Wine In The News

An Apple a Day

Brittney Perreault, Northwest Wine Night Senior Producer Every brewer, winemaker, distiller, and cider maker has a story to tell. Over on Northwest Wine Night Radio we get a chance to sit down and dig deeper than we do on Northwest Wine Night TV due to the storytelling structure versus the product-tasting panel of the internet …

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Wine Night The Next Morning: Got Wine?

Brittney Perreault, Northwest Wine Night TV Senior Producer We taste two bottles of wine per episode, plus what our live audience tastes along with our panelists. There’s forty episodes per season, times that by the five seasons we’ve filmed so far. That’s a lot of wine, hiccup! Where does all that wine come from? For …

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Virginia Pinot Noir Makes a Splash in Oregon’s Wine Country

NEWSMINER.COM – Virginia’s vintners are used to hearing that question when they venture far outside the commonwealth, and it didn’t take long for Christine Vrooman to hear it when she presented her Ankida Ridge wines on the world stage at this year’s International Pinot Noir Celebration late last month in McMinnville, Oregon. “I even met …

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Would You Pop a Can of Pinot?

WINESPECTATOR.COM – When you’re looking at replacements for packaging invented in the 17th century, it makes sense to offer something that feels novel but looks familiar. Nicholas Johnston, a research assistant for the Texas Wine Marketing Institute, completed his doctoral studies this year by asking young consumers for their reactions to alternative wine packaging—wine without …

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You’re Serving Your White Wine Too Cold

VINEPAIR.COM – You know those really, really hot summer days when you unconsciously turn the AC down to, like, winter-level temperatures? When you turn your room or apartment into a mini-fridge because you’re kinda pissed at the sun, and then about two hours into your chilly victory, you realize you’re shivering? Well, that’s what we’re …

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Washington Gets in the Harvest Swing

WINESEARCHER.COM – Washington’s grape harvest has swung into life with white wines being picked this week and the total crop is likely to be a record size. Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris have been dispatched to the wineries, with the picking starting a week later than last year, according to Great Northwest Wine, which …

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Ice Cream Truck Treats and Alcohol Pairing

UPROXX.COM – August is a funny month. It’s still unfathomably hot outside (especially this summer), but at the same time, back to school stuff is starting to show up in stores, and the end of summer feels inevitable. Inevitable it may be, but that doesn’t mean you have to resign yourself to sweaters and McDonald’s …

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Wine, an Ingredient to a Happy Marriage

PHILLY.COM – It appears wine itself might be worthy of a toast. Wine, it turns out, could be one ingredient for a happy marriage, according to a recent report in The Journals of Gerontology. Researchers found that couples who drink wine together say they are happier over time. Wives reported they were happier when their …

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Weird Wine And Food Pairings

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM.AU – When you think of wine and food matches, what probably comes to mind is the adage “red wine with red meat and white wine with white meat”. How boring. Well, according to Jacob’s Creek Chief Winemaker, Ben Bryant, who has been in the winemaking business for 16 years, now is the perfect time …

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Top Wine Etiquette Tips

WSJ.COM – A high-priced restaurant experience, complete with a wine hijacking, wasn’t a topic I expected to discuss during a routine dental checkup and cleaning last month. But that’s exactly what my dentist, David Silverstrom, wanted to talk about when I sat down in his chair. Dr. Silverstrom and a colleague had recently invited a third …

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