How an iconic Washington vineyard led the way for Syrah

By |2023-01-20T06:02:56-07:00April 21st, 2017|

The following is excerpted from an on-line article at Wine Enthusiast. Follow the link below to the complete article. From the state’s first Syrah plantings to the creation of some of its finest wines, Red Willow has made a name for itself in Washington. One of Washington State’s most influential sites, Red Willow Vineyard, sprung Read more...

Wine Enthusiast Reviews for May 2017

By |2023-01-31T01:03:54-07:00April 13th, 2017|

Below are my Wine Enthusiast reviews for May 2017. Wines are listed alphabetically by winery. Read additional information on how I review wines here. All of these reviews are freely available on-line at the Wine Enthusiast Buying Guide. There is also a freely available Wine Enthusiast Tasting Guide app. See previous Wine Enthusiast reviews re-published in this space here. Search Wine Enthusiast’s on-line database here. 60 wines reviewed Read more...

Bud break in eastern Washington

By |2023-01-20T06:03:02-07:00April 12th, 2017|

Bud break is occurring in eastern Washington. This picture is Phelps Clone Syrah on April 10th at the Ziggy Stardust block of Elevation Vineyard in the Walla Walla Valley and comes courtesy of Trey Busch at Sleight of Hand Cellars. Busch reports that bud break took place at the same location last year on April 1st. Read more...

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