Category Results for: Viognier

 

Milbrandt Vineyards: 2012 Ancient Lakes Riesling and 2012 The Estates Viognier

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Brothers Butch and Jerry Milbrandt planted their first vines in Washington’s Columbia Valley and Wahluke Slope in 1997. Today, Milbrandt Vineyards is comprised of over 2,000 acres of estate vineyards. After selling their grapes to wineries throughout Washington for years, the Milbrandts launched their own winery in 2005. Joshua Maloney, who previously worked for wineries […]

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Oregon Wine: Outside the Willamette Valley

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

For many, Oregon wine is synonymous with the Willamette Valley. However, there are exciting things happening elsewhere in the state, including the Columbia Gorge, Southern Oregon, and, of course, the Oregon side of the Walla Walla Valley. Today, Oregon boasts over 400 wineries and 16 AVAa€?s (American Viticultural Areas). With those AVAa€?s found in both […]

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Chateau Ste. Michelle: Ethos Reserve and Limited Release

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Chateau Ste. Michelle is Washington Statea€?s founding winery with its roots dating back to the repeal of Prohibition. In 1976, Ste. Michelle built a French-style chateau in Woodinville, just northeast of Seattle. While all of Chateau Ste. Michellea€?s vineyards are located on the east side of the Cascade Mountains, all of their white wines are […]

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Maison Bleue Winery: Jon Martineza€?s Star Continues to Rise

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Maison Bleue, founded by owner/winemaker Jon Martinez in 2008, is located in Prosser, Washington. Martinez changed careers to venture into winemaking, giving up a successful dental practice. He has become a bona fide winemaking star and his Maison Bleue wines have been the buzz of the Washington wine industry the past couple of years. Maison […]

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trang cá độ bóng đá trực tuyến uy tínWine Tasting Dinner: Washington Viognier

Monday, September 26th, 2011

Friday was the official first day of fall. However, it was more beautiful and sunny here in Seattle than most days this summer. It was a perfect night to gather with friends to enjoy a fabulous meal and good wines for one of our monthly wine tasting dinners. This montha€?s dinner featured Washington Viognier, a […]

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Taste Washington 2011: Highlights from Washington Winea€?s Signature Event

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Hosted annually by the Washington Wine Commission, Taste Washington is dubbed a€?the ultimate wine experience.a€? This past weekend brought Washington wine lovers from around the country to Seattle to drink, eat, and be merry. The event is a wine and food lovera€?s paradise. The festivities kicked off on Friday with the Washington Wine Restaurant Awards, […]

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Exploring Woodinville Wine Country

Monday, October 4th, 2010

Woodinville has definitely become a must-visit destination in Washington wine country. Home of the statea€?s oldest, largest, and most well-known wineries, Chateau Ste. Michelle and Columbia Winery, the Woodinville area is also home to over 90 wineries and tasting rooms, with new ones opening all the time. Woodinville now boasts the second largest concentration of […]

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Cascade Valley Wine Country: Mountains, Lakes, Sunshine, and Wine

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Located in central Washington State halfway between Seattle and Spokane, Cascade Valley Wine Country is home to around 50 wineries and tasting rooms in Wenatchee, Chelan, and Leavenworth. Cascade Valley Wine Country is a marketing alliance formed in 2009 by area wineries and funded by the Port of Chelan County and the Port of Douglas […]

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Weekend in the Walla Walla Valley AVA: A Tale of Two States

Monday, September 13th, 2010

We spent Labor Day Weekend visiting the Walla Walla Valley AVA. The Walla Walla Valley AVA was established in 1984 as Washington Statea€?s third AVA. It encompasses areas in both Washington and Oregon. When you are visiting wineries and vineyards in the valley, it is easy to forget which state you are in. The lines […]

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Spotlight On: William Church Winery

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

William Church Winery, founded in 2005 by Rod and Leslie Balsley, is located in the warehouse district in Woodinville, Washington. Bitten by the wine bug when they honeymooned in Italy, Rod and Leslie got their start in winemaking as a hobby when they moved next door to a man named Dick Gidley who had been […]

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