Wine In The News

The wine app that has me pegged

WASHINGTONPOST.COM – Our smartphones keep getting smarter. Not only do they help us talk to each other, they also help us avoid talking to each other. They alert us to breaking news and notify us when it’s time to leave for appointments. They know how long it will take to drive to work and which …

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Northwest Wineries, Vineyards Promote Tourism

WSU NEWS- Pacific Northwest wineries and vineyards are exploring a new, specific way to promote their wines: “terroir tourism.” Marketing terroir – an area’s environmental characteristics such as soil, topography, climate and farming practice – has increased in states like Washington and Oregon, said Byron Marlowe, instructor of hospitality and wine business management at Washington …

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Feds Regulating Wine Refrigerators

FREEBEACON.COM – The Department of Energy now has a specific regulation for wine refrigerators. The agency released a final rule Friday requiring manufacturers to test the energy efficiency of refrigerators used for wine. It estimated the rule would cost the average small business $12,500 to test whether their equipment meets specifications. “This final rule classifies a variety …

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Diving Into a Dramatically Different Washington

WINEMAG.COM – Washington State is generally known for the consistent quality and style of its wines, largely thanks to warm summers and irrigation. Recent vintages, however, have resulted in wines that show dramatic stylistic differences. The changes really started in 2009, which was a warm year ended by an early October frost. A number of …

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Dog Friendly Wineries

BARKPOST.COM – For wine lovers who are also dog parents, finding a winery that’s dog friendly allows you to put two things you love into one great experience! Luckily, a lot of wineries welcome dogs on their grounds, some in their tasting room and cellars, and a few even hold special dog events. Here’s a …

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Honeymoon Idea: WA Wine Country

BRIDES.COM – There’s no better way to unwind after a wild wedding weekend than with an amazing honeymoon. Forget about packing your passport — the options for incredible destinations state-side are nearly endless, and we bet you haven’t thought of them all. Sure, Hawaii, Napa, and the Florida Keys might get a lot of attention, …

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It Takes Two to Tango

Brittney Perreault, Northwest Wine Night TV Senior Producer It’s not just wine labels on bottles that can possess some unique and amazing art, it’s the wine shops and tasting rooms that sell them. Wine and art got married, and no one is standing up in objection at these weddings. I’ve hung my art in bars, banks, …

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Double Canyon To Locate Winemaking Hub In West Richland, WA

AREADEVELOPMENT.COM – Double Canyon, a wine brand focused on producing Cabernet Sauvignon, will soon begin construction on its new winemaking facility in West Richland, Washington. The company plans to break ground in mid-August for the new 47,000-square-foot West Richland facility. Anticipated to be complete by August 2017, the initial production capacity will be approximately 50,000 …

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Grape Production and Market Viability in Montana

AGWEEK.COM – Nearly 100 people attended the second annual Montana Grape and Wine Conference in June at the DoubleTree Hotel in Missoula, Mont. Wine makers and grape growers gathered to discuss the diverse potential for grape production and market viability for wine produced and sold in the state. A wide variety of topics were covered, …

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SE Wine Collective – 10 Oregon Wineries Under 1 Roof

PAMPLINMEDIA.COM – I don’t have to tell you it’s been unseasonably hot already this summer. But that just makes the pinot noir rosé that much more refreshing. Over Memorial Day weekend, husband Mark and I attended Vinlandia 2016, Southeast Wine Collective’s sampling of their spring releases. I always enjoy tasting at this urban winery and …

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