Category Results for: Spotlight On

 

Spotlight On: Andrew Will Winery

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

Chris Camarda made his first wines in the basement of his mother’s house on Queen Anne Hill in Seattle. After spending 20 years in the restaurant industry, Chris had developed a good palate and decided to try his hand at winemaking. He founded Andrew Will Winery in 1989 and named it for his son Will […]

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Spotlight On: Woodward Canyon Winery

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Rick Small’s agricultural roots run deep; he’s a third generation farmer on his father’s side of the family and fifth generation on his mother’s side. Rick and his wife Darcey Fugman-Small founded Woodward Canyon Winery in 1981, making it the second winery in the Walla Walla Valley. In fact, the Smalls played an instrumental part […]

Filed under: American Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Red Wine, Sauvignon Blanc, Spotlight On, Vineyards, Washington State Wine, White Wine, Wine Travel, Wines Over $25 |

 

Spotlight On: Rasa Vineyards [Wow! Alert]

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

Rasa Vineyards is a relatively new winery located in Walla Walla, Washington. Founded in 2007 by brothers Pinto and Billo Naravane, Rasa Vineyards burst onto the Washington wine scene and received numerous accolades for their inaugural releases. Currently, they produce around 2,000 cases per year, a level they plan to maintain for a while. Originally […]

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Spotlight On: William Church Winery

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

William Church Winery, founded in 2005 by Rod and Leslie Balsley, is located in the warehouse district in Woodinville, Washington. Bitten by the wine bug when they honeymooned in Italy, Rod and Leslie got their start in winemaking as a hobby when they moved next door to a man named Dick Gidley who had been […]

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Spotlight On: Buty Winery and Dowsett Family Winery

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Caleb Foster is undoubtedly one of the winemaking stars in Washington State. With 21 vintages of experience, he certainly has developed his chops but is young enough and energetic enough to stay on the cutting edge. Caleb is the winemaker for Buty Winery in Walla Walla, Washington, which he owns with his wife Nina. The […]

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Spotlight On: Betz Family Winery

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

Betz Family Winery, located in Woodinville, Washington, was founded by winemaker Bob Betz and his wife Cathy. They have grown steadily since their inception, from producing 150 cases of their first vintage in 1997 to currently producing around 3,500 cases, which is the level they plan to maintain. Betz Family Winery remains a small family […]

Filed under: American Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Red Wine, Shiraz/Syrah, Spotlight On, Washington State Wine, Wines Over $25 |

 

Spotlight On: Cave B Estate Winery

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Cave B Estate Winery is a destination winery resort located on 900 foot cliffs above the Columbia River in Quincy, Washington. Founded in 2001 by Vincent and Carol Bryan, Cave B Estate Winery sits in the heart of the Bryan’s SageCliffe Resort which also includes The Cave B Inn at SageCliffe, The Spa at SageCliffe, […]

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Spotlight On: Otis Kenyon

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

Otis Kenyon is a small, family-owned and operated winery in Walla Walla, Washington. Founded in 2004 by Stephen Otis Kenyon and his wife Deborah Dunbar, Otis Kenyon currently produces 2,500 cases per year. We were first introduced to Otis Kenyon wines at a tasting at Pete’s Wine Shop in Bellevue last year. Since discovering that […]

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Spotlight On: Col Solare

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

Col Solare, located on Red Mountain in Washington State, is a partnership between Marchesi Antinori of Italy and Chateau Ste. Michelle of Washington State. The idea for this project began back in 1992 when Marchese Piero Antinori visited Washington State’s Columbia Valley. The goal was, and still is, to produce one Cabernet Sauvignon-based wine each […]

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Spotlight On: Dusted Valley

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Dusted Valley Vintners, located in Walla Walla, Washington, was founded in 2003 by brothers-in-law Chad Johnson and Corey Braunel who are co-owners and co-winemakers. Both Chad and Corey are originally from Wisconsin and are proud cheese-heads. In fact, they bring a bit of Wisconsin to Dusted Valley by using barrels made from Wisconsin oak to […]

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