Washington State

    Flavors to Fall for: Squash and Sausage Soup with Pumpkin Cornbread #winepw

    … Riesling and Warm Apple Crisp by Grape Experiences Peach and Ginger Cobbler and Tablas Creek Petit Manseng by ENOFYLZ Wine Blog Surprise! Wines for a Sweet & Savory Fall Harvest Meal by foodwineclick Fall Fruit and Wine Pairing by Rockin Red Blog Autumn Pumpkin Food Flair by Vino Travels -- An Italian Wine Blog Butternut Squash Risotto: White…

    1 readers - By Jade Helm/ Tasting Pour

    Columbia Crest Grand Estates Red Blend 2011

    …The Columbia Crest Grand Estates Red Blend 2011 is 61% Merlot, 27% Syrah, 6% Cabernet Franc, 3% Cabernet Sauvignon and 3% “other” sourced from vineyards in the Wahluke Slope AVA, the Horse Heaven Hills AVA (both inside the Columbia Valley AVA) and the Columbia Valley AVA of Washington State. Columbia Crest is owned by Chateau Ste Michelle, which…

    4 readers - By CHEAP WINE FINDER

    Discovering Treasure in Horse Heaven Hills

    … A Southeastern Washington legend tells of runaway horses discovering a remote treasure trove of native grasses to graze upon - giving name to the Washington region of Horse Heaven Hills. Pioneering farmers followed, raising sheep and dryland wheat. Then they struck gold - white gold - in the form of cool clear water. In a miracle of Biblical…

    2 readers - By Jade Helm/ Tasting Pour

    LCBO Vintages release – September 13, 2014 (WVN 200)

    … million) and direct sales to licensees ($54 million). The three leading export markets for Ontario VQA wines are the USA, China and South Korea. Except for the UK (ranked 8th) and France (ranked 10th) all other countries in the export top-10 are in Asia. Still wines are a growing portion of the export segment,along with continuing growth of Icewine…

    1 readers - By W John Switzer/ The Winesights Reader

    Horse Heaven Hills Vineyards Tour

    … it. Or have grapes from the region represented in the bottles resting in your wine cellar. Let’s dive in! My journey started out at Coyote Canyon Vineyards, which was cool because the night before I enjoyed a bottle of Albariño from Coyote Canyon Winery. This Spanish white wine grape continues to impress me in versions from Washington (and Oregon). One…

    4 readers - By Jameson Fink/ Jameson Fink

    Wine in Idaho: Telaya Wines

    … they envisioned their future. After much consideration and having agreed on their mutual love of wine, Earl came up with the name Telaya (combining “Teton” with “playa”), and their next adventure was borne. The pair came to know a group of winemakers in Washington State who helped them strike partnerships to make wine using Columbia Valley fruit. In the fall…

    5 readers - By Lauren Mowery/ CHASING THE VINE

    Wine in Idaho: Cinder Wines

    … well in this type of region too, as does Tempranillo. I think we should see more Spanish varieties planted here. To what other region in the world would you compare the Snake River AVA? I’d say Ribera del Duero and Washington State. Ribera is a better match in that it’s at a higher elevation; both have a continental climate: hot, dry summers…

    5 readers - By Lauren Mowery/ CHASING THE VINE