Category Archives: New Northwest Wine Recommendations

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Summer, 2022

For the week of August 14, 2022: Saviah Cellars 2021 The Jack Rose’ – How about one more Rose’ recommendation during the height of summer? Saviah’s Rich Funk crafted this wine using GSM grapes from the Walla Walla Valley and the end result is another tasty Rose’ with a food-friendly, bone-dry finish. The wine strikes […]

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Spring, 2022

For the week of June 19, 2022: Malaga Springs Winery 2016 Malbec – This fine effort from winemaker/owner Al Mathews – a mature Malbec that still has plenty of cellaring potential – deserves your attention. Cedar and toasted walnut aromas fill the glass, with upfront flavors of black currant and Marionberry that transition into brighter […]

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Winter, 2022

For the week of March 13, 2022: Hedges Family Estate 2017 La Haute Cuvee – Sarah Goedhart does an outstanding job with this Red Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon, which displays the concentrated fruit flavors you’d expect from a Red Mountain Cab, framed with delicate touches that may just surprise you. Complex, perfume-like aromatics of violets and […]

Palencia Winery Has Several Stunning New Releases Coming Your Way in 2022

Winemaker Victor Palencia has a full slate of new releases coming your way in 2022 that should be on your radar for “Washington wines to try” in the New Year. They’re available for purchase on line and at his Kennewick and West Richland tasting rooms, where a visit to each is highly recommended. Here are […]

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Fall, 2021

For the week of December 12, 2021: Beaumont Cellars 2018 Reserve Petite Verdot – If you love big red wines, this Red Mountain AVA-sourced Petite Verdot will have you absolutely swooning. Compact fruit flavors of blueberry preserves, blackberry cobbler, and cherry reduction sauce are capped with touches of dark chocolate and cassis. There’s also a […]