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Thursday 29 September 2016 loc: GB

Washington State

California Wines confirms commitment to UK

The Wine Institute of California will be hosting a wine tasting in the UK in 2017 and remains committed to the market despite the announcement that its London-based office is closing next month.

Thursday, August 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Napa Vintners pledge money to wildfire victims

The Napa winemakers’ main trade association has announced it is to offer an initial grant of up to $250,000 to support victims of the Lake County Valley wildfires.

Friday, September 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Washington giant sharpens export focus

After joining forces with a new UK partner, Chateau Ste Michelle is ready to step up its export drive and believes Riesling represents one of Washington State’s strongest suits.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Uncorked: Robert Betz MW

Bob Betz MW, winemaker at the Betz Family Winery in Washington State, on ambition, arrogance and how a bottle of 1968 Heitz Martha’s Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon sparked his love of wine.

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

LeBron James scores a wine touchdown

A tweet by basketballer Lebron James about a wine made by an NFL Hall-of-Famer has taken Twitter by storm.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 1 Comment »

The rise of Washington State

In 1980 there were just 19 wineries and 5,000 acres of vines in Washington State, compared to the 40,000 of today.

Friday, March 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Vancouver Canucks owner snaps up Washington sites

A Canadian company outbid rivals to buy nearly 700 acres of unplanted vineyard sites in Washington State at an auction earlier this week.

Thursday, November 28th, 2013 No Comments »

Q&A: Bob Bertheau of Chateau Ste Michelle

Bob Bertheau, senior director of winemaking at Chateau Ste Michelle, reveals the Chardonnay producers who have inspired his own effort to show how this grape variety expresses itself in Washington state.

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 2 Comments »

Washington State confirms UK commitment

Washington State Wine Commission has stressed it is “committed for the long-term” as the body seeks to bolster its UK presence following the collapse of two major importers.

Friday, February 1st, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US Press

The top 10 wines featured in the US press this week, including labels from Roussillon, Washington State and New Zealand.

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 No Comments »

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