Posts by: Woodinville Wine Country

Wine Review: Retreat From The Heat

Springfield Business Journal July 5, 2018 It’s hot, and wine producers, rising to the situation, are concentrating on refreshing white wines. I do not want to insinuate that the producers were caught off guard by the earlier than usual heat wave, but the bottling of red wine has come to… Read More
5 new wine bars and taprooms on the Eastside - Metier Brewing in Woodinville

5 New Wine Bars and Taprooms on the Eastside

Seattle Times June 27, 2018 Beer-and-wine lovers, take note: These new spots in Woodinville, Mercer Island and Bellevue are here for your tasting desires. B-Side Brewing in Woodinville is now Métier Brewing. Todd Herriott, co-founder of Métier Racing & Coffee on Capitol Hill, and Rodney Hines, a Starbucks executive, have taken… Read More
Alexandria Nicole Cellars viognier based white wine

4 Viognier White Wines Perfect for Summertime

TRIB LIVE June 26, 2018 Summer's arrival brings pleasures aplenty. But none surpasses the experience of strolling on a sultry evening as blooming honeysuckle vines fill the air with redolent, intoxicating aromas. Returning home, you can enjoy strikingly similar aromas while finding refreshment with sips of well-chilled white wines made… Read More
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The Why, When and How of Wine Blending

Wine Enthusiast June 13, 2018 The majority of the wines you drink are blends, but why do winemakers blend and what does each variety bring to the final wine? Washington State winemakers tell us their tricks. “I love blending,” says Ben Smith co-owner Cadence Winery. “It’s one of the two times… Read More
Andrew and Mike Januik

Andrew Januik Flies South

By Leslie Kelly - Guest Blogger Andrew Januik was born to make wine. The 30-year-old son of legendary vintner Mike Januik -- the man who helped put Chateau Ste. Michelle on the map in the 1980s before launching Novelty Hill-Januik -- Andrew said he’s not exactly sure when he knew… Read More



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