Northwest Wines Featured in New Husky Stadium

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Copyright 2013: Great Northwest Wine SEATTLE – Several winemakers felt a special sense of school pride Saturday night as the University of Washington unveiled its remodeled Husky Stadium. The Pacific-12 Conference school now permits the sale of adult beverages in certain areas of the stadium, but vintners have former NFL quarterback Damon Huard and athletic …

Value Red Wines Perfect for Midweek Meals

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Copyright 2013: Wine Press NW By Andy Perdue and Eric Degerman It’s midweek, and you are rushing to get dinner on the table. It’s not a particularly special meal, but a nice red wine could help make it a bit more memorable. This is the perfect time to bring out a tasty but inexpensive red. …

Snooth Calls Out Top Value Sauvignon Blanc

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Copyright 2013 Snooth.com; This article is abstracted. Read the full story here: There aren’t many wines out there where you can score a great example for around $12. Sure there is a lot of inexpensive wine, and some of it is good, but does it speak to you about varietal character? I’m not going to …

Sagelands 2011 Chardonnay: Wine of the Week!

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Copyright 2013: Great Northwest Wine. Best Buy! This longtime Yakima Valley winery is now a label for Precept Wine in Seattle. Sagelands’ wines are uniformly delicious and affordable, as evidenced by this stunning and inexpensive Chardonnay. It opens with elegant aromas of artichoke in a butter sauce, diced celery, banana and pineapple, followed by bright, rather complex …

Oregon Vineyards: A Hot Commodity

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Copyright 2013: The Gray Report This article is abstracted. To read more from The Gray Report, click here.   Oregon is suddenly the belle of the wine ball. A year ago the image was of enlightened hippies earnestly struggling to farm in sync with Mother Nature, with no wineries bigger than 175,000-cases King Estate. This week, …