Category Results for: Vineyards

 

Plowing Ahead: Tracing Red Willow Vineyard’s roots to the birthplace of Washington Syrah

Monday, July 12th, 2010

Kori S. Voorhees, our Wine Peeps Editor-in-Chief, is also a regular contributor to Washington Tasting Room Magazine, a quarterly magazine that focuses on Washington State wine with articles about wineries, vineyards, travel, and lifestyle. The following article, written by Kori, appeared in the Fall 2009 issue. Many a great bottle of wine has begun with […]

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Highlights and Wine Tastings from the 2010 Wine Bloggers Conference

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

This past weekend, Dad (John), Colby, and I spent three jam-packed days in Walla Walla, Washington, for the third annual North American Wine Bloggers Conference. We were joined by over 300 fellow wine bloggers, wine industry participants, and media members for tastings, keynote addresses, breakout sessions, and visits to local vineyards and wineries. [See the […]

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Alexandria Nicole Cellars: An Exciting Discovery

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

Founded in 2004 by winemaker Jarrod Boyle and his wife Ali, Alexandria Nicole Cellars is located on their 243-acre estate vineyard, Destiny Ridge Vineyard, in the Horse Heaven Hills of Washington State overlooking the Columbia River. They also have tasting rooms in Prosser and Woodinville. Jarrod began his career in the industry as assistant viticulturist […]

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Columbia Gorge AVA: One of Washington and Oregon’s Best Kept Secrets

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

We spent Memorial Day Weekend visiting the Columbia Gorge AVA. The Columbia Gorge AVA was established in 2004. It runs along the Columbia River and encompasses areas in both Washington and Oregon. The area boasts gorgeous views, numerous outdoor recreation options, quality vineyards, excellent wines, and very friendly folks. We arrived in Hood River, Oregon, […]

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Paso Robles: Crash Courses at Steinbeck Vineyards

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

Looking for a unique wine country experience that takes you beyond the tasting room? The Crash Courses at Steinbeck Vineyards in Paso Robles, California, could be the answer for you. Members of the Steinbeck family, who have been farming in the Paso Robles area for six generations, teach the courses. Participants have the rare opportunity […]

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Paso Robles: Dusi Vineyard

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Dusi Vineyard is located in west Templeton, California, in the Paso Robles AVA. The Dusi family is well-known for growing top-notch Zinfandel, which is considered the heritage variety of Paso Robles because it had a strong influence on the growth and development of the local wine industry. Sylvester and Caterina Dusi immigrated to the United […]

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Paso Robles: California’s Emerging Wine Region

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Located along the Central Coast halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, Paso Robles is California’s third largest and fastest growing wine region. The town of Paso Robles (“Paso” to the locals) is the heart of Paso Robles wine country. The Paso Robles AVA was established in 1983 and has expanded a couple of times […]

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Taste Washington 2010: Restaurant Awards and Education Day

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

Taste Washington 2010 is now in the books, so it’s time to reflect on what we learned and tasted and look forward to next year. Again this year, we had the pleasure to attend all of the Taste Washington festivities including the Washington Wine Restaurant Awards on Friday, Education Day on Saturday, and the Grand […]

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Wine Tasting Dinner: Washington Single Vineyard Red Blends

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Oftentimes, wineries in the United States produce blends from their leftovers. They put their best grapes into their varietal wines and then produce a blend from the grapes that don’t quite make the cut. There are some wineries, however, who strive to produce Bordeaux-style blends using the very best grapes that they can get. Over […]

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Women of Washington Wine: Becky Snyder of Hollywood Hill Vineyards

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Today’s post is part of a series featuring the Women of Washington Wine. In an industry once dominated by men, more and more women are joining the ranks as winery owners, vineyard owners, and winemakers. Being a woman myself, I am fascinated by these women and what they have done and continue to do. Through […]

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