Category: WA wine News

Drink Washington State Carmenere Review

Drink Washington State 2014 Enjoy Walla Walla Carménère, Walla Walla Valley, $26 By Great Northwest Wine on March 14, 2017   Empire State native Brad Binko turned his back on the life of a somm for that of a winemaker, and the recent grad from College Cellars in Walla Walla now earns high marks outside of the classroom with much of his juice. This Carm is an amped-up Cabernet Franc, offering a big nose rub

Taste Washington 20 Year Anniversary!

It’s Taste Washington’s biggest year yet. Celebrate the festival’s 20th Anniversary in Seattle – March 23-26, 2017. Bringing together nearly 300 wineries, over 70 restaurants and top national chefs, Taste Washington is a wine- and food-lover’s dream. And this year’s expanded lineup goes beyond the much-anticipated Grand Tasting, offering four days packed with diverse wine and food events. Kick it all off with super-exclusive wine pours at the VIP Red & White Party. Explore the Pacific Northwest’s

Rising Stars 2017 @ Walter Clore Center

Drink Washington State and Eternal Wines will be pouring at this event! Rising Stars Buy Tickets Saturday, May 20,  1:00PM –  4:00PM The Clore Center, in partnership with Washington Tasting Room Magazine, is thrilled to bring you the 2nd Annual Rising Stars tasting event. This is your opportunity to discover some of Washington’s newest up-and-coming winemakers. Sip and savor the newest labels and discover your favorites. You’ll even be able to purchase your favorite bottles! Ticket

Debuts & Discoveries in Seattle Sat. March 18th

Debuts & Discoveries Sat. March 18th March 18 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Event Navigation « Shamrock Shuffle Wine & Beer Walk – Mar. 11 Debuts & Discoveries Sat. March 18th, 2017 ~ 5 pm – 9:00 pm Hangar 30 at Magnuson Park Seattle, WA Join us for this 10th Annual event where enthusiasts get to discover the Newest Wineries, Newest Distilleries, Newest Cideries, & Newest Breweries! The popular “Debuts and Discoveries” is being held

Drink Washington State First Releases by Winemaker Brad Binko

There’s a new winemaker in Walla Walla, Washington, by the name of Brad Binko. Write that name down. Now go look for his wines. “Life is about stories so let’s go make one!” Brad Binko Brad is a big guy, with a friendly smile and warm personality. He’s quick to shake your hand and ready to talk wine. I enjoyed meeting Brad and enjoyed tasting his first releases. First releases? Yep, Brad has done a

Eternal Wines, Drink Washington State to open downtown tasting room

With two brands from one new winery, it didn’t take long for Brad Binko to outgrow his space at the Airport District. Just in time for Fall Release, he’s launching his new tasting room downtown. Eternal Wines and Drink Washington State have moved to 9 S. First Ave., the former spot for Palencia Winery’s tasting room. Thursday through Sunday the spot will open for the release of five new wines, including a fortified syrah and

Washington wine’s next generation: Brad Binko is having fun making great wine

By Andy Perdue Special to The Seattle Times WHAT DO YOU DO when you’re a new winery in a region already choked with wineries? That’s the question Brad Binko faces as the owner and winemaker for Eternal Wines in Walla Walla. This town in the state’s southeastern corner is home to more than 100 producers — some of which are among the most famous in Washington. Binko’s way to stand out is to craft great

Great Northwest Wine Invite Only Competition

Drink Washington State won Silver for our NV Welcome to Yakima Valley Sparkling Riesling and Bronze for our 2014 Northern White Blend.  Read the article below or here. HOOD RIVER, Ore. – Dunham Cellars added a page to its history of award-winning winemaking Thursday when the 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon XIX from the Walla Walla winery was selected as best of show at the fourth annual Great Northwest Invitational. The judging, held at the historic Columbia

SIP Northwest’s Best of the West 2016

Drink Washington State won 3rd place in white blend and panels pick for our Sparkling Riesling.  A Toast to the Greatest: Sip Northwest’s 2016 Best of the Northwest by Sip Northwest Sip Northwest is excited to release its fifth annual Best of the Northwest issue. This collector’s edition showcases the winners of the grand tasting competition from wine, beer, spirits and cider, along with top Northwest travel locations, locally focused restaurant and bars, upright industry

Drink Washington State Winery NV Sparkling Riesling, Yakima Valley, $19

By Great Northwest Wine on August 3, 2016   Certified sommelier Brad Binko grew up in upstate New York and lorded over wine lists in Charleston, S.C., before moving cross-country to make wine in Washington state. He’s already operating in the Walla Walla airport complex and winning gold medals for the wines he made while completing his degree in Walla Walla Community College’s vaunted winemaking program. The sparkling Riesling he bottled hails from Selenium Vineyard

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