• 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 …

    Washington Wine, Part 2: Ample Room for Growth

    In a follow-up to the article “Washington Wine, Part 1: Key Players on a Hot Streak,” part two focuses on the growth of wineries, specifically in Washington State, and includes a quote from our very own Andrew Browne. “With winery revenues of roughly $1 billion and a U.S. market share of around 4%, according to …

    Washington Wine, Part 1: Key Players on a Hot Streak

    Photo copyright Jon Vicory, Seattle Business Monthly

    Copyright 7.13.15 M. Shanken Communications Washington state wines have made impressive progress in the U.S. market lately, with the category now accounting for more than 12.5 million cases overall. The state’s easy-drinking red blends are gaining traction, including brands like Composition ($14 a 750-ml. bottle) from E.&J. Gallo’s Columbia Winery and Pendulum ($18) from Precept …

    Northwest Wine Experts Make Picks for Summer Sipping – Great Northwest Wine

    “Summer is upon us, so we asked 11 of our favorite Northwest wine experts to provide lists of some of their favorite summer sippers. These leaders come from various backgrounds, including restaurants, retail shops, journalism, hotels and education. We’ve worked with many of them throughout the years on stories we’ve written or in wine competitions …