Head winemaker Bob Bertheau holds back the grapes from one of Chateau Ste. Michelle’s few estate vineyards for powerful reserve-tier wines.
Andy Perdue, a Washington native and third-generation newspaperman, is a wine author, journalist and international judge. He has been writing The Grapevine column in Pacific NW magazine since 2013. Learn more about wine at greatnorthwestwine.com.
It’s a mystery: Pinot Pierre, a delicious mutation of pinot gris, is grown only in Oregon | The Grapevine
The new grape was discovered by a winemaker at a neighboring vineyard.
Albariño, an acidic white wine that’s perfect with seafood, didn’t come to the Northwest until 1980 and has only recently become popular in Washington.
Reality got in the way of a winemaker’s dreams, but her happy new path is a reminder to raise a glass to life | The Grapevine
Karen La Bonte uncorks holiday optimism after defeating cancer (3 times), and giving up winemaking.
The Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center promotes the industry through education and experiences | The Grapevine
Named for ‘the father of Washington wine,’ the Prosser center offers popular weekend classes, tastings and more.
Winemaker fortifies his repertoire by becoming one of Washington’s first vermouth producers | The Grapevine
Mark Newton of Woodinville’s DiStefano Winery crafts three artisan styles.
These 4 new books perfectly pair with the holidays, or just a quiet winter night | The Grapevine VIEW
Read between the wines with these tales of travel, science and your favorite beverage.
Washington’s Chateau Ste. Michelle and California’s Beaulieu Vineyard are linked by his legacy.
Out of the thousands he tasted in 2017, Andy Perdue picks the best of the bunch.
Andy Perdue tries something new: the Top 50 Northwest wines under $30 (You’re welcome!) | The Grapevine
Our wine expert’s annual ‘best-of’ list gets better, with a broader reach and a smaller investment.