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Washington State Reaches Milestone of 1k Active Winery Licenses

Washington State Reaches Milestone of 1k Active Winery Licenses

Major milestone for second largest wine producing state in the U.S.

New Wine Epicenter Washington State

Washington state’s wine industry reached a major milestone by surpassing 1,000 active winery licenses, according to the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB).

“To think about where we started and where we are today is absolutely thrilling,” said Steve Warner, President of Washington State Wine. “From humble beginnings, the Washington wine industry now contributes more than $7 billion to the state’s economy and generates roughly $2.4 billion in revenue.”

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Walla Walla Valley Winemakers Share Itineraries for the Fall Season

Travel to Walla Walla this fall with an insider’s guide to the Valley’s best kept secrets and celebrated favorites, all curated by local winemakers themselves. The Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance (WWVWA) has unveiled the third annual WWander Walla Walla Valley Wine series of curated winemaker itineraries. The WWVWA partnered with Walla Walla Valley winemakers and winegrowers… Continue Reading

Spinasse Celebrates 10th Year

Spinasse Celebrates 10th Year

Spinasse has secured a spot as one of Seattle’s most notable and popular restaurants. The restaurant has struck a chord with both locals and visitors with its warm interior, casual, yet professional service, and commitment to the food and wine from Italy’s Piedmont region. Spinasse’s accolades are many, including a feature on the Food Network’s… Continue Reading

21st Annual Taste Washington Festival Tickets on Sale Now

Savor Four Days of Washington’s Best Wines and Bites at Taste Washington, March 22-25, 2018 Tickets to the 21st Annual Taste Washington are now on sale! With Alaska Mileage Plan as the 2018 Taste Washington welcoming sponsor, this year’s festival will delight your taste buds. Featuring more than 225 wineries, over 65 restaurants and some of the nation’s… Continue Reading

Rapid-fire bidding at Reveal Walla Walla Valley trade auction drives lot values up by nearly 30 percent

Reveal Walla Walla Valley, an annual wine futures auction for the wine trade, raised $88,300 on Monday, April 10, 2017. Nearly one dozen bidders snapped-up the 30 exclusive auction lots in under 45 minutes. The average price per lot increased by 28 percent compared to the inaugural event in 2016.  The goal of the auction… Continue Reading

Washington State reports record wine grape harvest in 2016

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 increase over the previous year. Tonnage in 2015 was down a little compared to the… Continue Reading

Seattle’s Holiday Wine Fest November 12-13

The 2016 Holiday Wine Fest is poised to be the Pacific Northwest’s largest and most popular tasting exposition. This all-day Saturday and Sunday event features a world-class line-up of local, regional, national and international wines, ciders, spirits, gourmet cuisine and artisan vendors.  The Holiday Wine Fest is the perfect occasion to tempt you and yours… Continue Reading

Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers Elects Board of Directors and Officers

Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers Elects Board of Directors and Officers

John Derrick of Mercer Canyons was elected to serve a three year term on the Board of Directors for the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers by the voting membership that includes vintners and grape growers during their Annual Convention in February held in Kennewick. Ken Lewis of Trail View Farm and Patrick Rawn of… Continue Reading