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Washington Wine Awards 2017 results and write up

Maryhill Winery rosé rises to top of Washington State Wine Competition By Eric Degerman on June 23, 2017 GRANDVIEW, Wash. — Maryhill Winery, a destination for Columbia Gorge travelers, dominated the 34th annual Washington State Wine Competition with a showing of 15 gold medals that included seven best of class awards, best white wine and best of show for its 2016 Rosé of Sangiovese…. Wineries earning two gold medals included Adamant Cellars in Walla Walla,

A Visit to Eternal Wines and Drink Washington State

The complete article is found here. By Dan Clarke In the matter of tasting wines, the bell curve comes to mind. In my own version of this theory, about 90% of what you taste is just . . . wine. Certainly, some examples are better than others, but this large category doesn’t lend itself to instant judgements. Enough concentration is necessary to analyze and rate these wines to nearly rob any pleasure from the exercise.

THE HARDEST-WORKING MAN IN WINE! INTERVIEW WITH BRAD BINKO OF ETERNAL WINES & DRINK WASHINGTON STATE (PART THREE)

THE HARDEST-WORKING MAN IN WINE! INTERVIEW WITH BRAD BINKO OF ETERNAL WINES (PART THREE) 6/2/2017 Brad Binko only just started his winery, Eternal Wines in 2014, but he already has a second label, Drink Washington State Wines.  Stop by his tasting room in downtown Walla Walla at 9 South 1st Avenue (just a couple of doors down from Sweet Basil Pizza) to taste his dazzling array of whites and reds. Brad will be pouring his wines

Wines of the Week – Eternal Wines, Eternal Patience and Eternal Sunshine from Walla Walla, Washington

Wines of the Week – Eternal Wines, Eternal Patience and Eternal Sunshine from Walla Walla, Washington By William Pollard – May 24, 2017 Planning a trip to Walla Walla? Eternal Wines must be on your itinerary.  Over the last year, I have come to know winemaker Brad Binko of Eternal Wines and Drink Washington State. He is talented, friendly and supremely dedicated to Washington wine. You can taste the passion in every bottle of wine

Washington Wine Blog interviews Owner and Winemaker Brad Binko

Interview with Brad Binko, Owner and Head Winemaker of Drink Washington State and Eternal Wines May 18, 2017 Fantastic photo here of Brad Binko, of Drink Washington State and Eternal Wines, in his cellar. Brad Binko has been very busy this past year. Brad manages two labels, Drink Washington State and Eternal Wines, and chooses colorful, hip labels for his wines that are are all pretty serious values. Binko is a former certified sommelier that

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. See the original full review here

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

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