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.
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.
A tweet by basketballer Lebron James about a wine made by an NFL Hall-of-Famer has taken Twitter by storm.
In 1980 there were just 19 wineries and 5,000 acres of vines in Washington State, compared to the 40,000 of today.
A Canadian company outbid rivals to buy nearly 700 acres of unplanted vineyard sites in Washington State at an auction earlier this week.
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.
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.
The top 10 wines featured in the US press this week, including labels from Roussillon, Washington State and New Zealand.
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