NW has plenty of whites to accompany the grill

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Blue Pirate 10 Pinot Gris and Waterbrook 10 Chardonnay recommended Wenatchee World – Eric Degeman and Andy Purdue Summer usually means spending more time outside, which often leads to preparing much of our food on the grill. With the abundance of fresh ingredients available, chilled white wines are perfect summertime pairings. We love loading our grills …

Precept Wine promotes James Collins to Great Lakes Regional Manager

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SEATTLE-June 26, 2012-In a move that underscores its growth in the Great Lakes states, James Collins III has been promoted to Precept Wine’s newly created role of Great Lakes Regional Manager. Collins will represent the Seattle-based company’s wineries, including such national brands as Waterbrook, HOUSE, Canoe Ridge, Chocolate Shop and Washington Hills. Collins will be …

The Sweet & Sour of life with Riesling

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Sawtooth 2011 Riesling featured Dave Mcintyre’s Wine Line – Dave McIntyre, Washington Post wine writer Remember when the food-wine pairing gurus would automatically say Riesling or Gewurztraminer when asked what wine to pair with Asian food? It didn’t matter what dish, or even which culture or cuisine. Asian = spicy, and therefore the wine should be …

Rising Precept Wine Nears Million-Case Mark, Sees Idaho As The Next Washington

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Shanken News Daily – Christine Jelski Seattle-based Precept Wine recently made headlines with its acquisition of Idaho’s largest winery, Ste. Chapelle, from now-defunct Ascentia Wine Estates. The Ste. Chapelle deal has added 150,000 nine-liter cases to the Precept portfolio, which should surpass 900,000 cases by year-end, according to company founder and CEO Andrew Browne. Precept …

Waterbrook Winery Announces St. Jean-Baptiste Bacchanal

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June 24 event incorporates music, dance, food, wine and fire Walla Walla, Wash.-June 14, 2012-A French-Canadian rite of passage hits Walla Walla Sunday, June 24, when a mix of history, culture and revelry ring in summer: The Jean-Baptiste Arts Bacchanal. The Frenchtown Historical Foundation and Waterbrook Winery have teamed up for a day and evening …