business throughout the state.
Washington has gained its newest American Viticultural Area. The Ancient Lakes of Columbia Valley has been approved by the U.S. government as the state's 13th AVA, and wineries can begin using it on wine labels in mid-November