Winemakers and consumers alike love this sturdy, worthy red variety.
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.
Doug Charles of Compass Wines will address the age-old question: Are Washington wines meant to last?
The winery’s scenic facility is well worth a visit during Walla Walla’s Spring Release Weekend.
Historic Antinori of Italy pairs with Chateau Ste. Michelle on wineries, and exclusive U.S. distribution | The Grapevine
New and old worlds collide in a partnership that brought more than a half-million cases of Antinori wines to all 50 states last year.
This delicious red wine got its start in the Cahors region of France, but now Argentine vineyards are producing the best and most interesting vintages.
Josh Maloney’s single-vineyard project offers a fascinating tour of Washington cabernet sauvignon | The Grapevine
Each vintage, the winemaker buys grapes from one vineyard and makes one wine. His only rule: Never repeat a vineyard.
Wautoma Wines’ reds are highly collectible — with plans to quadruple production this year.
Andy Perdue considers historical context and industry impact — but not necessarily how easy these wines are to find.
While there’s no official designation, if you enjoyed a winemaker’s regular bottling, the reserve version might be worth a try.
Head winemaker Bob Bertheau holds back the grapes from one of Chateau Ste. Michelle’s few estate vineyards for powerful reserve-tier wines.