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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

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

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