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Oregon and Washington State Wines return to London

Oregon and Washington State Wines Return to London February 19, 2019 A total of 35 wineries will pour 250 wines at the event on 14 March, including wineries with existing UK distribution links, as well as a number of businesses seeking importers including DeLille Cellars, Betz Family Wines, and Matthews Winery from Washington and Patton Valley Vineyards, Rivers… Read More
Kiona Vineyards - Woodinville photojournalist debuts VineLines Dispatch

Woodinville photojournalist debuts VineLines Dispatch

Great Northwest WineFebruary 11, 2019 Today, we introduce The VineLines Dispatch by Richard Duval, our contributing and frequently roving photojournalist. The VineLines Dispatch will serve as an occasional roundup of dispatches from the Pacific Northwest wine community and echoes the classic “three dot column” long used in newspapers and magazines to… Read More

Jason Gorski takes over reins at DeLille Cellars

Great Northwest WineJanuary 24, 2019 WOODINVILLE, Wash. – DeLille Cellars, one of Washington state’s leading wineries, announced Wednesday that Jason Gorski has been promoted to replace co-founder Chris Upchurch as director of winemaking and viticulture. Gorski has seen production grow from 10,000 cases to approximately 30,000 cases since he joined the… Read More
The Sommelier Side Hustle: Winemaking featuring Jeff Lindsay Thorsen

The Sommelier Side Hustle: Winemaking

The Wall Street Journal January 10, 2019 Not content to merely recommend bottles, many sommeliers are getting into the business of making wine. Having sampled the results, our wine columnist offers some recommendations of her own IN THE documentary “Somm 3,” the latest in a series of sommelier-focused films, the… Read More
Blend your own bottle of wine out at sea with Chateau Ste Michelle

Blend Your Own Bottle of Wine Out at Sea

KING5January 14, 2019 Blend wine with Chateau Ste. Michelle on select Holland America cruises. If you’ve ever wanted to be a winemaker, now’s your chance. Washington’s founding winery Chateau Ste. Michelle provides a unique wine blending experience on board two of Holland America’s cruise ships. Guests can blend their own… Read More
10 best wine travel destinations of 2019 - chateau ste michelle

10 Best Wine Travel Destinations of 2019

Wine EnthusiastJanuary 8, 2019 Situated along the glistening Puget Sound and between tree-covered mountain ranges, there’s no question how Seattle earned its Emerald City nickname. Once a sleepy burg hidden away in the Pacific Northwest, the city is now booming with the explosive growth of local industries. It teems with… Read More
2018 Top 100 wines

Top 100 Wines of 2018

Wine Spectator November 19, 2018 We’ve just revealed the Top 100 of 2018! Each year, Wine Spectator editors survey the wines reviewed over the previous 12 months and select our Top 100, based on quality, value, availability and excitement. This annual list honors successful wineries, regions and vintages around the world. Here… Read More