• “Wines for Oysters and Mussels” – Chuck Hill looks at Two Precept Wines

    In his article “Wines for Oysters and Mussels” that was released online through Wines Northwest, Chuck Hill wrote: “By now, you have decided if you are an oyster lover or if you prefer steamed mussels – maybe you like both!  There are hundreds of great white wines to enjoy with these ‘fruits de mer’ offering …

    Ste Chapelle & Gruet Winery crack “101 Best Wineries in America” List

    Eric Degerman, writer for Great Northwest Wine, recently took a look at The Daily Meal’s list of the “101 Best Wineries in America.” According to the numbers, out of the “approximately 8,500 wineries in America (including 750+ in Washington alone),” 9 of the top 101 wineries in the country come from Washington. Two other wineries …

    Great Northwest Wine Reviews $20 Canoe Ridge Vineyard 2012 Reserve Cab Sauv

    “Bill Murray uses one of Walla Walla’s most historic wine production facilities — originally home to the town’s streetcar — to create superb wines from the estate fruit in Horse Heaven Hills. Aromas of black currant, dark cherry, cola and coffee pick up hints of leather and vanilla. On the palate, the focus is on …

    50 States of Wine – Idaho featuring Sawtooth Winery

    When the state of choice in Kovas Pabulinskas’ blog 50 States of Wine turned to Idaho, Sawtooth Winery was the focus! Pabulinska writes, “formerly known as Pintler Cellars, Sawtooth Winery was founded in 1987 in Idaho’s Snake River Valley. Chardonnay, Syrah, Pinot Gris, Cabernet Franc, and Viognier are planted in two vineyards, Sawtooth and Skyline, …

    Grape Harvesting at Gruet Winery

    On the Albuquerque, New Mexico news station KOAT, a story about grape harvesting was taped at Gruet Winery, where the harvest is well underway and the wine making is soon to begin. Check out the clip here.   http://www.koat.com/news/grape-harvest-season-working-around-the-clock-at-gruet/34369702