Idaho Wine Month on KIKI TV

Idaho Wine Month kicks off in June

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KIKI TV in Boise this morning hosted Idaho Wine Commission Executive Director Moya Shatz-Dolsby and wine consultant Kat House to take the guesswork out of sipping and swirling. They also offered up four great summer wines, including Ste. Chapelle Special Harvest Riesling and Sawtooth Pinot Gris, and announced the June kickoff of Idaho Wine Month. …

Seattle Wine Awards bestows gold upon local wineries

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At the 2013 Seattle Wine Awards, it was a banner showing for Apex Cellars, Waterbrook, Willow Crest and Browne Family wineries, all part of the Precept family. The Seattle Wine Awards is proud to host a world-class tasting panel of Seattle’s most prominent wine professionals who together have over 250 years of wine experience.  Its Tasting …

Northwest wineries producing superb dry rosés

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By Jackie Johnston – Copyright Wine Press Northwest  (This article is abstracted. Read the full story here) An astonishing number of Pacific Northwest wineries are now making rosés — and Oregon’s Willamette Valley is making some of our region’s best. In our judging of Northwest rosés, those made by Willamette Valley producers using the region’s …

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Blind tasting of Washington wines: Part 2, the reds

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Scott Greenberg, Wine Columnist, Washington, D.C. Examiner (This story is abstracted. Read the full version on the Washington Examiner) http://washingtonexaminer.com/blind-tasting-of-washington-wines-part-2-the-reds/article/2530221 Last week, while reviewing delicious white wines from the state of Washington, I pointed out that the state’s wine industry has been on a proverbial tear for the last several years. But Washington is not …