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Michael Florentino Cellars 2020 Albariño, Yakima Valley • $20 - Great Northwest Wine

Woodinville winemaker Brad Sherman focuses his eponymous brand on Bordeaux varieties, but he and Jared Whelchel work with Italian and Spanish varieties under the Michael Florentino Cellars label. Albariño is […]

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Match Maker: King Estate Winery rising stars combine for elevated restaurant experience - Great Northwest Wine

The hiring of chef Matt Hobbs is the next step in the evolution of the restaurant that surrounds King Estate Winery's tasting gallery.

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Ellen on Wine: Northwest competitions, festivals rebound from pandemic pauses - Great Northwest Wine

Many celebrations staged in conjunction with major Northwest wine competitions returned in 2022, with more on the way in 2023.

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Thoughtful winemaking, tarot card define Three of Cups - Great Northwest Wine

Lisa Swei and hobby winemaker Mike Metheny went from ex-Microsoft teammates to business partners when they launched Three of Cups in 2013.

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Match Maker recipe: Beef Ribeye with Uni Butter, Pacific Dulse and Lobster Glace - Great Northwest Wine

This beef ribeye dish features Uni Butter, which involves the edible lobes of sea urchin, and 1⁄2 pounds of fresh Pacific dulse seaweed.

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A Vine Start: Ste. Michelle’s new owners add rather than subtract - Great Northwest Wine

Supporters of the Northwest wine industry should celebrate the sale of A to Z Wineworks and Rex Hill to Ste. Michelle Wine Estates.

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Match Maker sidebar: King Estate Winery 2015 Hyland Vineyard Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $86 - Great Northwest Wine

One of the most historic sites King Estate has worked with is Hyland, the oldest planting in the McMinnville American Viticultural Area.

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Behind the Tasting Bar: Working, pouring in winery tasting room not for all - Great Northwest Wine

If you believe winery jobs are glamorous and involve sipping wine all day, then you will be disappointed with tasting room employment.

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Match Maker sidebar: King Estate Winery 2019 Steiner Block Estate Biodynamic Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, $28 - Great Northwest Wine

King Estate pulls this Pinot Gris from a block named for Rudolf Steiner, viewed as the father of the Biodynamic movement after World War I.

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Match Maker recipe: Corn Agnolotti with Chanterelle Mushroom, Roasted Corn, Black Truffle and Citrus Brown Butter - Great Northwest Wine

This corn agnolotti recipe includes a filling that should be prepared the day prior to save time and have a more workable texture.