• 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  

    Washington Hills 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon is Great Northwest Wine Best Buy

    “Best Buy! Goose Ridge near Richland, Wash., one of the most expansive vineyards in the Pacific Northwest, served as the source for the latest consumer-friendly and extremely approachable Cab under this brand that marked its 25th anniversary with this vintage. A bit rustic and Old World, there’s a theme of red plum, Van cherry and …

    Great Northwest Wine “Washington Just Right for Growing Merlot”

    While cabernet sauvignon is the No. 1 wine grape in Washington, the grape that brought the state to prominence in the past 15 years is merlot – and it’s still going strong. After looking at soil make ups, and wine specifics, authors Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue continue on to list some of their recently …