winemakers Robert Takahashi and Brian Carter

Brian Carter’s Path Remains Solid Gold After 40 years in Washington

Tri-City Herald
January 14, 2020

This year marks Brian Carter’s 40th anniversary as a Washington winemaker, and according to the latest Platinum Judging, the Woodinville producer is making some of the best wines of his storied career.

The three-day competition staged by Wine Press Northwest magazine is an international gathering of Pacific Northwest wines that earned a gold medal somewhere around the world during the previous 12 months. Four of the Brian Carter Cellars wines earned a Platinum, and each reflects his delicious passion for blending and a thoughtful approach to cellaring.

His knowledge of the Columbia Valley carries over into his long-standing relationships with many of the state’s top growers, which explains why the car with the Washington vanity license plate that reads “BLENDS” is frequently spotted in renowned vineyards as he walks the rows to chart the progress of the grapes grown for him. Read the entire article that includes reviews of Brian’s TOP wines… on The Tri-City Herald.

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