Look to Washington for value on good wine

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Washington Hills, Waterbrook and Sawtooth in the lineup Seattle Times – Wine Adviser – Paul Gregutt Although California makes 10 times as much wine as all other states combined, Wine Adviser Paul Gregutt believes it is Washington (and in some instances, Oregon) that offers the widest variety of value wines. Recommended (Precept): Washington Hills 2011 …

Precept Wine acquires Ste. Chapelle

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Wines & Vines – Peter Mitham The acquisition of Ste. Chapelle boosts Precept Wine’s Idaho wine production to 140,000 cases. Caldwell, Idaho-Precept Wine has solidified its position as the largest privately owned vintner in the Pacific Northwest with its acquisition of Idaho’s biggest vintner, Ste. Chapelle Winery. The deal makes Precept the largest single producer …

Precept Wine acquires Ste. Chapelle Winery

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Idaho Northwest’s largest privately held wine company purchases Idaho’s largest winery to become the state’s dominant wine producer Seattle-May 14, 2012-In a move that solidifies its presence as a significant wine producer in Idaho, Seattle-based Precept Wine announced today it has purchased Ste. Chapelle Winery from Healdsburg, Calif.-based Ascentia Wine Estates. Already the parent company …

Precept Wine opens Canoe Ridge, Chocolate Shop tasting rooms

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also introducing “The Villager” at Waterbrook in Walla Walla Wine Business Monthly – Cyril Penn Precept Wine is opening a new tasting room dedicated to its fast-selling chocolate-infused wine this weekend in Walla Walla, Washington. Meanwhile, Precept is also re-opening the Canoe Ridge Tasting Room. The Canoe Ridge tasting room had been closed two years …

Sockeye 2010 Pinot Gris – An Oyster Wine winner

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One of ten champions, Sockeye “spawns” a perfect pairing SEATTLE: Traditionally, restaurateurs have looked to France for wines like Muscadet and Chablis to accompany oysters on the half shell. There aren’t many wines that work with oysters but when one does…bingo!…it’s a beautiful thing. In a unique wine competition where judges taste each wine with …