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10/08/14

Even 2013, which looked like a disaster, is worth a good look

10/08/14

Five years ago, Washington wine country lost a legend, a giant upon whose shoulders the rest of the state industry was built. David Lake died Oct. 5, 2009. He was 66. A half-decade later, Lake still is fondly remembered as one of the modern Washington wine industry's true pioneers.

10/08/14

Duckhorn Wine Co.'s new Red Mountain winemaker doesn't waste a trip between Red Mountain vineyards near Benton City and the Walla Walla custom crush facility where he is fermenting grapes for the 2014 vintage of Canvasback.

10/08/14

Oregon winemakers have reported bumper grape hauls from the 2014 harvest, with quality that the 'public will fall all over'.

10/07/14

Now we are seeing an explosion of interest in such Rhône varieties as Grenache, Mourvèdre, Petite Sirah, Counoise, Cinsault - and a whole host of white grapes.

10/07/14

The productivity of apple workers is up because older orchards have been replaced with denser ones using trellis systems. Shorter ladders can be used, and some growers are using platforms to help workers pick more, said Jon DeVaney, president of the Washington State Tree Fruit Association.

10/07/14

The longtime culinary director of Chateau Ste. Michelle will be remembered as Washington's first and most prolific food and wine ambassador, reported the Seattle Times

10/07/14

John Sarich will be remembered as Washington's first and most prolific wine-and-food ambassador.

10/06/14

Hamilton Cellars' new winery on Red Mountain is producing more than wine. It's generating the electricity to fuel the process

10/03/14

Starting Oct. 1, eight hand-selected BC VQA wines will be available for purchase at 15 Whole Foods Market stores across Washington and Oregon.

10/03/14

Allen Shoup never doubted that Napa Valley iconoclast Randy Dunn would be an ideal fit to make the Cabernet Sauvignon for the star-studded Long Shadow Vintners in Washington state.

10/03/14

"It's a rare vintage where it's high quantity and high quality," said Dobbes, founder of Wine by Joe, which produces the Wine by Joe and Dobbes Family Estate brands among others.

10/02/14

Soft-spoken Kyle Johnson, one of Washington state's most talented winemakers, is no longer a vagabond vintner. It's been six years in the making, but last week, he and his wife, Amy, began crushing fruit for their Purple Star Wines and Native Sun projects at their new facility in Benton City.

09/30/14

Champoux, who has overseen Champoux Vineyards in the Horse Heaven Hills since 1989, has sold his shares in the operation to his fellow partners. Dan Nickolaus, who has worked at The Benches vineyard in the eastern Horse Heaven Hills, has been hired as vineyard manager and is spending this harvest working alongside Champoux.

09/29/14

The first system of the fall was impressive for some with near record or record rainfall amounts for Northern California, Southern Oregon into the Willamette Valley and along the Cascades. The system is slow to move out and will spin some unsettled weather over the whole region for the next 24 hours or so. Spotty chance of precipitation from the Bay Area northward with the probability increasing from the central Oregon coast to the Puget Sound area.

09/29/14

Ernie Loosen, owner of Dr. Loosen and Villa Wolf, talks to Katherine Cole about the joy of Riesling and hiking in the Pacific Northwest.

09/26/14

Today, the Mercer family, led by brothers Rob and Will, owns 100 percent of the winery. In 2012, former Chateau Ste. Michelle winemaker Jessica Munnell took over winemaking at Mercer and is crafting stellar wines. She makes two tiers: Mercer Estates and the value-priced Mercer Canyons.

09/26/14

Not all in the Walla Walla Valley is as peaceful as it appears. It turns out there's a giant loophole in the law that Oregon wineries are able to exploit to market themselves as "Washington wines".

09/25/14

A red grape variety that has gained increasing interest in the Pacific Northwest rose to the top of the fifth annual Idaho Wine Competition.

09/25/14

Oregon's wine grape harvest is under way, and vineyards report high quality and heavy yields.

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