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Cheers for Browne 2010 Red Blend

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It’s been a great September for the namesake wine of our Precept Wine CEO and President, Andrew Browne. The Browne Family 2010 Red Blend, a luscious blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah from the Columbia Valley, first received praise in our regional Seattle Metropolitan magazine as a top Washington wine under $25. On Sept. 24, …

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A Baker’s Dozen of Northwest Merlot

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This week Great Northwest Wine lined up 13 of its taste-tested Merlot favorites, and two from our family of wineries were included in the recommendations. We think you’ll like them, too! Copyright 2013 Great Northwest WineRead the full list of recommendations here, House Wine 2011 Mountain MerlotBest Buy! Rating: ExcellentWalla Walla wine rocker Charles Smith …

Wine Spectator recommends Washington Rhone reds

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In a tasting report published online today (9.20.13) by Wine Spectator, several Washington Rhone reds were called out by editor Harvey Steiman as highlights of a recent tasting.  Of note was the performance of the Syrah grape in Washington State. Wines cited ranged from $16-30. Canoe Ridge Vineyard 2010 Reserve Cherry Street Red Blend (88 points) …

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Small but growing Idaho wine industry making a splash

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Copyright 2013 Idaho Press Tribune  Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Idaho’s agricultural heritage goes back to the days of its earliest settlers. But in the past several years, local growers have discovered a whole new way to make money — agritourism.Visitors come to sample one of Idaho’s newest agricultural industries: wine making. Although the first Idaho …

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12 Northwest Chardonnays to try now

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Two wines produced by our family of wineries were mentioned in this week’s Great Northwest Wine tasting roundup: Sagelands 2011 Chardonnay and House 2011 Chardonnay. Both outstanding in taste and value we hope you’ll enjoy some soon!  2011 Sagelands Chardonnay Best Buy! This longtime Yakima Valley winery is now a label for Precept Wine in …