Category Results for: Vineyards

 

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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New Discoveries in Woodinville Wine Country

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Woodinville has definitely become a must-visit destination in Washington wine country. Home of the state’s oldest, largest, and most well-known wineries, Chateau Ste. Michelle and Columbia Winery, the Woodinville area is also home to over 40 wineries and tasting rooms, with new ones opening all the time. Woodinville now boasts the second largest concentration of […]

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The 2009 Harvest in Washington State

Friday, October 9th, 2009

The harvest began early in Washington State this year, and first indications are that it’s going to be another stellar vintage. The state of Washington has had an uninterrupted string of outstanding vintages for this entire decade, highlighted so far by 2005 and the 2007’s just now being released. According to a recent news release […]

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Premiere Issue of Washington Tasting Room Magazine Rolling off the Presses

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Washington Tasting Room Magazine is a brand new quarterly magazine aimed at wine enthusiasts of every age and from novice to collector. As the name implies, it focuses on Washington State wine with articles about wineries, vineyards, travel, and lifestyle. I am proud to announce that I am a Contributor to the magazine. The article […]

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Spotlight On: Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars

Monday, August 10th, 2009

Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, located in Napa, California, was founded by Warren Winiarski in 1970. Bitten by the wine bug when he spent a year studying in Italy, Warren and his family moved to California in the early 1960s to pursue his winemaking dream. He gained experience working for Souverain Cellars and then Robert Mondavi […]

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Weekend in Washington Wine Country: Red Mountain, Tri-Cities, Yakima Valley

Monday, July 6th, 2009

We recently spent a wonderful weekend in Washington wine country. We visited vineyards and wineries on Red Mountain, in the Yakima Valley, and near the Tri-Cities. We met some wonderful people, tasted some great wines, and spent time in some of the state’s best vineyards. On the way from Seattle to our hotel in the […]

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Washington Syrah: Great Quality Doesn’t Always Translate into Great Sales

Friday, June 26th, 2009

First off, as regular readers know, I love Syrah, and I believe that some of the best Syrah in the world is made in Washington State. In fact, the first wine that ever garnered our highest quality rating, 5 stars (out of 5) was a Fielding Hills Syrah from Washington. But as the title of […]

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Grand Rêve: New Washington State Winery Bursts onto the Scene

Monday, June 8th, 2009

Grand Rêve Vintners, whose first three wines were just released last month, produces vineyard-designed wines from Red Mountain grown fruit by an all-star cast of Washington winemakers. Theirs is truly a revolutionary and exciting concept in the same vein as Long Shadows Vintners. The difference is that Grand Rêve focuses on the fruit first and […]

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Vineyards of the Yakima Valley

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

Many people think of wine as an uppity beverage. They think beer is for the common folk while wine is for high society. Oh, how I wish we could break down these stereotypes once and for all. What those people fail to realize (or remember) is that wine is an agricultural product. Wine grapes are […]

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Taste Washington 2009: Restaurant Awards and Education Day

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

Taste Washington 2009 is now in the books. So now it’s time to reflect on what we learned and tasted and look forward to next year. We had the pleasure to attend all of the Taste Washington festivities this year including the Washington Wine Restaurant Awards on Friday, Education Day on Saturday, and the Grand […]

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