Sandhill Wines Master Winemaker Howard Soon announces retirement after 37 consecutive vintages

BC wine industry pioneer stands as the longest serving Winemaker in Canada

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With great admiration and respect, Andrew Peller Limited announced today that Sandhill Wines Master Winemaker Howard Soon will be retiring effective Monday, July 24.

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Co Dinn Cellars, 501 Grant Ave, Sunnyside, Washington announces its grand opening Saturday, June 17th!

​Co Dinn came to the Yakima Valley to make wine in 1996. Over the past 21 vintages he has developed a deep understanding and respect for the region, its vineyards and its potential for world class wines. In 2013 he founded Co Dinn Cellars.

Beers Made by Walking and Washington Wild Team Up
for the 2017 Seattle Hike Series
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Now in its sixth year, Beers Made By Walking (BMBW) returns to Seattle! BMBW invites brewers to go on nature hikes led by volunteer naturalists and brew beer inspired by plants found on the trail. All the breweries participating are Partners of the Brewshed Alliance, which currently has over 50 Washington breweries on board.

Making a Case for Giving
Chehalem to Give $40k Worth of Wine to Charity

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Chehalem Winery is launching its inauguralMaking a Case for Giving campaign to celebrate Oregon Wine Month. In an unprecedented move, Chehalem plans to give away at least 100 cases of wine, worth up to $40,000, to charities.

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PicoBrew Launches PicoStill Precision Small Batch Distilling Device
Available on Kickstarter Today

Product Features Patent Pending Safety Technology
Works with All PicoBrew Craft Beer Brewing Appliances

PicoBrew today announced PicoStill, a first-of-its-kind, patent-pending distilling attachment that is compatible with the company’s Pico countertop brewing appliances and Zymatic® professional grade appliance.

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Second Annual Pinot Noir Auction Raises $472K
Rare 2015 Wines from Willamette Valley Auctioned to Trade
The second installment of Willamette: The Pinot Noir Barrel Auction, a trade-only showcase of rare wines hosted by the Willamette Valley Wineries Association (WVWA), is a wrap.

Washington State reports record wine grape harvest in 2016
Cabernet Sauvignon is leading grape variety with 26-percent of total harvest
SEATTLE (March 1, 2017) – Washington State’s wine grape harvest hit a new record in 2016, according to the Washington State Wine Commission’s Annual Grape Production Report. The report, compiled with information provided by all Washington State wineries, showed the 2016 harvest totaled 270,000 tons, a 22-percent increase over the previous year.

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Willamette Valley’s Exclusive Trade Event to Spotlight Remarkable Vintage
On March 31 and April 1, Willamette: The Pinot Noir Barrel Auction returns for its second year. The wine trade affair, orchestrated by the Willamette Valley Wineries Association (WVWA), showcases rare wines from some of Oregon’s most notable vintners.

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Washington Hop Mob Triple IPA Roadshow celebrates the biggest and hoppiest of all beer styles
The fourth annual Washington Hop Mob Triple IPA Roadshow kicks off on Thursday, February 2nd in Seattle. Other Hop Mob Roadshow events to follow across Western Washington over the course of 10 days.
Seattle, WA (January 25, 2017) – This year 49 Washington breweries agreed to participate in the fourth annual Hop Mob Triple IPA Roadshow.

Brewing Science for the Home Brewer-Dark Beer  
A 12-hour class aimed at describing the essential brewing science underpinning the process of brewing. Aimed at both inexperienced and experienced home brewers looking to increase their understanding of the science of brewing. And how better to learn than to take part in actual brewing! On the first day of class, we’ll walk through the brewing process inside Fish Brewing, taking a lunch break on your own at the pub across the street.

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