• Precept Wine ranks #16 on Wine Business Monthly’s WBM 30

    Photo copyright Jon Vicory, Seattle Business Monthly

    In its Feb. 2015 issue, Precept Wine proved another ascent up the ranks of the WBM 30, which ranks top US wine companies by case sales in the calendar year. For 2014, Precept Wine depleted nearly 1.3 million cases of wine, putting it at #16 in the rank of 30 top US wine companies. Congratulations, …

    Precept Wine Announces Winery Appointments

    Citing the continued expansion of Precept Wine’s overall business and its long term commitment to improve overall quality and service, Precept Wine Vice President of Winemaking and Operations Mark Castaldi announced the following organizational changes: Mike Allen has been promoted to the position of Director of Maintenance. Mike will report directly into Castaldi and oversee …

    Washington Hills Merlot – A “Wallet-Friendly Wine to Try”

    Washington Hills Merlot

    Washington Hills 2012 Merlot was cited in the Washington Post by wine critic Dave McIntyre  as one of four wines to try.  He writes:  Here are four hearty, wallet-friendly wines to get 2015 off to a good start. — D.M. Washington Hills Merlot 2012Washington state, $10 Don’t dis merlot, and don’t forget Washington as a source …

    Ste. Chapelle tasting room gets new look

    Copyright Idaho Press Tribune. See the full story here. Long before Idaho wines began earning national recognition and before the Sunnyslope region of Caldwell was dotted with vineyards and tasting rooms, the Symms family got into the wine-making business.Forty years later, the winery they started, Ste. Chapelle, produces about 130,000 cases of wine each year, …

    Great Northwest Wine Announces Top 100 of 2014

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    Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue, Dec. 25-31, 2014 The Great Northwest Wine crew tasted more than 5,000 wines in 2014, and we have come up with 100 wines from Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and Idaho that struck us as among the best we experienced. The wines were selected from blind tastings in which we were …