Winemaker Randy Brooks Launches Bacovino a New Washington Winery in Seattle

Bacovino Winery earns 90-point ratings on first release of 2018 Signature Merlot and 2018 Vintner's Sangiovese   One of Washington state's newest wineries, Bacovino, creates and features both white and red using grapes sourced from some of Washington's best vineyards. Bacovino currently produces nine varietals including a Merlot, Barbera, Sangiovese, and Cabernet Sauvignon. Winemaker Randy Brooks' goal is … Continue reading Winemaker Randy Brooks Launches Bacovino a New Washington Winery in Seattle

Do you use a machine to harvest your grapes? Ask a winemaker Wednesday

A friend asked a question recently in a direct message. They asked about our harvest and we thought you’d like to hear the answer! Join us each Wednesday as we post Marty and Ryan Johnson's answers to their Ask a Winemaker Wednesday “Do you use a machine to harvest your grapes”? We don’t, for several … Continue reading Do you use a machine to harvest your grapes? Ask a winemaker Wednesday

Ruby Magdalena Vineyards offers unique vertical tasting

No Tasting Room? No Problem. Ruby Magdalena Vineyards has created a unique way for you to "taste from the barrel." The Yakima Valley is showing off its spring colors and that means it’s time for Spring Barrel Tasting! Ruby Magdalena doesn’t have a tasting room (yet) but they have come up with a creative way … Continue reading Ruby Magdalena Vineyards offers unique vertical tasting

Washington State reports record wine grape harvest in 2016

Cabernet Sauvignon is leading grape variety with 26-percent of total harvest SEATTLE (March 1, 2017) – Washington State’s wine grape harvest hit a new record in 2016, according to the Washington State Wine Commission’s Annual Grape Production Report. The report, compiled with information provided by all Washington State wineries, showed the 2016 harvest totaled 270,000 tons, a 22-percent … Continue reading Washington State reports record wine grape harvest in 2016

Pepper Bridge Winery Completes Solar Installation, Largest in Walla Walla County

New solar project adds to the winery’s core value of sustainability Pepper Bridge Winery recently completed a solar installation project consisting of 378 panels, making it the largest photovoltaic solar array in Walla Walla County. The 100-kilowatt installation, which is ground-mounted adjacent to the winery, will have an annual production of over 100,000 kilowatt-hours and … Continue reading Pepper Bridge Winery Completes Solar Installation, Largest in Walla Walla County

Russell’s in Bothell to Celebrate the Women of Washington Wine

Sips, Merriment & Appetizers in Russell’s Loft Russell's in Bothell is  celebrating Women of Washington Wine Thursday, March 24th and invites you to enjoy an evening with friends sampling wines  by women winemakers and business owners. Chef Russell will be joining the ladies for demonstrations and  discussions that will highlight both established and up-and-coming winemakers. Showcased Wineries Adrice … Continue reading Russell’s in Bothell to Celebrate the Women of Washington Wine

Auction of Washington Wines Winemaker Dinner Series Announces Chairman’s Dinner with L’ecole N°41 Winery and Chef Russell Dean Lowell

Delicious partnerships in food and wine. Community and Industry Leaders and Auction Co-Chairs Marty and Megan Clubb and Frank and Charlene Blethen continue the tradition of the exclusive Chairmans’ Dinner. This sold out celebration will be held at the home of Rick and Kandy Holley perched on a hillside above Bellevue with views stretching from Tacoma to Mt. Baker. Guests will be … Continue reading Auction of Washington Wines Winemaker Dinner Series Announces Chairman’s Dinner with L’ecole N°41 Winery and Chef Russell Dean Lowell