• How to pair Girl Scout cookies with beer, wine and spirits

    Copyright 2016 Everett Herald (abstracted)Read the full story at http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20160228/LIVING/160229321 It happens every year. Just about the time you can’t stand any more winter, trees start to bud, crocus bloom and Girl Scouts show up with cookies — a bit of sunshine in a box. If you ordered cookies in advance, you should have them …

    Whole Foods Market wine buyer looks to set trends


    Note: Precept Wine is proud to partner with Whole Foods Market on several innovative wine programs. A profile of its regional wine buyer, Erez Klein, is below. By Eric Degerman, Great Northwest Wine, February 18, 2016 www.greatnorthwestwine.com BELLEVUE, Wash. – Today marks National Drink Wine Day, and one of the nation’s top grocers – Whole …

    Precept Wine Ascends to #15 on the WBM30

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    In its annual feature, Wine Business Monthly highlights the top 30 American wine companies in its WBM30. These leading producers are ranked with profiles published in the Feb. issue each year. In this year’s issue, published Feb., Precept Wine ranked #15 based on 2015 case production. Tucked neatly between J Lohr (#14) and Korbel (#16), the …

    Precept Wine’s wineries shine in 2016 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

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    The 2016 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition (SFCWC) received 7,162 entries. This is the highest number of wine entries seen to date, shattering 2015’s previous record of 6,417 entries from 28 states. Submissions came pouring in from across the nation, from independent winemakers and boutique wineries to large scale producers. Precept Wine entered a small …

    The New York Times delves into 2013 Oregon Pinot Noir

    New York Times wine writer Eric Asimov recently assembled a small tasting panel to look at recent vintages of Oregon Pinot Noir. He writes, “Recent vintages of Oregon pinot noir have been fascinating. But they may have also been confusing for consumers who would like a one-word association with the notion of Oregon pinot noir. …