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Gregory Bergersen of Solitary Cellars

Why Wine? An interview with Gregory Bergersen of Solitary Cellars Wine Company4 min read

This is part of a series introducing you to interesting people in the wine industry. For many, the journey into wine is not only intriguing but often quite an adventure. These talented individuals are what make the wine industry what it is today so follow this series to meet this grou
View from Red Mtn

Rabblin’ on Washington’s Red Mountain2 min read

Back in the spring of 2012, the Rabblers took a trip to the Prosser area in the state of Washington. We enjoyed the lovely accommodations at the Desert Wind Winery and explored the interesting wine region there. One of our excursions took us to the nearby Red Mountain AVA (American Vi
Artisanal WIne Cellars

Memorial Day weekend wine tasting in Newberg, gateway to the Willamette Valley3 min read

Memorial Day weekend and wine tasting go together like cheese and crackers. Celebrate the holiday weekend in style– wine lovers throughout the Portland area should hit the 99W down to Newberg, the gateway to the Willamette Valley’s wine country. Recently, a number of wineries have ope
Wine for the confused

Use Your Words: Wine Vocab 1012 min read

After watching the John Cleese wine documentary last night, I was inspired to write a blog in order to help wine newbies better communicate their likes and dislikes when seeking help selecting a new wine to try. Let’s face it, wine has the reputation for snobbery, which can intimidate
Red Mountain

Red Mountain, Washington State’s terroir superstar4 min read

The Red Mountain American Viticultural Area (AVA) is located in Washington State and produces some of the most sought after grapes in the US. Located along a steep slope facing southwest near the Yakima River, there are about 1400 acres planted in grapevines. Elevation runs between 54