Tag Archives: Washington Wine

What happens after wine is put into a barrel? Ask a Winemaker Wednesday

We had a great question come through the DM this last week regarding the vineyard. by Marty and Ryan Johnson Join us each Wednesday as we share Marty and Ryan Johnson’s answers to their, “Ask a Winemaker Wednesday” over at Ruby Magdalena Vineyards. “What happens after wine is put into a barrel?“ While aging in barrels (elevage), wine goes through a

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Why do you have so many roses? Ask a winemaker Wednesday

We had a great question come through the DM this last week regarding the vineyard. by Marty and Ryan Johnson Join us each Wednesday as we share Marty and Ryan Johnson’s answers to their, “Ask a Winemaker Wednesday” over at Ruby Magdalena Vineyards. “Why do have so many roses?” Roses serve as an indicator species. Think canary in a coal mine…⁣⁣Roses

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When the grape plants start to go dormant, how long does it take for the leaves to fall off? Ask a Winemaker Wednesday

We had a great question come through the DM this last week regarding the vineyard. by Marty and Ryan Johnson Join us each Wednesday as we share Marty and Ryan Johnson’s answers to their, “Ask a Winemaker Wednesday” over at Ruby Magdalena Vineyards. “When the grape plants start to go dormant, how long does it take for the leaves to

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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 reasons…We hire an amazing crew

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Taste Washington on the Farm returns with new rustic-chic venues, delightful wines and a dose of adventure

Tickets to Taste Washington’s On the Farm series are on sale now. Three exciting new excursions offer guests the chance for a unique farm-to-table lunch in the greater Seattle area. Go to tastewashington.org to get tickets – limited quantities available. From organic farm greens to freshly caught fish, to fruit orchard berries and robust botanicals – the Puget Sound is

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Experience Walla Walla with a Winemaker Curated Itinerary

Sip, see and do as the winemakers do. The Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance (WWVWA) has collaborated with some of the best Walla Walla winemakers to create custom itineraries focused on experiencing Walla Walla as they do. The curated winemaker itinerary series is available to the public every Saturday from October 14th through December 16th. “We get asked by out-of-town friends and

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Taste Washington to feature over 225 wineries at CenturyLink Event Center

The nation’s largest single-region wine and food event is gearing up to kick off March 23 and 24 at CenturyLink event center. This event encompasses an entire weekend of all things delicious. With over 225 wineries, the 16th annual Taste Washington is the nation’s largest single-region wine and food event. Seattle is home to 13 James Beard Award-winning chefs and

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