Echolands to Open New Mill Creek Winemaking Facility by Fall 2023

Led by Doug Frost, Master of Wine and Master Sommelier, and Conservationist Brad Bergman, Mill Creek is situated on 341 high-elevation acres with a...

Actor Pursues Passion, Pursued By Bear

In 2002, actor Kyle MacLachlan returned home to visit his dad in Yakima, Washington, to take one of their regular road trips to wineries in Walla...

Guide to Translating Wine Tasting Notes: Part 2

Baking spices, minerality, spicy earth, fruity, floral ... big deal! You’ve progressed past the elementary parlance of winespeak and are ready for...


None Like It Hot

None Like It Hot

The heat was inescapable at Thursday's Auction of Washington Wine picnic and barrel auction. I'm not just talking about the 90+ degree temperatures on the lawn, though those were oppressive. I'm...

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In Pursuit of a Great Wine List

In Pursuit of a Great Wine List

What makes a wine list good? How about great? It’s a surprisingly difficult question to answer and one that I’ve been discussing with my colleagues a great deal lately. However, we've not yet...

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