KENNEWICK — All good things must come to an end.
Two big wine weekends are coming.
KENNEWICK — Writing a column about Wines of Substance, a consumer-priced Walla Walla label, found me both in and out of my element.
RICHLAND — What wine should you match with Copper River salmon from the icy waters of Alaska? Ask Eric.
KENNEWICK — Smart buyers will find spring bargains at many wineries east of the Cascades because it's just about time to release a set of new wines at annual spring barrel tastings and other spring events.
PROSSER — Gamache Vintners has a lot going for it these days, with a new facility at Prosser Vintner's Village, a source of excellent grapes and one of the state's top winemakers.
Riesling has been called the wine for all occasions, and luckily, there's plenty available in Washington.
Martin-Scott, a small family-owned winery on the hills above East Wenatchee, offers an impressive view and wines to match.
KENNEWICK -- Kennewick has joined the Northwest's winery boom, with three tasting rooms in a row emerging in the Southridge neighborhood.
PROSSER — On the entrance wall of the stylish new tasting room at Mercer Estates Winery in Prosser are heirloom photographs of the pioneer Mercer and Hogue families.
PATERSON, Wash. — Travel anywhere in the U.S., and the Washington wine you're most likely to encounter will be labeled Columbia Crest Grand Estates, which are made just up the hill from the tiny community of Paterson.
KENNEWICK — Wine judgings don't have to be big to be beneficial to the wine-drinking public.
KENNEWICK — Spending some time in a mountain cabin with a chance to concentrate on tasting two fine lines of wine was a great idea until wild turkey got in my way.
KENNEWICK — Finding good wine at a good price is a good thing. And that's what Covey Run delivers.
A batch of Mid-Columbia wines that earned coveted platinum awards in the current edition of Wine Press Northwest magazine are not only top quality but also bargain-priced.
Vin du Lac is French that translates into "wine by the lake," and this emerging Chelan-area winery also translates it into some mighty tasty moderately priced wines.
KENNEWICK -- Preparing my annual year in review of wines revived fond memories of 2009.
KENNEWICK — Sparkling wine, or if you prefer Champagne, is the classic holiday wine.
KENNEWICK, Wash. — Traditionally, I've recommended a bottle of wine as a great Christmas or holiday gift for people who like wine.
KENNEWICK — Sifting though the results of the recent Tri-Cities Wine Festival, which attracted a record 328 wines for judging, is a bit daunting.
PROSSER — Albariño, an intriguing Spanish white grape with characteristics of pear and melons, is the star of Coyote Canyon Winery of Prosser.
KENNEWICK -- This is it for Thanksgiving.
KENNEWICK — It's time for round two of picking wines for the Thanksgiving meal, which offers an opportunity to explore and enjoy predictable and surprising elements of wine and food match-ups.
KENNEWICK — My how time flies when you're writing about wine.