Monthly Archives: December 2023

Matthews Releases First Wines Crafted by New Winemaking Team

WOODINVILLE, WA (December 12, 2023) – Matthews, a family-owned winery focused on expressing the purity of the Columbia Valley, has released its first wines under the new winemaking team, which joined in the spring of 2021. The releases include the 2021 Columbia Valley Cuvée, Claret, Cabernet Sauvignon and 2022 Columbia Valley Sauvignon Blanc. For the […]

Terry Doherty Joins Goose Ridge Estate Vineyards & Winery as Chief Operating Officer

Benton City, WA (December 18, 2023) – Family owned and operated Goose Ridge Estate Vineyards & Winery announced today the appointment of 20-year Washington state wine industry veteran, Terry Doherty, to Chief Operating Officer. Doherty will focus on sustainably growing the estate, its branded products and its custom services. Doherty transitioned into the role in […]

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Fall, 2023

For the week of December 17, 2023: Bledsoe Family Winery 2021 Cabernet Franc – Drew Bledsoe and Josh McDaniel’s wines have always been a bit of a splurge, and Bledsoe’s Family Winery label is slightly more affordable than those from their flagship Doubleback Winery. That said, you should still be prepared for some stellar wines […]