Washington State

Washington /ˈwɒʃɪŋtən/ is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States located north of Oregon, west of Idaho, and south of the Canadian province of British Columbia on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. Named after George Washington, the first President of the United States, the state was made out of the western part of the Washington Territory which had been ceded by Britain in 1846 by the Oregon Treaty as a settlement of the Oregon Boundary Dispute. It was admitted to the Union as the 42nd state in 1889.Washington is the 18th most extensive and the 13th most populous of the 50 United States.
Posts about Washington State
  • Discovering Treasure in Horse Heaven Hills

    … luxurious tannins. “Horse Heaven Hills is magical.” McKee beams. “The tannins are fine but have weight like a silk sheet.” This is notable because without careful winemaking, the windy Horse Heaven Hills have the potential to lead to mouth-leathering tannins. Raymon McKee sampling Merlot from Chateau Ste. Michelle's Horse Heaven Hills fruit Paul…

    Jade Helm/ Tasting Pourin Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot- 2 readers -
  • Horse Heaven Hills Vineyards Tour

    … around Horse Heaven Hills: trust your GPS. You may think it’s lying to you when you’re trying to head to Prosser for a beer, but it’s actually just sending you along a scenic gravel road. No need to panic. And if you’re wonder exactly where the Horse Heaven Hills are, the good folks at Wine Folly let me reproduce this map. Click on it to get even more information on Washington Wine. Tags: alder ridge vineyard, champoux vineyard, coyote canyon vineyard, horse heaven hills, muscat canelli…

    Jameson Fink/ Jameson Finkin Sauvignon Blanc- 4 readers -
  • Wine in Idaho: Telaya Wines

    … Telaya Wines After chatting with Melanie Krause of Cinder, I conveniently walked three feet left to Telaya’s tasting bar to meet with Owner Earl Sullivan. His wife Carrie was not available to meet. Telaya founders Carrie and Earl both originated from the Midwest: Carrie from the suburbs of Indiana, and Earl from a tobacco and cattle farm…

    Lauren Mowery/ CHASING THE VINEin Merlot Malbec Chardonnay- 5 readers -
  • Wine in Idaho: Cinder Wines

    … and Prices Viognier $18 Syrah $28 Tempranillo $28 Which grapes do you think grow especially well here? Viognier attracted me most of all the whites due to its amazing aromas. I find that many regions have difficulty preserving its delicacy, but here in the Snake River AVA, I am able to get precision and fruit expression with grace and high acid…

    Lauren Mowery/ CHASING THE VINEin Syrah- 5 readers -
  • Owen Roe 2010 Sharecropper’s Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley

    …. The Columbia Valley AVA is located in Eastern Washington State. A “sharecropper” is a farmer who works someone else’s land in exchange for room and board plus a share of the crop proceeds. Have you experienced any Washington State cabernet from the Columbia Valley? These wines are big and beautiful and not to be missed! About Peter Trapasso…

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