Marketing matters

By |November 27th, 2013|

Economic studies have shown that successful wineries tend to be either very small or very large. - See more at: http://www.goodfruit.com/?p=14109&preview=true&preview_id=14109&preview_nonce=6900d7fccc#sthash.TpjmhqSe.dpuf

B.C. growers should focus on clones

By |November 26th, 2013|

Grape gowers need to find out which clones will work best in British Columbia.

See grape harvest Down Under

By |November 19th, 2013|

Washington State University’s Dr. Thomas Henick-Kling is leading a harvest-time vineyard and winery tour to Australia from March 30 [...]

New wine center ­fulfills vision

By |November 18th, 2013|

The recent groundbreaking of Washington State University’s Wine Science Center is not just about the ceremonial start of construction [...]

Managing nutrients in NW vineyards

By |November 18th, 2013|

For years, vineyardists in the Pacific Northwest have followed California recommendations to sample leaf petioles at bloom to assess the nutrient status of vines.

Tucker Cellars finds niche

By |October 18th, 2013|

Third-generation wine grape grower Randy Tucker has made wine in Washington’s Yakima Valley for 30 years. Through the decades, [...]

Winery showcases estate fruit

By |September 1st, 2013|

Kerry Shiels began as Côte Bonneville’s winemaker in 2009, after getting her master’s from the University of California, Davis, and working harvests for five different wineries in California, Australia, and Argentina.

Winery showcases estate fruit

By |September 1st, 2013|

Hugh Shiels had one reason for expanding from wine grape grower to winery owner.

“I wanted to show what our [...]

Kestrel Wines finds value in old vines

By |August 1st, 2013|

An old Cabernet Sauvignon vine at Kestrel View Estates Vineyard near Prosser.
Photo courtesy of Wine Yakima Valley

Vines planted [...]

A sense of place

By |August 1st, 2013|

Clay Mackey says their Cabernet Franc vineyard survived the cold temperatures in late spring.
by Melissa Hansen

Clay Mackey and [...]