• WAWGG honors grape industry members

WAWGG honors grape industry members

  • February 17th, 2015

Several long-time industry members were honored for their decades of growing, industry involvement, and advancement of Washington State’s wine grape industry during the annual meeting of the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers.

Kevin Corliss, who’s spent his career working to improve, expand, and enhance the Washington wine grape industry, [...]

  • Calvin Mercer, Young Grower from Alderdale, Washington

Calvin Mercer, Young Grower from Alderdale, Washington

grower / Alderdale, Washington
age / 36
crops / wine grapes
business / Austin Sharp Vineyards
other experience / After graduating from Washington State University, he joined the family cattle business and then switched to co-own and manage a vineyard with his father Rick and cousin Rob Mercer.

What was [...]

  • Story in a bottle: Owen Roe

Story in a bottle: Owen Roe

  • February 5th, 2015

Each wine bottle at Owen Roe Winery tells a story. It may be about deciding on the location of the estate vineyard, sharing lunch at an Irish abbey, or painstakingly cutting out letters from old documents to put together Owen Roe’s signature. But each label has a connection with [...]