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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

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. This earned best sparkling wine at the 2016 Walla Walla Valley Wine Competition, a scholarship fundraiser for what is now Binko’s alma mater.   See the full and original review here

Drink Washington State/ Eternal Wines win big at Walla Walla Wine Awards

By Andy Perdue on June 20, 2016 WALLA WALLA, Wash. – A winery that has experienced incredible challenges the past four years won best of show at the fourth annual Walla Walla Valley Wine Competition.   Drink Washington State, a small new winery run by Brad Binko, won three gold medals – not bad for a guy who graduated from the Walla Walla Community College winemaking program two weeks ago. He won best bubbly for

Washington Wine Month: Explore Accordingly

-From Great Wine News Washington State is most known for their apples, cherries, Walla Walla onions and evergreen trees. But during the month of March, their wine takes the stage. Currently, the 2nd largest premium wine producer in the United States, Washington is making is their mark on palates around the world. Celebrate this year’s Washington Wine Month by learning their history, understanding their terroir and of course, tasting their wine. History: Washington’s first wine

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