Dr. Kevin Pogue is a professor of geology at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington. For 25 years he has conducted extensive research in the Pacific Northwest on the geological influences on terroir, a topic for which he has been recognized as a “leading global expert.” In 2018 the Washington State Wine Commission awarded him […]
Often overshadowed by the state’s reds, the 2017 vintage shows it’s time to pay attention to Washington’s white wines.
Not content to merely recommend bottles, many sommeliers are getting into the business of making wine. Having sampled the results, our wine columnist offers some recommendation of her own.
Woodinville wine country is divided into four neighborhoods. The Warehouse District and Hollywood District offer the most diversity, as well as some of the area’s more renowned options. In the former, wineries take advantage of industrial park amenities: lower rents and roll-top doors that facilitate forklifting grape bins. Don’t let the modest exteriors fool you. […]
The lead sommelier at RN74 shares his top picks for eating and drinking in the Emerald City
For more than a decade, Jeff Lindsay-Thorsen of WT Vintners has led a double life in the wine trade. He’s been a sommelier/beverage director, with stints at Cascadia, Wild Ginger, Cafe Juanita and his current gig at RN74. But all along, he has been making wine as well.