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Northwest Wine: Grenache shines at Walla Walla Wine Competition

Northwest Wine: Grenache shines at Walla Walla Wine Competition

WALLA WALLA — Victor Palencia, a wunderkind of the Washington wine industry, paced the fifth annual Walla Walla Valley Wine Competition with five gold medals,… Continue reading

 

One of the Pacific Northwest’s leading bottlings of any white wine touches on a number of the reasons why Chardonnay is No. 1 among many Americans. (Chateau Ste. Michelle/Contributed)

Bargain whites offer refreshment on warmer days | Northwest Wines

With the arrival of sunny skies across the Pacific Northwest, it’s that time of year when we want to always have a couple of white… Continue reading

 

Cascadia Wine Competition helps identify region’s best

Cascadia Wine Competition helps identify region’s best

That miserable winter has transitioned into a slow start to spring in the Pacific Northwest, but the wines in our region have never been better,… Continue reading

 

Syrah is playing a key role in Northwest red blends | Northwest Wines

Syrah is playing a key role in Northwest red blends | Northwest Wines

After Australia flooded the U.S. market with inexpensive and uninteresting Shiraz, Syrah has been a tough sell with consumers. Yet acreage and tonnage of Syrah… Continue reading

Syrah is playing a key role in Northwest red blends | Northwest Wines
Red Willow Vineyard in the western end of the Yakima Valley is topped by the iconic chapel that stands as a tribute to the late Monsignor Mulcahy, a cherished friend of vineyard owner Mike Sauer. (Eric Degerman/Great Northwest Wine)

Northwest Wine: Yakima Valley remains the cradle of Washington wine | Northwest Wines

The Yakima Valley is the heart of the Washington wine industry. It is dripping with history, leading us to dub it the cradle of the… Continue reading

Red Willow Vineyard in the western end of the Yakima Valley is topped by the iconic chapel that stands as a tribute to the late Monsignor Mulcahy, a cherished friend of vineyard owner Mike Sauer. (Eric Degerman/Great Northwest Wine)