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Impact’s Domestic Wine “Hot Prospects” Reveal Crop Of Fast-Rising Standouts

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Impact’s Domestic Wine “Hot Prospects” Reveal Crop Of Fast-Rising Standouts Copyright 2015 Shanken News Daily With the U.S. market’s domestic wine category in growth mode, the segment is seeing its fair share of standout performances, and this year’s Impact “Hot Prospects” list highlights some of the best. The roster—which includes a total of 29 domestic …

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

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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 …

Great Northwest Wine Review: Radius 2012 Riesling

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Copyright Great Northwest Wine Radius 2012 Riesling, Washington Best Buy! Hal Landvoigt, director of winemaking for Seattle-based Precept, takes the lead on this innovation brand for the Pacific Northwest’s largest privately owned wine company. He focused the effort for this Riesling on Yakima Valley vineyards such as Airfield, Canyon Ranch, Cowan, Willard and Willow Crest, …

Precept Helps Drive Northwest Wine Growth

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Thanks to a combination of acquisitions and organic growth, Northwest winemaker Precept Wine expects to pass the 1-million-case mark in 2013, co-founder and CEO Andrew Browne tells Shanken News Daily. “A rising tide lifts all boats, and in the Northwest wine industry—whether it’s Idaho, Oregon or Washington—we’ve got a rising tide,” Browne says. Seattle-based Precept’s …