Monthly Archives: June 2012

Inyo Winery is Whatcom County’s Latest Addition

Some people will do anything to get out of mowing the lawn, even if it means putting in their own vineyard. Charles Terranova, owner/winemaker at Bellingham’s Inyo Vineyard and Winery recalls how in 1997 he conceived his vineyard, located on a grassy slope adjacent to his house off Agate Heights Road. “I got tired of […]

King Estate Goes Beyond Pinot Gris & Pinot Noir

During a recent visit to Oregon, I sampled a number of current releases from King Estate Winery, located about 30 miles south of Eugene. The winery produces three distinct wine labels sourced from Oregon vineyards: Acrobat, Signature and Domaine, while a fourth label, North by Northwest (NxNW), sources grapes from the Columbia and Walla Walla […]

Oregon’s King Estate an Incredible, Highly Recommended Winery

As Oregon’s largest winery, King Estate Winery is a full of dichotomies. The spacious 1,033-acre estate and vineyards have been carefully planned with exceptional environmental awareness; dozens of scurrying worker-bee employees treat everyone as if they’re a guest of honor; annual production is huge and yet each wine tastes like a hand-crafted gem. In short, […]

Lost River Features Tasting Rooms in Winthrop and Seattle

If you’re as much a fan of Lost River Winery as I am, you’ll know that there’s plenty to like about it. Good variety, delicious, well-crafted past and current releases, and a relatively new tasting room in Seattle to complement the original location in Winthrop are just a few of the many positives about this […]