Andy Perdue for The Seattle Times
November 22, 2017

Washington’s Chateau Ste. Michelle and California’s Beaulieu Vineyard are linked by his legacy.

WHEN WE THINK of the West Coast wine country’s iconic wineries, two in particular come to mind: Beaulieu Vineyard in California’s Napa Valley and Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville are at the forefront of any discussion about iconic properties and producers.

A lesser-known fact is that these two wineries are historically intertwined by André Tchelistcheff, still considered today — two decades after his death — America’s greatest winemaker.

Born in Russia, Tchelistcheff was injured on a Crimean battlefield and left for dead during the Russian Revolution in 1917. After>>>Read the entire article on The Seattle Times