With nearly 33,000 tons harvested in Washington last fall, Merlot, one of the noble red grapes of France’s Bordeaux region, particularly on the right bank of the Gironde River, where it is most prevalent, remains popular in Washington wine country.
Viognier, the noble white grape of the northern Rhône Valley of France, has started to gain a strong foothold in the Pacific Northwest, rolling in on the wave of interest in Rhône varieties in our region.
Eighteen years ago, Wine Press Northwest, a wine publication in Kennewick, began its annual Platinum Judging, a multi-day tasting of Pacific Northwest wines that have won a gold medal in at least one of globe’s top competitions.
Rick Small continues to quietly craft some of Washington's best red and white wines, just as he has done since launching one of the Walla Walla Valley's first wineries more than three decades ago west of downtown in the quiet community of Lowden.
A foot or more of snow was possible in central Pennsylvania on Wednesday, March 21, as the fourth nor’easter in the last 21 days hit the Northeast. The snow meant schools and businesses were closed while road restrictions were in place, according to news reports. Up to eight inches of snow had already fallen in York County, Pennsylvania, according to the National Weather Service. This video shows a husky digging through a snow pile in York, Pennsylvania.
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Husky digs through snow pile during nor'easter
Here's why this Tri-City woman wants Columbia Point to stay au naturale
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