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  • WINTER 2013

    Red Mountain reaches new heights

    Red Mountain. Seemingly, it’s on everyone’s lips these days, both from a glass and in the news. In case you haven’t heard, here are the big stories that have come out of Red Mountain, a ridge in Washington’s eastern Yakima Valley:

  • FALL 2013

    American dream starts in vineyard

    Equality, freedom, prosperity. This is every American’s dream, the basic tenet of this country, the reason behind creating this beloved nation.

  • SUMMER 2013

    Too cheap to be good?

    Some wines have a perception problem that just boggles common sense: They aren’t expensive enough.

  • SPRING 2013

    An Oregon legacy continues

    In the Oregon wine industry, a few families are royalty. Names like Lett, Adelsheim, Erath, Knudsen, Ponzi, Sokol Blosser, Redford and Campbell are revered by those who remember the 1970s, when explorers broke ground in the Willamette Valley, planted Pinot Noir without much of an idea of where it...

  • WINTER 2012

    The best of times - and about time

    Mother Nature owed the Pacific Northwest a decent vintage -- and did she ever deliver.

  • FALL 2012

    Wild times in Walla Walla

    For the record, Catie McIntyre Walker has never been to Newcastle. But if the owner of the Wild Walla Walla Wine Woman wine shop ever goes to the English city, I have little doubt she would be able to bring coal there -- and sell it.

  • SUMMER 2012

    Wine is changing Northwest culture

    I have a lifelong love affair with the Pacific Northwest, and for the past 15 years, I have tried to reflect that in the pages of Wine Press Northwest.

  • SPRING 2012

    Coastal winery gets it right

    Westport Winery in Aberdeen, Wash., is doing its best to introduce non-wine drinkers to wine - and every other winery in the state owes them a debt of gratitude.

  • WINTER 2011

    Vision, food will drive NW wine

    Since returning to the family winery in 1997, John Bookwalter has constantly been pushing himself and reinventing the business his parents started in 1983. In these fast-changing times, Bookwalter has shown how creatively disrupting himself not only launches him forward but also can drag along a...

  • FALL 2011

    A toast to a one-of-a-kind man

    Today, we honor Bob Woehler, the dean of Northwest wine writers.

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