Seattle Times by Andy Perdue
November 2, 2017
2017 Wine Issue: Wine-industry luminaries uncork the 50-year-old wine that was the first to bear the Ste. Michelle label.
I RECENTLY HAD the opportunity to taste the Ste. Michelle Vineyards 1967 cabernet sauvignon, a 50-year-old wine that was the first to bear the Ste. Michelle label.
The bottle was a gift from Ron Irvine, author of “The Wine Project,” published 20 years ago and still the definitive history of Washington wine.
I joined industry luminaries Doug Gore, executive vice-president of winemaking, vineyards and operations for Ste. Michelle Wine Estates; Bob Bertheau, head winemaker for Chateau Ste. Michelle; Wade Wolfe, owner/winemaker for Thurston Wolfe Winery in Prosser, and former vineyard operations manager for Ste. Michelle in the late 1970s; and Mike Hogue, founder of Hogue Cellars>>>Read the entire article on The Seattle Times