Auction Washington Wines - Industry Spotlight

https://auctionofwawines.org/s...1. What is your/your family’s story around your winery? My parents met in Guadalajara, Mexico in 1975 and then married in Paris in 1976. Tom worked in international produce for six years, first in Buenos Aires, Argentina and then northeast Canada. Canada was not their favorite place to live, so they headed back to Washington in early 1986, and started looking for “phase two” of their lives.

True to His Roots

https://www.winebusiness.com/n... Philippe Melka began his search for the essence of the vineyards that he cultivates three decades ago. He launched his journey from the University of Bordeaux where he studied agronomy, enology and geology, then explored how soil shaped the character of Château Haut-Brion, Chittering Estate, Badia a Coltibuono, Dominus Estate and Château Pétrus varietals and blends.


6 Washington State Wineries You Should Know

https://www.travelawaits.com/2... 6 Washington State Wineries You Should Know If you want to experience the best wineries in Washington, you need to visit these Red Mountain gems, plus the book to read before you go.


Red Mountain AVA Celebrates 20th Anniversary

https://www.discoverwashington... The impact of the AVA isn’t limited to just vineyards and wineries located on Red Mountain. It extends statewide via wineries all over the state that utilize the area’s grapes in many of the wines they produce.


So You’re Thinking About Joining a Wine Club ...

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/0... Media outlets, retailers, importers and restaurants all want your business. Here’s a hint: Look for transparency, real wineries and customer service.


Here are Some Highly Recommended Red Wines Sourced from Washington’s Red Mountain AVA

http://www.danthewineguy.com/?... Eastern Washington’s Red Mountain American Viticultural Area may be small in size but big on reputation. The AVA has long been known for it’s red varieties and the grapes grown here are utilized by winemakers throughout the state.

Justin Keay on the fast pace of change in Washington State

http://www.the-buyer.net/tasti... In just under 40 years the number of wineries in Washington State has risen from 20 to over 1000, with another four new wineries opening every month. The region now has 16 AVAs with three more in the pipeline which is resulting in new terroir and opportunities for winemakers, argues Justin Keay. Although Cabernet Sauvignon is still king here, white grapes are increasingly important, and new styles of winemaking are evident that is seeing a movement away from high levels of oak, tannin and alcohol.

Friday Read: Monoculture wars – the vineyards killing ecosystems

https://harpers.co.uk/news/ful...“Because we’re talking about life,” said Williams. “Conventional farming systems are about pushing life out of vineyards. We need to talk about bringing life back in…and break-up these monocultures, which are never healthy.”

TANNINS IN WINE COULD HELP TO INHIBIT COVID-19

Research from Taiwan shows that tannins in wine can help fight Covid-19 by effectively inhibiting the activity of two key enzymes within the virus.

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