Local Producers

August 8, 2011 11:57 PM
You drive into some tiny village, walk into the local brasserie and order the set menu for lunch. A carafe of wine, pumped from a barrel...
August 8, 2011 10:44 PM
Christine Tressel, owner of Leapfrog Farm, developed her keen sense of color and texture from sewing and painting. Both proved assets to...
July 18, 2011 11:54 PM
In the world of wine, each vintage is a new chance for perfection, and with so many new wineries on the scene in Washington, we are...
July 13, 2011 5:38 PM
There’s something in the air at local farmers’ markets: “Customers cannot walk by one of our…booths without stopping to smell the aroma of...
June 10, 2011 8:39 PM
Some people know how to think big. A new destination winery near Roslyn and Cle Elum is one of those big thoughts, made real. Opened last...
June 10, 2011 6:16 PM
Bite into a Lyall Farms cherry and you taste a piece of history. Charles Lyall, manager and co-owner of his family’s fruit orchard in...
May 11, 2011 10:20 PM
Going on wine-tasting treks is one of the joys of living in the Northwest. There is no greater find than driving past vineyards and...
May 11, 2011 9:41 PM
Skagit Sun owner Don Kruse can describe his Shuksan strawberries in just one word: sensational. And since he’s provided the Northwest with...
May 9, 2011 6:11 PM
Contamination-related shutdowns at two beloved local cheese makers sparked outrage last year—but maybe not for the reasons you’d think. The...
April 18, 2011 7:09 PM
Last fall, Tenor Wines, a new super-premium brand created by the winemaker for Woodinville’s Matthews Estate to focus on top-quality reds,...
April 15, 2011 7:20 PM
 “Please pass the salt” becomes a bit more complicated when sitting across the table from Leisha Jones and Lisa Trifiro. The owner and...
March 18, 2011 9:28 PM
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Mark McNeilly
March 18, 2011 7:39 PM
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Washington Wine Awards
March 18, 2011 7:24 PM
Washington grape growers and winemakers have always been experimenters, seeing what will work in our relatively young industry, but in the...
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March 12, 2011 12:28 AM
Good wheat- and gluten-free cookies fall into the same category as Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny—something you want to believe in but at...