Washington Wines

July 10, 2013 5:38 PM
EMERGING VARIETALMourvèdreMourvèdre is the workhorse of the vineyard. It is added to Rhône blends to bring an earthy note or to create a...
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July 3, 2013 2:58 PM
Can we please toast to the Founding Fathers and those American revolutionaries who fought for our independence 237 years ago? Let’s pour...
Paul Gregutt Waitsburg Cellars
May 9, 2013 11:27 PM
Getting down to the studs: preserving the bones of a thing, maintaining a foundation and building something beautiful on top of it. It’s an...
April 29, 2013 8:49 PM
April 29, 2013 3:51 PM
I have been on many tasting panels, but there's nothing quite like the full-sensory thrill of being a judge for the Oyster Wine competition...
Kay Simon and Clay Mackey Chinook Wines
April 10, 2013 7:48 PM
When Kay Simon and Clay Mackey first put down roots in Prosser in 1983, there were only about 40 wineries in the state, and the Yakima...
April 9, 2013 8:30 PM
COLUMBIA GORGEThe Columbia Gorge is a unique growing area, with about 500 acres planted in vinifera grapes. Steep cliffs above the Columbia...
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March 22, 2013 11:37 PM
I’m a proud Taste Washington veteran, an old salt, you might even say. I was at the very first Taste, held in the cozy confines of the...
March 19, 2013 8:34 PM
Rosé has been undergoing a metamorphosis in Washington, from afterthought to intention. The old way of thinking went something like this: “...
Rose of Sangiovese from Barnard Griffin
March 15, 2013 5:27 PM
When my kitchen begins to smell like the sweet perfume of chicken potpie, I start to think pink. Yup, rosé. That’s just the thing to drink...
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March 8, 2013 7:19 PM
A friend from Durham, North Carolina, recently visited Seattle for the first time. Ate his first-ever Dungeness crab – on a BLT with some C...
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February 22, 2013 11:43 PM
The lingering days of winter seem easier to bear with all sorts of fun sipping opportunities in the near future: 1. Loads of terrific...
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February 12, 2013 5:47 PM
So, Valentine’s Day is all about roses and chocolates and sparkling wine, right? Well, that’s a good start, but when it comes time to sit...
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February 1, 2013 12:00 AM
For years, Red Mountain has been known for its intense red wines, produced by wineries all over the state that gain high scores and fetch...
January 18, 2013 8:19 PM
So, yeah, I’m still waiting for Lemberger to be the next big thing from Washington State, but not sure that’s every going to happen. At the...