Riesling Review: A Brave New World

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Copyright 2013: The Wine Economist I’ve been writing about the problems of marketing misunderstood and misunderappreciated wines for the last couple of weeks and before I leave this subject I want to take time to give you a brief report from the Riesling Rendezvous conference hosted by Chateau Ste Michelle and Dr Loosen in Seattle …

Precept Wine Appoints John Hadley, Florida Regional Manager

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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEATTLE—Aug. 20, 2013—Underscoring aggressive growth plans for the Southeast, Precept Wine announced today the appointment of John Hadley as its Florida Regional Manager. He will report to Shane Owens, Southeast Divisional Vice President. Hadley most recently served as Field Sales Manager for Biltmore Estate Wine Company, based in Asheville, North Carolina. …

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Sip, snack and savor at Kitsap Wine Festival

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By SERAINE PAGE Copyright Aug. 15, 2013 Bremerton Patriot Reporter Locals are invited to drink to a good cause at the fifth annual Kitsap Wine Festival this weekend. On Aug. 17, from 2 to 5:30 p.m. wine drinkers are encouraged to come to Harborside Fountain Park to enjoy locally-produced adult beverages. The event will benefit …

Many Faces of Precept Wine

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Copyright 2013 – Wine Press Northwest This article is abstracted. To read more, click here.  You won’t see the name “Precept” on any labels, yet Precept Wine in Seattle is one of the Northwest’s largest and most influential wine producers. Precept’s roots go back to the 1990s, when the Baty family — under the name Corus …

Cabernet in July

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While summer blazes on, most people reach for cold, crisp white wine to quench their desire for wine. Gregory dal Piaz of Snooth, however, has given the whites a rest and given Cabernets a shout out. As he writes, “what could be better with a steak off the grill, or better yet a lamb top …