Category: Washington

Taste Washington 2023 – Get Your Tickets

Taste Washington banner

Just to the south of us is Washington State.  They have more than 900 wineries.  In BC we currently have 370 wineries.  Every year, excluding the COVID shutdown, there has been the fantastic Taste Washington festival, celebrating wineries and restaurants…

Celebrate Wine Excellence at Top Drop Vancouver May 10-11, 2022

Top Drop Vancouver

Have you ever heard of Top Drop Vancouver?  It is a festival where 40 hand-selected wineries from around the world come to Vancouver and pour their wines for you.  These wineries have to have a certain level of quality and…

Candy Mountain Becomes Washington’s 16th American Viticultural Area

Candy Mountain AVA (courtesy Kevin Pogue)

Candy Mountain is the second new AVA in Washington State recently.  It is near the Red Mountain area in WA that produces wines that I really think are great quality.  Here is the Press Release. ~~~ Candy Mountain Becomes Washington’s…

Royal Slope is Washington’s newest American Viticultural Area

Royal Slope AVA (courtesy Stillwater Creek Vineyard)

Just as we in British Columbia try to more rigorously define unique small grape growing regions, sub-geographical indication (sub-GI), the same is happening just south of the border with our Washington state neighbours.  Here is a press release about their…